Period
to

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £485 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 12 25
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 151 109 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.98% 9.96% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.89% 10.51% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 91 32
10th Percentile £363 £350 £287
25th Percentile £413 £378 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £438 £458
Median % change year-on-year +10.86% -4.37% +14.38%
75th Percentile £538 £538 £575
90th Percentile £575 £638 £606
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £26.25 - -
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.45 -
Median % change year-on-year +22.49% - -
75th Percentile £28.75 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £50.75 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +45.00% +12.90% -12.68%

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 1,270 1,037 801
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.36% 94.79% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 687 455
10th Percentile £180 £125 £130
25th Percentile £313 £250 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +17.33% - -3.23%
75th Percentile £525 £476 £475
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 69 61
10th Percentile £12.41 £9.46 £10.00
25th Percentile £15.13 £10.50 £11.63
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.61 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year +36.89% +1.53% +2.79%
75th Percentile £34.13 £22.50 £18.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.80 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £20.99 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.34% +7.64% +4.00%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Project Manager in the East Midlands

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Project Manager in the East Midlands

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in the East Midlands.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire +5 45 £525 +29.63% 4
Derbyshire +2 32 £400 +12.68% 1
Leicestershire 0 27 £480 +9.71%
Nottinghamshire -5 24 £525 - 3
Lincolnshire +2 4 £431 -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Project Manager contract jobs required the following 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 73 (48.34%) Project Management
2 57 (37.75%) Agile
3 48 (31.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (30.46%) Finance
5 30 (19.87%) Social Skills
6 29 (19.21%) PRINCE2
7 22 (14.57%) Waterfall
7 22 (14.57%) Project Delivery
8 18 (11.92%) E-Commerce
9 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
9 16 (10.60%) Public Sector
10 15 (9.93%) SAP
10 15 (9.93%) Retail
11 13 (8.61%) Security Cleared
12 11 (7.28%) CRM
13 10 (6.62%) Change Management
13 10 (6.62%) Presales
14 9 (5.96%) Dynamics 365
14 9 (5.96%) ERP
14 9 (5.96%) Requirements Gathering
15 8 (5.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (5.30%) Aerospace
15 8 (5.30%) Risk Management
15 8 (5.30%) Logistics
15 8 (5.30%) Microsoft 365
15 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared
15 8 (5.30%) Azure
15 8 (5.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 7 (4.64%) Line Management
16 7 (4.64%) SDLC

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 1 (0.66%) CMS
1 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.99%) Magento
3 2 (1.32%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.32%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.66%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.96%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (5.30%) Azure
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (2.65%) OneDrive
3 4 (2.65%) SaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (1.32%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.66%) AWS
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) LAN
1 3 (1.99%) Network Security
1 3 (1.99%) WAN
1 3 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.32%) DECT
3 1 (0.66%) Firewall
3 1 (0.66%) RFID
3 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.32%) Power BI
2 1 (0.66%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.66%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 46 (30.46%) Finance
2 30 (19.87%) Social Skills
3 16 (10.60%) Public Sector
4 15 (9.93%) Retail
5 8 (5.30%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.31%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.32%) Automotive
9 2 (1.32%) Legal
9 2 (1.32%) Marketing
9 2 (1.32%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.66%) Banking
10 1 (0.66%) Law
10 1 (0.66%) Local Government
10 1 (0.66%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) .NET
2 3 (1.99%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.66%) Middleware
3 1 (0.66%) Velocity
3 1 (0.66%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.31%) NHS
3 4 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (2.65%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.99%) Life Science
5 2 (1.32%) Handset
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.66%) FMCG
6 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.32%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.34%) Project Management
2 57 (37.75%) Agile
3 48 (31.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (19.21%) PRINCE2
5 22 (14.57%) Project Delivery
5 22 (14.57%) Waterfall
6 18 (11.92%) E-Commerce
7 11 (7.28%) CRM
8 10 (6.62%) Change Management
8 10 (6.62%) Presales
9 9 (5.96%) ERP
9 9 (5.96%) Requirements Gathering
10 8 (5.30%) Logistics
10 8 (5.30%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (4.64%) Line Management
11 7 (4.64%) Migration
11 7 (4.64%) SDLC
12 6 (3.97%) Scrum
12 6 (3.97%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.32%) C#
1 2 (1.32%) SQL
2 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.97%) Degree
4 3 (1.99%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.32%) PMP
6 1 (0.66%) APMP
6 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) ISEB
6 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) PMO
1 3 (1.99%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) IFRS
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.93%) SAP
3 3 (1.99%) Adobe
3 3 (1.99%) Ariba
3 3 (1.99%) Cadence
3 3 (1.99%) JDA
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco
4 2 (1.32%) Citrix
4 2 (1.32%) Genesys
4 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.32%) VMware
5 1 (0.66%) BT
5 1 (0.66%) CA
5 1 (0.66%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.66%) F5
5 1 (0.66%) Google
5 1 (0.66%) Nokia
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle
5 1 (0.66%) PTC
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore