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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 5 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 214 131 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.99% 9.56% 12.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.50% 13.15% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 58 69
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.86% -6.08%
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
1223 996 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.21% 72.65% 70.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 522 331
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 47
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.03 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.29 £74.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 0 6 £300 - 2
Salford 0 5 £425 - 1
Stockport -1 4 £411 -0.30% 4
Bolton -1 2 £500 +25.00%
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 139 (41.37%) Finance
2 112 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 51 (15.18%) MS Project
4 49 (14.58%) Banking
5 43 (12.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 41 (12.20%) MS Excel
7 40 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (11.31%) Microsoft
10 36 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
11 33 (9.82%) Migration
11 33 (9.82%) Programme Management
12 32 (9.52%) Retail
13 26 (7.74%) Degree
14 25 (7.44%) ITIL
14 25 (7.44%) Manufacturing
15 24 (7.14%) SAP
16 22 (6.55%) Service Delivery
17 20 (5.95%) Citrix
18 18 (5.36%) Windows
18 18 (5.36%) Change Management
18 18 (5.36%) Change Control
19 17 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 17 (5.06%) PRINCE
20 16 (4.76%) MS Office
20 16 (4.76%) Software Engineering
20 16 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 15 (4.46%) Scrum
21 15 (4.46%) SQL

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.49%) IBM Notes
2 5 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.30%) IIS
3 1 (0.30%) SAS
3 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.30%) CMS
3 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.30%) Confluence
3 1 (0.30%) Lync
3 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 51 (15.18%) MS Project
2 41 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 36 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (4.76%) MS Office
5 4 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.60%) Tridion
4 1 (0.30%) Agresso
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.30%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.68%) Firewall
2 6 (1.79%) SAN
2 6 (1.79%) Internet
3 5 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.89%) DNS
4 3 (0.89%) DHCP
4 3 (0.89%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.60%) Wireless
5 2 (0.60%) Network Security
5 2 (0.60%) NAS
5 2 (0.60%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Intranet
6 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.30%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.19%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (1.19%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 4 (1.19%) Cognos Report Studio
1 4 (1.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 4 (1.19%) Cognos Transformer
2 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.60%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.30%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.30%) QlikView
4 1 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.30%) MS Access
4 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.38%) JIRA
2 3 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.89%) Subversion
2 3 (0.89%) Selenium
2 3 (0.89%) Fiddler
2 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.89%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 139 (41.37%) Finance
2 49 (14.58%) Banking
3 32 (9.52%) Retail
4 25 (7.44%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.68%) Local Government
8 8 (2.38%) Retail Banking
9 7 (2.08%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.08%) Legal
10 5 (1.49%) Law
11 3 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Marketing
12 2 (0.60%) Back Office
13 1 (0.30%) Automotive
13 1 (0.30%) Publishing
13 1 (0.30%) Games
13 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 152 (45.24%) Project Manager
2 27 (8.04%) Analyst
3 16 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 15 (4.46%) IT Project Manager
5 14 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 14 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 13 (3.87%) Business Analyst
7 12 (3.57%) Coordinator
7 12 (3.57%) Architect
7 12 (3.57%) Programme Manager
7 12 (3.57%) Consultant
8 11 (3.27%) Senior Project Manager
8 11 (3.27%) Project Coordinator
8 11 (3.27%) SAP Manager
9 10 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.68%) Developer
10 9 (2.68%) PMO Lead
11 7 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (2.08%) Data Centre Project Manager
12 6 (1.79%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.68%) Web Services
2 6 (1.79%) .NET
3 5 (1.49%) CSS
3 5 (1.49%) HTML
4 3 (0.89%) SOAP
4 3 (0.89%) SAP Basis
4 3 (0.89%) JSON
4 3 (0.89%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.89%) HTML5
4 3 (0.89%) REST
4 3 (0.89%) CSS3
5 2 (0.60%) XML
6 1 (0.30%) EDI
6 1 (0.30%) Middleware
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.30%) WCF
6 1 (0.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.57%) Life Science
3 10 (2.98%) Informatics
4 9 (2.68%) PMI
5 8 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.49%) NHS
6 5 (1.49%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.19%) Clustering
8 3 (0.89%) Derivative
8 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.89%) Open Source
8 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.60%) Statistics
9 2 (0.60%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.30%) IVR
10 1 (0.30%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.36%) Windows
2 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.19%) Windows 8
3 4 (1.19%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.89%) Android
4 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.60%) UNIX
5 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.30%) Linux
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 43 (12.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 40 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (9.82%) Programme Management
5 33 (9.82%) Migration
6 25 (7.44%) ITIL
7 22 (6.55%) Service Delivery
8 18 (5.36%) Change Management
8 18 (5.36%) Change Control
9 17 (5.06%) PRINCE
10 16 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.46%) Scrum
12 14 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
13 13 (3.87%) Service Management
14 12 (3.57%) ERP
14 12 (3.57%) TDD
14 12 (3.57%) Risk Management
14 12 (3.57%) Business Analysis
14 12 (3.57%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.46%) SQL
2 13 (3.87%) Java
3 5 (1.49%) VBScript
4 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.89%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.30%) C#
6 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.30%) VB
6 1 (0.30%) ABAP
6 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (7.74%) Degree
2 17 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (3.27%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.79%) ISEB
7 3 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.89%) CCEA
7 3 (0.89%) MCSE
7 3 (0.89%) PMP
7 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.89%) MCITP
7 3 (0.89%) CCEE
7 3 (0.89%) CCIA
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.60%) CCNP
8 2 (0.60%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.87%) QA
2 9 (2.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 8 (2.38%) GMP
3 8 (2.38%) GxP
4 4 (1.19%) SLA
5 3 (0.89%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.30%) FATCA
7 1 (0.30%) P3O
7 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.89%) XenApp
3 3 (0.89%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.89%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.14%) SAP
3 20 (5.95%) Citrix
4 11 (3.27%) Oracle
5 9 (2.68%) VMware
6 8 (2.38%) Cisco
7 5 (1.49%) Lotus
8 4 (1.19%) Cognos
9 3 (0.89%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.89%) NetApp
9 3 (0.89%) AppSense
9 3 (0.89%) hybris
9 3 (0.89%) Wyse
10 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.60%) Splunk
10 2 (0.60%) HP
11 1 (0.30%) BEA
11 1 (0.30%) Progress
11 1 (0.30%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
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