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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 18 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 141 159 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.63% 8.88% 9.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 11.22% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 91 67
Median daily rate £400 £403 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.29 £45.00 £106.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.68% -57.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £45.00 £51.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £45.00 £161.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.80% +10.83%
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
1502 1417 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.28% 79.12% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 858 612
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 11 £400 +100.00% 1
Bolton -8 2 £431 +5.18% 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 87 (26.61%) PRINCE2
2 86 (26.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 81 (24.77%) Finance
4 70 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (13.76%) Data Centre
6 43 (13.15%) Business Analysis
7 37 (11.31%) Microsoft
8 34 (10.40%) ITIL
9 33 (10.09%) Scrum
10 31 (9.48%) Retail
11 29 (8.87%) Banking
12 28 (8.56%) Migration
13 27 (8.26%) Change Management
14 25 (7.65%) MS Excel
14 25 (7.65%) ERP
15 24 (7.34%) SAP
16 22 (6.73%) E-Commerce
16 22 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (6.42%) Management Information System
17 21 (6.42%) SQL
18 20 (6.12%) CRM
19 18 (5.50%) MS Project
20 17 (5.20%) PMP
20 17 (5.20%) BDD
21 16 (4.89%) Active Directory
21 16 (4.89%) Risk Management
22 15 (4.59%) Oracle
22 15 (4.59%) Supplier Management
22 15 (4.59%) Degree
23 14 (4.28%) Project Governance

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 5 (1.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.22%) CMS
2 4 (1.22%) Oracle UPK
3 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.92%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.50%) MS Project
3 8 (2.45%) MS Office
4 7 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) BASE24
2 5 (1.53%) SAP hybris
3 4 (1.22%) Magento
4 3 (0.92%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.31%) Primavera
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.31%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.53%) IaaS
1 5 (1.53%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.06%) LAN
2 9 (2.75%) WAN
3 7 (2.14%) Skype
4 6 (1.83%) ATM
4 6 (1.83%) Internet
5 5 (1.53%) DNS
5 5 (1.53%) Firewall
6 4 (1.22%) Network Security
7 3 (0.92%) Broadband
7 3 (0.92%) DHCP
7 3 (0.92%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.92%) VoIP
8 2 (0.61%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.61%) MPLS
8 2 (0.61%) VLAN
8 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.31%) LTE
9 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.31%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (0.31%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.67%) Data Mining
2 7 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.92%) GIS
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.61%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.31%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Git (software)
1 9 (2.75%) Subversion
2 8 (2.45%) JIRA
3 5 (1.53%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 81 (24.77%) Finance
2 31 (9.48%) Retail
3 29 (8.87%) Banking
4 14 (4.28%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.45%) Marketing
6 7 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.53%) Legal
8 4 (1.22%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.92%) Billing
9 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Back Office
10 2 (0.61%) Front Office
10 2 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (44.34%) Project Manager
2 74 (22.63%) Analyst
3 49 (14.98%) Business Analyst
4 26 (7.95%) Architect
5 22 (6.73%) Business Manager
6 19 (5.81%) Project Analyst
7 18 (5.50%) Business Project Manager
8 15 (4.59%) Developer
8 15 (4.59%) Service Manager
9 14 (4.28%) Infrastructure Manager
9 14 (4.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.36%) IT Manager
11 10 (3.06%) Business Change Manager
11 10 (3.06%) Technical Manager
12 9 (2.75%) Change Manager
12 9 (2.75%) Consultant
12 9 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (2.75%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (2.75%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.06%) Middleware
1 10 (3.06%) XML
2 9 (2.75%) .NET
2 9 (2.75%) CSS
2 9 (2.75%) HTML
3 7 (2.14%) J2EE
4 6 (1.83%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (1.83%) Entity Framework
5 5 (1.53%) Gherkin
5 5 (1.53%) jQuery
5 5 (1.53%) NHibernate
6 3 (0.92%) SOAP
6 3 (0.92%) Web Services
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.31%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.31%) JSON
7 1 (0.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.76%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.28%) User Experience
5 11 (3.36%) Life Science
6 7 (2.14%) New Media
6 7 (2.14%) NHS
7 6 (1.83%) EMV
7 6 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (1.83%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.83%) Tandem
8 5 (1.53%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.53%) EPoS
8 5 (1.53%) FMCG
9 4 (1.22%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.06%) Android
2 9 (2.75%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.45%) Unix
4 5 (1.53%) Windows
5 1 (0.31%) AIX
5 1 (0.31%) Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (26.61%) PRINCE2
2 86 (26.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (13.15%) Business Analysis
5 34 (10.40%) ITIL
6 33 (10.09%) Scrum
7 28 (8.56%) Migration
8 27 (8.26%) Change Management
9 25 (7.65%) ERP
10 22 (6.73%) E-Commerce
11 20 (6.12%) CRM
12 17 (5.20%) BDD
13 16 (4.89%) Risk Management
14 15 (4.59%) Supplier Management
15 14 (4.28%) Project Governance
15 14 (4.28%) Service Management
16 13 (3.98%) Data Management
16 13 (3.98%) SOA
16 13 (3.98%) TOGAF
16 13 (3.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.42%) SQL
2 11 (3.36%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.75%) Java
4 7 (2.14%) C#
5 6 (1.83%) COBOL
6 4 (1.22%) PHP
6 4 (1.22%) Ruby
7 3 (0.92%) C
7 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.61%) Python
9 1 (0.31%) ABAP
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.31%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (5.20%) PMP
2 15 (4.59%) Degree
3 14 (4.28%) PMI Certification
4 12 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.14%) ISEB
5 7 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.53%) APMP
6 5 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.61%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.31%) ACSA
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.31%) MCDST
9 1 (0.31%) MCITP
9 1 (0.31%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.98%) QA
2 7 (2.14%) AIFMD
2 7 (2.14%) UCITS
3 4 (1.22%) GMP
4 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.92%) P3O
5 2 (0.61%) COBIT
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) SCCM
1 2 (0.61%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.34%) SAP
3 15 (4.59%) Oracle
4 13 (3.98%) IBM
5 9 (2.75%) Citrix
5 9 (2.75%) Sitecore
6 8 (2.45%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.14%) Wyse
8 5 (1.53%) HP
8 5 (1.53%) hybris
9 4 (1.22%) Cisco
9 4 (1.22%) LANDesk
10 3 (0.92%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.92%) VMware
11 2 (0.61%) Adobe
11 2 (0.61%) EMC
11 2 (0.61%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.61%) Tableau
12 1 (0.31%) Sonus
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