Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 24 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 17 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 94 90 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.60% 7.89% 5.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 8.36% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 49 51
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £420 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.62% -1.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £313
90th Percentile £506 £540 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +2.94% -3.41% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +30.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1335 1077 1497
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 94.39% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 510 882
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 109 129
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +63.41% -18.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.73 £10.35
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.48% +4.68%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -5 40 £400 +8.11% 2
Cambridge -4 36 £425 -10.53% 12
Huntingdon -3 1 £473 +26.00%
Project Manager
East of England

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

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

1 46 (48.94%) Finance
2 34 (36.17%) Project Management
3 32 (34.04%) PRINCE2
4 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.77%) Migration
6 11 (11.70%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (10.64%) Business Continuity
7 10 (10.64%) Change Management
8 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
9 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.51%) Banking
10 7 (7.45%) Confluence
10 7 (7.45%) SDLC
10 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.45%) JIRA
10 7 (7.45%) PRINCE
10 7 (7.45%) PMI Certification
10 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.45%) ERP
11 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
11 6 (6.38%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (5.32%) PMP
12 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
12 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (4.26%) PMI
13 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
13 4 (4.26%) .NET

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 7 (7.45%) Confluence
2 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.06%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.06%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) PaaS
1 4 (4.26%) SaaS
2 2 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
2 1 (1.06%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.06%) Big Data
2 1 (1.06%) GIS
2 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) JIRA
General
1 46 (48.94%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.26%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Japanese Language
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.06%) Local Government
6 1 (1.06%) Military
6 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.06%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
1 4 (4.26%) PMI
2 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Windows
1 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) Project Management
2 32 (34.04%) PRINCE2
3 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.77%) Migration
5 11 (11.70%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (10.64%) Business Continuity
6 10 (10.64%) Change Management
7 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.45%) ERP
9 7 (7.45%) PRINCE
9 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
9 7 (7.45%) SDLC
10 6 (6.38%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (4.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 4 (4.26%) DSDM
11 4 (4.26%) Scrum
11 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.06%) C#
1 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.32%) PMP
2 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (3.19%) CCSP
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.19%) CISM
3 3 (3.19%) CISSP
3 3 (3.19%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) GDPR
1 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) PMO
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.19%) SAP
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Dell
4 1 (1.06%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com