The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 109 104 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.60% 9.33% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.36% 12.64% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 42
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£375 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.79 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
882 823 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.61% 73.81% 66.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 443 466
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 44
Average hourly rate £15.79 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

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
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 Project Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Bolton +2 3 £375 +78.57% 2
Salford -2 3 £400 +18.51% 2
Stockport - 1 £430 - 3
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 5
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 78 (32.50%) Finance
2 71 (29.58%) PRINCE2
3 48 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 44 (18.33%) MS Excel
5 33 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (12.50%) ITIL
7 29 (12.08%) MS Project
8 26 (10.83%) Windows
8 26 (10.83%) Business Analysis
9 25 (10.42%) Migration
9 25 (10.42%) MS Office
10 24 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (9.58%) Banking
12 20 (8.33%) Retail
12 20 (8.33%) Change Management
13 19 (7.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 15 (6.25%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.25%) Programme Management
15 14 (5.83%) SQL
16 13 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (5.42%) MS Visio
16 13 (5.42%) Scrum
16 13 (5.42%) Project Planning
16 13 (5.42%) Product Management
17 11 (4.58%) Degree
18 10 (4.17%) Web Development
18 10 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
18 10 (4.17%) Six Sigma
18 10 (4.17%) Oracle
18 10 (4.17%) SQL Server

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.08%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.83%) Lync
5 2 (0.83%) WordPress
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.42%) Drupal
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.08%) MS Project
3 25 (10.42%) MS Office
4 13 (5.42%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.42%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.42%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.75%) Firewall
2 5 (2.08%) Intranet
3 3 (1.25%) WAN
3 3 (1.25%) Internet
4 2 (0.83%) MPLS
5 1 (0.42%) DHCP
5 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.42%) RIP
5 1 (0.42%) SNMP
5 1 (0.42%) VPN
5 1 (0.42%) DNS
5 1 (0.42%) IPv6
5 1 (0.42%) OSPF
5 1 (0.42%) BGP
5 1 (0.42%) DMZ
5 1 (0.42%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.42%) VRRP
5 1 (0.42%) HSRP
5 1 (0.42%) Multicast
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.67%) Ingres
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.25%) Cognos Query Studio
3 3 (1.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 3 (1.25%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (1.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (1.25%) Cognos Connection
3 3 (1.25%) Cognos Event Studio
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.83%) QlikView
4 2 (0.83%) MySQL
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.42%) MS Access
5 1 (0.42%) OLAP
5 1 (0.42%) EDMS
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.83%) Calabash
1 2 (0.83%) Subversion
2 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
General
1 78 (32.50%) Finance
2 23 (9.58%) Banking
3 20 (8.33%) Retail
4 7 (2.92%) Marketing
5 6 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.67%) Legal
6 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.25%) Advertising
8 2 (0.83%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.83%) French Language
8 2 (0.83%) German Language
8 2 (0.83%) Local Government
8 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
8 2 (0.83%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (40.42%) Project Manager
2 47 (19.58%) Analyst
3 37 (15.42%) Business Analyst
4 18 (7.50%) Programme Manager
5 14 (5.83%) Senior Manager
6 12 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 11 (4.58%) Developer
8 9 (3.75%) Change Manager
8 9 (3.75%) Architect
9 8 (3.33%) Project Planner
9 8 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (2.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.50%) Technical Manager
12 5 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (2.08%) Systems Manager
12 5 (2.08%) Consultant
12 5 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.08%) PMO Lead
12 5 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
13 4 (1.67%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.75%) .NET
2 8 (3.33%) HTML
3 7 (2.92%) CSS
4 6 (2.50%) Ajax
5 5 (2.08%) Web Services
5 5 (2.08%) XML
6 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.25%) XHTML
7 3 (1.25%) jQuery
8 2 (0.83%) HTML5
8 2 (0.83%) SOAP
8 2 (0.83%) XSLT
9 1 (0.42%) LAMP
9 1 (0.42%) WSDL
9 1 (0.42%) XSD
9 1 (0.42%) JSP
9 1 (0.42%) J2EE
9 1 (0.42%) Middleware
9 1 (0.42%) Sass
9 1 (0.42%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.33%) NHS
3 4 (1.67%) Open Source
3 4 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (1.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (1.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (1.25%) FMCG
5 2 (0.83%) Informatics
5 2 (0.83%) PMI
5 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.42%) VLE
6 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.42%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.42%) DTV
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.42%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.83%) Windows
2 5 (2.08%) UNIX
2 5 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.25%) Android
4 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Fedora
5 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.58%) PRINCE2
2 33 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (12.50%) ITIL
4 26 (10.83%) Business Analysis
5 25 (10.42%) Migration
6 24 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (8.33%) Change Management
8 15 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 13 (5.42%) Scrum
9 13 (5.42%) Project Planning
9 13 (5.42%) Product Management
10 10 (4.17%) Web Development
10 10 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (4.17%) Six Sigma
10 10 (4.17%) Supplier Management
11 9 (3.75%) PRINCE
11 9 (3.75%) Data Protection
12 8 (3.33%) SOA
13 7 (2.92%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.83%) SQL
2 7 (2.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.25%) Java
3 3 (1.25%) C#
3 3 (1.25%) VBA
4 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.42%) VB
5 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
5 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (7.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 13 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (4.58%) Degree
4 5 (2.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.83%) APMP
6 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) PMP
6 2 (0.83%) ISEB
6 2 (0.83%) CISSP
6 2 (0.83%) HNC
7 1 (0.42%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.42%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.42%) HND
7 1 (0.42%) CCIE
7 1 (0.42%) CCNP
7 1 (0.42%) CCDP
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.92%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.83%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.17%) Oracle
2 10 (4.17%) SAP
3 7 (2.92%) Cisco
4 6 (2.50%) Citrix
5 5 (2.08%) VMware
5 5 (2.08%) Avaya
5 5 (2.08%) Lotus
6 4 (1.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.67%) Symantec
6 4 (1.67%) McAfee
6 4 (1.67%) Nortel
6 4 (1.67%) Endeca
7 3 (1.25%) IBM
7 3 (1.25%) Cognos
7 3 (1.25%) Informatica
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe
8 2 (0.83%) Kofax
9 1 (0.42%) ATG
9 1 (0.42%) FatWire
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