The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had IT Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 131 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 36 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 1.35% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.42% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 17
Median daily rate £400 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.88 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% -14.28%
IT Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3699 3452 2871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.53% 94.81% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 1950 1541
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 204 188
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT 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 IT Project Manager across the North West region.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 12 £450 +24.13% 2
Merseyside -8 9 £325 - 2
Cheshire -7 8 £425 +13.33% 1
Lancashire - 5 £375 - 1
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 31 (50.00%) Project Management
2 26 (41.94%) PRINCE2
3 19 (30.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (27.42%) Finance
5 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.90%) SDLC
6 8 (12.90%) Banking
6 8 (12.90%) Migration
7 7 (11.29%) Project Planning
8 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
8 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
8 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.68%) Information Security
8 6 (9.68%) Change Management
8 6 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (8.06%) Coaching
9 5 (8.06%) PMI Certification
9 5 (8.06%) Unix
9 5 (8.06%) MS Project
9 5 (8.06%) Supplier Management
10 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.45%) Change Control
10 4 (6.45%) ITIL
10 4 (6.45%) Linux
10 4 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (6.45%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.45%) People Management
10 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
10 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.84%) Business Transformation

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Project
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.61%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
1 3 (4.84%) Intranet
2 2 (3.23%) Network Security
2 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (1.61%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.84%) Billing
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) German Language
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Middleware
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) PMI
4 1 (1.61%) CCTV
4 1 (1.61%) iPad
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Unix
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Project Management
2 26 (41.94%) PRINCE2
3 19 (30.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.90%) Migration
5 8 (12.90%) SDLC
6 7 (11.29%) Project Planning
7 6 (9.68%) Change Management
7 6 (9.68%) Information Security
7 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.06%) Coaching
8 5 (8.06%) Supplier Management
9 4 (6.45%) Change Control
9 4 (6.45%) ITIL
9 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.45%) People Management
9 4 (6.45%) PRINCE
9 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.84%) CRM
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.84%) PMP
3 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) APMP
5 1 (1.61%) CISMP
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Hyperion
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (1.61%) BT
3 1 (1.61%) Capita
3 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco
3 1 (1.61%) GFI Software
3 1 (1.61%) Juniper
3 1 (1.61%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire
3 1 (1.61%) Tripwire
3 1 (1.61%) VMware
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