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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 21 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 129 171 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.11% 9.29% 10.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 11.68% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 71
Median daily rate £400 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.67 £45.00 £106.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.63% -57.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £45.00 £51.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £45.00 £161.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £31.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +4.80%
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
1488 1464 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.98% 79.57% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 877 653
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Salford -1 12 £400 +6.66% 1
Bolton -6 2 £400 -2.43% 2
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 82 (27.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 79 (26.25%) PRINCE2
3 77 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (25.25%) Finance
5 43 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 43 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 39 (12.96%) Scrum
7 33 (10.96%) Microsoft
8 29 (9.63%) Migration
9 28 (9.30%) Retail
10 24 (7.97%) Banking
11 23 (7.64%) Change Management
11 23 (7.64%) ITIL
11 23 (7.64%) SQL
11 23 (7.64%) BDD
12 22 (7.31%) ERP
13 21 (6.98%) E-Commerce
14 20 (6.64%) MS Excel
14 20 (6.64%) Management Information System
15 17 (5.65%) SAP
15 17 (5.65%) Active Directory
15 17 (5.65%) User Experience
16 16 (5.32%) JavaScript
16 16 (5.32%) Risk Management
17 15 (4.98%) MS Project
18 14 (4.65%) Data Management
18 14 (4.65%) Project Governance
18 14 (4.65%) Degree
19 13 (4.32%) JIRA
19 13 (4.32%) TOGAF

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 5 (1.66%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.00%) CMS
4 2 (0.66%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.33%) SAS
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.98%) MS Project
3 10 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.99%) MS Office
5 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) BASE24
2 5 (1.66%) Magento
2 5 (1.66%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.66%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Primavera
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) Office 365
2 5 (1.66%) IaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.99%) LAN
2 7 (2.33%) WAN
3 6 (1.99%) ATM
4 5 (1.66%) Internet
4 5 (1.66%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (1.66%) Skype
5 4 (1.33%) Firewall
6 3 (1.00%) Broadband
6 3 (1.00%) DNS
6 3 (1.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.00%) MPLS
6 3 (1.00%) Network Security
6 3 (1.00%) VoIP
7 2 (0.66%) SAN
7 2 (0.66%) SSL
7 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.66%) VLAN
8 1 (0.33%) IPv4
8 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.99%) Data Mining
2 11 (3.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.00%) GIS
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.66%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.33%) MySQL
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.32%) JIRA
2 12 (3.99%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.99%) Subversion
3 8 (2.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 76 (25.25%) Finance
2 28 (9.30%) Retail
3 24 (7.97%) Banking
4 11 (3.65%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.33%) Marketing
5 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.66%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.33%) Games
8 3 (1.00%) Front Office
8 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.00%) Legal
9 2 (0.66%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 127 (42.19%) Project Manager
2 64 (21.26%) Analyst
3 40 (13.29%) Business Analyst
4 23 (7.64%) Architect
5 22 (7.31%) Developer
6 20 (6.64%) Business Manager
7 16 (5.32%) Business Project Manager
8 15 (4.98%) Project Analyst
9 13 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
9 13 (4.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 12 (3.99%) Change Manager
10 12 (3.99%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.65%) IT Manager
11 11 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.32%) Business Change Manager
12 10 (3.32%) Migration Manager
13 9 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (2.99%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (2.99%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.32%) HTML
2 12 (3.99%) .NET
3 10 (3.32%) CSS
3 10 (3.32%) Middleware
4 9 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.99%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (2.99%) Entity Framework
4 9 (2.99%) XML
5 8 (2.66%) Gherkin
5 8 (2.66%) NHibernate
6 7 (2.33%) J2EE
6 7 (2.33%) jQuery
7 5 (1.66%) Web Services
8 4 (1.33%) JSON
8 4 (1.33%) REST
9 3 (1.00%) HTML5
9 3 (1.00%) SOAP
10 1 (0.33%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.64%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.65%) User Experience
4 13 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.66%) Life Science
6 7 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.33%) New Media
7 6 (1.99%) EMV
7 6 (1.99%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.99%) NHS
7 6 (1.99%) Tandem
8 4 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.33%) EPoS
9 3 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.66%) FMCG
10 2 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.99%) Android
2 11 (3.65%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.66%) Unix
4 7 (2.33%) Windows
5 1 (0.33%) AIX
5 1 (0.33%) Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (27.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 79 (26.25%) PRINCE2
3 77 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 39 (12.96%) Scrum
6 29 (9.63%) Migration
7 23 (7.64%) BDD
7 23 (7.64%) Change Management
7 23 (7.64%) ITIL
8 22 (7.31%) ERP
9 21 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 16 (5.32%) Risk Management
11 14 (4.65%) Data Management
11 14 (4.65%) Project Governance
12 13 (4.32%) SOA
12 13 (4.32%) TOGAF
13 12 (3.99%) CRM
13 12 (3.99%) OOP
13 12 (3.99%) User Stories
14 11 (3.65%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.64%) SQL
2 16 (5.32%) JavaScript
3 13 (4.32%) Java
4 10 (3.32%) C#
5 6 (1.99%) COBOL
5 6 (1.99%) PHP
6 4 (1.33%) Ruby
7 3 (1.00%) C
7 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.66%) C++
8 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.33%) ABAP
9 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.33%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (4.65%) Degree
2 13 (4.32%) PMP
3 12 (3.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (3.32%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.99%) ISEB
6 7 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.99%) APMP
7 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.66%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.99%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) AIFMD
2 7 (2.33%) UCITS
3 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.00%) GMP
3 3 (1.00%) P3O
4 2 (0.66%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.00%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.65%) SAP
3 9 (2.99%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.33%) IBM
4 7 (2.33%) Oracle
5 6 (1.99%) Citrix
6 5 (1.66%) hybris
6 5 (1.66%) Wyse
7 4 (1.33%) Cisco
7 4 (1.33%) HP
7 4 (1.33%) LANDesk
7 4 (1.33%) VMware
8 2 (0.66%) Adobe
8 2 (0.66%) Tableau
9 1 (0.33%) F5
9 1 (0.33%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.33%) Sonus
9 1 (0.33%) Talend
9 1 (0.33%) Zend
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