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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Project Manager
Rank 364 386 357
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 254 227 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.42% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 155 151
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.05 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50

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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -1 235 £425 - 51
London -37 96 £438 +2.94% 17
South East -38 39 £450 +12.50% 9
West Midlands +29 34 £370 -7.50% 4
City of London -7 25 £475 +8.57% 4
Birmingham +9 22 £345 -1.42% 2
Scotland +15 17 £438 +34.61% 1
Yorkshire -8 17 £360 +8.27% 7
South West +4 16 £450 +9.09% 3
North West -12 15 £400 -34.69% 3
East of England +8 13 £475 +26.66% 4
Berkshire -14 13 £443 +4.11% 1
West Yorkshire -14 10 £350 +2.94% 6
Glasgow +4 9 £375 +15.38%
Surrey +3 8 £444 +5.02% 4
Edinburgh +1 8 £465 +19.23% 1
Hampshire -1 8 £475 +15.15%
Leeds -10 8 £350 +1.44% 5
Gloucestershire +1 5 £475 +11.76%
Essex -1 5 £260 -
East Midlands -4 5 £398 -9.65% 3
Manchester -14 5 £375 -48.27% 2
Reading +4 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £413 +3.12%
Cheshire -6 4 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire -14 4 £456 +21.66% 3
Staffordshire - 4 - -
Dorset - 4 £398 -
Harlow - 4 £260 -
Coventry - 4 £425 -

Technical Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 193 (41.42%) Project Management
2 140 (30.04%) PRINCE2
3 103 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (21.46%) Finance
5 93 (19.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (13.30%) ITIL
7 58 (12.45%) Data Centre
8 54 (11.59%) Migration
9 53 (11.37%) Windows
10 48 (10.30%) Microsoft
11 44 (9.44%) SQL
12 43 (9.23%) Cisco
12 43 (9.23%) Banking
13 37 (7.94%) Firewall
13 37 (7.94%) Oracle
14 36 (7.73%) Scrum
15 33 (7.08%) Retail
16 31 (6.65%) VMware
16 31 (6.65%) UNIX
17 30 (6.44%) PMI Certification
18 27 (5.79%) Telecoms
19 25 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 25 (5.36%) .NET
19 25 (5.36%) Linux
20 24 (5.15%) PRINCE
21 23 (4.94%) PMP
21 23 (4.94%) Citrix
21 23 (4.94%) Java
22 22 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
22 22 (4.72%) Degree

Technical Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.29%) Lync
3 15 (3.22%) CMS
4 8 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.64%) Confluence
7 3 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.64%) CoreMedia CMS
7 3 (0.64%) WorkSite
7 3 (0.64%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.43%) IIS
8 2 (0.43%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) CICS
9 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.21%) Documentum
9 1 (0.21%) JBoss
9 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (4.72%) MS Project
2 20 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.36%) MS Office
4 5 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.21%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.21%) Primavera
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (1.72%) SaaS
2 4 (0.86%) Office 365
3 3 (0.64%) IaaS
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.64%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.94%) Firewall
2 20 (4.29%) WAN
2 20 (4.29%) LAN
3 18 (3.86%) DNS
4 15 (3.22%) OSPF
4 15 (3.22%) BGP
5 14 (3.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (2.79%) VPN
6 13 (2.79%) MPLS
7 11 (2.36%) Multicast
7 11 (2.36%) Structured Cabling
8 10 (2.15%) VoIP
9 9 (1.93%) HTTP
9 9 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (1.93%) Internet
10 8 (1.72%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.29%) Wireless
11 6 (1.29%) SAN
11 6 (1.29%) DMZ
12 4 (0.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.29%) Big Data
3 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.07%) DB2
5 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.86%) MySQL
6 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.64%) DataStage
7 2 (0.43%) OLAP
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.21%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (1.93%) JIRA
2 2 (0.43%) ProC
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
3 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 100 (21.46%) Finance
2 43 (9.23%) Banking
3 33 (7.08%) Retail
4 27 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.00%) Marketing
6 10 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.15%) Local Government
7 6 (1.29%) Games
8 5 (1.07%) Automotive
8 5 (1.07%) Advertising
9 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.86%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.86%) Back Office
10 3 (0.64%) Front Office
10 3 (0.64%) Legal
10 3 (0.64%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.36%) .NET
2 19 (4.08%) HTML
2 19 (4.08%) XML
3 16 (3.43%) CSS
4 15 (3.22%) Web Services
5 7 (1.50%) Middleware
6 5 (1.07%) Application Packaging
6 5 (1.07%) HTML5
7 4 (0.86%) Flash
7 4 (0.86%) JSP
7 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.64%) Spring
8 3 (0.64%) jQuery
9 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.43%) LAMP
9 2 (0.43%) JSON
10 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.21%) Grails
10 1 (0.21%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.45%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.72%) PMI
4 7 (1.50%) Mainframe
4 7 (1.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.07%) FMCG
5 5 (1.07%) NHS
6 4 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.64%) Video on Demand
7 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.64%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.64%) Clustering
7 3 (0.64%) Statistics
7 3 (0.64%) New Media
8 2 (0.43%) Derivative
8 2 (0.43%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.37%) Windows
2 31 (6.65%) UNIX
3 25 (5.36%) Linux
4 14 (3.00%) Solaris
5 12 (2.58%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.15%) Android
7 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.21%) SUSE
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (41.42%) Project Management
2 140 (30.04%) PRINCE2
3 103 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (19.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (13.30%) ITIL
6 54 (11.59%) Migration
7 36 (7.73%) Scrum
8 24 (5.15%) PRINCE
9 22 (4.72%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.86%) E-Commerce
10 18 (3.86%) Business Analysis
10 18 (3.86%) Waterfall
11 17 (3.65%) Change Management
12 16 (3.43%) SDLC
13 15 (3.22%) ITIL V3
13 15 (3.22%) Project Planning
14 14 (3.00%) Supplier Management
14 14 (3.00%) Programme Management
15 13 (2.79%) Web Development
16 12 (2.58%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.44%) SQL
2 23 (4.94%) Java
3 19 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.36%) PHP
5 10 (2.15%) C#
6 5 (1.07%) C
7 4 (0.86%) ActionScript
7 4 (0.86%) COBOL
8 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.64%) Python
9 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.43%) VB
9 2 (0.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.21%) ABAP
10 1 (0.21%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 30 (6.44%) PMI Certification
2 25 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 23 (4.94%) PMP
4 22 (4.72%) Degree
5 17 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (3.43%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.43%) CCNA
7 9 (1.93%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.43%) APMP
11 1 (0.21%) CITP
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB
11 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.15%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) FATCA
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.50%) vSphere
4 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.64%) XenServer
5 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.21%) vCloud
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.21%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.86%) SCCM
2 3 (0.64%) SCOM
3 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.43%) Puppet
3 2 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 48 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.23%) Cisco
3 37 (7.94%) Oracle
4 31 (6.65%) VMware
5 23 (4.94%) Citrix
6 17 (3.65%) SAP
7 13 (2.79%) CheckPoint
7 13 (2.79%) F5
8 8 (1.72%) HP
9 7 (1.50%) IBM
9 7 (1.50%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.50%) Informatica
9 7 (1.50%) NetApp
10 6 (1.29%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.07%) Avaya
12 4 (0.86%) EMC
13 3 (0.64%) Sun
13 3 (0.64%) Lotus
13 3 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.64%) EPiServer
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