The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Project Manager
Rank 420 396 358
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 206 200 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 125 140
Average daily rate £436 £413 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £528 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% -15.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -15.04%

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Technical Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 191 £448 +7.18% 47
London +12 95 £475 +11.76% 25
South East +5 61 £430 +7.50% 4
Hampshire +16 15 £475 +2.70% 1
City of London +42 14 £475 +26.66% 5
Berkshire -2 10 £388 -3.12% 1
West Sussex +15 9 £448 +11.87%
South West +3 9 £425 -10.76% 4
East of England +5 8 £413 +58.65% 4
Surrey -3 8 £415 +22.05%
Oxfordshire +1 7 £390 -10.85% 1
East Midlands -3 6 £325 -7.14% 4
South Wales -9 6 £400 -2.43%
Wales -12 6 £400 -2.43%
Cardiff -13 6 £400 -2.43%
West Midlands -14 6 £400 +45.45% 1
North West -16 6 £405 -4.70% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 5 £400 -4.19%
Dorset +7 4 £425 -17.07%
Milton Keynes +5 4 £400 -4.19%
Scotland -9 4 - - 3
Edinburgh -9 4 - - 2
Birmingham - 4 £370 - 1
Manchester -16 3 £403 -8.52% 1
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £500 -
Chesterfield - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £463 - 1
Northampton +13 2 £325 -7.07%
Northamptonshire +13 2 £325 -7.07%

Technical Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Project Manager in their job title.

1 210 (48.39%) Project Management
2 153 (35.25%) PRINCE2
3 110 (25.35%) Migration
4 104 (23.96%) Finance
5 103 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (11.06%) Security Cleared
8 46 (10.60%) Banking
9 43 (9.91%) PMI Certification
10 42 (9.68%) ITIL
10 42 (9.68%) Microsoft
11 40 (9.22%) MS Project
11 40 (9.22%) Data Centre
12 39 (8.99%) Oracle
13 37 (8.53%) Windows
14 35 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 31 (7.14%) PMP
15 31 (7.14%) Scrum
16 30 (6.91%) Retail
16 30 (6.91%) Waterfall
17 29 (6.68%) SC Cleared
18 28 (6.45%) Change Management
18 28 (6.45%) WAN
19 27 (6.22%) VMware
19 27 (6.22%) Office 365
20 24 (5.53%) Project Planning
21 23 (5.30%) LAN
21 23 (5.30%) MS Excel
22 22 (5.07%) DV Cleared
22 22 (5.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Technical Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.38%) CMS
4 6 (1.38%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.92%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.69%) TPMS
8 2 (0.46%) Confluence
8 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.46%) WordPress
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 40 (9.22%) MS Project
2 23 (5.30%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.15%) MS Office
4 11 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-AA
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-FM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Staffware
6 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.22%) Office 365
2 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.92%) SaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) Silverpop
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.23%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.45%) WAN
2 23 (5.30%) LAN
3 17 (3.92%) Firewall
4 10 (2.30%) SAN
5 5 (1.15%) Internet
5 5 (1.15%) Network Security
6 4 (0.92%) ATM
6 4 (0.92%) DNS
6 4 (0.92%) VPN
7 3 (0.69%) Wireless
8 2 (0.46%) Converged Networks
8 2 (0.46%) Extranet
8 2 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.46%) Intranet
8 2 (0.46%) MPLS
8 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.46%) WLAN
9 1 (0.23%) MVNO
9 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.07%) Big Data
1 9 (2.07%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.92%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.46%) DB2
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.23%) GIS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.23%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) FogBugz
2 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.23%) Subversion
2 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (23.96%) Finance
2 46 (10.60%) Banking
3 30 (6.91%) Retail
4 14 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.30%) Law
7 7 (1.61%) Billing
8 6 (1.38%) Marketing
9 5 (1.15%) Advertising
9 5 (1.15%) Back Office
9 5 (1.15%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.69%) Local Government
10 3 (0.69%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Games
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
11 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.53%) Middleware
2 8 (1.84%) .NET
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.92%) SAP Basis
3 4 (0.92%) Web Services
3 4 (0.92%) XML
4 3 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.23%) Ajax
6 1 (0.23%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.23%) J2EE
6 1 (0.23%) Java EE
6 1 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.23%) Servlets
6 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.22%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.38%) PMI
3 15 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.00%) NHS
5 6 (1.38%) Chip and PIN
6 5 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.92%) DataPower
7 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.92%) Fintech
7 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.92%) User Experience
8 3 (0.69%) Cybercrime
8 3 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.69%) Equities
9 2 (0.46%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.46%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.46%) EPoS
9 2 (0.46%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.53%) Windows
2 19 (4.38%) Linux
3 10 (2.30%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.07%) Unix
5 8 (1.84%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.92%) Android
7 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (48.39%) Project Management
2 153 (35.25%) PRINCE2
3 110 (25.35%) Migration
4 103 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (9.68%) ITIL
7 31 (7.14%) Scrum
8 30 (6.91%) Waterfall
9 28 (6.45%) Change Management
10 24 (5.53%) Project Planning
11 21 (4.84%) Risk Management
12 20 (4.61%) SDLC
13 18 (4.15%) Data Migration
13 18 (4.15%) PRINCE
14 17 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 14 (3.23%) Mentoring
16 13 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (3.00%) People Management
16 13 (3.00%) Supplier Management
17 12 (2.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.61%) SQL
2 10 (2.30%) Java
3 4 (0.92%) C
4 2 (0.46%) C++
4 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.23%) ABAP
5 1 (0.23%) C#
5 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.23%) Python
5 1 (0.23%) R
5 1 (0.23%) Ruby
5 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.91%) PMI Certification
3 35 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 31 (7.14%) PMP
5 29 (6.68%) SC Cleared
6 22 (5.07%) DV Cleared
6 22 (5.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (2.76%) Degree
8 9 (2.07%) APMP
9 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.15%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.92%) CISSP
12 3 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.69%) CISMP
12 3 (0.69%) ISEB
12 3 (0.69%) MCP
13 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.46%) MCITP
13 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.76%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) SEPA
2 4 (0.92%) SLA
3 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.46%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) Basel III
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.23%) EMIR
5 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.23%) MiFID
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) Docker
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) SCCM
2 2 (0.46%) Nagios
2 2 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.46%) SCOM
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Opsview
3 1 (0.23%) yum
3 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 42 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.99%) Oracle
3 27 (6.22%) VMware
4 20 (4.61%) Citrix
5 13 (3.00%) SAP
6 9 (2.07%) Cisco
6 9 (2.07%) IBM
7 8 (1.84%) HP
8 5 (1.15%) Adobe
8 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.92%) Avaya
9 4 (0.92%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.92%) Callidus
9 4 (0.92%) Concur
9 4 (0.92%) EMC
9 4 (0.92%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.92%) Lotus
10 3 (0.69%) Murex
10 3 (0.69%) NetApp
10 3 (0.69%) ServiceNow
East London
JM
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Rate: To £450pd - 3 months working 3 days a week
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitalondon Ltd
Rate: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
East Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago