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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 22 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 83 151 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.27% 8.35% 11.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 8.75% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 87 91
Median daily rate £400 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £561 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%

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
1253 1725 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.36% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 991 814
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 53
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.30 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 0 6 £398 +22.30%
Salford - 3 £310 - 1
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 85 (42.71%) Project Management
2 58 (29.15%) PRINCE2
3 52 (26.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (24.12%) Finance
5 37 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (17.59%) Migration
7 23 (11.56%) Retail
8 18 (9.05%) Risk Management
8 18 (9.05%) Telecoms
9 17 (8.54%) Oracle
10 16 (8.04%) Data Centre
11 14 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 13 (6.53%) Banking
12 13 (6.53%) Scrum
12 13 (6.53%) PMO
13 12 (6.03%) Security Cleared
14 11 (5.53%) Project Governance
15 10 (5.03%) QA
15 10 (5.03%) Change Management
15 10 (5.03%) Microsoft
15 10 (5.03%) WAN
16 9 (4.52%) ITIL
16 9 (4.52%) SQL
16 9 (4.52%) PMP
16 9 (4.52%) Programme Management
16 9 (4.52%) SC Cleared
16 9 (4.52%) Business Analysis
17 8 (4.02%) Project Planning
17 8 (4.02%) PMI Certification

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 (1.51%) Drupal
2 2 (1.01%) CMS
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (3.52%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.01%) MS Project
4 3 (1.51%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.01%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.01%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.50%) Magento
5 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.03%) WAN
2 7 (3.52%) LAN
3 6 (3.02%) VoIP
4 3 (1.51%) Firewall
4 3 (1.51%) Internet
4 3 (1.51%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.51%) NFC
4 3 (1.51%) PSTN
4 3 (1.51%) RFID
4 3 (1.51%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.50%) BGP
6 1 (0.50%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.50%) IGRP
6 1 (0.50%) Intranet
6 1 (0.50%) MPLS
6 1 (0.50%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.50%) OSPF
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.50%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) JIRA
2 2 (1.01%) GitLab
3 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (24.12%) Finance
2 23 (11.56%) Retail
3 18 (9.05%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.53%) Banking
5 5 (2.51%) Local Government
6 4 (2.01%) Advertising
6 4 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.01%) Games
8 2 (1.01%) Law
8 2 (1.01%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.51%) HTML
1 3 (1.51%) HTML5
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.50%) Middleware
2 1 (0.50%) Web Services
2 1 (0.50%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.02%) NHS
3 5 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.51%) Life Science
4 4 (2.01%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.01%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.01%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.51%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.51%) PMI
6 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.01%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.50%) Fintech
7 1 (0.50%) FMCG
7 1 (0.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.02%) Windows
2 5 (2.51%) Android
2 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.51%) Unix
3 3 (1.51%) Linux
4 1 (0.50%) AIX
4 1 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (42.71%) Project Management
2 58 (29.15%) PRINCE2
3 52 (26.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (17.59%) Migration
6 18 (9.05%) Risk Management
7 13 (6.53%) Scrum
8 11 (5.53%) Project Governance
9 10 (5.03%) Change Management
10 9 (4.52%) Business Analysis
10 9 (4.52%) ITIL
10 9 (4.52%) Programme Management
11 8 (4.02%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.52%) Change Control
12 7 (3.52%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.52%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.52%) Quality Management
12 7 (3.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (3.02%) Process Improvement
13 6 (3.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.52%) SQL
2 3 (1.51%) C#
2 3 (1.51%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.01%) Java
3 2 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 14 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.52%) PMP
3 9 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.02%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.51%) APMP
5 3 (1.51%) Degree
5 3 (1.51%) ISEB
5 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.50%) APMG
7 1 (0.50%) CCIE
7 1 (0.50%) CCNA
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.53%) PMO
2 10 (5.03%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) RACF
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.51%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (8.54%) Oracle
2 10 (5.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.01%) arcserve
4 2 (1.01%) Cisco
4 2 (1.01%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.01%) SAP
4 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.01%) Workday
5 1 (0.50%) Actimize
5 1 (0.50%) ATG
5 1 (0.50%) BT
5 1 (0.50%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.50%) F5
5 1 (0.50%) hybris
5 1 (0.50%) IBM
5 1 (0.50%) Juniper
5 1 (0.50%) Openreach
5 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.50%) PlateSpin
5 1 (0.50%) VMware
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