The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 26 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.79% 9.14% 6.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.22% 9.75% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.76%
Project Manager
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 318 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 93.99% 93.81% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 185 136
Average daily rate £416 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.94 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Northamptonshire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Northampton -10 11 £438 +6.06% 1
Corby - 2 - -
Wellingborough - 1 £350 -
Project Manager
East Midlands

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 24 (36.92%) Project Management
2 23 (35.38%) PRINCE2
3 19 (29.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (21.54%) Finance
5 12 (18.46%) Banking
6 8 (12.31%) Retail
6 8 (12.31%) Citrix
7 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (9.23%) Kronos
8 6 (9.23%) Migration
9 5 (7.69%) VMware
9 5 (7.69%) SAP
9 5 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
10 4 (6.15%) Marketing
10 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (6.15%) Java
10 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (6.15%) PMP
10 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
10 4 (6.15%) PRINCE
11 3 (4.62%) Scrum
11 3 (4.62%) Mobile Commerce
11 3 (4.62%) BPR
11 3 (4.62%) Change Management
11 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
11 3 (4.62%) Legal
11 3 (4.62%) Middleware

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Maximo
2 1 (1.54%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.54%) Academy Housing
2 1 (1.54%) arcHouse
2 1 (1.54%) Aareon QL
2 1 (1.54%) OPENHousing
2 1 (1.54%) MIS ActiveH
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) VoIP
2 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Banking
3 8 (12.31%) Retail
4 4 (6.15%) Marketing
5 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.62%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Middleware
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Handset
3 1 (1.54%) EPoS
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) UNIX
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Project Management
2 23 (35.38%) PRINCE2
3 19 (29.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.23%) Migration
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.15%) PRINCE
7 3 (4.62%) Scrum
7 3 (4.62%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (4.62%) BPR
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) B2B
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL
7 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.62%) ERP
7 3 (4.62%) EAI
7 3 (4.62%) ETL
7 3 (4.62%) Demand Management
7 3 (4.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) Java
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.15%) PMP
2 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Citrix
2 6 (9.23%) Kronos
3 5 (7.69%) VMware
3 5 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) Endeca
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Informatica
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) Cadence
6 1 (1.54%) Anite
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.54%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.54%) Northgate
6 1 (1.54%) Civica
6 1 (1.54%) Comino
6 1 (1.54%) Capita
6 1 (1.54%) Orchard
6 1 (1.54%) Aareon