The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 354 280 316
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +36
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 292 443 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.85% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 323 268
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £339 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £40.41 £55.00 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.08 £55.00 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £55.00 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.41 £55.00 £41.13
% change year-on-year
-26.53% +33.73%

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -82 275 £438 +2.94% 51
London -52 110 £500 - 23
South East -1 60 £450 +7.14% 4
West Midlands -18 26 £388 -8.82% 3
East of England +3 22 £439 +4.77% 5
Berkshire +11 19 £429 +0.88%
Yorkshire +4 14 £400 +5.26% 1
City of London -16 12 £525 -12.50% 10
East Midlands -24 12 £400 - 5
North West -24 12 £350 -22.22% 4
Surrey +19 11 £450 +5.88% 1
Hampshire +15 11 £363 -9.37% 3
South West -3 11 £400 - 3
Scotland 0 10 £376 -10.14% 1
Manchester -15 10 £350 -22.22% 3
Dorset 0 8 £400 -
West Sussex +10 7 £476 +27.00%
West Yorkshire +3 7 £400 +8.10% 1
Coventry - 7 £353 -
Essex +13 6 £450 +2.85% 1
Bedfordshire +9 6 £439 -
North East -32 6 £520 +6.12% 3
Tyne and Wear -36 6 £520 +6.12% 3
Edinburgh +11 5 £340 -21.15%
Reading +7 5 £465 +9.41%
Leeds +6 5 £400 +6.66% 1
South Yorkshire -4 5 £508 +30.96%
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £316 -23.33% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 5 £485 -1.02% 2
Gatwick - 5 £510 -

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT 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 featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 386 (56.10%) Project Management
2 258 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 257 (37.35%) Finance
4 166 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (22.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 90 (13.08%) Banking
7 74 (10.76%) Migration
7 74 (10.76%) MS Project
8 70 (10.17%) Microsoft
9 60 (8.72%) Change Management
10 58 (8.43%) ITIL
11 56 (8.14%) Retail
12 55 (7.99%) PMP
12 55 (7.99%) PMI Certification
13 52 (7.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 48 (6.98%) Risk Management
15 46 (6.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 46 (6.69%) Waterfall
16 44 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
16 44 (6.40%) SDLC
17 42 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 41 (5.96%) Security Cleared
18 41 (5.96%) Business Analysis
19 40 (5.81%) Degree
19 40 (5.81%) MS Office
20 39 (5.67%) Data Centre
21 38 (5.52%) Programme Management
22 37 (5.38%) MS Excel
23 36 (5.23%) CRM
23 36 (5.23%) Project Planning

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.89%) MS Project Server
3 10 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.58%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.44%) Apache
7 3 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.44%) CMS
7 3 (0.44%) Confluence
7 3 (0.44%) SAS
8 2 (0.29%) Documentum
8 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.29%) IIS
8 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.15%) Moodle
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 74 (10.76%) MS Project
2 40 (5.81%) MS Office
3 37 (5.38%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Summit
2 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.44%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.29%) Primavera
4 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.15%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.15%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.47%) Office 365
2 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.45%) SaaS
4 6 (0.87%) Yammer
5 5 (0.73%) IaaS
6 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.03%) Intranet
1 14 (2.03%) LAN
1 14 (2.03%) WAN
2 10 (1.45%) Firewall
2 10 (1.45%) Skype
3 9 (1.31%) Internet
4 7 (1.02%) Network Security
5 6 (0.87%) Wireless
6 5 (0.73%) Extranet
7 4 (0.58%) SAN
7 4 (0.58%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.58%) WebEx
8 2 (0.29%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.29%) MPLS
8 2 (0.29%) NAS
8 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.15%) DNS
9 1 (0.15%) FTP
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.16%) Big Data
2 8 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.87%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.44%) Flink
4 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.44%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.29%) GIS
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.15%) KDB
6 1 (0.15%) MS Access
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
General
1 257 (37.35%) Finance
2 90 (13.08%) Banking
3 56 (8.14%) Retail
4 28 (4.07%) Legal
5 21 (3.05%) Front Office
6 17 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.74%) Law
10 11 (1.60%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.45%) Marketing
12 9 (1.31%) Billing
13 8 (1.16%) Back Office
14 7 (1.02%) Automotive
14 7 (1.02%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.87%) French Language
16 5 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.58%) Advertising
18 3 (0.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.47%) .NET
2 9 (1.31%) Middleware
3 3 (0.44%) Kafka
3 3 (0.44%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.29%) Web Services
5 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.15%) jQuery
5 1 (0.15%) REST
5 1 (0.15%) SOAP
5 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 20 (2.91%) PMI
4 18 (2.62%) Virtual Team
5 17 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.03%) NHS
7 12 (1.74%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.31%) EPoS
9 8 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.16%) Equities
10 7 (1.02%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.02%) User Experience
11 6 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.87%) FMCG
12 5 (0.73%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.58%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.44%) Derivative
14 3 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.65%) Windows
2 10 (1.45%) Linux
3 9 (1.31%) Unix
3 9 (1.31%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.73%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.15%) AIX
7 1 (0.15%) Android
7 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.15%) Solaris
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (56.10%) Project Management
2 258 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 166 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (22.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (10.76%) Migration
6 60 (8.72%) Change Management
7 58 (8.43%) ITIL
8 48 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 46 (6.69%) Waterfall
10 44 (6.40%) SDLC
11 42 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 41 (5.96%) Business Analysis
13 38 (5.52%) Programme Management
14 36 (5.23%) CRM
14 36 (5.23%) Matrix Organization
14 36 (5.23%) Project Planning
15 29 (4.22%) Matrix Management
16 27 (3.92%) Change Control
16 27 (3.92%) Supplier Management
17 25 (3.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.92%) SQL
2 7 (1.02%) Java
3 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.29%) C
4 2 (0.29%) VBA
5 1 (0.15%) C#
5 1 (0.15%) COBOL
5 1 (0.15%) PHP
5 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (7.99%) PMI Certification
1 55 (7.99%) PMP
2 52 (7.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 46 (6.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 41 (5.96%) Security Cleared
5 40 (5.81%) Degree
6 33 (4.80%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.18%) APMP
8 10 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.87%) MAPM
10 5 (0.73%) ISEB
11 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.44%) CCNA
11 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.44%) CISSP
12 2 (0.29%) HNC
12 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.29%) MCSE
12 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.94%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) FATCA
2 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.73%) MiFID
2 5 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.58%) EMIR
4 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.29%) COREP
5 2 (0.29%) GMP
5 2 (0.29%) GxP
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.29%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) FINREP
6 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.15%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.15%) SCCM
2 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.92%) Oracle
3 15 (2.18%) Cisco
3 15 (2.18%) SAP
4 10 (1.45%) IBM
5 8 (1.16%) Citrix
6 6 (0.87%) VMware
7 5 (0.73%) Adobe
7 5 (0.73%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.58%) Lotus
8 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.44%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.44%) Demandware
9 3 (0.44%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.44%) HP
9 3 (0.44%) LANDesk
9 3 (0.44%) Platfora
9 3 (0.44%) Workday
9 3 (0.44%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.29%) NICE Systems
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