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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 4 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 50 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.08% 8.37% 8.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.72% 8.70% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 13
Average daily rate £400 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £415 £401
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
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
299 414 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.14% 96.28% 90.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 249 150
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 22
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 39 £400 -11.11% 1
Kettering +4 4 £375 -
Daventry - 2 £300 - 1
Project Manager
East Midlands

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 34 (40.00%) Project Management
2 32 (37.65%) PRINCE2
3 15 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (15.29%) Finance
4 13 (15.29%) Retail
5 12 (14.12%) PMP
5 12 (14.12%) PMI Certification
6 11 (12.94%) Business Analysis
6 11 (12.94%) Logistics
7 10 (11.76%) Banking
8 7 (8.24%) Kronos
8 7 (8.24%) Change Management
8 7 (8.24%) NHS
9 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.06%) Supplier Management
9 6 (7.06%) QA
10 4 (4.71%) Oracle
10 4 (4.71%) Windows
10 4 (4.71%) ERP
10 4 (4.71%) Scrum
10 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (3.53%) Line Management
11 3 (3.53%) Project Governance
11 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
11 3 (3.53%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (3.53%) Coaching
11 3 (3.53%) Migration
11 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.53%) Microsoft

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) SAN
2 1 (1.18%) Extranet
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) Skype
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
2 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.53%) OLAP
1 3 (3.53%) OLAP Cube
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
1 13 (15.29%) Retail
2 10 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) NHS
2 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.35%) CCTV
4 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.18%) EPoS
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Project Management
2 32 (37.65%) PRINCE2
3 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.94%) Business Analysis
4 11 (12.94%) Logistics
5 7 (8.24%) Change Management
6 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.06%) Supplier Management
7 4 (4.71%) ERP
7 4 (4.71%) Scrum
8 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.53%) Coaching
8 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.53%) Data Management
8 3 (3.53%) ITIL
8 3 (3.53%) Line Management
8 3 (3.53%) Migration
8 3 (3.53%) Project Governance
8 3 (3.53%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (14.12%) PMI Certification
2 12 (14.12%) PMP
3 3 (3.53%) APMP
3 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Kronos
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Citrix
4 2 (2.35%) NetApp
4 2 (2.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) hybris
5 1 (1.18%) JDA