The table below looks at the statistics for the ICT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ICT Project Manager
Rank 587 561 542
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -19
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Project Manager 20 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.040% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.043% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £326 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £290 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £308 £383
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -19.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

ICT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ICT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ICT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ICT Project Manager within the UK.

ICT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ICT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ICT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

ICT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ICT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ICT Project Manager within the UK.

ICT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ICT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ICT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

ICT Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ICT Project Manager
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 18 £313 -4.14% 3
London -5 7 £310 -20.00%
North West -28 5 £350 +16.66% 2
Chester -2 4 - -
Cheshire -15 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 £315 - 1
Scotland -3 2 £295 -
South East -13 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £325 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £295 -
City of London - 2 £238 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £365 +17.93%
Leeds - 1 - -
Coatbridge - 1 £295 -
Motherwell - 1 £295 -
Preston - 1 £350 -
Twickenham - 1 £313 -
Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -

ICT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ICT 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 ICT Project Manager in their job title.

1 27 (71.05%) PRINCE2
2 22 (57.89%) Project Management
3 21 (55.26%) Local Government
4 19 (50.00%) ITIL
5 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (21.05%) Project Planning
6 7 (18.42%) Change Management
6 7 (18.42%) Finance
6 7 (18.42%) Migration
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 6 (15.79%) MS Project
8 5 (13.16%) WAN
9 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
9 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.53%) Matrix Management
10 3 (7.89%) Change Control
10 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
10 3 (7.89%) ISEB
10 3 (7.89%) BPR
10 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (7.89%) NHS
10 3 (7.89%) Line Management
10 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.26%) Mentoring

ICT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ICT 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 ICT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Project
2 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
General
1 21 (55.26%) Local Government
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) NHS
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) PRINCE2
2 22 (57.89%) Project Management
3 19 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Project Planning
5 7 (18.42%) Change Management
5 7 (18.42%) Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) Matrix Management
8 3 (7.89%) Change Control
8 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
8 3 (7.89%) BPR
8 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.89%) Line Management
9 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) APMP
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
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