The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 8 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 10 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.64% 7.81% 11.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.87% 8.06% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate £450 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.69%
Project Manager
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92 124 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.87% 96.88% 97.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 68 56
Average daily rate £325 £315 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £104 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.40 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.61 £17.60 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 12 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) PMP
4 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) PMI
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.56%) BPMN
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) WLAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) BPMN
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 3 (16.67%) PMP
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos
1 1 (5.56%) IBM
1 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) VMware