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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 297 334 348
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 334 257 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 158 124
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 16
Average hourly rate £28.49 £30.00 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.48 £22.86 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £36.56 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

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 11 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 11 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 11 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 +31 303 £425 +6.25% 66
London +39 137 £450 -3.48% 31
South East -15 63 £375 +3.44% 14
City of London +32 36 £406 -18.75% 14
East of England -8 26 £451 +12.81%
South West -16 21 £413 -5.71% 5
Scotland +1 20 £400 +10.34% 3
North West +2 18 £425 +13.33% 4
Berkshire -1 17 £400 -22.89% 2
West Midlands -8 13 £423 +17.52% 2
East Midlands 0 12 £400 +9.58% 3
Yorkshire +1 10 £386 +3.00% 6
Wiltshire -2 10 £474 +8.28%
West Sussex -2 10 £300 -11.11% 1
Edinburgh -15 9 £450 +12.50% 1
Manchester +5 8 £450 +16.12% 1
Northamptonshire +2 8 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -10 8 £500 - 3
Hampshire -24 8 £413 +22.22% 3
Surrey +4 7 £413 +15.78% 2
Bristol -15 7 £328 - 2
Reading +4 6 £488 -7.14%
Cheshire +4 6 £640 - 1
Salisbury - 6 - -
Birmingham - 6 £363 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £510 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 5 £415 +3.75%
Bedfordshire -16 5 £388 +10.71%
Glasgow +7 4 £338 -5.26% 2
Croydon +6 4 - -

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 358 (54.99%) Project Management
2 263 (40.40%) PRINCE2
3 213 (32.72%) Finance
4 143 (21.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (13.67%) Banking
6 66 (10.14%) Migration
7 63 (9.68%) ITIL
8 54 (8.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 54 (8.29%) PMI Certification
9 51 (7.83%) Windows
10 47 (7.22%) Oracle
10 47 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 46 (7.07%) Change Management
12 41 (6.30%) Retail
13 40 (6.14%) PMP
14 37 (5.68%) Investment Banking
15 35 (5.38%) Microsoft
16 34 (5.22%) NHS
17 33 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (4.92%) Degree
19 31 (4.76%) MS Project
20 29 (4.45%) MS Office
20 29 (4.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 28 (4.30%) Programme Management
21 28 (4.30%) Management Information System
22 27 (4.15%) MS Excel
22 27 (4.15%) PRINCE
23 26 (3.99%) SharePoint
23 26 (3.99%) Risk Management
24 25 (3.84%) Telecoms

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.77%) Lync
4 5 (0.77%) CMS
4 5 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.46%) Drupal
7 2 (0.31%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.15%) Moodle
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.15%) SAS
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (4.76%) MS Project
2 29 (4.45%) MS Office
3 27 (4.15%) MS Excel
4 15 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Windchill
6 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (1.23%) Maximo
3 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.46%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) Temenos Globus
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.15%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.38%) SaaS
2 4 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.69%) Firewall
2 9 (1.38%) WAN
3 6 (0.92%) LAN
3 6 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (0.77%) VoIP
4 5 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.61%) SAN
5 4 (0.61%) Internet
6 3 (0.46%) Intranet
7 2 (0.31%) KiloStream
7 2 (0.31%) VLAN
7 2 (0.31%) FTP
7 2 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.31%) MPLS
8 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.15%) MVNO
8 1 (0.15%) Network Security
8 1 (0.15%) ISDN
8 1 (0.15%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.92%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.31%) DB2
4 2 (0.31%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.31%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.15%) EDMS
5 1 (0.15%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.15%) QlikView
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.15%) DataStage
5 1 (0.15%) OLAP
5 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.15%) LSMW
1 1 (0.15%) JIRA
General
1 213 (32.72%) Finance
2 89 (13.67%) Banking
3 41 (6.30%) Retail
4 37 (5.68%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.84%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.92%) Front Office
7 18 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (2.46%) Legal
9 15 (2.30%) Back Office
10 14 (2.15%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.69%) Local Government
12 9 (1.38%) Marketing
13 8 (1.23%) Retail Banking
13 8 (1.23%) Billing
14 5 (0.77%) Law
15 4 (0.61%) French Language
15 4 (0.61%) Games
16 2 (0.31%) International Banking
16 2 (0.31%) Automotive
16 2 (0.31%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.38%) .NET
2 5 (0.77%) HTML
2 5 (0.77%) XML
2 5 (0.77%) EDI
3 4 (0.61%) CGI
3 4 (0.61%) JSP
3 4 (0.61%) Ajax
3 4 (0.61%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.31%) Middleware
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
5 1 (0.15%) CSS
5 1 (0.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.22%) NHS
2 28 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.84%) PMI
4 11 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 11 (1.69%) Economics
5 9 (1.38%) Market Risk
6 8 (1.23%) Informatics
7 7 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (0.92%) Life Science
9 5 (0.77%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.77%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.61%) FMCG
10 4 (0.61%) Chemistry
10 4 (0.61%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.61%) Derivative
11 3 (0.46%) CCTV
11 3 (0.46%) GIS
11 3 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.83%) Windows
2 21 (3.23%) UNIX
3 19 (2.92%) Linux
4 17 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (54.99%) Project Management
2 263 (40.40%) PRINCE2
3 143 (21.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (10.14%) Migration
5 63 (9.68%) ITIL
6 46 (7.07%) Change Management
7 33 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (4.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 28 (4.30%) Programme Management
10 27 (4.15%) PRINCE
11 26 (3.99%) Risk Management
12 22 (3.38%) Project Planning
12 22 (3.38%) Change Control
13 20 (3.07%) CRM
14 19 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (2.92%) Resource Management
14 19 (2.92%) Supplier Management
15 17 (2.61%) Scrum
16 16 (2.46%) Asset Management
16 16 (2.46%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (2.76%) Java
1 18 (2.76%) SQL
2 5 (0.77%) PHP
3 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
3 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.46%) C
5 2 (0.31%) C#
5 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.15%) VBA
6 1 (0.15%) COBOL
6 1 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (8.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 54 (8.29%) PMI Certification
2 47 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 40 (6.14%) PMP
4 32 (4.92%) Degree
5 21 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.77%) APMP
9 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.46%) CISSP
11 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.31%) HNC
11 2 (0.31%) CCSE
12 1 (0.15%) CAPM
12 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.15%) HND
12 1 (0.15%) CCNP
12 1 (0.15%) CCNA
12 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.61%) QA
2 7 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.92%) GxP
4 4 (0.61%) SLA
4 4 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.46%) EMIR
6 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.31%) GAMP
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) XenApp
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.08%) SCCM
2 4 (0.61%) Control-M
3 2 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (7.22%) Oracle
2 35 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.53%) SAP
4 19 (2.92%) Citrix
5 15 (2.30%) VMware
6 13 (2.00%) Cisco
6 13 (2.00%) IBM
7 8 (1.23%) Sybase
7 8 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (1.08%) Hyperion
8 7 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.92%) Avaya
10 4 (0.61%) BMC
10 4 (0.61%) Websense
10 4 (0.61%) NetApp
10 4 (0.61%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.46%) MobileIron
11 3 (0.46%) Kenexa
11 3 (0.46%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.46%) Informatica
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £375 - 395 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 35-45 Per Hour Long term contract opportunity
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Advantage XPO
Rate: £300 - £3350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Consult Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 7 days ago