The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £391 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 46 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.96% 6.60% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.61% 7.00% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 24
Median daily rate £391 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.94% -1.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 534 557 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.39% 94.25% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 322 432
Median daily rate £340 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £155 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 30 89
Median hourly rate £18.96 £35.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.82% +121.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Cambridgeshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Cambridgeshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Cambridgeshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Cambridgeshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 19 £366 -16.38% 7
Peterborough +5 15 £400 +8.84% 1
Huntingdon -8 4 £351 -
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 39 (46.43%) Project Management
2 35 (41.67%) Finance
3 27 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (26.19%) PRINCE2
4 22 (26.19%) CRM
5 18 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 15 (17.86%) PMI Certification
7 12 (14.29%) PMI
7 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
8 11 (13.10%) Programme Management
9 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.33%) ERP
11 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
11 6 (7.14%) SAP
11 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (7.14%) MOM
11 6 (7.14%) Migration
12 5 (5.95%) Change Management
12 5 (5.95%) PMP
12 5 (5.95%) Nokia
12 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (4.76%) Analytics
13 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (4.76%) Service Management
13 4 (4.76%) Retail
13 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.57%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.38%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.38%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
2 2 (2.38%) Yammer
3 1 (1.19%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Wireless
2 2 (2.38%) Skype
2 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.19%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.19%) GIS
1 1 (1.19%) Power BI
1 1 (1.19%) QlikView
1 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 35 (41.67%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.38%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Japanese Language
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) HTML
1 2 (2.38%) Silverlight
1 2 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) Mason
2 1 (1.19%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) PMI
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.19%) CCTV
5 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.19%) Robotics
5 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) Project Management
2 27 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (26.19%) CRM
3 22 (26.19%) PRINCE2
4 18 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 11 (13.10%) Programme Management
6 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.33%) ERP
8 6 (7.14%) Migration
9 5 (5.95%) Change Management
9 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.76%) Analytics
10 4 (4.76%) Service Management
11 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.57%) Business Transformation
11 3 (3.57%) Contract Management
11 3 (3.57%) Resource Management
11 3 (3.57%) SDLC
11 3 (3.57%) Work Breakdown Structure
12 2 (2.38%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.95%) PMP
2 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
4 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) CISM
6 1 (1.19%) CISSP
6 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) SAP
3 5 (5.95%) Nokia
4 3 (3.57%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.38%) Workday
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) VMware