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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 14 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 121 104 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.64% 9.26% 7.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.72% 12.53% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 58 43
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£331 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £70.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
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
1032 830 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.71% 73.91% 70.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 440 391
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £110.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -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 27 January 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 January 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
Salford 0 4 £350 -6.66% 2
Oldham - 4 £300 - 2
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 7
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 107 (40.53%) Finance
2 53 (20.08%) PRINCE2
3 42 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (13.26%) Retail
6 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 30 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (10.61%) Banking
9 23 (8.71%) ITIL
10 21 (7.95%) MS Office
11 20 (7.58%) Oracle
11 20 (7.58%) Scrum
12 19 (7.20%) Service Delivery
12 19 (7.20%) Windows
12 19 (7.20%) MS Excel
12 19 (7.20%) ERP
13 18 (6.82%) MS Project
13 18 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
13 18 (6.82%) Degree
13 18 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 16 (6.06%) Programme Management
14 16 (6.06%) Migration
14 16 (6.06%) PRINCE
15 15 (5.68%) SAP
16 13 (4.92%) Change Management
16 13 (4.92%) Risk Management
16 13 (4.92%) Telecoms
16 13 (4.92%) Business Analysis
16 13 (4.92%) Mentoring
17 12 (4.55%) Performance Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (1.52%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.14%) IIS
2 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.14%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.76%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.38%) Drupal
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) Site Server
Applications
1 21 (7.95%) MS Office
2 19 (7.20%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.82%) MS Project
4 9 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.14%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.76%) Tridion
4 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.03%) Internet
2 6 (2.27%) Firewall
3 3 (1.14%) WAN
4 2 (0.76%) Intranet
4 2 (0.76%) VPN
4 2 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.38%) Network Security
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) VoIP
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (1.89%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.52%) DB2
2 4 (1.52%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 4 (1.52%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (1.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (1.52%) Cognos Transformer
3 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.76%) OLAP
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.38%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.38%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (2.27%) JIRA
2 3 (1.14%) Selenium
2 3 (1.14%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 107 (40.53%) Finance
2 35 (13.26%) Retail
3 28 (10.61%) Banking
4 13 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.27%) Law
5 6 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.89%) Marketing
6 5 (1.89%) Legal
7 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.76%) Games
9 2 (0.76%) Back Office
9 2 (0.76%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 103 (39.02%) Project Manager
2 35 (13.26%) Analyst
3 19 (7.20%) Business Analyst
4 17 (6.44%) Consultant
5 15 (5.68%) Programme Manager
6 14 (5.30%) Senior Manager
7 11 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 9 (3.41%) Developer
9 8 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
9 8 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (2.65%) Service Manager
10 7 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.27%) Coordinator
11 6 (2.27%) Project Coordinator
12 5 (1.89%) ScrumMaster
12 5 (1.89%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (1.89%) Administrator
12 5 (1.89%) Procurement Manager
12 5 (1.89%) Test Manager
13 4 (1.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.79%) CSS
1 10 (3.79%) HTML
2 9 (3.41%) XML
3 6 (2.27%) Web Services
4 3 (1.14%) jQuery
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.14%) CSS3
4 3 (1.14%) HTML5
4 3 (1.14%) SAP Basis
4 3 (1.14%) SOAP
5 2 (0.76%) XHTML
5 2 (0.76%) XSLT
5 2 (0.76%) .NET
5 2 (0.76%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.38%) Django
6 1 (0.38%) Mason
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.79%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.03%) NHS
4 7 (2.65%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.89%) Life Science
6 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.14%) New Media
7 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.14%) User Experience
7 3 (1.14%) Statistics
7 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.14%) Open Source
8 2 (0.76%) PMI
8 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.20%) Windows
2 7 (2.65%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.27%) Linux
4 4 (1.52%) UNIX
5 3 (1.14%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.76%) Solaris
6 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.76%) Android
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.08%) PRINCE2
2 42 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (8.71%) ITIL
5 20 (7.58%) Scrum
6 19 (7.20%) Service Delivery
6 19 (7.20%) ERP
7 18 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
7 18 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 16 (6.06%) Programme Management
8 16 (6.06%) Migration
8 16 (6.06%) PRINCE
9 13 (4.92%) Change Management
9 13 (4.92%) Risk Management
9 13 (4.92%) Business Analysis
9 13 (4.92%) Mentoring
10 12 (4.55%) Performance Management
11 11 (4.17%) Coaching
11 11 (4.17%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.79%) SQL
2 8 (3.03%) Java
3 4 (1.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.52%) VBA
4 2 (0.76%) XPath
5 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.38%) PHP
5 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.38%) VBScript
5 1 (0.38%) ABAP
5 1 (0.38%) Python
5 1 (0.38%) SQR
Qualifications
1 18 (6.82%) Degree
2 10 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.89%) ISEB
6 4 (1.52%) CCNP
6 4 (1.52%) CISSP
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.14%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (1.14%) CCNA
7 3 (1.14%) PMP
7 3 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.76%) HNC
8 2 (0.76%) HND
8 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.76%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.38%) CCEE
9 1 (0.38%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.55%) QA
2 7 (2.65%) SLA
3 4 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.14%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.38%) P3O
5 1 (0.38%) FATCA
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 11 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) XenApp
2 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.58%) Oracle
3 15 (5.68%) SAP
4 11 (4.17%) Citrix
5 8 (3.03%) Cisco
6 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.52%) Cognos
7 3 (1.14%) Splunk
7 3 (1.14%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.14%) hybris
7 3 (1.14%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.14%) Nortel
7 3 (1.14%) IBM
7 3 (1.14%) Lotus
7 3 (1.14%) Avaya
8 2 (0.76%) VMware
8 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.38%) Endeca
9 1 (0.38%) IronPort
9 1 (0.38%) Tableau
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