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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 130 114 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.28% 9.87% 9.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.03% 13.30% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 64 62
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£375 £354 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £272 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £92.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.60 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -7.69%
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
998 857 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.23% 74.20% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 453 440
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -29.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.60 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £47.13 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -2 6 £350 - 2
Bury - 4 £225 -
Bolton +2 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £350 - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 7
Wigan - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 107 (40.23%) Finance
2 56 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 45 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (13.91%) Microsoft
7 31 (11.65%) Retail
8 29 (10.90%) Banking
9 28 (10.53%) Windows
10 27 (10.15%) MS Office
10 27 (10.15%) Scrum
11 25 (9.40%) MS Excel
12 24 (9.02%) ITIL
13 23 (8.65%) Business Analysis
14 20 (7.52%) Programme Management
14 20 (7.52%) Degree
15 18 (6.77%) Oracle
15 18 (6.77%) ERP
15 18 (6.77%) PRINCE
15 18 (6.77%) Service Delivery
16 17 (6.39%) Agile Project Management
17 16 (6.02%) MS Project
17 16 (6.02%) SAP
17 16 (6.02%) Migration
18 15 (5.64%) Mentoring
19 14 (5.26%) Risk Management
19 14 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 13 (4.89%) Management Information System
20 13 (4.89%) QA
20 13 (4.89%) Product Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (1.50%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.13%) IIS
2 3 (1.13%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.75%) SAS
3 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) Site Server
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.38%) Drupal
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 27 (10.15%) MS Office
2 25 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 16 (6.02%) MS Project
4 8 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.88%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.75%) Tridion
4 2 (0.75%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.75%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) Internet
2 4 (1.50%) Firewall
3 3 (1.13%) WAN
3 3 (1.13%) Intranet
4 2 (0.75%) VPN
4 2 (0.75%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) VoIP
5 1 (0.38%) DHCP
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (1.88%) SAP BW
2 4 (1.50%) DB2
2 4 (1.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 4 (1.50%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (1.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (1.50%) Cognos Transformer
3 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.75%) OLAP
4 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.38%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.38%) EDMS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.26%) JIRA
2 3 (1.13%) Selenium
2 3 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.13%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.75%) Calabash
3 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.75%) Subversion
4 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
General
1 107 (40.23%) Finance
2 31 (11.65%) Retail
3 29 (10.90%) Banking
4 11 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.26%) Law
5 6 (2.26%) Legal
5 6 (2.26%) Marketing
6 5 (1.88%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.50%) Back Office
8 2 (0.75%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Local Government
8 2 (0.75%) Games
8 2 (0.75%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 111 (41.73%) Project Manager
2 41 (15.41%) Analyst
3 26 (9.77%) Business Analyst
4 15 (5.64%) Programme Manager
4 15 (5.64%) Consultant
5 14 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 11 (4.14%) Senior Project Manager
7 10 (3.76%) Developer
8 9 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (3.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (2.26%) Service Manager
11 6 (2.26%) ScrumMaster
12 5 (1.88%) Procurement Manager
12 5 (1.88%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (1.88%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (1.88%) Test Manager
13 4 (1.50%) Junior
13 4 (1.50%) Services Delivery Manager
13 4 (1.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.14%) HTML
1 11 (4.14%) CSS
1 11 (4.14%) XML
2 3 (1.13%) SAP Basis
2 3 (1.13%) SOAP
2 3 (1.13%) Web Services
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.75%) HTML5
3 2 (0.75%) CSS3
3 2 (0.75%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (0.75%) jQuery
3 2 (0.75%) XSLT
3 2 (0.75%) XHTML
4 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.38%) Django
4 1 (0.38%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.38%) NHS
4 8 (3.01%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.63%) User Experience
6 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.26%) Life Science
6 6 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.88%) Freedom of Information Act
7 5 (1.88%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.13%) PMI
9 3 (1.13%) Statistics
9 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.13%) New Media
9 3 (1.13%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.75%) iPad
10 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.53%) Windows
2 8 (3.01%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.26%) Linux
4 5 (1.88%) Android
4 5 (1.88%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.88%) UNIX
5 3 (1.13%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.13%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.75%) Solaris
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 45 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (10.15%) Scrum
5 24 (9.02%) ITIL
6 23 (8.65%) Business Analysis
7 20 (7.52%) Programme Management
8 18 (6.77%) PRINCE
8 18 (6.77%) ERP
8 18 (6.77%) Service Delivery
9 17 (6.39%) Agile Project Management
10 16 (6.02%) Migration
11 15 (5.64%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (5.26%) Risk Management
13 13 (4.89%) Product Management
14 12 (4.51%) Performance Management
14 12 (4.51%) Change Management
15 11 (4.14%) Coaching
16 10 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.63%) Java
1 7 (2.63%) SQL
2 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.13%) VBA
3 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
3 2 (0.75%) XPath
4 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.38%) Python
4 1 (0.38%) SQR
4 1 (0.38%) PHP
4 1 (0.38%) VBScript
4 1 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 20 (7.52%) Degree
2 9 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.88%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.88%) CISSP
5 4 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.50%) CCNP
5 4 (1.50%) PMP
6 3 (1.13%) CCNA
6 3 (1.13%) ISEB
6 3 (1.13%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (1.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.75%) HNC
7 2 (0.75%) HND
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ACCA
8 1 (0.38%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.89%) QA
2 6 (2.26%) SLA
3 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) FATCA
4 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) XenApp
2 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.77%) Oracle
3 16 (6.02%) SAP
4 10 (3.76%) Citrix
5 5 (1.88%) Cisco
6 4 (1.50%) Cognos
6 4 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.13%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.13%) IBM
7 3 (1.13%) Avaya
7 3 (1.13%) Lotus
7 3 (1.13%) hybris
7 3 (1.13%) Splunk
7 3 (1.13%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.13%) Nortel
8 2 (0.75%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.38%) Tableau
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) HP
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