The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 106 105 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.65% 10.12% 7.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.47% 14.08% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 63 35
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£375 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £264 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
- +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.79 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £37.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-16.21% +39.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
850 746 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.39% 71.87% 66.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 399 437
Average daily rate £340 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 44
Average hourly rate £22.31 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £38.25 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Project Management
North West

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 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 2 £350 +3.70% 1
Stockport - 1 £430 - 3
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
Bolton - - - - 1
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 80 (33.20%) Finance
2 73 (30.29%) PRINCE2
3 44 (18.26%) Microsoft
4 39 (16.18%) MS Excel
5 34 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (12.45%) ITIL
7 27 (11.20%) MS Project
8 25 (10.37%) Migration
8 25 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (9.96%) Banking
10 22 (9.13%) Change Management
11 21 (8.71%) Business Analysis
11 21 (8.71%) Windows
12 19 (7.88%) MS Office
12 19 (7.88%) E-Commerce
12 19 (7.88%) Retail
12 19 (7.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 15 (6.22%) SQL
14 14 (5.81%) Project Planning
15 13 (5.39%) Agile Project Management
15 13 (5.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (5.39%) MS Visio
16 12 (4.98%) Web Development
16 12 (4.98%) Degree
17 11 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (4.56%) SQL Server
17 11 (4.56%) SAP
17 11 (4.56%) PRINCE
18 10 (4.15%) Oracle
18 10 (4.15%) SharePoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.07%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.66%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.83%) WordPress
5 2 (0.83%) Lync
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 39 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.20%) MS Project
3 19 (7.88%) MS Office
4 13 (5.39%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.83%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.41%) Magento
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.32%) Firewall
2 7 (2.90%) WAN
3 5 (2.07%) Intranet
4 4 (1.66%) LAN
5 3 (1.24%) Internet
6 2 (0.83%) MPLS
7 1 (0.41%) OSPF
7 1 (0.41%) BGP
7 1 (0.41%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.41%) VRRP
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.41%) xDSL
7 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.41%) HSRP
7 1 (0.41%) Multicast
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.41%) FTP
7 1 (0.41%) HTTP
7 1 (0.41%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.66%) Ingres
2 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.24%) Cognos Query Studio
3 3 (1.24%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 3 (1.24%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (1.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (1.24%) Cognos Connection
3 3 (1.24%) Cognos Event Studio
4 2 (0.83%) MySQL
4 2 (0.83%) QlikView
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.41%) OLAP
5 1 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Subversion
1 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.83%) Calabash
2 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 80 (33.20%) Finance
2 24 (9.96%) Banking
3 19 (7.88%) Retail
4 7 (2.90%) Marketing
5 6 (2.49%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.66%) Legal
7 3 (1.24%) Advertising
7 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
8 2 (0.83%) Back Office
8 2 (0.83%) Local Government
8 2 (0.83%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.83%) French Language
8 2 (0.83%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (39.83%) Project Manager
2 47 (19.50%) Analyst
3 35 (14.52%) Business Analyst
4 21 (8.71%) Programme Manager
5 14 (5.81%) Senior Manager
6 12 (4.98%) Senior Project Manager
7 11 (4.56%) Developer
8 9 (3.73%) Architect
8 9 (3.73%) Change Manager
9 8 (3.32%) Project Planner
9 8 (3.32%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (2.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.49%) Systems Manager
11 6 (2.49%) Consultant
11 6 (2.49%) Technical Manager
12 5 (2.07%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (2.07%) Project Analyst
12 5 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.07%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (2.07%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.73%) .NET
2 8 (3.32%) HTML
3 7 (2.90%) CSS
4 6 (2.49%) XML
4 6 (2.49%) Ajax
5 5 (2.07%) Web Services
6 4 (1.66%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.24%) XSLT
7 3 (1.24%) XHTML
7 3 (1.24%) jQuery
8 2 (0.83%) HTML5
8 2 (0.83%) SOAP
9 1 (0.41%) JSP
9 1 (0.41%) J2EE
9 1 (0.41%) WSDL
9 1 (0.41%) Middleware
9 1 (0.41%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.41%) LAMP
9 1 (0.41%) MDX
9 1 (0.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.32%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.90%) NHS
3 4 (1.66%) PMI
3 4 (1.66%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (1.66%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (1.66%) Open Source
3 4 (1.66%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.24%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (1.24%) FMCG
5 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.41%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.41%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.41%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.41%) Statistics
6 1 (0.41%) VLE
6 1 (0.41%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.71%) Windows
2 5 (2.07%) UNIX
2 5 (2.07%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Linux
5 1 (0.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (30.29%) PRINCE2
2 34 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (12.45%) ITIL
4 25 (10.37%) Migration
4 25 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (9.13%) Change Management
6 21 (8.71%) Business Analysis
7 19 (7.88%) E-Commerce
8 14 (5.81%) Project Planning
9 13 (5.39%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (4.98%) Web Development
11 11 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (4.56%) PRINCE
12 10 (4.15%) Programme Management
12 10 (4.15%) Scrum
12 10 (4.15%) Data Protection
13 9 (3.73%) Product Management
13 9 (3.73%) Supplier Management
14 8 (3.32%) Six Sigma
14 8 (3.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.22%) SQL
2 7 (2.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.66%) Java
4 3 (1.24%) C#
4 3 (1.24%) VBA
5 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
5 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) XPath
6 1 (0.41%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 19 (7.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 13 (5.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (4.98%) Degree
4 5 (2.07%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (1.66%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) APMP
6 2 (0.83%) ISEB
6 2 (0.83%) CISSP
6 2 (0.83%) HNC
7 1 (0.41%) HND
7 1 (0.41%) CCIE
7 1 (0.41%) CCNP
7 1 (0.41%) CCDP
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.41%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) QA
2 4 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.83%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (18.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.56%) SAP
3 10 (4.15%) Oracle
4 8 (3.32%) Endeca
5 7 (2.90%) Cisco
6 6 (2.49%) Citrix
7 5 (2.07%) Avaya
7 5 (2.07%) Lotus
7 5 (2.07%) VMware
8 4 (1.66%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.66%) Symantec
8 4 (1.66%) McAfee
8 4 (1.66%) IBM
8 4 (1.66%) Nortel
9 3 (1.24%) Cognos
9 3 (1.24%) Informatica
10 2 (0.83%) FatWire
10 2 (0.83%) Adobe
10 2 (0.83%) Kofax
11 1 (0.41%) ATG
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