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 24 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Project Manager
Rank 445 372 375
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 172 222 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 148 140
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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 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £578 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £25.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+10.89% -

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
51713 48167 48748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.71% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32673 29142 27386
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 £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2096 2586
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 24 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 24 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 -70 160 £425 +1.19% 35
London -8 93 £448 -1.37% 14
City of London +16 31 £455 -4.21% 6
South East -48 26 £413 +17.85% 7
East of England -15 13 £373 -6.87% 6
North West -5 11 £340 -9.33% 1
Scotland -6 10 £261 -19.76% 1
Edinburgh -3 7 £400 -23.80% 1
Berkshire -3 7 £385 -3.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £413 +13.01% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 6 £363 - 5
South West -35 6 £369 -7.81% 3
West Midlands -18 5 £500 +17.64%
Oxfordshire -21 5 £413 -8.33% 1
Reading +15 4 £405 +35.00% 1
Essex -7 4 £495 +23.75%
Manchester -9 4 £320 -14.66%
Cambridge +4 3 £360 - 3
East Midlands +3 3 £400 +1.58%
West Yorkshire 0 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -5 3 - - 4
East Sussex - 3 £300 -
Leeds - 3 - - 2
Cheshire +7 2 £353 -17.05%
Peterborough 0 2 £373 - 1
Merseyside 0 2 £333 -11.33%
Birmingham -6 2 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire -33 2 £388 -6.06%
Brighton - 2 £283 -
Oxford - 2 £364 -

Technical Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 181 (46.89%) Project Management
2 110 (28.50%) PRINCE2
3 80 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (20.73%) Finance
4 45 (11.66%) Windows
5 42 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (10.62%) Migration
7 40 (10.36%) ITIL
8 39 (10.10%) Scrum
9 37 (9.59%) Microsoft
10 34 (8.81%) Cisco
11 32 (8.29%) Banking
12 30 (7.77%) Oracle
13 29 (7.51%) SQL
14 24 (6.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 24 (6.22%) PMI Certification
15 23 (5.96%) SAP
15 23 (5.96%) Risk Management
15 23 (5.96%) Project Planning
15 23 (5.96%) Degree
16 22 (5.70%) PMP
17 20 (5.18%) Windows 7
17 20 (5.18%) .NET
17 20 (5.18%) WAN
18 19 (4.92%) Waterfall
19 18 (4.66%) SharePoint
19 18 (4.66%) Telecoms
19 18 (4.66%) VMware
20 17 (4.40%) Programme Management
20 17 (4.40%) CRM

Technical Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 18 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.33%) CMS
3 6 (1.55%) Lync
4 5 (1.30%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.04%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.78%) IIS
6 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.78%) Documentum
6 3 (0.78%) SAS
7 2 (0.52%) CICS
7 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
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
8 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (4.40%) MS Visio
2 16 (4.15%) MS Office
3 15 (3.89%) MS Project
4 10 (2.59%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.78%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) SunGard Martini
3 2 (0.52%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.52%) Global One
3 2 (0.52%) Eikon
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.78%) Office 365
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.18%) WAN
2 16 (4.15%) Firewall
3 13 (3.37%) LAN
4 11 (2.85%) MPLS
5 10 (2.59%) Internet
6 5 (1.30%) VoIP
6 5 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.04%) Wireless
7 4 (1.04%) OSPF
7 4 (1.04%) Network Security
7 4 (1.04%) SAN
8 3 (0.78%) Multicast
8 3 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (0.78%) InfiniBand
8 3 (0.78%) BGP
9 2 (0.52%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.52%) Extranet
9 2 (0.52%) DNS
9 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.78%) PowerCenter
4 3 (0.78%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.52%) DB2
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.26%) DataStage
6 1 (0.26%) EDMS
6 1 (0.26%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.26%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.04%) JIRA
2 2 (0.52%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.52%) JMeter
2 2 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.26%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.26%) Xcode
3 1 (0.26%) Selenium
3 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 80 (20.73%) Finance
2 32 (8.29%) Banking
3 18 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.37%) Marketing
5 12 (3.11%) Retail
6 11 (2.85%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.55%) Front Office
9 5 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.30%) Billing
10 4 (1.04%) Publishing
10 4 (1.04%) Games
10 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.04%) Back Office
10 4 (1.04%) Electronics
10 4 (1.04%) Legal
11 3 (0.78%) German Language
11 3 (0.78%) Law
11 3 (0.78%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.18%) .NET
2 9 (2.33%) Web Services
3 4 (1.04%) XML
3 4 (1.04%) Middleware
4 3 (0.78%) HTML
5 2 (0.52%) LAMP
5 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.52%) XMPP
6 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.26%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.26%) jQuery
6 1 (0.26%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.26%) HTML5
6 1 (0.26%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.26%) CSS
6 1 (0.26%) J2EE
6 1 (0.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.59%) NHS
3 9 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.81%) iSeries
4 7 (1.81%) DTV
5 6 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.30%) PMI
6 5 (1.30%) User Experience
7 4 (1.04%) Open Source
7 4 (1.04%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.78%) FMCG
8 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.52%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.52%) IVR
9 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.52%) iPad
9 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.66%) Windows
2 20 (5.18%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.63%) Linux
4 13 (3.37%) UNIX
5 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.30%) Android
6 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.04%) Solaris
6 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (46.89%) Project Management
2 110 (28.50%) PRINCE2
3 80 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (10.62%) Migration
6 40 (10.36%) ITIL
7 39 (10.10%) Scrum
8 23 (5.96%) Project Planning
8 23 (5.96%) Risk Management
9 19 (4.92%) Waterfall
10 17 (4.40%) PRINCE
10 17 (4.40%) CRM
10 17 (4.40%) Programme Management
11 16 (4.15%) Supplier Management
11 16 (4.15%) Time Management
12 15 (3.89%) Change Management
13 14 (3.63%) Workflow
13 14 (3.63%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.37%) Service Management
14 13 (3.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.51%) SQL
2 16 (4.15%) Java
3 5 (1.30%) PHP
3 5 (1.30%) Python
4 4 (1.04%) C
5 3 (0.78%) C#
6 2 (0.52%) COBOL
6 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.52%) ABAP
7 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.26%) VB6
7 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.26%) VB
7 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (6.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 24 (6.22%) PMI Certification
2 23 (5.96%) Degree
3 22 (5.70%) PMP
4 12 (3.11%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.55%) APMP
7 6 (1.55%) CCNA
8 5 (1.30%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.78%) CCNP
10 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.52%) ISEB
12 1 (0.26%) MCP
12 1 (0.26%) PhD
12 1 (0.26%) CCIE
12 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.26%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.33%) QA
2 7 (1.81%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.78%) GPFS
4 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.52%) XenApp
5 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (1.55%) SCCM
2 5 (1.30%) SCOM
3 2 (0.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.26%) Control-M
4 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 37 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.81%) Cisco
3 30 (7.77%) Oracle
4 23 (5.96%) SAP
5 18 (4.66%) VMware
6 13 (3.37%) IBM
7 9 (2.33%) Citrix
7 9 (2.33%) Informatica
8 7 (1.81%) Metastorm
9 6 (1.55%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.30%) Teradata
10 5 (1.30%) F5
11 4 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.04%) NetApp
11 4 (1.04%) Lotus
11 4 (1.04%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.78%) SunGard
13 2 (0.52%) HP
13 2 (0.52%) Reuters
13 2 (0.52%) Symantec
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