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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 153 104 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.91% 8.69% 9.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.49% 11.89% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 51 47
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£394 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £33.07 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-13.81% -2.73%
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
1134 875 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.45% 73.10% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 466 352
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -23.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Oldham - 8 £300 - 1
Salford +2 4 £438 +16.66% 2
Bolton -1 1 £500 +53.84% 9
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 5
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 112 (39.16%) Finance
2 82 (28.67%) PRINCE2
3 38 (13.29%) Banking
4 37 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (12.94%) MS Project
5 34 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (11.19%) Retail
6 32 (11.19%) MS Excel
6 32 (11.19%) Microsoft
7 31 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (10.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 28 (9.79%) MS PowerPoint
10 24 (8.39%) Programme Management
10 24 (8.39%) Degree
11 23 (8.04%) Migration
11 23 (8.04%) ITIL
12 17 (5.94%) Oracle
12 17 (5.94%) Service Delivery
12 17 (5.94%) VCP4
13 16 (5.59%) Change Control
13 16 (5.59%) Agile Project Management
13 16 (5.59%) Change Management
13 16 (5.59%) SAP
13 16 (5.59%) Citrix
14 15 (5.24%) MS Office
14 15 (5.24%) Manufacturing
15 14 (4.90%) Risk Management
15 14 (4.90%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.90%) Windows
15 14 (4.90%) ERP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (1.40%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.05%) IIS
2 3 (1.05%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.05%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.70%) SAS
4 1 (0.35%) CMS
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.35%) Drupal
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 37 (12.94%) MS Project
2 32 (11.19%) MS Excel
3 28 (9.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (5.24%) MS Office
5 4 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.40%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.05%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.70%) Tridion
3 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.35%) SAP PLM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.45%) Firewall
2 6 (2.10%) SAN
3 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.05%) WAN
3 3 (1.05%) Internet
4 2 (0.70%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.70%) DHCP
4 2 (0.70%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
5 1 (0.35%) LAN
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) NAS
5 1 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.40%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.40%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 4 (1.40%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (1.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (1.40%) Cognos Transformer
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.05%) DB2
4 2 (0.70%) OLAP
4 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.35%) QlikView
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.35%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (2.10%) JIRA
2 3 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.05%) Selenium
2 3 (1.05%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.70%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 112 (39.16%) Finance
2 38 (13.29%) Banking
3 32 (11.19%) Retail
4 15 (5.24%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.15%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.80%) Law
8 5 (1.75%) Legal
8 5 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.75%) Local Government
8 5 (1.75%) Marketing
9 4 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) German Language
11 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 126 (44.06%) Project Manager
2 32 (11.19%) Analyst
3 15 (5.24%) Business Analyst
4 14 (4.90%) Consultant
5 13 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 13 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 12 (4.20%) Programme Manager
7 11 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (3.50%) Senior Project Manager
8 10 (3.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 9 (3.15%) Developer
10 8 (2.80%) Coordinator
10 8 (2.80%) Project Coordinator
11 7 (2.45%) Data Centre Project Manager
12 6 (2.10%) Service Manager
12 6 (2.10%) Administrator
13 5 (1.75%) Procurement Manager
13 5 (1.75%) Change Manager
13 5 (1.75%) Project Administrator
13 5 (1.75%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.10%) HTML
1 6 (2.10%) CSS
1 6 (2.10%) Web Services
2 5 (1.75%) XML
3 4 (1.40%) .NET
4 3 (1.05%) SOAP
4 3 (1.05%) jQuery
4 3 (1.05%) HTML5
4 3 (1.05%) CSS3
5 2 (0.70%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.70%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (0.70%) XSLT
5 2 (0.70%) XHTML
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.85%) Life Science
3 7 (2.45%) NHS
4 6 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.05%) Open Source
7 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.05%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (1.05%) Informatics
7 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.70%) Derivative
8 2 (0.70%) Statistics
8 2 (0.70%) PMI
8 2 (0.70%) Clustering
8 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.90%) Windows
2 5 (1.75%) Linux
3 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.40%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.05%) UNIX
5 2 (0.70%) Android
5 2 (0.70%) Solaris
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.67%) PRINCE2
2 37 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (10.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 24 (8.39%) Programme Management
6 23 (8.04%) Migration
6 23 (8.04%) ITIL
7 17 (5.94%) Service Delivery
8 16 (5.59%) Change Management
8 16 (5.59%) Change Control
8 16 (5.59%) Agile Project Management
9 14 (4.90%) Mentoring
9 14 (4.90%) Risk Management
9 14 (4.90%) ERP
9 14 (4.90%) PRINCE
9 14 (4.90%) Software Engineering
10 13 (4.55%) Business Analysis
10 13 (4.55%) Scrum
10 13 (4.55%) Performance Management
11 12 (4.20%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.20%) SQL
2 10 (3.50%) Java
3 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.05%) VBScript
4 3 (1.05%) VBA
5 2 (0.70%) XPath
5 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.35%) ABAP
6 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.35%) PHP
6 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (8.39%) Degree
2 17 (5.94%) VCP4
3 12 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.10%) ISEB
5 6 (2.10%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.05%) PMP
7 3 (1.05%) CISSP
7 3 (1.05%) HNC
7 3 (1.05%) HND
8 2 (0.70%) MCSE
8 2 (0.70%) CCNP
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CCEA
8 2 (0.70%) MCITP
8 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.40%) SLA
3 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.05%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.35%) GMP
5 1 (0.35%) GxP
5 1 (0.35%) FATCA
5 1 (0.35%) P3O
5 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) XenApp
2 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.35%) Xen
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.94%) Oracle
3 16 (5.59%) SAP
3 16 (5.59%) Citrix
4 7 (2.45%) Cisco
5 4 (1.40%) Cognos
6 3 (1.05%) Lotus
6 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.05%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.05%) VMware
6 3 (1.05%) hybris
6 3 (1.05%) Splunk
6 3 (1.05%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.70%) AppSense
7 2 (0.70%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.70%) Wyse
8 1 (0.35%) Nortel
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
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