The first table below looks at the demand for the Digital Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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 North West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Project Manager
Rank 134 125 136
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £308 £390
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2829 2530 2947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.43% 92.47% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1210 1497
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 196 226
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.10 £41.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Digital Project Manager
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Digital Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Digital Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Digital Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Digital Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Digital Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Manchester -1 1 £400 +6.66%
Cheshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Digital Project Manager
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Digital Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Digital 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 Digital Project Manager in their job title.

1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Validation
4 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Data Validation
6 3 (13.64%) CMS
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
7 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) SaaS
7 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Social Media
7 2 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (9.09%) Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
7 2 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) VBScript
7 2 (9.09%) VB
7 2 (9.09%) .NET
7 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.09%) DNS
7 2 (9.09%) SSL
7 2 (9.09%) Adobe

Digital Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Digital 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 Digital Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) CMS
1 3 (13.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Social Media
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.09%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.55%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Validation
3 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Data Validation
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) SEO
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) VBScript
1 2 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Interwoven