Period
to 20 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 27 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 217 188 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.43% 6.25% 9.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.83% 6.52% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 132 222
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £312 £325 £313
90th Percentile £525 £556 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £21.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.85% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.40% -13.19%

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 2,772 2,884 3,024
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 95.81% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,672 1,771 1,785
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £215 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 130 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.68 £13.93 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.56% +0.96% +3.16%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £9.72
90th Percentile £45.04 £38.80 £40.13
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.45
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.33% +11.16%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 0 72 £444 +6.93% 6
Northamptonshire +4 53 £365 -18.89% 2
Leicestershire +9 38 £420 -6.67% 4
Derbyshire +12 31 £385 +0.39% 2
Lincolnshire +2 6 £450 - 2
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 105 (48.39%) Project Management
2 63 (29.03%) Finance
2 63 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (23.04%) PRINCE2
4 46 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (11.52%) Migration
6 23 (10.60%) Project Planning
6 23 (10.60%) GDPR
7 21 (9.68%) Change Management
8 20 (9.22%) PMI Certification
9 19 (8.76%) PMP
10 18 (8.29%) Legal
11 17 (7.83%) PMO
12 16 (7.37%) SAP
12 16 (7.37%) ERP
13 15 (6.91%) Matrix Organization
14 14 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (6.45%) SDLC
14 14 (6.45%) Office 365
15 13 (5.99%) Project Governance
15 13 (5.99%) Retail
15 13 (5.99%) Risk Management
15 13 (5.99%) Programme Management
16 12 (5.53%) ITIL
16 12 (5.53%) Degree
17 11 (5.07%) Security Cleared
17 11 (5.07%) Microsoft
17 11 (5.07%) Decision-Making
18 10 (4.61%) Resource Allocation
18 10 (4.61%) Banking

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 2 (0.92%) Documentum
2 1 (0.46%) CMS
2 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.46%) SAS
2 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Primavera
1 3 (1.38%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.92%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 2 (0.92%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.46%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.45%) Office 365
2 10 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.30%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.76%) SMS
2 3 (1.38%) Internet
3 2 (0.92%) Firewall
3 2 (0.92%) WAN
4 1 (0.46%) ADSL
4 1 (0.46%) Broadband
4 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.46%) LAN
4 1 (0.46%) Network Security
4 1 (0.46%) PBX
4 1 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.92%) SAP BW
1 2 (0.92%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.46%) Big Data
2 1 (0.46%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
General
1 63 (29.03%) Finance
2 18 (8.29%) Legal
3 13 (5.99%) Retail
4 10 (4.61%) Banking
4 10 (4.61%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.23%) Marketing
6 6 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.84%) Electronics
8 3 (1.38%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Advertising
9 2 (0.92%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.92%) Local Government
9 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.46%) Automotive
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Military
10 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.46%) .NET
2 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.46%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (0.46%) J2EE
2 1 (0.46%) Middleware
2 1 (0.46%) React
2 1 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.15%) NHS
2 8 (3.69%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.84%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.84%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.92%) PMI
5 2 (0.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.46%) AS400
6 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.30%) Windows
2 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.92%) Windows 10
2 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (48.39%) Project Management
2 63 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (23.04%) PRINCE2
4 46 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (11.52%) Migration
6 23 (10.60%) Project Planning
7 21 (9.68%) Change Management
8 16 (7.37%) ERP
9 15 (6.91%) Matrix Organization
10 14 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (6.45%) SDLC
11 13 (5.99%) Programme Management
11 13 (5.99%) Project Governance
11 13 (5.99%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.53%) ITIL
13 11 (5.07%) Decision-Making
14 10 (4.61%) Data Migration
14 10 (4.61%) Resource Allocation
14 10 (4.61%) Waterfall
15 9 (4.15%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.38%) C
2 2 (0.92%) SQL
3 1 (0.46%) C++
3 1 (0.46%) Java
3 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.22%) PMI Certification
2 19 (8.76%) PMP
3 12 (5.53%) Degree
4 11 (5.07%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.38%) APMP
7 3 (1.38%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.46%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.46%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.60%) GDPR
2 17 (7.83%) PMO
3 7 (3.23%) QA
4 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
2 1 (0.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (7.37%) SAP
2 11 (5.07%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.38%) Citrix
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle
5 2 (0.92%) Capita
5 2 (0.92%) hybris
5 2 (0.92%) Infor
6 1 (0.46%) Apigee
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco
6 1 (0.46%) Civica
6 1 (0.46%) IFS
6 1 (0.46%) Sage
6 1 (0.46%) Software AG