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 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 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 14 10 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 102 120 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.33% 11.56% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.78% 12.36% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 62 35
Average daily rate
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£413 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £290 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £92.50 £92.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1162 971 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.86% 93.55% 91.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 488 577
Average daily rate £330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 77 99
Average hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -19.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £27.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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 11 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 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
Stockport - 1 £430 - 3
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 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 96 (39.51%) Project Management
2 89 (36.63%) Finance
3 67 (27.57%) PRINCE2
4 57 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (18.52%) Banking
6 33 (13.58%) Retail
7 27 (11.11%) Migration
7 27 (11.11%) Windows
8 23 (9.47%) SAP
9 19 (7.82%) Change Management
10 18 (7.41%) UNIX
11 17 (7.00%) CRM
12 16 (6.58%) MS Project
12 16 (6.58%) Microsoft
13 15 (6.17%) WAN
14 14 (5.76%) Mainframe
15 13 (5.35%) Information Security
15 13 (5.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (5.35%) Oracle
16 12 (4.94%) MS Excel
17 11 (4.53%) E-Commerce
17 11 (4.53%) Telecoms
17 11 (4.53%) Management Information System
17 11 (4.53%) Change Control
18 10 (4.12%) Economics
18 10 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
18 10 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (3.70%) PMI Certification
19 9 (3.70%) PMI
19 9 (3.70%) Cisco

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.65%) Lync
4 3 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.23%) CMS
4 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.82%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (6.58%) MS Project
2 12 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.65%) MS Office
5 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.23%) Maximo
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.82%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.17%) WAN
2 7 (2.88%) LAN
2 7 (2.88%) Firewall
3 3 (1.23%) SAN
4 2 (0.82%) DNS
4 2 (0.82%) SSL
4 2 (0.82%) NAS
4 2 (0.82%) Intranet
4 2 (0.82%) Internet
5 1 (0.41%) MPLS
5 1 (0.41%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) DMZ
5 1 (0.41%) VoIP
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.23%) QlikView
2 3 (1.23%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.82%) DB2
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.41%) Ingres
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
General
1 89 (36.63%) Finance
2 45 (18.52%) Banking
3 33 (13.58%) Retail
4 11 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.70%) Billing
6 7 (2.88%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.06%) Marketing
8 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Local Government
8 2 (0.82%) Back Office
8 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) Middleware
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.76%) Mainframe
2 11 (4.53%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.12%) Economics
4 9 (3.70%) PMI
5 7 (2.88%) NHS
6 6 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.06%) FMCG
8 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) Social Media
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.82%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.41%) DataPower
10 1 (0.41%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.11%) Windows
2 18 (7.41%) UNIX
3 7 (2.88%) Linux
4 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (39.51%) Project Management
2 67 (27.57%) PRINCE2
3 57 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (11.11%) Migration
5 19 (7.82%) Change Management
6 17 (7.00%) CRM
7 13 (5.35%) Information Security
8 11 (4.53%) E-Commerce
8 11 (4.53%) Change Control
9 10 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.70%) Business Analysis
11 8 (3.29%) Budget Control
11 8 (3.29%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.88%) Programme Management
12 7 (2.88%) ITIL
12 7 (2.88%) PRINCE
12 7 (2.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (2.88%) Project Planning
13 6 (2.47%) Supplier Management
13 6 (2.47%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.88%) SQL
2 3 (1.23%) Java
3 2 (0.82%) VBScript
3 2 (0.82%) VB
3 2 (0.82%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (5.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.88%) PMP
4 5 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (0.41%) HNC
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) SCOM
2 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (9.47%) SAP
2 16 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.35%) Oracle
4 9 (3.70%) Cisco
5 8 (3.29%) IBM
6 5 (2.06%) VMware
7 4 (1.65%) Juniper
8 3 (1.23%) Citrix
8 3 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.23%) Splunk
9 2 (0.82%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.82%) Kofax
9 2 (0.82%) ATG
9 2 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.82%) Northgate
9 2 (0.82%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.82%) Avaya
9 2 (0.82%) NetApp
9 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.82%) Adobe
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