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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
North West / Manchester
Rank 23 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 89 142 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.38% 7.31% 8.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 8.87% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 98 74
Median daily rate £400 £372 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.45% +6.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-27.63% +33.33%

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
1157 1601 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 83.00% 82.40% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 932 671
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 32
Median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +2 9 £463 +20.91% 1
Bolton +4 5 £405 +27.55%
Wigan -1 1 £450 - 1
Bury - 1 £525 - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 65 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.15%) PRINCE2
3 56 (23.73%) Finance
4 52 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (14.83%) Scrum
6 27 (11.44%) SQL
7 25 (10.59%) Migration
8 22 (9.32%) Business Analysis
8 22 (9.32%) BDD
9 21 (8.90%) ITIL
9 21 (8.90%) Change Management
10 20 (8.47%) Data Centre
11 19 (8.05%) Retail
12 18 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (7.20%) HTML
14 16 (6.78%) User Experience
15 15 (6.36%) JavaScript
15 15 (6.36%) PMI Certification
15 15 (6.36%) Management Information System
16 14 (5.93%) Risk Management
16 14 (5.93%) Service Management
16 14 (5.93%) TDD
16 14 (5.93%) Microsoft
16 14 (5.93%) Oracle
16 14 (5.93%) SAP
16 14 (5.93%) ERP
16 14 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (5.93%) Android
17 13 (5.51%) Apple iOS
17 13 (5.51%) JIRA

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 4 (1.69%) CMS
1 4 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.85%) NServiceBus
2 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.42%) nginx
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.08%) MS Project
2 11 (4.66%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.54%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.54%) MS Office
5 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) SAP ERP
1 6 (2.54%) SAP HR
2 5 (2.12%) BASE24
2 5 (2.12%) SAP GRC
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.85%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.42%) Magento
5 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.39%) Office 365
2 5 (2.12%) SaaS
2 5 (2.12%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.81%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (2.97%) Firewall
2 7 (2.97%) Internet
3 6 (2.54%) LAN
4 5 (2.12%) ATM
4 5 (2.12%) IP Telephony
4 5 (2.12%) WAN
5 4 (1.69%) DNS
5 4 (1.69%) Network Security
5 4 (1.69%) Skype
6 3 (1.27%) Broadband
6 3 (1.27%) VoIP
6 3 (1.27%) Wireless
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.85%) IPv4
7 2 (0.85%) NFC
7 2 (0.85%) RFID
7 2 (0.85%) SAN
7 2 (0.85%) SSL
7 2 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.54%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.27%) MySQL
6 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.42%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.42%) GIS
7 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) OLAP
7 1 (0.42%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.51%) JIRA
2 11 (4.66%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.39%) Subversion
4 6 (2.54%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (23.73%) Finance
2 19 (8.05%) Retail
3 12 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.66%) Games
5 7 (2.97%) Banking
6 5 (2.12%) Legal
7 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.27%) Marketing
9 2 (0.85%) Automotive
9 2 (0.85%) Billing
9 2 (0.85%) Front Office
9 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (38.56%) Project Manager
2 32 (13.56%) Analyst
3 23 (9.75%) Developer
4 19 (8.05%) Business Analyst
5 15 (6.36%) Architect
5 15 (6.36%) Change Manager
6 14 (5.93%) Business Manager
6 14 (5.93%) IT Manager
7 11 (4.66%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (4.66%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (4.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 10 (4.24%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.39%) Android Developer
10 8 (3.39%) Business Change Manager
11 7 (2.97%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.97%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (2.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (2.97%) C# Developer
11 7 (2.97%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.20%) HTML
2 10 (4.24%) CSS
3 9 (3.81%) Web Services
4 8 (3.39%) .NET
4 8 (3.39%) HTML5
4 8 (3.39%) XML
5 7 (2.97%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.97%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (2.97%) Entity Framework
6 6 (2.54%) Gherkin
6 6 (2.54%) J2EE
6 6 (2.54%) JSON
6 6 (2.54%) NHibernate
6 6 (2.54%) REST
7 5 (2.12%) jQuery
8 4 (1.69%) SOAP
8 4 (1.69%) Velocity
9 3 (1.27%) React Native
9 3 (1.27%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.78%) User Experience
4 15 (6.36%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.97%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.54%) New Media
6 6 (2.54%) PMI
7 5 (2.12%) EMV
7 5 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.12%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.12%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (2.12%) Tandem
8 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.69%) NHS
9 3 (1.27%) Ergonomics
9 3 (1.27%) Life Science
10 2 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.85%) FMCG
10 2 (0.85%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.93%) Android
2 13 (5.51%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.54%) Unix
4 5 (2.12%) Windows
5 2 (0.85%) Linux
6 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.15%) PRINCE2
3 52 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (14.83%) Scrum
5 25 (10.59%) Migration
6 22 (9.32%) BDD
6 22 (9.32%) Business Analysis
7 21 (8.90%) Change Management
7 21 (8.90%) ITIL
8 14 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (5.93%) ERP
8 14 (5.93%) Risk Management
8 14 (5.93%) Service Management
8 14 (5.93%) TDD
9 13 (5.51%) OOP
10 12 (5.08%) Process Improvement
10 12 (5.08%) Programme Management
11 11 (4.66%) Agile Project Management
11 11 (4.66%) Supplier Management
12 10 (4.24%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.44%) SQL
2 15 (6.36%) JavaScript
3 13 (5.51%) Java
4 9 (3.81%) C#
5 5 (2.12%) COBOL
5 5 (2.12%) Objective-C
5 5 (2.12%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.27%) PHP
7 2 (0.85%) C++
7 2 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 15 (6.36%) PMI Certification
2 13 (5.51%) PMP
3 10 (4.24%) Degree
4 9 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.97%) ISEB
6 6 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.69%) APMP
8 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.42%) APMG
9 1 (0.42%) CCIE
9 1 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.42%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.81%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) COBIT
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.42%) Varnish
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.42%) XenApp
4 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (0.85%) SCCM
1 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (5.93%) Microsoft
1 14 (5.93%) Oracle
1 14 (5.93%) SAP
2 6 (2.54%) IBM
2 6 (2.54%) ServiceNow
3 5 (2.12%) Ariba
3 5 (2.12%) Cisco
3 5 (2.12%) Concur
3 5 (2.12%) VMware
4 3 (1.27%) Citrix
5 2 (0.85%) Apple
5 2 (0.85%) arcserve
5 2 (0.85%) Dell
5 2 (0.85%) Hyperion
5 2 (0.85%) Motorola
5 2 (0.85%) NetApp
5 2 (0.85%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.85%) Sophos
6 1 (0.42%) ESRI
6 1 (0.42%) Wyse
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