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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 108 124 98
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 46 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.47% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.52% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 16
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£400 £410 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +48.28%
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
3546 2910 2249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.96% 91.91% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1887 1537 1068
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 206 183
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.71 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.51 £52.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +7 23 £350 -9.67% 2
Merseyside -4 11 £413 +10.00% 3
Cheshire 0 8 £395 +7.48%
Cumbria - 2 £378 - 1
Lancashire +4 1 £500 +2.24%
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 32 (44.44%) Project Management
2 21 (29.17%) Finance
3 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2
4 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.06%) Migration
6 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.72%) PRINCE
8 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 6 (8.33%) MS Project
8 6 (8.33%) ITIL
9 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
9 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (6.94%) Banking
9 5 (6.94%) Retail
10 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.56%) Email Migration
10 4 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
10 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
10 4 (5.56%) VMware
10 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
10 4 (5.56%) IBM Notes
10 4 (5.56%) SAP
10 4 (5.56%) Lotus
10 4 (5.56%) Citrix
11 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (4.17%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Project
2 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.39%) MVNO
2 1 (1.39%) PBX
2 1 (1.39%) PSTN
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) QlikView
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.39%) YouTrack
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
3 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Military
5 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) AS400
3 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.39%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.39%) BYOD
3 1 (1.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) UNIX
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Project Management
2 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2
3 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (18.06%) Migration
5 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.72%) PRINCE
7 6 (8.33%) ITIL
7 6 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.56%) Email Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
9 3 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Change Management
10 2 (2.78%) Service Management
10 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.78%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.78%) Change Control
10 2 (2.78%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) PHP
1 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PMP
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) GxP
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) XenApp
2 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Citrix
2 4 (5.56%) SAP
2 4 (5.56%) Lotus
2 4 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (1.39%) Mitel
3 1 (1.39%) Capita
3 1 (1.39%) IBM
3 1 (1.39%) Informatica
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Rate: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago