The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 27 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.

Project Manager
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 37 57 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.90% 9.18% 8.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 9.42% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 37
Median daily rate £388 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £413 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £530 £525
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 £32.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -14.66% +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 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 499 605 657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.10% 97.42% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 364 319
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 69
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +167.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 -12 14 £400 -5.88% 8
Huntingdon - 12 £300 -
Peterborough -5 3 £475 +10.14%
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 46 (63.89%) Project Management
2 35 (48.61%) Finance
3 27 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (33.33%) CRM
5 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2
6 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 17 (23.61%) PMI Certification
8 14 (19.44%) PMI
9 11 (15.28%) Programme Management
9 11 (15.28%) SAP
10 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.11%) ERP
11 8 (11.11%) Migration
11 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 8 (11.11%) Service Management
12 7 (9.72%) Analytics
13 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
13 6 (8.33%) Personalization
13 6 (8.33%) SAP CRM
13 6 (8.33%) Web Services
13 6 (8.33%) HTML
13 6 (8.33%) PMP
13 6 (8.33%) MOM
13 6 (8.33%) Marketing
13 6 (8.33%) SAP ERP
13 6 (8.33%) Silverlight
14 5 (6.94%) Degree
14 5 (6.94%) Nokia
14 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (5.56%) Waterfall

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 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Project
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) SAP CRM
1 6 (8.33%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Endur
2 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.39%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
1 1 (1.39%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.39%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
General
1 35 (48.61%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.33%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.78%) Local Government
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) HTML
1 6 (8.33%) Silverlight
1 6 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) REST
2 2 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) JFC
3 1 (1.39%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) PMI
2 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Life Science
4 1 (1.39%) ASIC
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
1 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) Project Management
2 27 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (33.33%) CRM
4 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2
5 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 11 (15.28%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.11%) ERP
8 8 (11.11%) Migration
8 8 (11.11%) Service Management
9 7 (9.72%) Analytics
10 6 (8.33%) Personalization
11 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (5.56%) Change Management
12 4 (5.56%) ITIL
12 4 (5.56%) Project Planning
12 4 (5.56%) Scrum
12 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
13 3 (4.17%) Data Management
13 3 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) PMI Certification
2 6 (8.33%) PMP
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
4 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.78%) APMP
5 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) SAP
2 5 (6.94%) Nokia
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (2.78%) BMC
4 2 (2.78%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.78%) OpenLink
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 2 (2.78%) Remedy
4 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.78%) Workday
5 1 (1.39%) Capita
5 1 (1.39%) Northgate
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