Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 24 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 205 198 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.88% 6.32% 11.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 6.59% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 139 258
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £300 £312 £300
90th Percentile £500 £543 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £21.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.09% - -
England median hourly rate £34.50 £33.28 £33.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +0.85% -12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,837 3,003 3,028
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.79% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,756 1,885 1,781
East Midlands median daily rate £396 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £200 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 137 161
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £37.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +5 69 £383 -5.56% 9
Leicestershire +16 43 £415 +3.75% 8
Northamptonshire -3 42 £450 -5.26% 8
Derbyshire -3 34 £400 +5.96% 8
Lincolnshire -4 5 £475 +5.56% 4
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 86 (41.95%) Project Management
2 64 (31.22%) Finance
3 54 (26.34%) PRINCE2
4 53 (25.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (14.15%) Change Management
6 29 (14.15%) ERP
7 27 (13.17%) Manufacturing
8 24 (11.71%) Security Cleared
9 22 (10.73%) Degree
9 22 (10.73%) SAP
10 19 (9.27%) Matrix Organization
10 19 (9.27%) GDPR
11 18 (8.78%) Migration
11 18 (8.78%) Risk Management
11 18 (8.78%) PMP
11 18 (8.78%) Project Planning
11 18 (8.78%) SC Cleared
12 17 (8.29%) PMI Certification
13 16 (7.80%) Retail
14 15 (7.32%) Programme Management
14 15 (7.32%) Microsoft
14 15 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (5.85%) Supplier Management
15 12 (5.85%) Office 365
16 11 (5.37%) Project Governance
16 11 (5.37%) ITIL
17 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
17 10 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
18 9 (4.39%) Marketing

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 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.98%) Documentum
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.49%) CMS
3 1 (0.49%) Confluence
3 1 (0.49%) Moodle
3 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.46%) Primavera
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.98%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.49%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.49%) Maximo
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.49%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.49%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.85%) Office 365
2 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.44%) SMS
2 2 (0.98%) Internet
2 2 (0.98%) WAN
3 1 (0.49%) Broadband
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) Clusterpoint
1 1 (0.49%) QlikView
1 1 (0.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 64 (31.22%) Finance
2 27 (13.17%) Manufacturing
3 16 (7.80%) Retail
4 9 (4.39%) Marketing
4 9 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.93%) Electronics
6 5 (2.44%) Banking
7 4 (1.95%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.95%) Local Government
8 2 (0.98%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Military
9 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) EDI
1 1 (0.49%) Middleware
1 1 (0.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.93%) NHS
2 6 (2.93%) PMI
3 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.98%) FMCG
5 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.49%) AS400
6 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.95%) Windows
1 4 (1.95%) Windows 10
2 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (41.95%) Project Management
2 54 (26.34%) PRINCE2
3 53 (25.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (14.15%) Change Management
5 29 (14.15%) ERP
6 19 (9.27%) Matrix Organization
7 18 (8.78%) Migration
7 18 (8.78%) Project Planning
7 18 (8.78%) Risk Management
8 15 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 12 (5.85%) Supplier Management
10 11 (5.37%) ITIL
10 11 (5.37%) Project Governance
11 9 (4.39%) Coaching
11 9 (4.39%) Logistics
11 9 (4.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.90%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.90%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.95%) C
2 1 (0.49%) C#
2 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.73%) Degree
3 18 (8.78%) PMP
3 18 (8.78%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.29%) PMI Certification
5 15 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (3.90%) Master's Degree
6 8 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.49%) APMP
9 1 (0.49%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.49%) HNC
9 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.27%) GDPR
2 8 (3.90%) PMO
3 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.98%) SLA
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.41%) MOM
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (10.73%) SAP
2 15 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.93%) Infor
4 4 (1.95%) Oracle
4 4 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.98%) Capita
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe
6 1 (0.49%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.49%) Civica
6 1 (0.49%) hybris
6 1 (0.49%) IFS
6 1 (0.49%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.49%) Talend