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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 136 102 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.90% 8.39% 8.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.28% 11.25% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 39 62
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£400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £106.25 £26.60 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+299.43% +47.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
1024 907 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.53% 74.59% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 477 501
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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
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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Salford +8 12 £406 -13.56% 1
Bolton +2 4 £379 +80.35% 2
Oldham -3 3 - -
Bury - 2 £175 - 1
Stockport -1 1 £400 - 4
Rochdale - 1 £400 - 1
Wigan - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Heywood - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 92 (35.80%) Finance
2 67 (26.07%) PRINCE2
3 53 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (16.73%) MS Excel
5 41 (15.95%) Microsoft
6 40 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (12.84%) MS Office
9 30 (11.67%) Business Analysis
10 28 (10.89%) Retail
10 28 (10.89%) MS Project
11 26 (10.12%) Windows
11 26 (10.12%) Banking
12 23 (8.95%) Migration
12 23 (8.95%) ITIL
13 22 (8.56%) Scrum
14 17 (6.61%) Programme Management
15 16 (6.23%) Change Management
15 16 (6.23%) Mentoring
16 15 (5.84%) Product Management
16 15 (5.84%) Agile Project Management
16 15 (5.84%) PRINCE
16 15 (5.84%) E-Commerce
17 14 (5.45%) Six Sigma
17 14 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 13 (5.06%) Degree
19 12 (4.67%) Change Control
20 11 (4.28%) Management Information System
20 11 (4.28%) Risk Management
20 11 (4.28%) Project Planning

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.78%) Drupal
2 2 (0.78%) Lync
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.39%) WordPress
3 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.39%) Site Server
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 43 (16.73%) MS Excel
2 33 (12.84%) MS Office
3 28 (10.89%) MS Project
4 9 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.78%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.39%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.39%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.39%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.72%) Internet
2 5 (1.95%) Intranet
3 4 (1.56%) WAN
4 3 (1.17%) VPN
5 2 (0.78%) Firewall
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.39%) xDSL
6 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.39%) HSRP
6 1 (0.39%) Multicast
6 1 (0.39%) MPLS
6 1 (0.39%) OSPF
6 1 (0.39%) BGP
6 1 (0.39%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.39%) VRRP
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) IPv6
6 1 (0.39%) DMZ
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.39%) MySQL
1 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.39%) DB2
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.39%) MS Access
1 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
1 1 (0.39%) EDMS
1 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) JIRA
2 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.78%) Calabash
2 2 (0.78%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
General
1 92 (35.80%) Finance
2 28 (10.89%) Retail
3 26 (10.12%) Banking
4 7 (2.72%) Marketing
5 6 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.56%) Legal
7 3 (1.17%) Back Office
7 3 (1.17%) Local Government
7 3 (1.17%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Automotive
8 2 (0.78%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 107 (41.63%) Project Manager
2 52 (20.23%) Analyst
3 43 (16.73%) Business Analyst
4 18 (7.00%) Programme Manager
5 16 (6.23%) Senior Manager
6 14 (5.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (3.11%) Consultant
8 7 (2.72%) Developer
8 7 (2.72%) Project Planner
8 7 (2.72%) Change Manager
9 6 (2.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (2.33%) ScrumMaster
10 5 (1.95%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (1.56%) Systems Manager
11 4 (1.56%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (1.56%) Project Officer
11 4 (1.56%) Security Manager
12 3 (1.17%) Business Objects Specialist
12 3 (1.17%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.50%) HTML
2 8 (3.11%) CSS
2 8 (3.11%) XML
3 4 (1.56%) .NET
3 4 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.56%) Web Services
4 2 (0.78%) jQuery
4 2 (0.78%) HTML5
5 1 (0.39%) CSS3
5 1 (0.39%) Sass
5 1 (0.39%) J2EE
5 1 (0.39%) SOAP
5 1 (0.39%) XSLT
5 1 (0.39%) XHTML
5 1 (0.39%) WSDL
5 1 (0.39%) LAMP
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.39%) Ajax
5 1 (0.39%) Django
5 1 (0.39%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.28%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.50%) NHS
4 7 (2.72%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.72%) User Experience
5 5 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (1.95%) Life Science
5 5 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.56%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.56%) Open Source
7 3 (1.17%) New Media
7 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.17%) PMI
8 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.78%) DTV
8 2 (0.78%) Statistics
8 2 (0.78%) iPad
8 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.12%) Windows
2 7 (2.72%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.17%) Android
4 2 (0.78%) Solaris
4 2 (0.78%) Linux
4 2 (0.78%) UNIX
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.07%) PRINCE2
2 53 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (11.67%) Business Analysis
5 23 (8.95%) Migration
5 23 (8.95%) ITIL
6 22 (8.56%) Scrum
7 17 (6.61%) Programme Management
8 16 (6.23%) Change Management
8 16 (6.23%) Mentoring
9 15 (5.84%) Product Management
9 15 (5.84%) Agile Project Management
9 15 (5.84%) E-Commerce
9 15 (5.84%) PRINCE
10 14 (5.45%) Six Sigma
11 12 (4.67%) Change Control
12 11 (4.28%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.28%) Project Planning
13 10 (3.89%) Use Case
13 10 (3.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.56%) SQL
1 4 (1.56%) VBA
2 3 (1.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.78%) PHP
3 2 (0.78%) Java
3 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.39%) XPath
4 1 (0.39%) C#
4 1 (0.39%) Python
4 1 (0.39%) SQR
4 1 (0.39%) VB
4 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 13 (5.06%) Degree
3 11 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (1.95%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.56%) PMP
5 4 (1.56%) HNC
6 3 (1.17%) HND
6 3 (1.17%) CCNP
6 3 (1.17%) CISSP
6 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (0.78%) APMP
7 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.78%) CCNA
7 2 (0.78%) ISEB
8 1 (0.39%) ACCA
8 1 (0.39%) CISA
8 1 (0.39%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.11%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.28%) Oracle
2 11 (4.28%) SAP
3 6 (2.33%) Citrix
4 5 (1.95%) IBM
5 4 (1.56%) Cisco
6 3 (1.17%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.17%) Avaya
6 3 (1.17%) Endeca
7 2 (0.78%) Nortel
7 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.78%) Kofax
8 1 (0.39%) ATG
8 1 (0.39%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) Juniper
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe
8 1 (0.39%) HP
8 1 (0.39%) Dell
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
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