The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 11 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 21 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.79% 7.02% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.21% 7.83% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.48%
Project Manager
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
228 217 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.40% 89.67% 91.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 122 84
Average daily rate £313 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 16
Average hourly rate £12.69 £11.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -20.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 23 (60.53%) Project Management
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
3 8 (21.05%) Banking
4 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) Retail
6 5 (13.16%) NHS
7 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
8 3 (7.89%) Data Management
8 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 3 (7.89%) MS Project
8 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.89%) ETL
8 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) MS Office
9 2 (5.26%) C
9 2 (5.26%) DataStage
9 2 (5.26%) PMP
9 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
9 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) Degree

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (2.63%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Project
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) DataStage
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Local Government
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) NHS
2 3 (7.89%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Project Management
2 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Data Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) ETL
5 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) B2B
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) Content Management
7 1 (2.63%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) PMP
1 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Progress
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) BMC
3 1 (2.63%) Lotus
3 1 (2.63%) iSOFT
3 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
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