The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 26 14 16
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 14 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.47% 8.09% 7.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 8.27% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 19
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £413 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 292 399 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.29% 97.79% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 257 180
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 25
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +74.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Cambridge

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Cambridge

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Cambridge over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Cambridge

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Cambridge

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cambridge region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 22 (70.97%) Project Management
2 13 (41.94%) Finance
3 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
6 5 (16.13%) CRM
6 5 (16.13%) SAP
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) Change Management
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (6.45%) Life Science
9 2 (6.45%) Spotfire
9 2 (6.45%) Clinical Data Management
9 2 (6.45%) Workday
9 2 (6.45%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) REST
9 2 (6.45%) PMI
9 2 (6.45%) PMP
9 2 (6.45%) OpenLink
9 2 (6.45%) Endur
9 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (6.45%) XML

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.45%) Endur
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (3.23%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Spotfire
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) REST
1 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Life Science
1 2 (6.45%) PMI
2 1 (3.23%) ASIC
2 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Project Management
2 12 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) CRM
5 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.45%) Clinical Data Management
8 2 (6.45%) Data Management
8 2 (6.45%) SDLC
8 2 (6.45%) Service Management
9 1 (3.23%) Analytics
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) OpenLink
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Workday
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
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