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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Project Manager
Rank 424 361 366
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 179 231 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.48% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 154 139
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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 £315 £296 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £596 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -

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
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -90 167 £425 +1.19% 23
London -12 94 £435 -4.91% 10
City of London +26 32 £455 -9.00% 5
South East -45 28 £413 +17.02% 8
East of England -11 13 £373 -6.87% 3
North West +4 12 £340 -9.33% 1
Scotland -10 10 £261 -19.76% 1
Berkshire -1 9 £425 +6.25% 3
Edinburgh -5 7 £400 -23.80% 1
South West -33 7 £369 -7.81%
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £363 - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £413 +13.01% 2
Reading +16 5 £425 +41.66% 1
Manchester -10 5 £360 -4.00%
East Midlands +1 4 £375 -4.76%
West Yorkshire 0 4 £440 +66.03%
Yorkshire -6 4 £440 +66.03% 1
Essex -10 4 £495 +13.14%
West Midlands -19 4 £500 +17.64%
Oxfordshire -20 4 £431 -13.75%
Leeds - 4 £440 -
Cambridge +6 3 £360 - 2
Hampshire -22 3 £388 -6.06% 1
East Sussex - 3 £300 -
Cheshire +5 2 £353 -17.05%
Merseyside -1 2 £333 -11.33%
Peterborough -2 2 £373 -
Oxford - 2 £364 -
Brighton - 2 £283 -
Croydon - 2 £448 -

Technical Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 177 (46.58%) Project Management
2 109 (28.68%) PRINCE2
3 78 (20.53%) Finance
4 76 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (12.11%) Windows
6 43 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (10.79%) Migration
7 41 (10.79%) ITIL
8 38 (10.00%) Scrum
9 37 (9.74%) Microsoft
10 35 (9.21%) Cisco
11 31 (8.16%) Banking
12 25 (6.58%) Oracle
13 24 (6.32%) SQL
13 24 (6.32%) PMI Certification
13 24 (6.32%) Project Planning
14 23 (6.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 23 (6.05%) Risk Management
15 22 (5.79%) PMP
15 22 (5.79%) SAP
15 22 (5.79%) Degree
16 21 (5.53%) WAN
17 20 (5.26%) Telecoms
18 19 (5.00%) Waterfall
18 19 (5.00%) Windows 7
19 18 (4.74%) .NET
20 17 (4.47%) MS Visio
20 17 (4.47%) VMware
20 17 (4.47%) Programme Management
21 16 (4.21%) Supplier Management

Technical Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.37%) CMS
3 6 (1.58%) Lync
4 5 (1.32%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.79%) IIS
6 3 (0.79%) SAS
6 3 (0.79%) Documentum
7 2 (0.53%) CICS
7 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.26%) Mule
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (4.47%) MS Visio
2 16 (4.21%) MS Office
3 15 (3.95%) MS Project
4 10 (2.63%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.53%) Global One
3 2 (0.53%) Maximo
3 2 (0.53%) SunGard Martini
3 2 (0.53%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.53%) Eikon
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) Office 365
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.53%) WAN
2 16 (4.21%) Firewall
3 14 (3.68%) LAN
4 11 (2.89%) MPLS
5 10 (2.63%) Internet
6 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.32%) VoIP
7 4 (1.05%) Wireless
7 4 (1.05%) OSPF
7 4 (1.05%) SAN
7 4 (1.05%) Network Security
8 3 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (0.79%) InfiniBand
8 3 (0.79%) Multicast
8 3 (0.79%) BGP
9 2 (0.53%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.53%) DNS
9 2 (0.53%) Extranet
9 2 (0.53%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.79%) PowerCenter
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.53%) DB2
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.26%) EDMS
5 1 (0.26%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.26%) DataStage
5 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.05%) JIRA
2 2 (0.53%) JMeter
2 2 (0.53%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.26%) Selenium
3 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.26%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.26%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.26%) Xcode
General
1 78 (20.53%) Finance
2 31 (8.16%) Banking
3 20 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.42%) Marketing
5 12 (3.16%) Retail
6 10 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.58%) Front Office
9 5 (1.32%) Billing
9 5 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.32%) Legal
10 4 (1.05%) Electronics
10 4 (1.05%) Publishing
10 4 (1.05%) Law
10 4 (1.05%) Games
10 4 (1.05%) Back Office
10 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.74%) .NET
2 8 (2.11%) Web Services
3 4 (1.05%) XML
3 4 (1.05%) Middleware
4 3 (0.79%) HTML
5 2 (0.53%) LAMP
5 2 (0.53%) XMPP
5 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.26%) jQuery
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.26%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.26%) HTML5
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.26%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.26%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.26%) CSS
6 1 (0.26%) J2EE
6 1 (0.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.63%) NHS
3 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (1.84%) DTV
4 6 (1.58%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.32%) PMI
6 4 (1.05%) iSeries
6 4 (1.05%) Open Source
6 4 (1.05%) Video on Demand
7 3 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.79%) FMCG
7 3 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.53%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.53%) IVR
8 2 (0.53%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.53%) User Experience
8 2 (0.53%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.11%) Windows
2 19 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.68%) Linux
4 12 (3.16%) UNIX
5 5 (1.32%) Android
5 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.05%) Solaris
6 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (46.58%) Project Management
2 109 (28.68%) PRINCE2
3 76 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (10.79%) Migration
5 41 (10.79%) ITIL
6 38 (10.00%) Scrum
7 24 (6.32%) Project Planning
8 23 (6.05%) Risk Management
9 19 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 17 (4.47%) Programme Management
11 16 (4.21%) Supplier Management
11 16 (4.21%) Change Management
11 16 (4.21%) CRM
11 16 (4.21%) PRINCE
11 16 (4.21%) Time Management
12 15 (3.95%) Service Delivery
13 14 (3.68%) Service Management
13 14 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.32%) SQL
2 16 (4.21%) Java
3 5 (1.32%) PHP
3 5 (1.32%) Python
4 3 (0.79%) C
4 3 (0.79%) C#
5 2 (0.53%) COBOL
5 2 (0.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.53%) ABAP
6 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.26%) VB
6 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (6.32%) PMI Certification
2 23 (6.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 22 (5.79%) PMP
3 22 (5.79%) Degree
4 11 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.58%) CCNA
8 5 (1.32%) APMP
9 4 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.79%) CCNP
11 2 (0.53%) ISEB
12 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.26%) CAPM
12 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.26%) CCIE
12 1 (0.26%) MCP
12 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.37%) QA
2 7 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.84%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.79%) GPFS
4 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.58%) SCCM
2 5 (1.32%) SCOM
3 2 (0.53%) Puppet
4 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.21%) Cisco
3 25 (6.58%) Oracle
4 22 (5.79%) SAP
5 17 (4.47%) VMware
6 12 (3.16%) IBM
7 8 (2.11%) Informatica
8 7 (1.84%) Citrix
9 6 (1.58%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.32%) F5
10 5 (1.32%) Teradata
10 5 (1.32%) Metastorm
11 4 (1.05%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.05%) NetApp
12 3 (0.79%) Lotus
12 3 (0.79%) SunGard
12 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.53%) Symantec
13 2 (0.53%) Open Text
13 2 (0.53%) TOWER Software
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