Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 28 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 135 206 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.44% 6.91% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.74% 7.26% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 149 142
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -0.60%
10th Percentile £306 £307 £315
90th Percentile £556 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
East Midlands median hourly rate - £19.15 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.16% -3.11%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £32.56
% change year-on-year -4.11% +12.12% -9.57%

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 2,351 2,837 2,987
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.20% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,509 1,763 1,881
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £216 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 166 134
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £15.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +10.72% -0.35%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.00 £45.00 £39.63
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.36 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.84% -0.12% -0.62%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +6 57 £410 -13.68% 4
Nottinghamshire -13 40 £500 +25.00% 4
Leicestershire -8 15 £400 -5.88% 3
Derbyshire -17 10 £280 -30.00% 5
Lincolnshire 0 3 - - 2
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 67 (49.63%) Project Management
2 56 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (34.81%) Finance
4 38 (28.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (25.19%) PRINCE2
6 21 (15.56%) Migration
7 20 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 18 (13.33%) Scrum
9 17 (12.59%) Retail
10 14 (10.37%) PMI Certification
11 13 (9.63%) JIRA
11 13 (9.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (8.89%) Programme Management
13 11 (8.15%) Change Management
13 11 (8.15%) PMP
14 10 (7.41%) Risk Management
14 10 (7.41%) Banking
15 9 (6.67%) Logistics
15 9 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
16 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
16 8 (5.93%) Manufacturing
16 8 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
17 7 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (5.19%) SAP
17 7 (5.19%) Project Planning
17 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
17 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
18 6 (4.44%) Data Extraction

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 (1.48%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.74%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.74%) Infor CloudSuite
1 1 (0.74%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.70%) Office 365
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Apigee
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) Firewall
2 2 (1.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) Big Data
2 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.74%) OLAP
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (0.74%) Power BI
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.63%) JIRA
General
1 47 (34.81%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Retail
3 10 (7.41%) Banking
4 8 (5.93%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.44%) Legal
6 5 (3.70%) Marketing
6 5 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.48%) Electronics
8 2 (1.48%) Local Government
8 2 (1.48%) Military
9 1 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) Middleware
2 2 (1.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.74%) Kafka
3 1 (0.74%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.44%) FMCG
3 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.70%) PMI
4 4 (2.96%) User Experience
5 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.48%) NHS
5 2 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.44%) Windows
2 4 (2.96%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.48%) Android
3 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (49.63%) Project Management
2 56 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (25.19%) PRINCE2
5 21 (15.56%) Migration
6 20 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 18 (13.33%) Scrum
8 12 (8.89%) Programme Management
9 11 (8.15%) Change Management
10 10 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.67%) Logistics
11 9 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.19%) Project Planning
14 6 (4.44%) Business Analysis
14 6 (4.44%) Data Extraction
14 6 (4.44%) Line Management
14 6 (4.44%) PRINCE
15 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.96%) C
2 2 (1.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.37%) PMI Certification
2 13 (9.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (8.15%) PMP
4 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.44%) Degree
7 3 (2.22%) APMP
7 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.74%) APMG
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) PSD2
2 3 (2.22%) PMO
3 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.48%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (5.19%) SAP
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.96%) Citrix
4 3 (2.22%) Aruba
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle
4 3 (2.22%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.48%) JDA
5 2 (1.48%) NetApp
6 1 (0.74%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.74%) Ariba
6 1 (0.74%) ATG
6 1 (0.74%) Avaya
6 1 (0.74%) BT
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco
6 1 (0.74%) Epicor
6 1 (0.74%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) Lotus
6 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.74%) Software AG