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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
England / North West
Rank 111 136 107
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 20 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.58% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.61% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 14
Median daily rate £425 £403 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £252 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £526 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.30 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% -7.77%

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
2475 3598 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.16% 94.78% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 2145 1716
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 171 185
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +16 12 £350 -12.50%
Merseyside +5 5 £650 - 3
Cheshire +23 2 £225 -55.00% 2
Lancashire +4 1 £550 -
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 14 (41.18%) Project Management
2 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (29.41%) Finance
4 8 (23.53%) Migration
5 6 (17.65%) CRM
5 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.65%) Office 365
6 4 (11.76%) Banking
6 4 (11.76%) Retail
7 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.88%) Project Governance
8 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
8 2 (5.88%) System Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
8 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
8 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (5.88%) MS Project
8 2 (5.88%) SAP
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.94%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.94%) Local Government
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.94%) Fintech
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Project Management
2 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (23.53%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) CRM
4 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Data Management
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.88%) Project Governance
6 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.88%) System Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.94%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CISSP
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GDPR
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) arcserve
3 1 (2.94%) BT
3 1 (2.94%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.94%) Workday