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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 8 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 181 210 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.82% 12.75% 9.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.98% 16.83% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 99 58
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +121.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -21.42%
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
1511 1248 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.94% 75.77% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 668 537
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 40
Median hourly rate £28.50 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.87% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £11.90 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 May 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
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 May 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
Stockport -2 7 £530 +28.87% 3
Wigan - 2 £431 -
Cheadle - 1 £425 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 89 (27.22%) PRINCE2
2 75 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (22.02%) Finance
4 56 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 44 (13.46%) Business Analysis
6 42 (12.84%) MS Excel
7 37 (11.31%) ITIL
8 34 (10.40%) Change Management
9 30 (9.17%) ERP
9 30 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (8.87%) Degree
11 28 (8.56%) SAP
11 28 (8.56%) Migration
12 27 (8.26%) Retail
13 24 (7.34%) Banking
14 23 (7.03%) Service Management
15 22 (6.73%) Oracle
15 22 (6.73%) SDLC
16 21 (6.42%) PMP
16 21 (6.42%) PMI Certification
16 21 (6.42%) Programme Management
16 21 (6.42%) Project Planning
16 21 (6.42%) Waterfall
17 20 (6.12%) JIRA
18 19 (5.81%) E-Commerce
18 19 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
19 18 (5.50%) QA
19 18 (5.50%) MS Project
19 18 (5.50%) Scrum

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 12 (3.67%) Confluence
2 7 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.53%) Oracle UPK
4 4 (1.22%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.61%) CMS
5 2 (0.61%) IIS
5 2 (0.61%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (5.50%) MS Project
4 14 (4.28%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.14%) MS Office
6 4 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.61%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Magento
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.22%) Primavera
2 4 (1.22%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.22%) SAP Payroll
2 4 (1.22%) SAP PS
3 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.92%) SAP hybris
3 3 (0.92%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.61%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.31%) Maximo
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.31%) Unica
5 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.61%) IaaS
2 2 (0.61%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.22%) 4G
1 4 (1.22%) Firewall
1 4 (1.22%) Intranet
1 4 (1.22%) Skype
2 3 (0.92%) DHCP
2 3 (0.92%) DNS
2 3 (0.92%) LAN
2 3 (0.92%) Network Security
2 3 (0.92%) VoIP
2 3 (0.92%) WAN
2 3 (0.92%) Wireless
3 2 (0.61%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.31%) ADSL
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.31%) GSM
4 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
4 1 (0.31%) LTE
4 1 (0.31%) PSTN
4 1 (0.31%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.75%) Data Mining
2 8 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (1.83%) MySQL
4 5 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.92%) MS Access
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.31%) DataStage
7 1 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.31%) GIS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.12%) JIRA
2 6 (1.83%) Subversion
3 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.22%) JUnit
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
General
1 72 (22.02%) Finance
2 27 (8.26%) Retail
3 24 (7.34%) Banking
4 8 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.14%) Legal
6 6 (1.83%) Marketing
7 5 (1.53%) Local Government
7 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.92%) Front Office
9 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 128 (39.14%) Project Manager
2 63 (19.27%) Analyst
3 51 (15.60%) Business Analyst
4 26 (7.95%) Architect
5 20 (6.12%) Consultant
6 17 (5.20%) Service Manager
7 16 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (4.59%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (3.67%) Technical Manager
10 11 (3.36%) PMO Consultant
10 11 (3.36%) Project Analyst
10 11 (3.36%) Technical Project Manager
11 10 (3.06%) Business Manager
11 10 (3.06%) Business Project Manager
11 10 (3.06%) IT Manager
12 9 (2.75%) Developer
12 9 (2.75%) ITIL Manager
13 8 (2.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 8 (2.45%) Project Consultant
13 8 (2.45%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.67%) .NET
2 8 (2.45%) Middleware
3 7 (2.14%) CSS
3 7 (2.14%) HTML
3 7 (2.14%) Web Services
3 7 (2.14%) XML
4 5 (1.53%) jQuery
5 4 (1.22%) Ajax
5 4 (1.22%) JSP
5 4 (1.22%) Spring
5 4 (1.22%) Spring MVC
5 4 (1.22%) XSD
6 3 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.61%) LAMP
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.31%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.31%) HTML5
8 1 (0.31%) JSON
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.50%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.45%) Life Science
4 8 (2.45%) NHS
5 7 (2.14%) PMI
6 5 (1.53%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.53%) iPad
7 4 (1.22%) FMCG
7 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.22%) User Experience
8 3 (0.92%) New Media
9 2 (0.61%) Animation
9 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.61%) EPoS
9 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.61%) Tandem
10 1 (0.31%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.75%) Unix
2 4 (1.22%) Windows
3 3 (0.92%) Android
4 2 (0.61%) OS/2
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (27.22%) PRINCE2
2 75 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (13.46%) Business Analysis
5 37 (11.31%) ITIL
6 34 (10.40%) Change Management
7 30 (9.17%) ERP
8 28 (8.56%) Migration
9 23 (7.03%) Service Management
10 22 (6.73%) SDLC
11 21 (6.42%) Programme Management
11 21 (6.42%) Project Planning
11 21 (6.42%) Waterfall
12 19 (5.81%) E-Commerce
13 18 (5.50%) Scrum
14 17 (5.20%) System Testing
15 15 (4.59%) CRM
15 15 (4.59%) Service Delivery
15 15 (4.59%) User Stories
16 14 (4.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.06%) SQL
2 7 (2.14%) Java
2 7 (2.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.53%) C#
3 5 (1.53%) PHP
4 3 (0.92%) Ruby
5 2 (0.61%) Python
6 1 (0.31%) ABAP
6 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.31%) C++
6 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (8.87%) Degree
2 21 (6.42%) PMI Certification
2 21 (6.42%) PMP
3 14 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.14%) PgMP
6 7 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.53%) ISEB
8 4 (1.22%) APMP
9 3 (0.92%) HND
9 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.61%) CCNA
10 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.31%) CCDP
11 1 (0.31%) CISSP
11 1 (0.31%) MCSE
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.50%) QA
2 4 (1.22%) AIFMD
2 4 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.22%) GMP
2 4 (1.22%) P3O
2 4 (1.22%) UCITS
3 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.61%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.56%) SAP
3 22 (6.73%) Oracle
4 10 (3.06%) PeopleSoft
5 9 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.45%) hybris
7 7 (2.14%) IBM
8 5 (1.53%) Citrix
9 3 (0.92%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.92%) Wyse
10 2 (0.61%) Adobe
10 2 (0.61%) Arqiva
10 2 (0.61%) Cisco
10 2 (0.61%) HP
10 2 (0.61%) Huawei
11 1 (0.31%) EMC
11 1 (0.31%) Lotus
11 1 (0.31%) Progress
11 1 (0.31%) Siebel
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