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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 168 131 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.95% 10.02% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.59% 13.07% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 67 51
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£403 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £223 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £106.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
1450 1002 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.25% 76.66% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 597 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Bolton +3 4 £410 +9.33% 1
Salford 0 2 £200 -51.51%
Altrincham - 1 £390 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 166 (47.70%) Finance
2 125 (35.92%) PRINCE2
3 59 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (15.23%) Banking
5 48 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (13.79%) ITIL
6 42 (12.07%) Migration
7 37 (10.63%) Microsoft
8 33 (9.48%) Change Management
8 33 (9.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 32 (9.20%) Service Delivery
10 31 (8.91%) MS Excel
11 30 (8.62%) MS Project
12 28 (8.05%) Retail
13 27 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (6.90%) Degree
14 24 (6.90%) Service Management
15 22 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 22 (6.32%) SAP
15 22 (6.32%) Windows
15 22 (6.32%) Risk Management
15 22 (6.32%) Data Centre
16 19 (5.46%) PMI Certification
17 18 (5.17%) Programme Management
17 18 (5.17%) VMware
17 18 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
18 17 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 16 (4.60%) Project Planning
19 16 (4.60%) Telecoms
19 16 (4.60%) PMI

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.01%) SAS
3 4 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.15%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.57%) CMS
4 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.29%) Lync
5 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 31 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.62%) MS Project
3 18 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.74%) MS Office
5 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.86%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.86%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.57%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Agresso
3 2 (0.57%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.29%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) SaaS
1 2 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) IaaS
2 1 (0.29%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.16%) WAN
2 10 (2.87%) Firewall
3 7 (2.01%) LAN
3 7 (2.01%) Internet
4 6 (1.72%) Wireless
5 5 (1.44%) VoIP
6 4 (1.15%) DHCP
6 4 (1.15%) DNS
7 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.57%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.57%) Network Security
8 2 (0.57%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.29%) NAS
9 1 (0.29%) WLAN
9 1 (0.29%) SAN
9 1 (0.29%) Intranet
9 1 (0.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.44%) Base SAS
4 3 (0.86%) MS Access
5 2 (0.57%) Big Data
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (1.72%) JIRA
2 5 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.15%) Subversion
4 3 (0.86%) MSI
5 2 (0.57%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.29%) TestNG
6 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.29%) Redmine
6 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.29%) Appium
6 1 (0.29%) JMeter
6 1 (0.29%) Ant
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.29%) Maven
6 1 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 166 (47.70%) Finance
2 53 (15.23%) Banking
3 28 (8.05%) Retail
4 16 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.74%) Legal
5 13 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.87%) Local Government
7 8 (2.30%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.15%) Law
9 4 (1.15%) Marketing
10 2 (0.57%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 165 (47.41%) Project Manager
2 30 (8.62%) Analyst
3 23 (6.61%) Architect
4 18 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 17 (4.89%) Consultant
6 16 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (4.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 15 (4.31%) Coordinator
7 15 (4.31%) IT Project Manager
8 14 (4.02%) Project Coordinator
9 13 (3.74%) Service Manager
10 11 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (3.16%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.16%) PMO Lead
11 10 (2.87%) Developer
11 10 (2.87%) Senior Manager
12 9 (2.59%) SAP Manager
13 8 (2.30%) Agile Project Manager
14 7 (2.01%) Infrastructure Architect
14 7 (2.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.72%) .NET
2 4 (1.15%) Web Services
2 4 (1.15%) JSON
2 4 (1.15%) Middleware
2 4 (1.15%) REST
3 3 (0.86%) SAP Basis
3 3 (0.86%) XML
3 3 (0.86%) HTML
3 3 (0.86%) CSS
4 2 (0.57%) CSS3
4 2 (0.57%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.57%) HTML5
5 1 (0.29%) WCF
5 1 (0.29%) WPF
5 1 (0.29%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.29%) XMPP
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) EDI
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.60%) PMI
4 10 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.59%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.01%) Informatics
7 6 (1.72%) Clustering
8 5 (1.44%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.15%) Life Science
9 4 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.86%) User Experience
11 2 (0.57%) New Media
11 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.57%) FMCG
11 2 (0.57%) IPTV
11 2 (0.57%) Derivative
11 2 (0.57%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Replication
11 2 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.32%) Windows
2 9 (2.59%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.01%) Windows XP
4 6 (1.72%) Android
4 6 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.44%) UNIX
6 4 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.57%) OS/2
7 2 (0.57%) Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) CentOS
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (35.92%) PRINCE2
2 59 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (13.79%) ITIL
3 48 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (12.07%) Migration
5 33 (9.48%) Change Management
5 33 (9.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 32 (9.20%) Service Delivery
7 24 (6.90%) Service Management
8 22 (6.32%) Risk Management
9 18 (5.17%) Programme Management
10 16 (4.60%) Project Planning
10 16 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (4.31%) Business Analysis
11 15 (4.31%) Scrum
11 15 (4.31%) PRINCE
12 13 (3.74%) Validation
13 10 (2.87%) Process Management
13 10 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (2.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.45%) SQL
2 10 (2.87%) Java
3 5 (1.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.86%) VBScript
4 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.57%) C#
5 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.57%) Python
6 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.29%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) VBA
6 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (6.90%) Degree
2 22 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 19 (5.46%) PMI Certification
4 17 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.44%) CCNA
7 5 (1.44%) ISEB
8 4 (1.15%) CCNP
8 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.86%) PMP
9 3 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.57%) CCEE
10 2 (0.57%) CCIA
10 2 (0.57%) MCITP
10 2 (0.57%) MCSE
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.45%) QA
2 8 (2.30%) GMP
3 7 (2.01%) GxP
3 7 (2.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (1.72%) SLA
5 2 (0.57%) P3O
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) GAAP
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.57%) XenApp
4 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.57%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) SCCM
1 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 37 (10.63%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.32%) SAP
3 18 (5.17%) VMware
4 14 (4.02%) Citrix
5 12 (3.45%) Cisco
6 9 (2.59%) Oracle
7 6 (1.72%) NetApp
8 5 (1.44%) IBM
8 5 (1.44%) Temenos
8 5 (1.44%) HP
9 4 (1.15%) Lotus
10 3 (0.86%) Ariba
11 2 (0.57%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.57%) EMC
11 2 (0.57%) AppSense
11 2 (0.57%) Sage
11 2 (0.57%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.57%) Planview
11 2 (0.57%) Wyse
12 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
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