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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
UK
Rank 319 284 302
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 299 396 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.82% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 289 246
Median daily rate £438 £425 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -3.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% -7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.44 £29.90 £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £48.25 £47.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% -7.77%

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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
England -32 276 £444 +4.41% 57
London -12 117 £510 +2.00% 18
South East +10 69 £409 -0.90% 6
Berkshire +19 22 £429 -14.25%
City of London -1 22 £510 -4.44% 1
North West +23 20 £425 +4.93% 3
Scotland +24 16 £383 -8.92% 2
Hampshire +11 16 £358 -9.20% 1
South West +2 14 £375 -8.53% 4
East of England -8 13 £375 -9.09% 6
Manchester +22 12 £350 -16.41%
Yorkshire -8 12 £425 - 6
West Midlands -22 12 £384 -8.63% 5
Edinburgh +12 11 £383 -7.83%
East Midlands -17 9 £450 +9.75% 3
Surrey +4 8 £450 +5.88% 1
North East -10 8 £513 - 5
West Sussex +5 7 £450 -12.19% 1
West Yorkshire +3 7 £425 +11.47% 4
Devon +12 6 £356 -16.17%
Exeter -1 6 £356 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £525 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 6 £525 - 3
Liverpool +9 5 £650 - 2
Kent +2 5 £400 -5.88%
Merseyside +2 5 £650 - 2
Reading +1 5 £500 -
Bristol -3 5 £393 -4.26%
Northamptonshire -21 5 £500 +25.00%
Leeds +8 4 £425 +14.86% 3

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 364 (56.79%) Project Management
2 236 (36.82%) PRINCE2
3 231 (36.04%) Finance
4 154 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (23.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (13.57%) Banking
7 69 (10.76%) Migration
8 63 (9.83%) MS Project
9 60 (9.36%) Microsoft
10 59 (9.20%) Retail
11 53 (8.27%) Change Management
12 49 (7.64%) Waterfall
13 48 (7.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 48 (7.49%) PMI Certification
14 47 (7.33%) ITIL
15 44 (6.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 44 (6.86%) SDLC
16 41 (6.40%) PMP
17 40 (6.24%) Risk Management
17 40 (6.24%) Matrix Organization
18 39 (6.08%) Project Planning
19 38 (5.93%) Programme Management
20 37 (5.77%) QA
20 37 (5.77%) Security Cleared
21 36 (5.62%) Degree
22 35 (5.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 35 (5.46%) Data Centre
23 31 (4.84%) Business Analysis
24 30 (4.68%) MS Excel
25 29 (4.52%) CRM

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 15 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.56%) MS Project Server
3 7 (1.09%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.31%) CMS
7 2 (0.31%) Confluence
7 2 (0.31%) Documentum
7 2 (0.31%) Moodle
8 1 (0.16%) Blackboard Learn
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) FileNet
8 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.16%) IIS
8 1 (0.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 63 (9.83%) MS Project
2 30 (4.68%) MS Excel
3 29 (4.52%) MS Office
4 10 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Maximo
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Primavera
4 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.16%) Summit
4 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.28%) Office 365
2 15 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.40%) SaaS
4 5 (0.78%) IaaS
4 5 (0.78%) Yammer
5 4 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Taleo
7 1 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.65%) WAN
2 16 (2.50%) LAN
3 15 (2.34%) Firewall
4 8 (1.25%) Skype
5 6 (0.94%) Intranet
6 4 (0.62%) Internet
7 3 (0.47%) Network Security
7 3 (0.47%) WebEx
8 2 (0.31%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.31%) MPLS
8 2 (0.31%) SAN
8 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.31%) VoIP
8 2 (0.31%) VPN
8 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.16%) DNS
9 1 (0.16%) HTTP
9 1 (0.16%) Softphone
9 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.94%) Big Data
3 5 (0.78%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.62%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.47%) Flink
5 3 (0.47%) GIS
5 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.16%) MS Access
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.16%) QlikView
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.56%) JIRA
2 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
General
1 231 (36.04%) Finance
2 87 (13.57%) Banking
3 59 (9.20%) Retail
4 26 (4.06%) Legal
5 22 (3.43%) Front Office
6 19 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.65%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.03%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.87%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.72%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (1.40%) Marketing
13 7 (1.09%) French Language
14 6 (0.94%) Automotive
14 6 (0.94%) Back Office
15 5 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.78%) Law
16 4 (0.62%) Billing
17 3 (0.47%) Advertising
17 3 (0.47%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.40%) .NET
2 8 (1.25%) Middleware
3 3 (0.47%) Kafka
3 3 (0.47%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.16%) jQuery
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.16%) REST
4 1 (0.16%) SOAP
4 1 (0.16%) Web Services
4 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.46%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.28%) PMI
4 17 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.50%) NHS
5 16 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 11 (1.72%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.40%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.94%) Derivative
9 6 (0.94%) User Experience
10 5 (0.78%) Equities
10 5 (0.78%) FMCG
10 5 (0.78%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.62%) EPoS
11 4 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.62%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.47%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.59%) Windows
2 7 (1.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (0.94%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.78%) Linux
5 4 (0.62%) Unix
5 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.31%) Android
6 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.31%) VMS
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (56.79%) Project Management
2 236 (36.82%) PRINCE2
3 154 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (23.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (10.76%) Migration
6 53 (8.27%) Change Management
7 49 (7.64%) Waterfall
8 47 (7.33%) ITIL
9 44 (6.86%) SDLC
10 40 (6.24%) Matrix Organization
10 40 (6.24%) Risk Management
11 39 (6.08%) Project Planning
12 38 (5.93%) Programme Management
13 35 (5.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 31 (4.84%) Business Analysis
15 29 (4.52%) CRM
16 28 (4.37%) Supplier Management
17 26 (4.06%) Matrix Management
18 23 (3.59%) Project Governance
19 21 (3.28%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.81%) SQL
2 4 (0.62%) C
2 4 (0.62%) Java
3 1 (0.16%) C#
3 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.16%) VBA
3 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (7.49%) PMI Certification
1 48 (7.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 44 (6.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 41 (6.40%) PMP
4 37 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 36 (5.62%) Degree
6 29 (4.52%) SC Cleared
7 19 (2.96%) APMP
8 9 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.78%) MAPM
10 4 (0.62%) CISSP
11 3 (0.47%) CISM
12 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.31%) HNC
12 2 (0.31%) ISEB
12 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.16%) CISA
13 1 (0.16%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.77%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.62%) MiFID
3 3 (0.47%) GDPR
3 3 (0.47%) GxP
3 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.31%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.31%) EMIR
4 2 (0.31%) FATCA
4 2 (0.31%) GMP
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.31%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.16%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.16%) SCCM
1 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.65%) Oracle
3 13 (2.03%) SAP
4 12 (1.87%) Cisco
5 5 (0.78%) BT
5 5 (0.78%) Citrix
5 5 (0.78%) Computacenter
5 5 (0.78%) Demandware
5 5 (0.78%) IBM
5 5 (0.78%) VMware
6 4 (0.62%) hybris
6 4 (0.62%) Pega
6 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.47%) Adobe
7 3 (0.47%) Lotus
7 3 (0.47%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.47%) Workday
7 3 (0.47%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.31%) iManage
8 2 (0.31%) NICE Systems
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Rate: £41502 - £37911000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
RP International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careers.SocieteGenerale
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago