The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 Job Titles advertised 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 17 9 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 108 128 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.52% 11.48% 5.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.94% 12.26% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 65 34
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £291 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £92.50 £92.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1208 1044 1261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.34% 93.63% 90.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 525 611
Average daily rate £330 £330 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 103
Average hourly rate £15.63 £15.30 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Manchester region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Manchester region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bolton +3 3 £375 - 2
Salford -3 1 £450 +21.62% 1
Stockport - 1 £430 - 2
Altrincham - - - - 4
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 97 (40.08%) Project Management
2 89 (36.78%) Finance
3 68 (28.10%) PRINCE2
4 54 (22.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (18.18%) Banking
6 31 (12.81%) Retail
7 29 (11.98%) Windows
8 26 (10.74%) Migration
9 24 (9.92%) SAP
10 20 (8.26%) UNIX
11 18 (7.44%) Change Management
12 17 (7.02%) MS Project
13 16 (6.61%) CRM
14 15 (6.20%) Mainframe
14 15 (6.20%) Information Security
14 15 (6.20%) Microsoft
15 14 (5.79%) WAN
15 14 (5.79%) Oracle
15 14 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (5.37%) Management Information System
17 12 (4.96%) Telecoms
17 12 (4.96%) MS Excel
17 12 (4.96%) Economics
18 11 (4.55%) PMI Certification
18 11 (4.55%) E-Commerce
19 10 (4.13%) PMI
20 9 (3.72%) Billing
20 9 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
20 9 (3.72%) PMP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.65%) Lync
4 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.24%) CMS
4 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.83%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.83%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (7.02%) MS Project
2 12 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.07%) MS Office
3 5 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.24%) Maximo
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.83%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.79%) WAN
2 8 (3.31%) Firewall
3 6 (2.48%) LAN
4 4 (1.65%) SAN
5 2 (0.83%) DNS
5 2 (0.83%) SSL
5 2 (0.83%) Intranet
5 2 (0.83%) Internet
5 2 (0.83%) NAS
6 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) MPLS
6 1 (0.41%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.41%) DMZ
6 1 (0.41%) ATM
6 1 (0.41%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.65%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.24%) QlikView
3 3 (1.24%) DB2
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) EDMS
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.41%) Ingres
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
General
1 89 (36.78%) Finance
2 44 (18.18%) Banking
3 31 (12.81%) Retail
4 12 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.72%) Billing
6 6 (2.48%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.48%) Marketing
7 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Advertising
8 2 (0.83%) Back Office
8 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.41%) Middleware
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.20%) Mainframe
2 13 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.96%) Economics
4 10 (4.13%) PMI
5 8 (3.31%) NHS
6 6 (2.48%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.07%) FMCG
8 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.83%) Social Media
9 2 (0.83%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.41%) Informatics
10 1 (0.41%) Life Science
10 1 (0.41%) DataPower
10 1 (0.41%) GIS
10 1 (0.41%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.98%) Windows
2 20 (8.26%) UNIX
3 7 (2.89%) Linux
4 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (40.08%) Project Management
2 68 (28.10%) PRINCE2
3 54 (22.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (10.74%) Migration
5 18 (7.44%) Change Management
6 16 (6.61%) CRM
7 15 (6.20%) Information Security
8 14 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 9 (3.72%) Change Control
11 8 (3.31%) Business Analysis
11 8 (3.31%) Programme Management
11 8 (3.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (2.89%) Budget Control
12 7 (2.89%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.89%) Scrum
12 7 (2.89%) PRINCE
12 7 (2.89%) ITIL
13 6 (2.48%) Process Management
13 6 (2.48%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.89%) SQL
2 4 (1.65%) Java
3 2 (0.83%) VBScript
3 2 (0.83%) VB
3 2 (0.83%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 9 (3.72%) PMP
4 5 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) Degree
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) SCOM
2 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (9.92%) SAP
2 15 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.79%) Oracle
4 9 (3.72%) Cisco
5 6 (2.48%) IBM
6 5 (2.07%) VMware
7 4 (1.65%) Juniper
8 3 (1.24%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (1.24%) Splunk
8 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.24%) Citrix
9 2 (0.83%) Sybase
9 2 (0.83%) Adobe
9 2 (0.83%) HP
9 2 (0.83%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.83%) Avaya
9 2 (0.83%) NetApp
9 2 (0.83%) Kofax
9 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.83%) 3PAR
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