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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Project Manager
Rank 418 361 344
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 180 236 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.49% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 155 141
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £278 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £34.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -25.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £34.13
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -25.27%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -78 164 £425 - 15
London -4 86 £435 -8.42% 3
South East -42 30 £413 +17.85% 6
City of London +5 28 £438 -12.50%
Scotland +1 12 £261 -38.64% 5
North West -8 12 £340 -9.33%
East of England -26 12 £360 -17.71% 2
Berkshire -3 10 £425 +21.42% 1
Edinburgh -2 9 £400 -23.80% 3
South West -21 9 £456 +14.06% 1
Reading +22 5 £425 +41.66%
East Midlands +1 5 £350 -12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £388 +6.16%
West Midlands -21 5 £488 +14.70%
Leeds -2 4 £440 +60.00%
Essex -6 4 £495 +13.14%
West Yorkshire -8 4 £440 +62.96% 1
Yorkshire -10 4 £440 +60.00% 2
Hampshire -21 4 £469 - 1
Oxfordshire -23 4 £431 -13.75% 1
Cheshire +8 3 £353 -17.05%
Cambridge +3 3 £360 -
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £360 -
Manchester -11 3 £360 -4.00%
East Sussex - 3 £300 -
Merseyside -6 2 £333 -11.33%
Hertfordshire -7 2 £338 -25.00% 2
Northampton -8 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Milton Keynes -12 2 £381 +4.45%
Northamptonshire -13 2 £350 -12.50% 1

Technical Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 168 (47.19%) Project Management
2 101 (28.37%) PRINCE2
3 74 (20.79%) Finance
4 69 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (11.52%) Migration
7 40 (11.24%) Microsoft
8 39 (10.96%) Windows
8 39 (10.96%) ITIL
9 35 (9.83%) Banking
10 34 (9.55%) Scrum
11 29 (8.15%) Cisco
12 26 (7.30%) PMI Certification
13 23 (6.46%) Risk Management
13 23 (6.46%) PMP
14 22 (6.18%) SAP
14 22 (6.18%) Degree
15 20 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 19 (5.34%) Windows 7
16 19 (5.34%) Project Planning
16 19 (5.34%) Telecoms
17 18 (5.06%) WAN
17 18 (5.06%) Waterfall
18 17 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (4.78%) MS Office
18 17 (4.78%) PRINCE
19 16 (4.49%) MS Project
19 16 (4.49%) Oracle
19 16 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
19 16 (4.49%) Service Delivery

Technical Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.25%) CMS
3 7 (1.97%) Lync
4 5 (1.40%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.84%) SAS
6 3 (0.84%) IIS
6 3 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.56%) Mule
7 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.56%) CICS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Drupal
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (4.78%) MS Office
2 16 (4.49%) MS Project
3 15 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.25%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.84%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.84%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.56%) Eikon
3 2 (0.56%) SunGard Martini
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Maximo
3 2 (0.56%) Global One
3 2 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.84%) Office 365
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.06%) WAN
2 15 (4.21%) Firewall
3 14 (3.93%) LAN
4 11 (3.09%) MPLS
5 9 (2.53%) Internet
6 7 (1.97%) VoIP
7 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.40%) SAN
8 4 (1.12%) Network Security
8 4 (1.12%) Wireless
8 4 (1.12%) OSPF
9 3 (0.84%) BGP
9 3 (0.84%) Multicast
9 3 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.56%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.56%) Extranet
10 2 (0.56%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.56%) DNS
11 1 (0.28%) VPN
11 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.56%) DB2
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.28%) MySQL
4 1 (0.28%) EDMS
4 1 (0.28%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.28%) DataStage
4 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.28%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.28%) QlikView
4 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) JIRA
2 2 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.56%) JMeter
2 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.28%) Xcode
3 1 (0.28%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) Selenium
3 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.28%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 74 (20.79%) Finance
2 35 (9.83%) Banking
3 19 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.37%) Retail
4 12 (3.37%) Marketing
5 9 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.40%) Law
7 5 (1.40%) Legal
7 5 (1.40%) Front Office
7 5 (1.40%) Billing
8 4 (1.12%) Games
8 4 (1.12%) Publishing
8 4 (1.12%) Back Office
8 4 (1.12%) Electronics
9 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.56%) French Language
10 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.37%) .NET
2 5 (1.40%) Web Services
3 4 (1.12%) Middleware
3 4 (1.12%) XML
4 3 (0.84%) HTML
5 2 (0.56%) XMPP
5 2 (0.56%) LAMP
5 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.28%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.28%) CSS
6 1 (0.28%) J2EE
6 1 (0.28%) cXML
6 1 (0.28%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.28%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.28%) jQuery
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.69%) Video on Demand
2 6 (1.69%) PMI
2 6 (1.69%) NHS
2 6 (1.69%) DTV
3 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.12%) Open Source
5 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.84%) FMCG
5 3 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.56%) iPad
6 2 (0.56%) Blog
6 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.56%) IVR
6 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.96%) Windows
2 19 (5.34%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.09%) Linux
4 10 (2.81%) UNIX
5 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.40%) Android
6 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.84%) Solaris
7 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (47.19%) Project Management
2 101 (28.37%) PRINCE2
3 69 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (11.52%) Migration
6 39 (10.96%) ITIL
7 34 (9.55%) Scrum
8 23 (6.46%) Risk Management
9 19 (5.34%) Project Planning
10 18 (5.06%) Waterfall
11 17 (4.78%) PRINCE
12 16 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (4.49%) Service Delivery
12 16 (4.49%) Service Management
12 16 (4.49%) Supplier Management
12 16 (4.49%) Time Management
13 15 (4.21%) Programme Management
14 13 (3.65%) Change Management
15 12 (3.37%) CRM
16 11 (3.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.21%) SQL
2 13 (3.65%) Java
3 2 (0.56%) ABAP
3 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.56%) PHP
3 2 (0.56%) C
3 2 (0.56%) C#
3 2 (0.56%) COBOL
3 2 (0.56%) Python
4 1 (0.28%) VB
4 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (7.30%) PMI Certification
2 23 (6.46%) PMP
3 22 (6.18%) Degree
4 20 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.40%) CCNA
6 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.40%) APMP
7 3 (0.84%) CCNP
7 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) ISEB
8 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PhD
9 1 (0.28%) MCP
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CAPM
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.97%) ISO 9001
1 7 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.69%) QA
3 4 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.56%) XenApp
3 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) GPFS
4 1 (0.28%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.40%) SCCM
1 5 (1.40%) SCOM
2 2 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 40 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.15%) Cisco
3 22 (6.18%) SAP
4 16 (4.49%) Oracle
5 13 (3.65%) VMware
6 6 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 6 (1.69%) IBM
7 5 (1.40%) Citrix
7 5 (1.40%) Teradata
7 5 (1.40%) F5
8 4 (1.12%) Informatica
8 4 (1.12%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.56%) Tableau
9 2 (0.56%) Talend
9 2 (0.56%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.56%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.56%) NetApp
9 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.56%) Symantec
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