Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Manager
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 10.81% 4.92% 10.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.81% 5.08% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Bolton median daily rate £450 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.89% -10.63%
10th Percentile £425 £375 £305
90th Percentile £525 £435 £390
Manchester median daily rate £450 £400 £421
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.04% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - £32.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year - +74.03% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bolton
Contract vacancies in Bolton with a recognized job title 74 59 29
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 96.72% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 41 18
Bolton median daily rate £325 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £122 £126 £213
90th Percentile £506 £425 £625
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bolton median hourly rate - - £18.48
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Bolton

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Bolton

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager in Bolton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Bolton

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bolton region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) PeopleSoft
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Matrix Management
1 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
1 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
1 7 (87.50%) Matrix Management
1 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) PeopleSoft