Period
to 5 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 34 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 125 150 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.85% 5.60% 7.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 5.88% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 105 153
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +0.92%
10th Percentile £325 £303 £309
90th Percentile £575 £554 £536
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £22.32 - £21.50
10th Percentile £21.16 - £19.47
90th Percentile £23.47 - £28.50
England median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -2.40%

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 1,735 2,553 3,058
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 95.30% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 1,645 1,890
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £179 £235 £220
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £463 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +1.65% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 167 167
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.34 £14.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.66% -0.80% +10.33%
10th Percentile £10.61 £9.92 £9.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £24.55 £45.00
England median hourly rate £19.31 £18.38 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.07% -1.72% +2.47%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Nottinghamshire +1 40 £481 +1.32% 4
Northamptonshire -4 20 £445 +9.20% 4
Leicestershire +2 18 £400 - 4
Derbyshire +12 15 £400 +35.02% 3
Lincolnshire +9 11 £550 +29.41% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 37 (29.60%) Project Management
2 32 (25.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (24.80%) Finance
4 28 (22.40%) SAP
5 26 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (20.80%) Project Delivery
6 23 (18.40%) Retail
7 20 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 13 (10.40%) Migration
8 13 (10.40%) Manufacturing
9 12 (9.60%) Public Sector
10 10 (8.00%) ERP
10 10 (8.00%) Logistics
11 8 (6.40%) FMCG
11 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.60%) NHS
12 7 (5.60%) Windows
12 7 (5.60%) JIRA
13 6 (4.80%) Marketing
13 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
13 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
13 6 (4.80%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.80%) CRM
13 6 (4.80%) Change Management
13 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
14 5 (4.00%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
14 5 (4.00%) Data Migration

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 4 (3.20%) Confluence
1 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) Appian
2 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.80%) SAS
2 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Infor M3
1 3 (2.40%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.80%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.80%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Azure
1 5 (4.00%) Office 365
1 5 (4.00%) SaaS
2 4 (3.20%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (2.40%) AWS
4 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.80%) GCP
4 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) LAN
1 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.60%) WAN
2 1 (0.80%) Firewall
2 1 (0.80%) FTP
2 1 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.80%) Skype
2 1 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (1.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) JIRA
General
1 31 (24.80%) Finance
2 23 (18.40%) Retail
3 13 (10.40%) Manufacturing
4 12 (9.60%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.80%) Marketing
5 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.20%) Electronics
8 3 (2.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.80%) Banking
9 1 (0.80%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.80%) JSON
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.40%) FMCG
2 7 (5.60%) NHS
3 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.40%) e-Health
3 3 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.40%) Handset
3 3 (2.40%) LIMS
3 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.40%) PACS
4 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.80%) Social Media
4 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.60%) Windows
2 3 (2.40%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.60%) Project Management
2 32 (25.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.80%) Project Delivery
4 20 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 13 (10.40%) Migration
6 10 (8.00%) ERP
6 10 (8.00%) Logistics
7 8 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.80%) Change Management
8 6 (4.80%) CRM
8 6 (4.80%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.00%) Analytics
9 5 (4.00%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.20%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (3.20%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (3.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.20%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.60%) Java
2 1 (0.80%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.20%) PMP
2 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.40%) Degree
4 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.80%) ACCA
5 1 (0.80%) APMP
5 1 (0.80%) CIMA
5 1 (0.80%) CISM
5 1 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) PMO
2 3 (2.40%) GDPR
2 3 (2.40%) HL7
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Ansible
1 1 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.80%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (22.40%) SAP
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.40%) Infor
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle
3 3 (2.40%) RedPrairie
4 2 (1.60%) JDA
4 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.60%) VMware
5 1 (0.80%) Adobe
5 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.80%) Cognos
5 1 (0.80%) Epicor
5 1 (0.80%) hybris
5 1 (0.80%) Ivanti
5 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.80%) Symantec
5 1 (0.80%) Workday