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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ICT Project Manager
Rank 589 565 595
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +30
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Project Manager 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.020% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £395 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.68 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.89% -45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £18.68 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+140.89% -45.45%

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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
Top 9 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 20 August 2014. 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 -26 10 £300 -20.06% 5
North West -6 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
West Midlands -12 1 £350 -
Leeds - - - - 1
Worcester - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1

ICT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 16 (48.48%) Project Management
2 13 (39.39%) Change Management
2 13 (39.39%) Project Planning
3 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 10 (30.30%) Local Government
5 8 (24.24%) Migration
6 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
6 7 (21.21%) Windows
7 6 (18.18%) Matrix Management
8 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
9 3 (9.09%) Degree
9 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.09%) Change Control
10 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (6.06%) HND
10 2 (6.06%) VoIP
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle
10 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.06%) PMP
10 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
10 2 (6.06%) SAN
10 2 (6.06%) Citrix
10 2 (6.06%) EDMS
10 2 (6.06%) Document Management
10 2 (6.06%) VMware
10 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Time Management

ICT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
1 2 (6.06%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) MPLS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) EDMS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 10 (30.30%) Local Government
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Project Management
2 13 (39.39%) Change Management
2 13 (39.39%) Project Planning
3 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (30.30%) ITIL
5 8 (24.24%) Migration
6 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
7 6 (18.18%) Matrix Management
8 3 (9.09%) Change Control
9 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Time Management
9 2 (6.06%) Document Management
10 1 (3.03%) Critical Path Analysis
10 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
10 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (3.03%) Information Security
10 1 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (3.03%) CRM
10 1 (3.03%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) HND
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) Citrix
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) AppSense
2 1 (3.03%) CommVault
2 1 (3.03%) NetApp
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
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