The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 16 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 102 146 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.40% 7.60% 9.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.77% 8.01% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 78 72
Median daily rate £383 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.12 £31.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-16.40% -20.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 1823 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.90% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 1043 809
Median daily rate £375 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% +7.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 54 68
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 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
Bolton +2 5 £405 +24.61% 1
Salford - 3 £355 -
Wigan 0 2 £395 -12.22%
Bury - 1 £525 -
Stockport - 1 £470 - 3
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 90 (43.48%) Project Management
2 68 (32.85%) PRINCE2
3 61 (29.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (23.67%) Finance
5 41 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (18.36%) Migration
7 28 (13.53%) Retail
8 21 (10.14%) Telecoms
9 20 (9.66%) Data Centre
10 19 (9.18%) Scrum
11 18 (8.70%) Risk Management
11 18 (8.70%) Oracle
12 14 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (6.28%) Change Management
14 12 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 12 (5.80%) Security Cleared
15 11 (5.31%) Project Governance
16 10 (4.83%) QA
16 10 (4.83%) PMP
16 10 (4.83%) WAN
17 9 (4.35%) PMI Certification
17 9 (4.35%) SQL
17 9 (4.35%) E-Commerce
17 9 (4.35%) Business Analysis
17 9 (4.35%) SC Cleared
18 8 (3.86%) Programme Management
18 8 (3.86%) ITIL
18 8 (3.86%) SAP
18 8 (3.86%) Microsoft
18 8 (3.86%) NHS

Project Manager Skill Set
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 3 (1.45%) Drupal
2 2 (0.97%) CMS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (2.90%) MS Project
1 6 (2.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.45%) SAP MII
4 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.48%) Magento
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.48%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.48%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.90%) Office 365
2 3 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.83%) WAN
2 7 (3.38%) LAN
3 6 (2.90%) VoIP
4 3 (1.45%) Firewall
4 3 (1.45%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.45%) PSTN
4 3 (1.45%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.97%) Broadband
5 2 (0.97%) Internet
5 2 (0.97%) NFC
5 2 (0.97%) RFID
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.48%) MPLS
6 1 (0.48%) Skype
6 1 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.48%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (1.45%) JIRA
2 2 (0.97%) GitLab
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (23.67%) Finance
2 28 (13.53%) Retail
3 21 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.90%) Banking
5 6 (2.90%) Local Government
6 4 (1.93%) Advertising
7 3 (1.45%) Games
7 3 (1.45%) Legal
8 2 (0.97%) Billing
8 2 (0.97%) Law
8 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.42%) HTML
2 4 (1.93%) HTML5
3 2 (0.97%) .NET
3 2 (0.97%) WebGL
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.66%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.86%) NHS
3 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.42%) FMCG
4 4 (1.93%) Life Science
4 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.93%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.45%) PMI
5 3 (1.45%) SCADA
6 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.97%) New Media
6 2 (0.97%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.97%) User Experience
7 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.48%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.42%) Android
1 5 (2.42%) Apple iOS
1 5 (2.42%) Unix
1 5 (2.42%) Windows
2 2 (0.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (43.48%) Project Management
2 68 (32.85%) PRINCE2
3 61 (29.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (18.36%) Migration
6 19 (9.18%) Scrum
7 18 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 13 (6.28%) Change Management
9 11 (5.31%) Project Governance
10 9 (4.35%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.86%) ITIL
11 8 (3.86%) Programme Management
12 7 (3.38%) Change Control
12 7 (3.38%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.38%) Quality Management
12 7 (3.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (2.90%) Facilities Management
13 6 (2.90%) SDLC
13 6 (2.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.35%) SQL
2 4 (1.93%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.45%) C#
4 2 (0.97%) Java
4 2 (0.97%) PHP
5 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.83%) PMP
4 9 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.93%) APMP
5 4 (1.93%) Degree
6 3 (1.45%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) APMG
7 1 (0.48%) CCIE
7 1 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.48%) CISSP
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.83%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) GDPR
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.48%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.45%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (8.70%) Oracle
2 8 (3.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.86%) SAP
3 4 (1.93%) arcserve
4 3 (1.45%) Cisco
5 2 (0.97%) Hyperion
5 2 (0.97%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.97%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.48%) ATG
6 1 (0.48%) BT
6 1 (0.48%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.48%) EMC
6 1 (0.48%) HP
6 1 (0.48%) hybris
6 1 (0.48%) IBM
6 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.48%) NetApp
6 1 (0.48%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.48%) Openreach
6 1 (0.48%) Workday
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