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 22 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 8 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.45% 7.56% 15.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.81% 7.96% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
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£390 £288 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £267 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £489 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.40 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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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
127 226 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 96.95% 94.96% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 77 51
Average daily rate £310 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) SQL
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
1 5 (22.73%) Back Office
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) SOA
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) J2EE
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 3 (13.64%) COM
3 3 (13.64%) VB
3 3 (13.64%) WCF
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Project Governance
4 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 2 (9.09%) Meraki
4 2 (9.09%) BT
4 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) PMP
5 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Sage
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) PABX
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Back Office
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) COM
2 3 (13.64%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) PMI
1 1 (4.55%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 4 (18.18%) SOA
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) VB
2 3 (13.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) BT
4 2 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Sage
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
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