The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 108 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 42 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.74% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 8
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£450 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £359 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+56.66% -3.22%
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
3601 2847 2469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.15% 93.74% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2122 1545 1178
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 189 189
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.12 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.86% -7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.08 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Cheshire +5 15 £483 -24.60% 3
Manchester -15 12 £450 - 8
Merseyside -7 7 £354 -5.66% 1
Lancashire +7 1 £463 +27.14% 2
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 41 (46.07%) Project Management
2 27 (30.34%) PRINCE2
3 22 (24.72%) Finance
4 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.24%) Migration
6 10 (11.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (10.11%) ITIL
8 8 (8.99%) Change Management
9 7 (7.87%) Information Security
9 7 (7.87%) CESG
9 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (6.74%) Banking
11 5 (5.62%) Retail
11 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
11 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
11 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.62%) PRINCE
11 5 (5.62%) MS Project
12 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (4.49%) Change Control
12 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
12 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
13 3 (3.37%) Business Analysis
13 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
13 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.37%) Data Migration
13 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Project
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
1 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) Network Security
2 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.12%) MVNO
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) QlikView
2 1 (1.12%) DB2
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.74%) Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Back Office
7 1 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (1.12%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.12%) German Language
7 1 (1.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) CESG
2 3 (3.37%) NHS
3 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.25%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.12%) PACS
4 1 (1.12%) Tandem
4 1 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) UNIX
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) AIX
2 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Project Management
2 27 (30.34%) PRINCE2
3 17 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.24%) Migration
6 9 (10.11%) ITIL
7 8 (8.99%) Change Management
8 7 (7.87%) Information Security
9 5 (5.62%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.49%) Change Control
11 3 (3.37%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (3.37%) Critical Success Factor
11 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.37%) Data Migration
11 3 (3.37%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.25%) Logistics
12 2 (2.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.25%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
3 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) PMP
5 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) P3O
2 1 (1.12%) GxP
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Citrix
2 3 (3.37%) SAP
3 2 (2.25%) Lotus
3 2 (2.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.12%) Capita
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) Informatica
Manchester, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Progress Housing Group
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Social Housing Pension Scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Alderley Edge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 20 days ago
Alderley Edge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago