The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 77 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 22 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.43% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.47% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
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£413 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £378 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £458 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £27.24
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.49%
IT Project Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1548 1274 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.20% 92.32% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 668 418
Average daily rate £363 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 90
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -9.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £81.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Manchester region.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Manchester region.

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 3 £275 - 1
IT Project Manager
North West

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 15 (42.86%) Finance
1 15 (42.86%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
3 11 (31.43%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (11.43%) Email Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Critical Success Factor
6 4 (11.43%) Lotus
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
6 4 (11.43%) MS Project
6 4 (11.43%) VMware
7 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.57%) Banking
7 3 (8.57%) Retail
7 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 2 (5.71%) Line Management
8 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
9 1 (2.86%) MS Office
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Project
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
1 1 (2.86%) MVNO
1 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
1 1 (2.86%) AS400
1 1 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
3 11 (31.43%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) Email Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Critical Success Factor
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) Line Management
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL
8 1 (2.86%) BCP
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.86%) Service Management
8 1 (2.86%) Change Management
8 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Lotus
2 4 (11.43%) Citrix
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Capita
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