The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 14 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.82% 8.33% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.14% 8.50% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
Median daily rate £388 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £337 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £460 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
197 153 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.57% 98.08% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 108 117
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 19
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Suffolk region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -5 15 £450 +28.57% 1
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 17 (54.84%) Project Management
2 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
5 7 (22.58%) WAN
5 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 7 (22.58%) IIS
5 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
5 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
6 6 (19.35%) High Availability
6 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
6 6 (19.35%) NAS
6 6 (19.35%) Secure Coding
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (19.35%) LAN
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) SAN
6 6 (19.35%) Middleware
6 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
6 6 (19.35%) Clustering
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Citrix
7 5 (16.13%) Network Optimisation
7 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.13%) VMware
8 4 (12.90%) French Language
8 4 (12.90%) Office 365
8 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) WAN
2 6 (19.35%) LAN
2 6 (19.35%) NAS
2 6 (19.35%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) French Language
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Reinsurance
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Project Management
2 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
4 6 (19.35%) High Availability
4 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
4 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
4 6 (19.35%) Secure Coding
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
7 3 (9.68%) ERP
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
7 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
8 2 (6.45%) ITSM
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) APMP
2 1 (3.23%) CISA
2 1 (3.23%) CISM
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) CRISC
2 1 (3.23%) IISP
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Citrix
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow