The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 282 324 333
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 351 269 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 166 136
Average daily rate
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£414 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 16
Average hourly rate £28.49 £30.50 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.48 £24.26 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £44.90 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +27.08%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 +32 313 £415 +3.75% 57
London +50 140 £425 -7.10% 23
South East -2 69 £395 +5.33% 10
City of London +40 38 £413 -21.42% 9
Scotland -6 27 £400 - 6
East of England -16 25 £443 +10.62% 6
Berkshire +8 22 £390 -23.90% 1
North West -2 20 £425 +25.92% 2
South West -20 19 £406 -9.72% 3
East Midlands +1 13 £375 - 3
Edinburgh -20 13 £388 -8.82% 3
Yorkshire +5 12 £373 +2.75% 4
West Midlands -16 11 £423 +14.26% 4
Manchester +5 10 £450 +16.12% 1
West Sussex +2 10 £300 -11.11% 1
Wiltshire +7 9 £474 +5.27%
Northamptonshire +7 8 £425 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £500 +33.33%
Surrey -1 8 £425 +19.29% 2
Hampshire -26 8 £438 +25.00% 4
Reading +12 7 £475 -9.52% 1
Cheshire +5 6 £640 +113.33%
Milton Keynes +5 6 £510 +36.00%
Glasgow +4 6 £338 -5.26% 3
West Yorkshire 0 6 £373 -0.66% 4
Bristol - 6 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £403 +7.33%
Bedfordshire -15 5 £388 +10.71% 1
Salisbury - 5 - -
Docklands, London - 5 £538 -

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 365 (55.05%) Project Management
2 260 (39.22%) PRINCE2
3 215 (32.43%) Finance
4 151 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (13.88%) Banking
6 67 (10.11%) Migration
6 67 (10.11%) ITIL
7 63 (9.50%) PMI Certification
8 53 (7.99%) Windows
9 51 (7.69%) Oracle
10 50 (7.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 50 (7.54%) Change Management
11 49 (7.39%) PMP
11 49 (7.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 44 (6.64%) Retail
13 37 (5.58%) Microsoft
14 36 (5.43%) Investment Banking
15 35 (5.28%) NHS
15 35 (5.28%) MS Project
16 33 (4.98%) MS Excel
16 33 (4.98%) Degree
17 32 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (4.83%) Management Information System
18 31 (4.68%) PMI
19 30 (4.52%) MS Office
20 29 (4.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 28 (4.22%) Risk Management
21 28 (4.22%) Programme Management
22 27 (4.07%) SAP
23 26 (3.92%) SharePoint

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.36%) CMS
3 7 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.06%) Drupal
4 6 (0.90%) Lync
4 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.30%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.30%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.15%) Moodle
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.15%) IIS
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.15%) SAS
7 1 (0.15%) FileNet
Applications
1 35 (5.28%) MS Project
2 33 (4.98%) MS Excel
3 30 (4.52%) MS Office
4 18 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Windchill
6 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (1.21%) Maximo
3 3 (0.45%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.30%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.15%) Agresso
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.15%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.26%) SaaS
2 4 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.41%) Firewall
2 10 (1.51%) WAN
3 7 (1.06%) LAN
4 6 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (0.75%) VoIP
5 5 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.60%) SAN
6 4 (0.60%) Internet
7 3 (0.45%) Intranet
8 2 (0.30%) Wireless
8 2 (0.30%) KiloStream
8 2 (0.30%) VLAN
8 2 (0.30%) FTP
8 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.30%) MPLS
9 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.15%) MVNO
9 1 (0.15%) Network Security
9 1 (0.15%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.06%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.30%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.30%) DB2
5 2 (0.30%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.15%) EDMS
6 1 (0.15%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.15%) QlikView
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.15%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.15%) LSMW
General
1 215 (32.43%) Finance
2 92 (13.88%) Banking
3 44 (6.64%) Retail
4 36 (5.43%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.71%) Front Office
9 16 (2.41%) Back Office
9 16 (2.41%) Legal
10 11 (1.66%) Local Government
10 11 (1.66%) Marketing
11 8 (1.21%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.75%) Billing
12 5 (0.75%) Law
13 4 (0.60%) Games
13 4 (0.60%) French Language
14 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.45%) Automotive
14 3 (0.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.21%) .NET
2 5 (0.75%) HTML
2 5 (0.75%) XML
3 4 (0.60%) CGI
3 4 (0.60%) JSP
3 4 (0.60%) Ajax
3 4 (0.60%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.30%) Middleware
4 2 (0.30%) EDI
5 1 (0.15%) SAML
5 1 (0.15%) CSS
5 1 (0.15%) LAMP
5 1 (0.15%) JRules
5 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.15%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.28%) NHS
2 32 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 31 (4.68%) PMI
4 14 (2.11%) Economics
5 11 (1.66%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.21%) Informatics
6 8 (1.21%) Market Risk
7 7 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (0.90%) Life Science
8 6 (0.90%) FMCG
9 5 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.75%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.60%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.60%) Chemistry
10 4 (0.60%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.60%) Derivative
11 3 (0.45%) CCTV
11 3 (0.45%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.45%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.99%) Windows
2 24 (3.62%) UNIX
3 18 (2.71%) Linux
4 17 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (55.05%) Project Management
2 260 (39.22%) PRINCE2
3 151 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (10.11%) Migration
4 67 (10.11%) ITIL
5 50 (7.54%) Change Management
6 32 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (4.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 28 (4.22%) Programme Management
8 28 (4.22%) Risk Management
9 24 (3.62%) Change Control
10 23 (3.47%) Project Planning
11 22 (3.32%) PRINCE
12 21 (3.17%) Resource Management
13 19 (2.87%) Supplier Management
13 19 (2.87%) Information Security
14 18 (2.71%) Scrum
14 18 (2.71%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (2.71%) CRM
15 17 (2.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.71%) Java
2 17 (2.56%) SQL
3 5 (0.75%) PHP
4 4 (0.60%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.60%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.45%) C
6 2 (0.30%) C#
6 2 (0.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.15%) VBA
7 1 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 63 (9.50%) PMI Certification
2 50 (7.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 49 (7.39%) PMP
3 49 (7.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 33 (4.98%) Degree
5 20 (3.02%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.66%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.75%) CISSP
8 5 (0.75%) APMP
9 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.45%) HNC
10 3 (0.45%) CAPM
11 2 (0.30%) CCSE
11 2 (0.30%) CISA
11 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.15%) HND
12 1 (0.15%) CCNP
12 1 (0.15%) CCNA
12 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.26%) QA
2 6 (0.90%) GxP
3 4 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.45%) EMIR
4 3 (0.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.30%) GAMP
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.06%) SCCM
2 4 (0.60%) Control-M
3 2 (0.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (7.69%) Oracle
2 37 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.07%) SAP
4 19 (2.87%) Citrix
5 15 (2.26%) VMware
6 14 (2.11%) Cisco
7 12 (1.81%) IBM
8 8 (1.21%) Sybase
8 8 (1.21%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.06%) Avaya
9 7 (1.06%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.60%) NetApp
10 4 (0.60%) BMC
10 4 (0.60%) Websense
10 4 (0.60%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.45%) MobileIron
11 3 (0.45%) Kenexa
11 3 (0.45%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (0.45%) BT
London
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Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
MRP Global
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: Negotiable (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Attractive rates on offer
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 19 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
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