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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 158 102 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.73% 8.14% 9.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.98% 11.22% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 44 60
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £15.79 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.99% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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
1217 909 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.94% 72.55% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 507 453
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.65 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +12.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.75 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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
Salford +1 3 £200 -50.00%
Bolton -2 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Altrincham - 1 £390 - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 168 (44.92%) Finance
2 145 (38.77%) PRINCE2
3 58 (15.51%) Banking
4 54 (14.44%) MS Project
5 52 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (12.83%) MS Excel
8 46 (12.30%) ITIL
9 45 (12.03%) Migration
10 43 (11.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 39 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (10.43%) MS PowerPoint
11 39 (10.43%) Microsoft
12 32 (8.56%) Programme Management
13 30 (8.02%) Service Delivery
13 30 (8.02%) Change Management
13 30 (8.02%) Degree
14 29 (7.75%) Retail
15 24 (6.42%) Manufacturing
15 24 (6.42%) Risk Management
15 24 (6.42%) Service Management
15 24 (6.42%) SAP
15 24 (6.42%) Data Centre
16 23 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 22 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 21 (5.61%) Citrix
19 19 (5.08%) PMI Certification
19 19 (5.08%) Business Analysis
20 18 (4.81%) PRINCE
20 18 (4.81%) Windows

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 11 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.07%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.80%) SAS
5 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) Lync
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 54 (14.44%) MS Project
2 48 (12.83%) MS Excel
3 39 (10.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.48%) MS Office
5 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.80%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.80%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.53%) Agresso
3 2 (0.53%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.53%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.27%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.27%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
1 1 (0.27%) PaaS
1 1 (0.27%) IaaS
1 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.67%) Firewall
2 9 (2.41%) WAN
3 6 (1.60%) Wireless
4 5 (1.34%) Internet
4 5 (1.34%) LAN
4 5 (1.34%) SAN
5 4 (1.07%) DHCP
5 4 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.07%) DNS
6 2 (0.53%) VoIP
6 2 (0.53%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.53%) Network Security
6 2 (0.53%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.27%) NFC
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.27%) MS Access
4 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.27%) QlikView
4 1 (0.27%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.60%) JIRA
2 4 (1.07%) Subversion
2 4 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.80%) MSI
4 2 (0.53%) Fiddler
General
1 168 (44.92%) Finance
2 58 (15.51%) Banking
3 29 (7.75%) Retail
4 24 (6.42%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.94%) Local Government
6 10 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.41%) Legal
7 9 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.41%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.07%) Law
9 3 (0.80%) Back Office
9 3 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.27%) French Language
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.27%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 186 (49.73%) Project Manager
2 30 (8.02%) Analyst
3 22 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 21 (5.61%) Architect
5 19 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 19 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
6 16 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (4.01%) PMO Lead
8 13 (3.48%) Senior Manager
8 13 (3.48%) Coordinator
9 12 (3.21%) Project Coordinator
10 11 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
10 11 (2.94%) Consultant
11 10 (2.67%) Business Analyst
11 10 (2.67%) SAP Manager
12 9 (2.41%) Agile Project Manager
12 9 (2.41%) Change Manager
13 8 (2.14%) Business Manager
14 7 (1.87%) Data Centre Project Manager
14 7 (1.87%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.87%) .NET
2 4 (1.07%) Web Services
2 4 (1.07%) JSON
2 4 (1.07%) REST
3 3 (0.80%) Middleware
3 3 (0.80%) SAP Basis
4 2 (0.53%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.53%) CSS
4 2 (0.53%) CSS3
4 2 (0.53%) HTML
4 2 (0.53%) HTML5
5 1 (0.27%) XML
5 1 (0.27%) EDI
5 1 (0.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.42%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.74%) PMI
4 13 (3.48%) Life Science
5 10 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.14%) Informatics
7 7 (1.87%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.34%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.34%) Clustering
9 3 (0.80%) NHS
9 3 (0.80%) Derivative
9 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.53%) New Media
10 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.53%) User Experience
10 2 (0.53%) FMCG
10 2 (0.53%) IPTV
10 2 (0.53%) Statistics
10 2 (0.53%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.81%) Windows
2 7 (1.87%) Windows 7
2 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.34%) Windows XP
4 5 (1.34%) Android
5 4 (1.07%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.27%) UNIX
7 1 (0.27%) Linux
7 1 (0.27%) OS/2
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (38.77%) PRINCE2
2 52 (13.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.30%) ITIL
5 45 (12.03%) Migration
6 43 (11.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 32 (8.56%) Programme Management
8 30 (8.02%) Service Delivery
8 30 (8.02%) Change Management
9 24 (6.42%) Service Management
9 24 (6.42%) Risk Management
10 19 (5.08%) Business Analysis
11 18 (4.81%) PRINCE
12 17 (4.55%) Change Control
13 16 (4.28%) Scrum
14 14 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (3.48%) Validation
15 13 (3.48%) Project Planning
15 13 (3.48%) Resource Management
16 12 (3.21%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.67%) Java
1 10 (2.67%) SQL
2 4 (1.07%) VBScript
2 4 (1.07%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.53%) Python
3 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.53%) Objective-C
3 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.27%) VB
4 1 (0.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (8.02%) Degree
2 23 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 22 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (5.08%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.34%) PMP
7 5 (1.34%) CCNA
8 4 (1.07%) ISEB
8 4 (1.07%) CCNP
8 4 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.53%) CCEE
10 2 (0.53%) CCIA
10 2 (0.53%) MCITP
10 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.53%) MCSE
10 2 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.74%) QA
2 9 (2.41%) GMP
3 8 (2.14%) GxP
3 8 (2.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (1.07%) SLA
5 2 (0.53%) P3O
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) GAAP
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.53%) XenApp
4 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.42%) SAP
3 21 (5.61%) Citrix
4 16 (4.28%) VMware
5 11 (2.94%) Cisco
6 6 (1.60%) NetApp
7 5 (1.34%) Temenos
7 5 (1.34%) HP
7 5 (1.34%) Oracle
8 4 (1.07%) Lotus
9 3 (0.80%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.80%) Ariba
9 3 (0.80%) IBM
10 2 (0.53%) Sage
10 2 (0.53%) AppSense
10 2 (0.53%) Wyse
10 2 (0.53%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.53%) Planview
11 1 (0.27%) Splunk
11 1 (0.27%) ServiceNow
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