The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 20 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 128 151 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.68% 7.84% 9.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.05% 9.85% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 94 74
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.38 £35.01 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.44 £28.60
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +9.94%
Project Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1415 1533 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.88% 79.64% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 884 707
Median daily rate £423 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -7 6 £500 +33.33% 1
Stockport - 5 £425 -
Bolton - 2 £425 - 1
Wigan -1 1 £450 +20.00%
Bury - 1 £525 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 72 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (24.90%) PRINCE2
4 60 (22.99%) Finance
5 37 (14.18%) Scrum
6 30 (11.49%) Data Centre
7 28 (10.73%) SQL
7 28 (10.73%) Business Analysis
8 27 (10.34%) Migration
9 24 (9.20%) ITIL
10 23 (8.81%) Retail
11 22 (8.43%) BDD
12 18 (6.90%) Change Management
12 18 (6.90%) JavaScript
12 18 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (6.51%) HTML
13 17 (6.51%) Microsoft
13 17 (6.51%) User Experience
14 16 (6.13%) Android
15 14 (5.36%) Service Management
15 14 (5.36%) Management Information System
15 14 (5.36%) Risk Management
15 14 (5.36%) PMP
15 14 (5.36%) PMI Certification
15 14 (5.36%) ERP
15 14 (5.36%) Java
15 14 (5.36%) OOP
15 14 (5.36%) Git (software)
16 13 (4.98%) Apple iOS
16 13 (4.98%) Project Governance

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.92%) CMS
1 5 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.38%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.38%) nginx
5 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
1 12 (4.60%) MS Project
2 11 (4.21%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 8 (3.07%) MS Office
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.30%) BASE24
2 5 (1.92%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.92%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.53%) SAP GRC
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.77%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.77%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.38%) Magento
6 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.68%) Office 365
2 4 (1.53%) SaaS
2 4 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.21%) LAN
2 10 (3.83%) WAN
3 8 (3.07%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (2.30%) ATM
4 6 (2.30%) Firewall
5 5 (1.92%) DNS
5 5 (1.92%) Internet
5 5 (1.92%) IP Telephony
5 5 (1.92%) Skype
5 5 (1.92%) VoIP
6 4 (1.53%) Network Security
7 3 (1.15%) Broadband
7 3 (1.15%) SAN
7 3 (1.15%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.15%) Wireless
8 2 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.77%) IPv4
8 2 (0.77%) MPLS
8 2 (0.77%) SSL
8 2 (0.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.53%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.15%) MySQL
5 2 (0.77%) GIS
5 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.38%) Big Data
6 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.38%) Essbase
6 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.60%) JIRA
3 11 (4.21%) Subversion
4 8 (3.07%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (22.99%) Finance
2 23 (8.81%) Retail
3 12 (4.60%) Banking
4 9 (3.45%) Games
5 8 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.92%) Legal
6 5 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.53%) Marketing
8 3 (1.15%) Front Office
9 2 (0.77%) Automotive
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Billing
9 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (39.46%) Project Manager
2 43 (16.48%) Analyst
3 26 (9.96%) Developer
4 24 (9.20%) Business Analyst
5 18 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 15 (5.75%) Architect
6 15 (5.75%) Business Manager
7 14 (5.36%) Change Manager
8 12 (4.60%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.83%) Android Developer
9 10 (3.83%) Business Change Manager
9 10 (3.83%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (3.83%) IT Project Manager
10 9 (3.45%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (3.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 9 (3.45%) Senior SQL Developer
10 9 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.51%) HTML
2 12 (4.60%) CSS
3 10 (3.83%) .NET
4 9 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 9 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (3.45%) Entity Framework
4 9 (3.45%) Web Services
5 8 (3.07%) Gherkin
5 8 (3.07%) jQuery
5 8 (3.07%) NHibernate
5 8 (3.07%) XML
6 7 (2.68%) J2EE
7 6 (2.30%) HTML5
7 6 (2.30%) JSON
7 6 (2.30%) REST
8 4 (1.53%) SOAP
9 3 (1.15%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (1.15%) React Native
9 3 (1.15%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.51%) User Experience
4 14 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.07%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.30%) EMV
6 6 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (2.30%) Life Science
6 6 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.30%) Tandem
7 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.92%) New Media
8 4 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.15%) EPoS
9 3 (1.15%) Ergonomics
10 2 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.77%) NHS
10 2 (0.77%) PMI
10 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.13%) Android
2 13 (4.98%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.68%) Unix
4 5 (1.92%) Windows
5 1 (0.38%) AIX
5 1 (0.38%) Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (24.90%) PRINCE2
4 37 (14.18%) Scrum
5 28 (10.73%) Business Analysis
6 27 (10.34%) Migration
7 24 (9.20%) ITIL
8 22 (8.43%) BDD
9 18 (6.90%) Change Management
10 14 (5.36%) ERP
10 14 (5.36%) OOP
10 14 (5.36%) Risk Management
10 14 (5.36%) Service Management
11 13 (4.98%) Project Governance
11 13 (4.98%) TDD
12 12 (4.60%) Process Improvement
13 11 (4.21%) Agile Project Management
13 11 (4.21%) Android Development
13 11 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.21%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.73%) SQL
2 18 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 14 (5.36%) Java
4 11 (4.21%) C#
5 6 (2.30%) COBOL
6 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.15%) C
7 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.15%) PHP
8 2 (0.77%) C++
8 2 (0.77%) ES6
9 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (5.36%) PMI Certification
1 14 (5.36%) PMP
2 11 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (3.07%) Degree
3 8 (3.07%) ISEB
4 6 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.53%) APMP
6 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.77%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.38%) CCIE
8 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.07%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) COBIT
3 1 (0.38%) P3O
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.38%) Varnish
5 1 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) SCCM
2 2 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (6.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.98%) Oracle
2 13 (4.98%) SAP
3 7 (2.68%) IBM
4 6 (2.30%) Cisco
4 6 (2.30%) Citrix
5 5 (1.92%) VMware
5 5 (1.92%) Wyse
6 4 (1.53%) Ariba
6 4 (1.53%) Concur
6 4 (1.53%) LANDesk
6 4 (1.53%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.15%) HP
8 2 (0.77%) Apple
8 2 (0.77%) Dell
8 2 (0.77%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.77%) Motorola
8 2 (0.77%) NetApp
8 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.77%) Sophos
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