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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Project Manager
Rank 436 372 383
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 176 225 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 134 135
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £25.75 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -45.55%

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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 -48 171 £425 +4.93% 42
London -39 68 £438 -2.77% 19
South East +7 44 £400 +2.56% 9
East of England -4 23 £406 -6.12% 6
City of London +22 18 £438 +9.37% 8
Berkshire +10 13 £409 -0.90% 1
South West -38 13 £431 +1.47% 2
Reading +21 11 £400 -
North West -9 10 £675 +77.63% 2
Hertfordshire -16 9 £406 -21.91% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £403 -1.82% 1
Oxfordshire +2 7 £375 -31.81%
West Midlands -20 7 £400 +10.34% 1
Surrey -7 6 £400 +14.28% 3
East Sussex -7 6 £375 +15.38% 1
Birmingham 0 5 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £400 +24.03%
Kent 0 4 £438 - 3
Hampshire -22 3 £475 +15.15% 1
East Midlands -1 2 £500 +26.98%
Essex -5 2 £438 -12.50% 1
Cambridge -7 2 £435 +6.09%
Basildon - 2 £438 -
Peterborough - 2 £373 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 3
Edinburgh -4 1 - -

Technical Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 185 (46.72%) Project Management
2 130 (32.83%) PRINCE2
3 99 (25.00%) Finance
4 82 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (14.39%) Windows
6 54 (13.64%) Migration
7 53 (13.38%) ITIL
8 50 (12.63%) Oracle
9 49 (12.37%) Microsoft
10 47 (11.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (10.86%) Scrum
12 40 (10.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 31 (7.83%) Cisco
13 31 (7.83%) Banking
14 29 (7.32%) SQL
15 28 (7.07%) Java
15 28 (7.07%) Windows 7
16 26 (6.57%) PMI Certification
17 25 (6.31%) PRINCE
17 25 (6.31%) .NET
17 25 (6.31%) MS Project
17 25 (6.31%) VMware
17 25 (6.31%) Risk Management
17 25 (6.31%) Degree
18 24 (6.06%) CRM
18 24 (6.06%) Citrix
19 23 (5.81%) SharePoint
19 23 (5.81%) Change Management
20 22 (5.56%) Project Planning
21 21 (5.30%) Supplier Management

Technical Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.04%) Lync
3 11 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.53%) CMS
5 4 (1.01%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.76%) Documentum
6 3 (0.76%) SAS
7 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.51%) IIS
7 2 (0.51%) CICS
7 2 (0.51%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
8 1 (0.25%) Jetty
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 25 (6.31%) MS Project
2 17 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 16 (4.04%) MS Office
4 9 (2.27%) MS Excel
5 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Cerner Millennium
1 5 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.76%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.51%) Eikon
4 2 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.77%) SaaS
2 4 (1.01%) Office 365
3 2 (0.51%) Force.com
3 2 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.04%) WAN
2 14 (3.54%) Internet
3 9 (2.27%) LAN
3 9 (2.27%) Firewall
4 7 (1.77%) MPLS
5 4 (1.01%) SAN
5 4 (1.01%) VoIP
5 4 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.01%) VPN
5 4 (1.01%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.76%) InfiniBand
6 3 (0.76%) Wireless
7 2 (0.51%) DNS
7 2 (0.51%) BGP
7 2 (0.51%) OSPF
7 2 (0.51%) Multicast
7 2 (0.51%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.25%) Intranet
8 1 (0.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.76%) PowerCenter
4 3 (0.76%) DB2
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.51%) MySQL
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.25%) EDMS
6 1 (0.25%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) JMeter
1 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
1 2 (0.51%) JIRA
1 2 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.25%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.25%) XDoclet
2 1 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 99 (25.00%) Finance
2 31 (7.83%) Banking
3 19 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.79%) Marketing
5 14 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.27%) Advertising
8 7 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.77%) Front Office
9 6 (1.52%) Electronics
10 5 (1.26%) Publishing
10 5 (1.26%) Retail
11 3 (0.76%) German Language
11 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.76%) Back Office
11 3 (0.76%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.31%) .NET
2 12 (3.03%) Middleware
3 7 (1.77%) HTML
3 7 (1.77%) Web Services
4 6 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (1.26%) CSS
6 3 (0.76%) XML
7 2 (0.51%) LAMP
7 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.51%) J2EE
7 2 (0.51%) XMPP
7 2 (0.51%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.51%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.25%) Mason
8 1 (0.25%) jQuery
8 1 (0.25%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.25%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.25%) JSON
8 1 (0.25%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.54%) NHS
3 12 (3.03%) PMI
3 12 (3.03%) iSeries
4 9 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.02%) DTV
6 6 (1.52%) Clustering
6 6 (1.52%) AS400
6 6 (1.52%) User Experience
7 5 (1.26%) Open Source
7 5 (1.26%) iPad
7 5 (1.26%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.01%) iPhone
9 3 (0.76%) FMCG
9 3 (0.76%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.51%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.39%) Windows
2 28 (7.07%) Windows 7
3 18 (4.55%) Linux
4 17 (4.29%) UNIX
5 6 (1.52%) Android
6 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.76%) Solaris
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (46.72%) Project Management
2 130 (32.83%) PRINCE2
3 82 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (13.64%) Migration
5 53 (13.38%) ITIL
6 47 (11.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (10.86%) Scrum
8 25 (6.31%) PRINCE
8 25 (6.31%) Risk Management
9 24 (6.06%) CRM
10 23 (5.81%) Change Management
11 22 (5.56%) Project Planning
12 21 (5.30%) Supplier Management
13 19 (4.80%) Programme Management
14 17 (4.29%) Time Management
14 17 (4.29%) Service Management
15 15 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (3.54%) Waterfall
16 14 (3.54%) Analytics
17 13 (3.28%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.32%) SQL
2 28 (7.07%) Java
3 10 (2.53%) PHP
4 8 (2.02%) Python
5 5 (1.26%) C
6 4 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.76%) C#
7 3 (0.76%) Lingo
8 2 (0.51%) ABAP
8 2 (0.51%) COBOL
8 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.25%) VB
9 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 40 (10.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 26 (6.57%) PMI Certification
3 25 (6.31%) Degree
4 21 (5.30%) PMP
5 12 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.52%) CCNA
8 6 (1.52%) APMP
9 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.76%) CCNP
9 3 (0.76%) ISEB
10 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.25%) CAPM
10 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.25%) CCIE
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.77%) QA
1 7 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (1.77%) ISO 9001
1 7 (1.77%) SLA
2 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.25%) HL7
3 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 16 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.76%) GPFS
4 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.25%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.26%) SCCM
2 3 (0.76%) SCOM
3 2 (0.51%) Control-M
4 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 50 (12.63%) Oracle
2 49 (12.37%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.83%) Cisco
4 25 (6.31%) VMware
5 24 (6.06%) Citrix
6 16 (4.04%) SAP
6 16 (4.04%) IBM
7 9 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.02%) Metastorm
8 8 (2.02%) Informatica
8 8 (2.02%) NetApp
9 6 (1.52%) Cerner
9 6 (1.52%) F5
10 5 (1.26%) Teradata
11 4 (1.01%) BT
11 4 (1.01%) Lotus
11 4 (1.01%) Apple
12 3 (0.76%) Sage
12 3 (0.76%) HP
12 3 (0.76%) EMC
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