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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 116 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 31 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.75% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £490 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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
3138 2535 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.10% 93.61% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1318 1036
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 208 165
Average hourly rate £19.45 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Manchester +3 18 £400 +4.91% 6
Merseyside -3 7 £600 +62.71% 1
Cheshire -1 2 £375 +11.94% 2
Lancashire -10 2 £444 +12.48%
Cumbria -9 1 - -
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 26 (36.62%) Project Management
2 23 (32.39%) Finance
3 20 (28.17%) PRINCE2
4 16 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (21.13%) Migration
6 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.68%) Supplier Management
7 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.04%) Retail
8 5 (7.04%) PRINCE
8 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
8 5 (7.04%) MS Project
8 5 (7.04%) ITIL
8 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.63%) Local Government
9 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.63%) SAP
9 4 (5.63%) IBM Notes
9 4 (5.63%) Lotus
9 4 (5.63%) Citrix
9 4 (5.63%) Banking
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.63%) NHS
9 4 (5.63%) VMware
10 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
10 3 (4.23%) Change Control
10 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Project
2 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Maximo
1 1 (1.41%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) PBX
2 1 (1.41%) PSTN
2 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.41%) YouTrack
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Local Government
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) NHS
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) AS400
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) PMI
4 1 (1.41%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Project Management
2 20 (28.17%) PRINCE2
3 16 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (21.13%) Migration
5 9 (12.68%) Supplier Management
6 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.04%) PRINCE
7 5 (7.04%) ITIL
7 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.23%) Change Control
9 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.82%) Email Migration
10 2 (2.82%) Line Management
10 2 (2.82%) Matrix Management
10 2 (2.82%) Release Management
10 2 (2.82%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (2.82%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) PHP
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.41%) PMP
4 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) XenApp
2 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) SAP
2 4 (5.63%) Lotus
2 4 (5.63%) Citrix
2 4 (5.63%) VMware
3 2 (2.82%) Capita
4 1 (1.41%) Mitel
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Ariba
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
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Manchester
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Posted: 27 days ago