The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 26 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 117 137 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.60% 9.03% 9.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.05% 9.42% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 96 98
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £344 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £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 £37.50 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.89% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1453 1454 1518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.41% 95.85% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 884 890
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 49 70
Median hourly rate £14.03 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the East Midlands

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in the East Midlands

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in the East Midlands

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in the East Midlands

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Nottinghamshire -1 40 £450 +8.43% 11
Derbyshire -2 27 £389 -8.58% 6
Northamptonshire -12 25 £463 +2.77% 2
Leicestershire -9 14 £465 +4.78% 5
Lincolnshire - 5 £475 - 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 97 (45.54%) Project Management
2 68 (31.92%) Finance
3 54 (25.35%) PRINCE2
4 48 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (10.80%) ERP
7 21 (9.86%) Microsoft
8 18 (8.45%) Migration
8 18 (8.45%) Risk Management
8 18 (8.45%) Project Planning
9 17 (7.98%) PMO
10 16 (7.51%) Manufacturing
10 16 (7.51%) CRM
10 16 (7.51%) SAP
11 15 (7.04%) Retail
12 14 (6.57%) PMI Certification
12 14 (6.57%) Security Cleared
12 14 (6.57%) Matrix Organization
13 12 (5.63%) PMP
13 12 (5.63%) ITIL
14 11 (5.16%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (5.16%) Change Management
15 10 (4.69%) Banking
15 10 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (4.69%) Project Governance
15 10 (4.69%) Office 365
15 10 (4.69%) Logistics
15 10 (4.69%) Business Transformation
16 9 (4.23%) Supplier Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.41%) CMS
4 2 (0.94%) Documentum
4 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.82%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (1.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.47%) Primavera
5 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.47%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.69%) Office 365
2 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.41%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.94%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.47%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.82%) WAN
2 4 (1.88%) FTP
3 3 (1.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) MPLS
4 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.47%) Essbase
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 68 (31.92%) Finance
2 16 (7.51%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.04%) Retail
4 10 (4.69%) Banking
5 5 (2.35%) Legal
6 3 (1.41%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.94%) Automotive
7 2 (0.94%) Back Office
7 2 (0.94%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.94%) Local Government
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) Mason
2 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.82%) NHS
2 5 (2.35%) PMI
2 5 (2.35%) Smart Meter
3 4 (1.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.94%) EPoS
5 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.47%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.47%) Robotics
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.29%) Windows
2 5 (2.35%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Unix
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (45.54%) Project Management
2 54 (25.35%) PRINCE2
3 48 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (10.80%) ERP
6 18 (8.45%) Migration
6 18 (8.45%) Project Planning
6 18 (8.45%) Risk Management
7 16 (7.51%) CRM
8 14 (6.57%) Matrix Organization
9 12 (5.63%) ITIL
10 11 (5.16%) Change Management
10 11 (5.16%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.69%) Business Transformation
11 10 (4.69%) Logistics
11 10 (4.69%) Project Governance
12 9 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (4.23%) Supplier Management
12 9 (4.23%) Workflow
13 8 (3.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.41%) SQL
2 2 (0.94%) C#
2 2 (0.94%) Python
3 1 (0.47%) C
3 1 (0.47%) C++
3 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (6.57%) PMI Certification
1 14 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.63%) PMP
3 11 (5.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (3.29%) Degree
5 7 (3.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.41%) APMP
6 3 (1.41%) CCAB
7 2 (0.94%) ISEB
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.98%) PMO
2 5 (2.35%) QA
3 4 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.94%) GDPR
4 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) IFRS
5 1 (0.47%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.29%) MOM
2 2 (0.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.51%) SAP
3 9 (4.23%) Oracle
4 5 (2.35%) Genesys
5 4 (1.88%) Citrix
6 3 (1.41%) Google
6 3 (1.41%) Pega
6 3 (1.41%) Sage
6 3 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco
7 2 (0.94%) IBM
7 2 (0.94%) Novell
7 2 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.47%) Avaya
8 1 (0.47%) Epicor
8 1 (0.47%) HP
8 1 (0.47%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.47%) Mercator
8 1 (0.47%) webMethods
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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