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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 14 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 155 129 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.55% 9.03% 8.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 11.66% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 77 54
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.24 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +14.32%
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
1483 1106 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.84% 77.45% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 669 479
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.50 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 4 £350 -
Stockport - 4 £505 - 2
Oldham -4 1 £400 +33.33%
Wigan - 1 £450 -
Cheadle - 1 £425 - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 102 (31.58%) Finance
2 94 (29.10%) PRINCE2
3 86 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (11.76%) Change Management
5 38 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 36 (11.15%) ITIL
7 33 (10.22%) MS Excel
7 33 (10.22%) Banking
8 30 (9.29%) Business Analysis
8 30 (9.29%) Migration
8 30 (9.29%) Scrum
9 29 (8.98%) Retail
10 25 (7.74%) Degree
11 23 (7.12%) SDLC
12 22 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (6.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 22 (6.81%) MS PowerPoint
13 21 (6.50%) JIRA
14 19 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 19 (5.88%) PMP
14 19 (5.88%) PMI Certification
15 18 (5.57%) Service Delivery
15 18 (5.57%) Waterfall
16 17 (5.26%) Project Planning
16 17 (5.26%) Service Management
16 17 (5.26%) Management Information System
16 17 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (5.26%) MS Project
16 17 (5.26%) SAP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (3.72%) Confluence
1 12 (3.72%) SAS
2 9 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.24%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.93%) CMS
4 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.62%) IIS
5 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.31%) Documentum
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.31%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (5.26%) MS Project
4 14 (4.33%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.72%) MS Office
6 5 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.62%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.24%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.24%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (0.93%) Primavera
3 3 (0.93%) SAP PS
4 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.62%) Magento
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.31%) Maximo
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.31%) Unica
5 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.93%) Office 365
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.17%) WAN
2 6 (1.86%) Internet
2 6 (1.86%) Intranet
3 5 (1.55%) VoIP
4 3 (0.93%) DHCP
4 3 (0.93%) DMZ
4 3 (0.93%) DNS
4 3 (0.93%) Firewall
4 3 (0.93%) LAN
4 3 (0.93%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.62%) 4G
5 2 (0.62%) Network Security
5 2 (0.62%) SAN
5 2 (0.62%) Skype
5 2 (0.62%) Wireless
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.79%) Base SAS
2 9 (2.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 9 (2.79%) SAS EBI
3 6 (1.86%) MS Access
3 6 (1.86%) MySQL
4 5 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.24%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.62%) DataStage
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.31%) GIS
7 1 (0.31%) Informix
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.31%) Siebel EIM
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (6.50%) JIRA
2 14 (4.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.02%) Subversion
4 4 (1.24%) JUnit
5 3 (0.93%) Fiddler
5 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.31%) Ant
6 1 (0.31%) Appium
6 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.31%) Maven
6 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.31%) Redmine
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.31%) TestNG
6 1 (0.31%) Toad
6 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 102 (31.58%) Finance
2 33 (10.22%) Banking
3 29 (8.98%) Retail
4 11 (3.41%) Legal
4 11 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.17%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.55%) Local Government
7 4 (1.24%) Games
7 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.93%) Advertising
8 3 (0.93%) Front Office
9 2 (0.62%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Law
9 2 (0.62%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (34.67%) Project Manager
2 49 (15.17%) Analyst
3 33 (10.22%) Business Analyst
4 26 (8.05%) Developer
5 23 (7.12%) Consultant
6 19 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 15 (4.64%) Architect
7 15 (4.64%) Delivery Manager
7 15 (4.64%) IT Project Manager
8 12 (3.72%) Senior Manager
8 12 (3.72%) Service Manager
8 12 (3.72%) Technical Manager
9 11 (3.41%) PMO Consultant
9 11 (3.41%) Security Manager
10 10 (3.10%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (3.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 9 (2.79%) Coordinator
11 9 (2.79%) Programme Manager
11 9 (2.79%) SAS Developer
11 9 (2.79%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.95%) HTML
2 14 (4.33%) CSS
3 12 (3.72%) .NET
3 12 (3.72%) Web Services
4 9 (2.79%) HTML5
5 8 (2.48%) JSON
5 8 (2.48%) REST
6 7 (2.17%) CSS3
7 6 (1.86%) XML
8 5 (1.55%) jQuery
8 5 (1.55%) Middleware
9 4 (1.24%) Ajax
9 4 (1.24%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.24%) JSP
9 4 (1.24%) Spring
9 4 (1.24%) Spring MVC
9 4 (1.24%) XSD
10 2 (0.62%) LAMP
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.79%) PMI
5 7 (2.17%) NHS
6 6 (1.86%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.55%) iPad
8 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.62%) Animation
9 2 (0.62%) Clustering
9 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.62%) IPTV
9 2 (0.62%) Life Science
9 2 (0.62%) Replication
9 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.62%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.62%) Tandem
9 2 (0.62%) User Experience
10 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.31%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.33%) Android
1 14 (4.33%) Unix
1 14 (4.33%) Windows
2 9 (2.79%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.24%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.62%) Linux
5 2 (0.62%) OS/2
5 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (29.10%) PRINCE2
2 86 (26.63%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (11.76%) Change Management
5 36 (11.15%) ITIL
6 30 (9.29%) Business Analysis
6 30 (9.29%) Migration
6 30 (9.29%) Scrum
7 23 (7.12%) SDLC
8 19 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 18 (5.57%) Service Delivery
9 18 (5.57%) Waterfall
10 17 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (5.26%) Project Planning
10 17 (5.26%) Service Management
11 16 (4.95%) Data Analysis
12 15 (4.64%) ERP
12 15 (4.64%) Risk Management
12 15 (4.64%) Time Management
13 14 (4.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.95%) Java
2 12 (3.72%) SQL
3 10 (3.10%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.17%) Objective-C
5 6 (1.86%) C#
6 4 (1.24%) PHP
6 4 (1.24%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.93%) VBScript
8 2 (0.62%) C
8 2 (0.62%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (7.74%) Degree
2 22 (6.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 19 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 19 (5.88%) PMP
4 10 (3.10%) ISEB
5 7 (2.17%) PgMP
5 7 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.86%) CISSP
6 6 (1.86%) MCITP
6 6 (1.86%) MCSE
6 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.55%) APMP
7 5 (1.55%) CCNA
7 5 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.93%) ACSA
8 3 (0.93%) ACSP
8 3 (0.93%) CCDP
8 3 (0.93%) MCDST
8 3 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (2.79%) QA
2 4 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.93%) P3O
4 1 (0.31%) FATCA
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.93%) Terminal Server
2 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.93%) XenApp
2 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.62%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.31%) Netcool
1 1 (0.31%) SCOM
1 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.26%) SAP
3 11 (3.41%) Oracle
4 8 (2.48%) Citrix
5 6 (1.86%) IBM
6 5 (1.55%) hybris
6 5 (1.55%) Wyse
7 4 (1.24%) Cisco
7 4 (1.24%) EMC
7 4 (1.24%) VMware
8 3 (0.93%) Apple
8 3 (0.93%) AppSense
8 3 (0.93%) Avaya
8 3 (0.93%) HP
8 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.93%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.62%) Huawei
9 2 (0.62%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.62%) Teradata
10 1 (0.31%) NetApp
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