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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Project Manager
Rank 403 394 347
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 241 228 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.45% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 159 153
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £529 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £24.00

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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 -10 217 £425 - 44
London -26 97 £438 +2.94% 18
South East -37 37 £450 +16.12% 6
Scotland +16 22 £438 +12.17% 4
Yorkshire -5 19 £375 +9.48% 7
City of London -22 17 £488 +13.37% 2
West Midlands +16 16 £413 +3.12% 2
North West -12 15 £350 -46.76% 1
South West -3 14 £475 +11.76% 2
Edinburgh +7 13 £453 +16.02% 3
East of England +1 12 £345 -19.76% 5
West Yorkshire -14 11 £355 -5.33% 5
Hampshire 0 10 £450 -2.70%
Berkshire -21 9 £438 +2.94%
Glasgow - 9 £375 -
Surrey +2 8 £475 +25.82% 1
Leeds -17 7 £350 -6.66% 4
Birmingham +8 6 £425 +13.33%
East Midlands -4 6 £398 -20.50% 3
Gloucestershire -3 5 £475 +11.76% 1
Hertfordshire -7 5 £425 +3.97%
Essex -9 5 £260 -40.57% 2
Cheshire - 5 £425 -
Winchester - 5 £450 -
Dorset -1 4 £398 -
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £398 -10.42%
Manchester -11 4 £338 -53.44% 1
Harlow - 4 £260 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £398 -

Technical Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 195 (43.14%) Project Management
2 129 (28.54%) PRINCE2
3 110 (24.34%) Finance
4 91 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (12.61%) Windows
6 57 (12.61%) Data Centre
7 55 (12.17%) Migration
8 54 (11.95%) ITIL
9 53 (11.73%) Microsoft
10 42 (9.29%) Banking
11 39 (8.63%) Oracle
12 36 (7.96%) VMware
13 35 (7.74%) Firewall
13 35 (7.74%) Cisco
14 34 (7.52%) SQL
15 30 (6.64%) PMI Certification
16 29 (6.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 28 (6.19%) Citrix
17 28 (6.19%) Scrum
18 27 (5.97%) Retail
19 26 (5.75%) UNIX
20 25 (5.53%) Linux
21 22 (4.87%) SharePoint
21 22 (4.87%) WAN
21 22 (4.87%) Active Directory
21 22 (4.87%) PMP
22 21 (4.65%) LAN
22 21 (4.65%) MS Project
22 21 (4.65%) .NET

Technical Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 22 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.54%) Lync
3 14 (3.10%) CMS
4 9 (1.99%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.88%) WorkSite
7 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.66%) CoreMedia CMS
7 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.66%) Confluence
8 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.44%) IIS
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.22%) Drupal
9 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 21 (4.65%) MS Project
2 20 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.65%) MS Office
4 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.22%) Primavera
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.33%) SaaS
1 6 (1.33%) Office 365
2 4 (0.88%) IaaS
2 4 (0.88%) PaaS
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Yammer
4 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.74%) Firewall
2 22 (4.87%) WAN
3 21 (4.65%) LAN
4 14 (3.10%) OSPF
4 14 (3.10%) BGP
5 13 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.65%) DNS
7 11 (2.43%) MPLS
8 10 (2.21%) VPN
8 10 (2.21%) VoIP
8 10 (2.21%) Multicast
8 10 (2.21%) Structured Cabling
9 9 (1.99%) Unified Communications
9 9 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (1.99%) Internet
10 8 (1.77%) SAN
11 6 (1.33%) HTTP
11 6 (1.33%) Wireless
11 6 (1.33%) Network Security
12 4 (0.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.77%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.55%) Big Data
3 7 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.11%) DB2
5 4 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.88%) MySQL
6 3 (0.66%) DataStage
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.44%) OLAP
7 2 (0.44%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.22%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.99%) JIRA
2 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.44%) ProC
3 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 110 (24.34%) Finance
2 42 (9.29%) Banking
3 27 (5.97%) Retail
4 19 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.65%) Marketing
6 9 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.77%) Local Government
8 6 (1.33%) Games
9 5 (1.11%) Advertising
9 5 (1.11%) Publishing
10 4 (0.88%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.88%) Back Office
10 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.66%) Automotive
11 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.44%) Billing
12 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.65%) .NET
2 20 (4.42%) XML
3 18 (3.98%) HTML
4 16 (3.54%) CSS
5 12 (2.65%) Web Services
6 5 (1.11%) Middleware
6 5 (1.11%) Application Packaging
6 5 (1.11%) HTML5
7 4 (0.88%) Flash
7 4 (0.88%) JSP
8 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.44%) jQuery
8 2 (0.44%) LAMP
8 2 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.44%) JSON
9 1 (0.22%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.22%) Java EE
9 1 (0.22%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.61%) Data Centre
2 18 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.21%) PMI
4 7 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.11%) NHS
5 5 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 4 (0.88%) FMCG
7 3 (0.66%) iPad
7 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.66%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.66%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.66%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.66%) New Media
8 2 (0.44%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.44%) User Experience
8 2 (0.44%) GIS
8 2 (0.44%) PKI
8 2 (0.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.61%) Windows
2 26 (5.75%) UNIX
3 25 (5.53%) Linux
4 14 (3.10%) Solaris
5 13 (2.88%) Android
5 13 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.22%) SUSE
10 1 (0.22%) AIX
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (43.14%) Project Management
2 129 (28.54%) PRINCE2
3 91 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (12.17%) Migration
6 54 (11.95%) ITIL
7 28 (6.19%) Scrum
8 19 (4.20%) Service Delivery
8 19 (4.20%) Business Analysis
8 19 (4.20%) SDLC
9 18 (3.98%) Change Management
10 17 (3.76%) Supplier Management
11 16 (3.54%) E-Commerce
11 16 (3.54%) PRINCE
11 16 (3.54%) Waterfall
12 14 (3.10%) Project Planning
13 13 (2.88%) Change Control
14 12 (2.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (2.65%) Line Management
14 12 (2.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.52%) SQL
2 21 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.54%) Java
4 11 (2.43%) PHP
5 8 (1.77%) C#
6 6 (1.33%) C
7 4 (0.88%) COBOL
7 4 (0.88%) ActionScript
7 4 (0.88%) Python
8 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.44%) Perl
9 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.44%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) ABAP
10 1 (0.22%) C-shell
10 1 (0.22%) RPG
10 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (6.64%) PMI Certification
2 29 (6.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 22 (4.87%) PMP
4 19 (4.20%) Degree
5 17 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (3.76%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (3.32%) CCNA
7 11 (2.43%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.44%) APMP
10 1 (0.22%) CITP
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.44%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) COBIT
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 22 (4.87%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.11%) vSphere
4 4 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.88%) XenServer
5 2 (0.44%) vCloud
5 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.33%) SCCM
2 4 (0.88%) SCOM
3 2 (0.44%) Puppet
3 2 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.22%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 53 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.63%) Oracle
3 36 (7.96%) VMware
4 35 (7.74%) Cisco
5 28 (6.19%) Citrix
6 15 (3.32%) SAP
7 11 (2.43%) F5
8 10 (2.21%) HP
9 9 (1.99%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.77%) NetApp
10 8 (1.77%) IBM
11 5 (1.11%) Avaya
12 4 (0.88%) Informatica
12 4 (0.88%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.66%) Google
13 3 (0.66%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.66%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.66%) Lotus
13 3 (0.66%) EMC
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