The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 14 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 134 104 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.76% 10.75% 6.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.54% 11.44% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 41
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £92.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1271 909 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.57% 94.00% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 410 625
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 88 81
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £61.00 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Project Manager
North West

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 4 £400 +6.66%
Oldham - 3 £300 -
Sale - 1 £400 -
Altrincham - 1 £370 -
Bolton - 1 £400 -
Wigan - 1 £500 -
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Salford - - - - 2
Rochdale - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 95 (41.30%) Project Management
2 78 (33.91%) Finance
3 69 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 60 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (16.96%) Banking
6 35 (15.22%) Retail
7 28 (12.17%) Windows
8 24 (10.43%) CRM
9 23 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 20 (8.70%) Migration
11 17 (7.39%) SAP
12 16 (6.96%) Project Planning
13 15 (6.52%) MS Excel
13 15 (6.52%) Change Management
14 14 (6.09%) Telecoms
14 14 (6.09%) UNIX
14 14 (6.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 13 (5.65%) MS Project
15 13 (5.65%) Oracle
16 12 (5.22%) Mainframe
16 12 (5.22%) ITIL
16 12 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (4.78%) SharePoint
17 11 (4.78%) E-Commerce
17 11 (4.78%) WAN
17 11 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 11 (4.78%) Change Control
18 10 (4.35%) Management Information System
18 10 (4.35%) Risk Management
18 10 (4.35%) Information Security

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.61%) Lync
2 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.30%) CMS
3 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.65%) MS Project
3 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.30%) MS Office
5 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.17%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.74%) Maximo
3 4 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) SaaS
1 3 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.78%) WAN
2 9 (3.91%) Firewall
3 7 (3.04%) LAN
4 5 (2.17%) Internet
5 4 (1.74%) NAS
5 4 (1.74%) SAN
6 3 (1.30%) MPLS
7 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.87%) NGN
7 2 (0.87%) VoIP
7 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.87%) DNS
7 2 (0.87%) SSL
8 1 (0.43%) DMZ
8 1 (0.43%) Network Security
8 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.30%) QlikView
2 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.43%) DB2
4 1 (0.43%) Ingres
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 78 (33.91%) Finance
2 39 (16.96%) Banking
3 35 (15.22%) Retail
4 14 (6.09%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.48%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.48%) Billing
6 6 (2.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.61%) .NET
2 2 (0.87%) HTML
2 2 (0.87%) XML
2 2 (0.87%) XHTML
2 2 (0.87%) Middleware
3 1 (0.43%) WCF
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.22%) Mainframe
2 10 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.04%) PMI
4 6 (2.61%) Economics
5 5 (2.17%) NHS
5 5 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.74%) FMCG
7 3 (1.30%) Interactive TV
8 2 (0.87%) Social Media
8 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.87%) AS400
8 2 (0.87%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.43%) Informatics
9 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.43%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.43%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.43%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.17%) Windows
2 14 (6.09%) UNIX
3 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.74%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.74%) Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.43%) Android
5 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (41.30%) Project Management
2 69 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 60 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (10.43%) CRM
5 20 (8.70%) Migration
6 16 (6.96%) Project Planning
7 15 (6.52%) Change Management
8 12 (5.22%) ITIL
8 12 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.78%) E-Commerce
9 11 (4.78%) Change Control
10 10 (4.35%) Information Security
10 10 (4.35%) Risk Management
11 9 (3.91%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.91%) Supplier Management
12 7 (3.04%) ERP
13 6 (2.61%) PRINCE
13 6 (2.61%) Scrum
13 6 (2.61%) Infrastructure Management
14 5 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.17%) Java
1 5 (2.17%) SQL
2 2 (0.87%) VBScript
2 2 (0.87%) VB
2 2 (0.87%) Perl
2 2 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (6.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (3.04%) PMP
3 7 (3.04%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.17%) Degree
5 2 (0.87%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
6 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) CISA
6 1 (0.43%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.43%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Novell Identity Manager
1 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.39%) SAP
3 13 (5.65%) Oracle
4 10 (4.35%) VMware
5 9 (3.91%) Cisco
6 8 (3.48%) IBM
7 4 (1.74%) Juniper
8 3 (1.30%) Citrix
8 3 (1.30%) NetApp
8 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.30%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.30%) Splunk
9 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.87%) Kofax
9 2 (0.87%) ATG
9 2 (0.87%) Novell
9 2 (0.87%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.87%) Avaya
9 2 (0.87%) Adobe
9 2 (0.87%) Siebel
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