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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 30 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 105 191 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.74% 10.18% 9.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 10.72% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 113 65
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +30.30%
Project Manager
North West

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
1730 1782 1309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.54% 94.94% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1029 801
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 72 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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
Stockport -6 3 £405 - 2
Bolton -5 2 £400 +11.88% 1
Salford -13 2 £385 -21.42%
Oldham 0 1 £351 +0.76%
Audenshaw - 1 - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 126 (46.32%) Project Management
2 81 (29.78%) PRINCE2
3 77 (28.31%) Finance
4 73 (26.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (16.18%) Migration
5 44 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (15.44%) Retail
6 42 (15.44%) Data Centre
7 22 (8.09%) Change Management
8 19 (6.99%) Business Analysis
9 18 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.25%) Telecoms
11 16 (5.88%) Scrum
12 15 (5.51%) Banking
12 15 (5.51%) SAP
12 15 (5.51%) Microsoft
13 14 (5.15%) MS Project
13 14 (5.15%) NHS
13 14 (5.15%) Risk Management
14 13 (4.78%) PMP
15 12 (4.41%) Project Governance
15 12 (4.41%) PMI Certification
16 11 (4.04%) ITIL
16 11 (4.04%) Customer Engagement
17 10 (3.68%) Security Cleared
17 10 (3.68%) Matrix Organization
17 10 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 9 (3.31%) GAP Analysis
18 9 (3.31%) Oracle

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 (1.10%) CMS
1 3 (1.10%) SAS
1 3 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
2 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.37%) IIS
3 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (5.15%) MS Project
2 6 (2.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.84%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.10%) SAP MII
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.74%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Maximo
4 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.37%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.10%) Office 365
3 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.94%) LAN
2 7 (2.57%) WAN
3 5 (1.84%) Firewall
4 4 (1.47%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.10%) MPLS
5 3 (1.10%) PSTN
5 3 (1.10%) VoIP
5 3 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.37%) Broadband
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) Internet
7 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.37%) Network Security
7 1 (0.37%) SAN
7 1 (0.37%) SSL
7 1 (0.37%) VPN
7 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.74%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (0.74%) Spatial Data
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.37%) DB2
3 1 (0.37%) QlikView
3 1 (0.37%) SAS EBI
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (28.31%) Finance
2 42 (15.44%) Retail
3 17 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.51%) Banking
5 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.10%) Advertising
6 3 (1.10%) Legal
6 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.10%) Marketing
7 2 (0.74%) Billing
7 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.47%) .NET
2 2 (0.74%) HTML
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.74%) XML
3 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.37%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.37%) CSS
3 1 (0.37%) HTML5
3 1 (0.37%) OLE
3 1 (0.37%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (0.37%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.44%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.15%) NHS
3 7 (2.57%) FMCG
3 7 (2.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.47%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.10%) EPoS
7 3 (1.10%) New Media
7 3 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.10%) SCADA
8 2 (0.74%) CCTV
8 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.37%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.21%) Windows
2 2 (0.74%) AIX
2 2 (0.74%) Linux
2 2 (0.74%) Unix
2 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
2 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.37%) HPUX
3 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.37%) Solaris
3 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (46.32%) Project Management
2 81 (29.78%) PRINCE2
3 73 (26.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (16.18%) Migration
5 22 (8.09%) Change Management
6 19 (6.99%) Business Analysis
7 17 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 16 (5.88%) Scrum
9 14 (5.15%) Risk Management
10 12 (4.41%) Project Governance
11 11 (4.04%) Customer Engagement
11 11 (4.04%) ITIL
12 10 (3.68%) Matrix Organization
13 9 (3.31%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (2.94%) Data Migration
14 8 (2.94%) ERP
15 7 (2.57%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (2.57%) CRM
15 7 (2.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.10%) SQL
2 2 (0.74%) C
2 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.37%) C#
3 1 (0.37%) Java
3 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (4.78%) PMP
3 12 (4.41%) PMI Certification
4 10 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (3.68%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.57%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.84%) APMP
7 3 (1.10%) Degree
8 2 (0.74%) ISEB
9 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.94%) QA
2 7 (2.57%) AIFMD
2 7 (2.57%) UCITS
3 3 (1.10%) GMP
4 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
5 1 (0.37%) FATCA
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) SCCM
2 3 (1.10%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (5.51%) Microsoft
1 15 (5.51%) SAP
2 9 (3.31%) Oracle
3 8 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.84%) Cisco
5 4 (1.47%) IBM
6 3 (1.10%) Citrix
6 3 (1.10%) Google
6 3 (1.10%) HP
6 3 (1.10%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.10%) VMware
7 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.74%) Cadence
7 2 (0.74%) EMC
7 2 (0.74%) Lotus
7 2 (0.74%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.74%) Tableau
7 2 (0.74%) Teradata
8 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
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