Period
to 22 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 18 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 192 243 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.80% 7.83% 8.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.21% 8.23% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 157 201
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £308
90th Percentile £540 £538 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £21.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% -1.37%

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 2,664 2,954 3,032
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 95.17% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,636 1,824 1,846
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +4.07%
10th Percentile £220 £235 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 137 115
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.21 £8.76
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.92 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -13 61 £444 +4.41% 14
Northamptonshire -6 58 £375 -11.76% 2
Leicestershire +1 25 £420 -8.20% 6
Derbyshire -1 25 £370 -7.50% 6
Lincolnshire +12 7 £425 -8.11% 2
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 97 (50.52%) Project Management
2 67 (34.90%) Finance
3 64 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 24 (12.50%) Scrum
7 23 (11.98%) Migration
8 20 (10.42%) Legal
8 20 (10.42%) Waterfall
9 19 (9.90%) Project Planning
10 18 (9.38%) PMI Certification
10 18 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (8.85%) SDLC
11 17 (8.85%) PMP
12 15 (7.81%) Business Analysis
13 14 (7.29%) Banking
13 14 (7.29%) Retail
13 14 (7.29%) PMO
14 13 (6.77%) Programme Management
14 13 (6.77%) Microsoft
15 11 (5.73%) SAP
15 11 (5.73%) ERP
15 11 (5.73%) Degree
15 11 (5.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 11 (5.73%) User Stories
16 10 (5.21%) Matrix Organization
16 10 (5.21%) Decision-Making
16 10 (5.21%) Acceptance Criteria
16 10 (5.21%) Business Development

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 (1.04%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.52%) Documentum
2 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.52%) SAS
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Primavera
1 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.52%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.52%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.65%) Office 365
3 6 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.60%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) Internet
1 6 (3.13%) SMS
2 2 (1.04%) Firewall
2 2 (1.04%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) ADSL
3 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) PBX
3 1 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.04%) Big Data
1 2 (1.04%) SAP BW
1 2 (1.04%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.52%) Power BI
2 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
General
1 67 (34.90%) Finance
2 20 (10.42%) Legal
3 14 (7.29%) Banking
3 14 (7.29%) Retail
4 6 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.13%) Marketing
5 4 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.56%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.56%) Law
6 3 (1.56%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.56%) Middleware
2 2 (1.04%) .NET
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.52%) HTML
3 1 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.52%) J2EE
3 1 (0.52%) React
3 1 (0.52%) Velocity
3 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.69%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.65%) NHS
4 5 (2.60%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.56%) User Experience
6 2 (1.04%) FMCG
6 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.04%) PMI
6 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (50.52%) Project Management
2 64 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 24 (12.50%) Scrum
6 23 (11.98%) Migration
7 20 (10.42%) Waterfall
8 19 (9.90%) Project Planning
9 18 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (8.85%) SDLC
11 15 (7.81%) Business Analysis
12 13 (6.77%) Programme Management
13 11 (5.73%) ERP
13 11 (5.73%) User Stories
14 10 (5.21%) Acceptance Criteria
14 10 (5.21%) Business Development
14 10 (5.21%) Decision-Making
14 10 (5.21%) Matrix Organization
15 9 (4.69%) Change Management
15 9 (4.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.08%) SQL
2 3 (1.56%) C
3 2 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (0.52%) C#
4 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (9.38%) PMI Certification
2 17 (8.85%) PMP
3 11 (5.73%) Degree
3 11 (5.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.08%) APMP
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.29%) PMO
2 9 (4.69%) GDPR
2 9 (4.69%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (6.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.73%) SAP
3 5 (2.60%) Oracle
4 3 (1.56%) Citrix
5 2 (1.04%) Cisco
5 2 (1.04%) hybris
5 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.52%) Apigee
6 1 (0.52%) Capita
6 1 (0.52%) Epicor
6 1 (0.52%) IBM
6 1 (0.52%) Infor
6 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.52%) Sage
6 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.52%) Software AG
6 1 (0.52%) Talend