The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 13 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.65% 9.26% 9.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 10.93% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 14
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£572 £525 £437
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +20.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £543 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
178 183 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 90.82% 84.72% 90.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 120 113
Average daily rate £375 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Middlesex region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Middlesex region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 14 (46.67%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (23.33%) PMP
3 7 (23.33%) PMI Certification
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) SAP
5 5 (16.67%) CISSP
5 5 (16.67%) CISM
5 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 5 (16.67%) GIAC
5 5 (16.67%) Information Security
5 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 4 (13.33%) Human Factors
6 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.00%) JD Edwards
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) ERP
7 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
7 3 (10.00%) SAP CRM
8 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (6.67%) Retail
8 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.67%) C
8 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (6.67%) LAN
8 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP CRM
2 2 (6.67%) Demantra
3 1 (3.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.33%) Human Factors
2 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) EPoS
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Customer Insight
6 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) PMP
1 7 (23.33%) PMI Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CISM
2 5 (16.67%) GIAC
2 5 (16.67%) CISSP
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) ATG
3 1 (3.33%) Endeca
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft