The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 15 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 131 144 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.53% 11.84% 7.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.12% 12.59% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 51
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£425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £475 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £55.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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
1295 1144 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.25% 94.08% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 585 669
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £211 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 88 112
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 4 £379 - 1
Stockport -1 1 £400 - 3
Bury - 1 £175 -
Rochdale - 1 £400 -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Wigan - - - - 4
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 108 (42.19%) Finance
2 107 (41.80%) Project Management
3 82 (32.03%) PRINCE2
4 63 (24.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (18.75%) Banking
6 32 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (11.72%) Migration
8 27 (10.55%) Retail
8 27 (10.55%) Windows
9 24 (9.38%) SAP
10 18 (7.03%) Oracle
11 17 (6.64%) MS Project
11 17 (6.64%) UNIX
12 15 (5.86%) Mainframe
12 15 (5.86%) Information Security
13 14 (5.47%) Active Directory
14 13 (5.08%) PMI Certification
14 13 (5.08%) Microsoft
14 13 (5.08%) Change Management
14 13 (5.08%) Management Information System
15 12 (4.69%) Citrix
15 12 (4.69%) CRM
15 12 (4.69%) Economics
15 12 (4.69%) Data Migration
16 11 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (4.30%) MS Excel
16 11 (4.30%) E-Commerce
16 11 (4.30%) PMP
16 11 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 10 (3.91%) Change Control

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.17%) Lync
3 2 (0.78%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (6.64%) MS Project
2 11 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.95%) MS Office
4 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.78%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.78%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.39%) Agresso
4 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.91%) WAN
2 6 (2.34%) LAN
3 3 (1.17%) DNS
3 3 (1.17%) SAN
3 3 (1.17%) Intranet
3 3 (1.17%) Firewall
4 2 (0.78%) Internet
4 2 (0.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.39%) DMZ
5 1 (0.39%) VoIP
5 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) DVB
5 1 (0.39%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.39%) VLAN
5 1 (0.39%) NAS
5 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.39%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.56%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.17%) DB2
2 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.17%) QlikView
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.39%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 108 (42.19%) Finance
2 48 (18.75%) Banking
3 27 (10.55%) Retail
4 10 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.52%) Billing
6 7 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.95%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.95%) Marketing
8 4 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.17%) Back Office
9 3 (1.17%) Legal
10 2 (0.78%) Advertising
10 2 (0.78%) Games
10 2 (0.78%) Local Government
11 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.39%) Electronics
11 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (1.56%) .NET
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.86%) Mainframe
2 13 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.69%) Economics
4 10 (3.91%) PMI
5 9 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.73%) NHS
7 5 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.95%) User Experience
8 4 (1.56%) FMCG
9 2 (0.78%) Social Media
9 2 (0.78%) New Media
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.78%) Life Science
9 2 (0.78%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.78%) DTV
10 1 (0.39%) GIS
10 1 (0.39%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.55%) Windows
2 17 (6.64%) UNIX
3 8 (3.13%) Linux
4 6 (2.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.17%) Solaris
6 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (41.80%) Project Management
2 82 (32.03%) PRINCE2
3 63 (24.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.72%) Migration
6 15 (5.86%) Information Security
7 13 (5.08%) Change Management
8 12 (4.69%) CRM
8 12 (4.69%) Data Migration
9 11 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (4.30%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.91%) PRINCE
10 10 (3.91%) Scrum
10 10 (3.91%) Change Control
11 9 (3.52%) Programme Management
11 9 (3.52%) ERP
12 8 (3.13%) Risk Management
12 8 (3.13%) Budget Control
12 8 (3.13%) Supplier Management
12 8 (3.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.56%) Java
1 4 (1.56%) SQL
2 2 (0.78%) VBScript
2 2 (0.78%) VB
2 2 (0.78%) ABAP
2 2 (0.78%) SQR
Qualifications
1 13 (5.08%) PMI Certification
2 11 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (4.30%) PMP
3 9 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.56%) Degree
4 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) HNC
6 2 (0.78%) HND
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (0.39%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (9.38%) SAP
2 18 (7.03%) Oracle
3 13 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.69%) Citrix
5 5 (1.95%) IBM
6 4 (1.56%) Cisco
7 3 (1.17%) HP
7 3 (1.17%) VMware
7 3 (1.17%) Splunk
7 3 (1.17%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (0.78%) 3PAR
8 2 (0.78%) Adobe
8 2 (0.78%) Sybase
8 2 (0.78%) Interwoven
8 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.78%) Kofax
9 1 (0.39%) ATG
9 1 (0.39%) FatWire
9 1 (0.39%) Avaya
9 1 (0.39%) NetApp
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