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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 31 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.22% 12.78% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 13.08% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
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£413 £375 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.33%
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 - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
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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
161 130 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 98.17% 97.74% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 65 76
Average daily rate £375 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £165 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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
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 28 January 2015, 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 20 (57.14%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) .NET
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Finance
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
8 3 (8.57%) Banking
8 3 (8.57%) SAP
8 3 (8.57%) PMP
8 3 (8.57%) ITSM
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) Project Governance
9 2 (5.71%) Kindle
9 2 (5.71%) Meraki
9 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
9 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.71%) BT
9 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
9 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco
9 2 (5.71%) PMI
9 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
9 2 (5.71%) Migration
10 1 (2.86%) Mitel

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.86%) 3G
2 1 (2.86%) 2G
2 1 (2.86%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Kindle
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.43%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) ITSM
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Governance
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.86%) Requirements Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) Content Management
8 1 (2.86%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMP
2 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Meraki
3 2 (5.71%) BT
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Mitel
4 1 (2.86%) Avaya
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Sage