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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 7 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 181 103 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.82% 8.44% 7.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.71% 9.02% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 60 46
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£419 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £319 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.48%
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
1424 1142 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.01% 93.61% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 606 425
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 53 80
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.32 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Oldham - 14 £300 -
Bolton +3 1 - - 5
Altrincham -1 1 - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 124 (41.33%) Project Management
2 120 (40.00%) Finance
3 92 (30.67%) PRINCE2
4 61 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (15.00%) Banking
6 40 (13.33%) Migration
7 32 (10.67%) Retail
8 30 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (8.33%) MS Project
9 25 (8.33%) Citrix
10 22 (7.33%) Microsoft
10 22 (7.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 18 (6.00%) SAP
11 18 (6.00%) Oracle
11 18 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 16 (5.33%) ITIL
13 14 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (4.67%) Scrum
13 14 (4.67%) Programme Management
14 13 (4.33%) PRINCE
14 13 (4.33%) SQL
14 13 (4.33%) MS Excel
14 13 (4.33%) Change Control
15 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (4.00%) Data Migration
15 12 (4.00%) Supplier Management
15 12 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
16 11 (3.67%) Degree
17 10 (3.33%) Matrix Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (2.67%) IBM Notes
1 8 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.67%) SAS
4 1 (0.33%) CMS
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (8.33%) MS Project
2 13 (4.33%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.00%) MS Office
5 4 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.00%) Agresso
2 3 (1.00%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.67%) Tridion
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) Summit
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.33%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.33%) Finacle
4 1 (0.33%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) SAN
2 5 (1.67%) WAN
3 3 (1.00%) LAN
3 3 (1.00%) Firewall
4 2 (0.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.67%) Intranet
4 2 (0.67%) NGN
4 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
5 1 (0.33%) MPLS
5 1 (0.33%) OSPF
5 1 (0.33%) DVB
5 1 (0.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.33%) VLAN
5 1 (0.33%) VPLS
5 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.33%) VoIP
5 1 (0.33%) DMZ
5 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.67%) OLAP
1 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (0.33%) QlikView
2 1 (0.33%) Big Data
2 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 120 (40.00%) Finance
2 45 (15.00%) Banking
3 32 (10.67%) Retail
4 9 (3.00%) Local Government
5 8 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 8 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.00%) Legal
8 4 (1.33%) Marketing
9 3 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.00%) Law
9 3 (1.00%) Back Office
10 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.67%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.67%) .NET
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.33%) NHS
3 6 (2.00%) PMI
4 4 (1.33%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.00%) Statistics
5 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.00%) Life Science
5 3 (1.00%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.67%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.67%) AS400
6 2 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.67%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.00%) Windows
2 5 (1.67%) Windows XP
2 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (1.33%) UNIX
4 3 (1.00%) Solaris
5 1 (0.33%) Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (41.33%) Project Management
2 92 (30.67%) PRINCE2
3 61 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (13.33%) Migration
5 30 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (7.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 18 (6.00%) E-Commerce
8 16 (5.33%) ITIL
9 14 (4.67%) Scrum
9 14 (4.67%) Programme Management
10 13 (4.33%) PRINCE
10 13 (4.33%) Change Control
11 12 (4.00%) Supplier Management
11 12 (4.00%) Data Migration
12 10 (3.33%) Matrix Management
13 9 (3.00%) Project Planning
13 9 (3.00%) Change Management
13 9 (3.00%) Risk Management
14 8 (2.67%) CRM
15 7 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.33%) SQL
2 10 (3.33%) Java
3 4 (1.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.67%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.33%) C#
5 1 (0.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (3.67%) Degree
4 10 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.00%) VCP4
6 4 (1.33%) PMP
7 2 (0.67%) HNC
7 2 (0.67%) HND
7 2 (0.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.67%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.33%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) FATCA
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.67%) XenApp
2 2 (0.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (8.33%) Citrix
2 22 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.00%) Oracle
3 18 (6.00%) SAP
4 8 (2.67%) Lotus
4 8 (2.67%) VMware
5 4 (1.33%) Progress
5 4 (1.33%) Dell
6 3 (1.00%) hybris
7 2 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.67%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco
7 2 (0.67%) Capita
8 1 (0.33%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.33%) Google
8 1 (0.33%) Teradata
8 1 (0.33%) Actimize
8 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.33%) Sage
8 1 (0.33%) CheckPoint
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