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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Project Manager
Rank 383 401 343
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 225 203 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.40% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 133 137
Average daily rate
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£418 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £406
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.53 £37.50 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £37.50 £26.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £37.50 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +18.29%

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 April 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 +10 209 £425 - 56
London -9 82 £425 -4.22% 28
South East +7 64 £421 -2.60% 13
City of London +12 24 £425 -15.00% 4
Hampshire +9 22 £450 -6.73% 2
West Midlands +5 22 £370 -20.00% 6
Berkshire -13 19 £400 -17.94% 3
Birmingham +11 17 £340 -26.48% 3
East of England +20 12 £475 +35.71% 3
Scotland +11 11 £400 -20.00%
North West -14 11 £400 -9.09% 3
Surrey +3 8 £408 +50.92%
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £418 +4.37%
Yorkshire -18 6 £450 +42.85% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 5 £481 +37.50% 1
Milton Keynes -1 5 £418 +4.37%
Glasgow -1 5 £419 +28.84%
South West -1 5 £413 +3.12% 1
West Yorkshire -12 5 £450 +35.33% 2
Manchester -12 5 £369 +11.74% 2
Oxfordshire -18 5 £450 +26.31% 1
Southampton - 5 £550 -
Maidenhead +8 4 £398 +32.50%
Edinburgh +4 4 £400 -21.95%
Bedfordshire +3 4 £456 +49.59%
Cheshire -4 4 £400 - 1
Slough -11 4 £400 -8.57%
Peterborough +11 3 - -
Reading +3 3 £375 - 1
Watford +3 3 £488 -

Technical Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 171 (42.86%) Project Management
2 102 (25.56%) PRINCE2
3 84 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (19.05%) Finance
6 52 (13.03%) Migration
6 52 (13.03%) ITIL
7 49 (12.28%) Microsoft
8 39 (9.77%) Banking
9 38 (9.52%) Windows
10 35 (8.77%) Cisco
11 33 (8.27%) SQL
12 31 (7.77%) Scrum
13 29 (7.27%) Firewall
13 29 (7.27%) Retail
14 28 (7.02%) Telecoms
14 28 (7.02%) UNIX
14 28 (7.02%) PMI Certification
15 27 (6.77%) Linux
16 26 (6.52%) PRINCE
17 25 (6.27%) Oracle
17 25 (6.27%) Service Delivery
18 24 (6.02%) .NET
18 24 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (5.76%) SAP
19 23 (5.76%) PMP
20 21 (5.26%) SharePoint
21 19 (4.76%) Java
21 19 (4.76%) Active Directory
21 19 (4.76%) VMware

Technical Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.26%) Lync
3 5 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.75%) CMS
5 3 (0.75%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.75%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.75%) IIS
5 3 (0.75%) Mule
6 2 (0.50%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.25%) FileNet
7 1 (0.25%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.25%) CICS
7 1 (0.25%) Documentum
7 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (3.76%) MS Project
2 12 (3.01%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.01%) MS Office
4 6 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.75%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.50%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) Maximo
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Primavera
4 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.25%) Office 365
2 5 (1.25%) SaaS
2 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Yammer
3 1 (0.25%) Veeva
3 1 (0.25%) IaaS
3 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.27%) Firewall
2 16 (4.01%) DNS
3 15 (3.76%) LAN
3 15 (3.76%) WAN
4 14 (3.51%) OSPF
4 14 (3.51%) BGP
4 14 (3.51%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.01%) Multicast
6 11 (2.76%) Structured Cabling
7 10 (2.51%) VPN
7 10 (2.51%) MPLS
8 8 (2.01%) HTTP
9 7 (1.75%) SAN
9 7 (1.75%) VoIP
10 5 (1.25%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.00%) Network Security
11 4 (1.00%) SMTP
11 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.00%) Wireless
12 2 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.25%) Big Data
2 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.00%) DB2
3 4 (1.00%) DataStage
4 3 (0.75%) MySQL
4 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.50%) QlikView
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.50%) OLAP
6 1 (0.25%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (2.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.50%) Selenium
2 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 76 (19.05%) Finance
2 39 (9.77%) Banking
3 29 (7.27%) Retail
4 28 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.76%) Marketing
6 9 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.50%) Legal
9 5 (1.25%) Advertising
10 4 (1.00%) Local Government
10 4 (1.00%) Billing
11 3 (0.75%) Front Office
11 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.75%) Automotive
11 3 (0.75%) Law
12 2 (0.50%) French Language
12 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.50%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.02%) .NET
2 9 (2.26%) Web Services
3 8 (2.01%) Middleware
4 5 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.00%) jQuery
5 4 (1.00%) HTML
5 4 (1.00%) XML
6 3 (0.75%) Spring
7 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.50%) CSS
7 2 (0.50%) JSP
8 1 (0.25%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.25%) cXML
8 1 (0.25%) LAMP
8 1 (0.25%) SOAP
8 1 (0.25%) HTML5
8 1 (0.25%) JSON
8 1 (0.25%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (1.75%) Mainframe
3 6 (1.50%) Video on Demand
3 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.50%) PMI
4 4 (1.00%) FMCG
4 4 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.00%) NHS
4 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.75%) Clustering
5 3 (0.75%) Statistics
6 2 (0.50%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.50%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.50%) PKI
6 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.25%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.52%) Windows
2 28 (7.02%) UNIX
3 27 (6.77%) Linux
4 11 (2.76%) Solaris
5 9 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.75%) Android
8 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (42.86%) Project Management
2 102 (25.56%) PRINCE2
3 84 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (13.03%) Migration
5 52 (13.03%) ITIL
6 31 (7.77%) Scrum
7 26 (6.52%) PRINCE
8 25 (6.27%) Service Delivery
9 17 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 16 (4.01%) Waterfall
10 16 (4.01%) ITIL V3
11 13 (3.26%) CRM
12 12 (3.01%) Risk Management
13 11 (2.76%) Business Analysis
13 11 (2.76%) Data Migration
14 10 (2.51%) Project Planning
14 10 (2.51%) Change Control
14 10 (2.51%) Configuration Management
14 10 (2.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.27%) SQL
2 19 (4.76%) Java
3 9 (2.26%) C#
4 4 (1.00%) COBOL
5 2 (0.50%) C
5 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.25%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) Perl
6 1 (0.25%) PHP
6 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 28 (7.02%) PMI Certification
2 23 (5.76%) PMP
3 16 (4.01%) Degree
4 15 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.51%) CCNA
6 13 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (2.76%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.75%) APMP
9 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) ISEB
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) CCNP
10 1 (0.25%) MCP
10 1 (0.25%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.01%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) FATCA
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.25%) vSphere
4 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.50%) XenServer
6 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) SCCM
2 3 (0.75%) Puppet
2 3 (0.75%) SCOM
2 3 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 49 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.77%) Cisco
3 25 (6.27%) Oracle
4 23 (5.76%) SAP
5 19 (4.76%) VMware
6 15 (3.76%) F5
7 14 (3.51%) Citrix
8 13 (3.26%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.01%) Informatica
10 7 (1.75%) IBM
11 6 (1.50%) HP
12 5 (1.25%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.00%) Tumbleweed
14 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.75%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.75%) Lotus
14 3 (0.75%) Sun
15 2 (0.50%) Sitecore
15 2 (0.50%) Axway
15 2 (0.50%) Adobe
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