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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 16 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 103 139 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.90% 11.39% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.31% 12.09% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 69 41
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£420 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £299 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £55.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
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
1239 1150 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 94.26% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 590 637
Average daily rate £330 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 93 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £10.50 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 3 £375 - 3
Salford -4 3 £431 +15.00% 1
Stockport -5 1 £430 - 2
Bury - 1 £175 - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 96 (39.83%) Project Management
2 94 (39.00%) Finance
3 69 (28.63%) PRINCE2
4 55 (22.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (20.75%) Banking
6 32 (13.28%) Retail
7 27 (11.20%) Migration
8 25 (10.37%) Windows
9 24 (9.96%) SAP
10 18 (7.47%) UNIX
10 18 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (7.05%) MS Project
12 16 (6.64%) CRM
13 15 (6.22%) Information Security
14 14 (5.81%) Change Management
14 14 (5.81%) Mainframe
15 13 (5.39%) Management Information System
15 13 (5.39%) Oracle
15 13 (5.39%) WAN
16 12 (4.98%) Microsoft
16 12 (4.98%) MS Excel
16 12 (4.98%) Economics
17 11 (4.56%) Change Control
17 11 (4.56%) E-Commerce
17 11 (4.56%) PMI Certification
17 11 (4.56%) Telecoms
17 11 (4.56%) Scrum
18 10 (4.15%) PMI
18 10 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 9 (3.73%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.66%) Lync
3 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.24%) CMS
4 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.83%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (7.05%) MS Project
2 12 (4.98%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.07%) MS Office
4 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.66%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.83%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.39%) WAN
2 5 (2.07%) LAN
3 3 (1.24%) SAN
3 3 (1.24%) Firewall
4 2 (0.83%) Intranet
4 2 (0.83%) Internet
4 2 (0.83%) DNS
4 2 (0.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.41%) DMZ
5 1 (0.41%) VoIP
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.41%) ATM
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) NAS
5 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.66%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.24%) DB2
2 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.24%) QlikView
2 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.41%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.66%) JIRA
General
1 94 (39.00%) Finance
2 50 (20.75%) Banking
3 32 (13.28%) Retail
4 11 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.73%) Billing
6 6 (2.49%) Marketing
7 5 (2.07%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.83%) Back Office
9 2 (0.83%) Advertising
9 2 (0.83%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.66%) .NET
2 2 (0.83%) Web Services
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.81%) Mainframe
2 13 (5.39%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.98%) Economics
4 10 (4.15%) PMI
5 6 (2.49%) NHS
6 5 (2.07%) FMCG
6 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.83%) New Media
8 2 (0.83%) Social Media
8 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) Life Science
8 2 (0.83%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Informatics
9 1 (0.41%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.41%) DTV
9 1 (0.41%) GIS
9 1 (0.41%) DataPower
9 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.37%) Windows
2 18 (7.47%) UNIX
3 8 (3.32%) Linux
4 4 (1.66%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (39.83%) Project Management
2 69 (28.63%) PRINCE2
3 55 (22.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (11.20%) Migration
5 18 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (6.64%) CRM
7 15 (6.22%) Information Security
8 14 (5.81%) Change Management
9 11 (4.56%) E-Commerce
9 11 (4.56%) Scrum
9 11 (4.56%) Change Control
10 9 (3.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (3.73%) Programme Management
11 8 (3.32%) Data Migration
11 8 (3.32%) Budget Control
12 7 (2.90%) Business Analysis
12 7 (2.90%) Supplier Management
12 7 (2.90%) PRINCE
13 6 (2.49%) Process Management
13 6 (2.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.07%) SQL
2 4 (1.66%) Java
3 2 (0.83%) VBScript
3 2 (0.83%) VB
3 2 (0.83%) ABAP
3 2 (0.83%) SQR
Qualifications
1 11 (4.56%) PMI Certification
2 10 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (3.73%) PMP
4 4 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) Degree
7 1 (0.41%) HNC
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (9.96%) SAP
2 13 (5.39%) Oracle
3 12 (4.98%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.32%) Citrix
4 8 (3.32%) Cisco
5 4 (1.66%) IBM
5 4 (1.66%) Juniper
6 3 (1.24%) VMware
6 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.24%) Splunk
6 3 (1.24%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (1.24%) HP
7 2 (0.83%) 3PAR
7 2 (0.83%) NetApp
7 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.83%) Kofax
7 2 (0.83%) Sybase
7 2 (0.83%) Interwoven
7 2 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.41%) Sun
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