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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 8 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 186 154 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.15% 9.97% 10.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.75% 10.43% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 88 67
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
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
1731 1476 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.60% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 814 625
Median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 68
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -9 3 £214 -47.52% 1
Wigan - 2 £431 -
Oldham -1 1 £375 -19.35% 1
Salford -8 1 - -
Bury - 1 £463 -
Rochdale - 1 £350 -
Sale - 1 £425 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 143 (42.81%) Project Management
2 97 (29.04%) PRINCE2
3 77 (23.05%) Finance
4 62 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (10.78%) Migration
6 36 (10.78%) Change Management
6 36 (10.78%) Data Centre
7 35 (10.48%) Retail
8 32 (9.58%) Banking
9 30 (8.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 25 (7.49%) PMI Certification
10 25 (7.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 24 (7.19%) CRM
12 23 (6.89%) Supplier Management
13 20 (5.99%) PMP
13 20 (5.99%) E-Commerce
13 20 (5.99%) ERP
13 20 (5.99%) Microsoft
13 20 (5.99%) MS Project
14 19 (5.69%) ITIL
14 19 (5.69%) Scrum
15 18 (5.39%) Business Analysis
16 15 (4.49%) Programme Management
16 15 (4.49%) Windows
16 15 (4.49%) Line Management
17 14 (4.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 14 (4.19%) Project Planning
18 13 (3.89%) Oracle
18 13 (3.89%) SAP

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 6 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.20%) SAS
3 3 (0.90%) CMS
3 3 (0.90%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.30%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (5.99%) MS Project
2 11 (3.29%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.90%) MS Office
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.20%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.20%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Maximo
4 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.30%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.30%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.40%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.10%) Office 365
3 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.80%) Intranet
1 6 (1.80%) SMS
2 5 (1.50%) Firewall
3 4 (1.20%) LAN
3 4 (1.20%) Network Security
3 4 (1.20%) Skype
4 3 (0.90%) WAN
5 2 (0.60%) 4G
5 2 (0.60%) Internet
5 2 (0.60%) MPLS
5 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.30%) ADSL
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.30%) DHCP
6 1 (0.30%) DWDM
6 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.30%) PSTN
6 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (0.60%) MS Access
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.30%) DB2
3 1 (0.30%) QlikView
3 1 (0.30%) SAS EBI
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) JIRA
1 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (23.05%) Finance
2 35 (10.48%) Retail
3 32 (9.58%) Banking
4 10 (2.99%) Marketing
5 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.20%) Legal
6 4 (1.20%) Local Government
7 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Back Office
8 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Games
8 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.80%) .NET
2 2 (0.60%) Middleware
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.60%) XML
3 1 (0.30%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.30%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.30%) CSS
3 1 (0.30%) HTML
3 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.78%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.59%) NHS
2 12 (3.59%) PMI
3 11 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.80%) Copywriting
5 6 (1.80%) FMCG
6 5 (1.50%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.60%) CCTV
7 2 (0.60%) CMDB
7 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.60%) EPoS
7 2 (0.60%) Life Science
7 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.30%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.30%) SystemC
8 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.49%) Windows
2 10 (2.99%) Unix
3 4 (1.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.60%) Linux
4 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.30%) AIX
5 1 (0.30%) HPUX
5 1 (0.30%) OS/2
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Solaris
5 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (42.81%) Project Management
2 97 (29.04%) PRINCE2
3 62 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (10.78%) Change Management
5 36 (10.78%) Migration
6 24 (7.19%) CRM
7 23 (6.89%) Supplier Management
8 20 (5.99%) E-Commerce
8 20 (5.99%) ERP
9 19 (5.69%) ITIL
9 19 (5.69%) Scrum
10 18 (5.39%) Business Analysis
11 15 (4.49%) Line Management
11 15 (4.49%) Programme Management
12 14 (4.19%) Project Planning
12 14 (4.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (3.59%) Asset Management
13 12 (3.59%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.90%) JavaScript
1 3 (0.90%) SQL
2 2 (0.60%) Java
2 2 (0.60%) PHP
3 1 (0.30%) C
3 1 (0.30%) C#
3 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (8.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 25 (7.49%) PMI Certification
2 25 (7.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 20 (5.99%) PMP
4 10 (2.99%) Degree
5 7 (2.10%) PgMP
6 5 (1.50%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.90%) APMP
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.99%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) AIFMD
2 7 (2.10%) UCITS
3 4 (1.20%) GMP
4 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.90%) SLA
5 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (5.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.89%) Oracle
2 13 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (3.89%) SAP
3 9 (2.69%) Google
4 6 (1.80%) Citrix
4 6 (1.80%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 6 (1.80%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (0.90%) Cisco
6 3 (0.90%) hybris
6 3 (0.90%) IBM
6 3 (0.90%) VMware
7 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.60%) BT
7 2 (0.60%) HP
7 2 (0.60%) Lotus
7 2 (0.60%) Progress
7 2 (0.60%) Remedy
7 2 (0.60%) Teradata
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