Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 23 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 151 245 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.54% 7.69% 8.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 8.09% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 167 200
East Midlands median daily rate £420 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -0.60% +0.30%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £311
90th Percentile £552 £538 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £21.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.37% +20.00%
England median hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +18.33% -15.49% -13.15%

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 2,591 3,030 3,165
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.05% 95.10% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,663 1,865 1,982
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +0.70% +4.60%
10th Percentile £230 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £548 £552
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 164 127
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £10.31 £9.75 £8.76
90th Percentile £28.00 £45.00 £41.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.04% +3.52% +1.46%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Northamptonshire -3 52 £413 -13.16% 1
Nottinghamshire -16 47 £475 +18.75% 13
Leicestershire +12 26 £400 -11.11% 7
Derbyshire -23 8 £330 -17.50% 2
Lincolnshire +4 4 £425 -10.53% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 69 (45.70%) Project Management
2 59 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (35.10%) Finance
4 43 (28.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (23.18%) PRINCE2
6 27 (17.88%) Scrum
7 25 (16.56%) Waterfall
8 20 (13.25%) Migration
9 18 (11.92%) Retail
9 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (10.60%) Programme Management
11 13 (8.61%) JIRA
11 13 (8.61%) Business Analysis
11 13 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (7.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (7.28%) SDLC
13 11 (7.28%) PMI Certification
14 10 (6.62%) Matrix Organization
15 9 (5.96%) Acceptance Criteria
15 9 (5.96%) Change Management
15 9 (5.96%) Test Strategy
15 9 (5.96%) User Stories
15 9 (5.96%) Marketing
16 8 (5.30%) Incident Management
16 8 (5.30%) Degree
16 8 (5.30%) Risk Management
16 8 (5.30%) Manufacturing
16 8 (5.30%) SAP
16 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
16 8 (5.30%) Scenario Testing

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 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.66%) Confluence
2 1 (0.66%) Documentum
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Primavera
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.66%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.66%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.65%) Office 365
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.66%) Apigee
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.66%) PaaS
5 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) Internet
2 3 (1.99%) Firewall
3 2 (1.32%) SMS
4 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.66%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.66%) Power BI
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (8.61%) JIRA
General
1 53 (35.10%) Finance
2 18 (11.92%) Retail
3 9 (5.96%) Marketing
4 8 (5.30%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.64%) Banking
5 7 (4.64%) Legal
6 4 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.99%) Electronics
7 3 (1.99%) Law
7 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.66%) Military
9 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.65%) Middleware
2 2 (1.32%) HTML
2 2 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) .NET
3 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.66%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.65%) FMCG
2 4 (2.65%) NHS
2 4 (2.65%) PMI
2 4 (2.65%) User Experience
3 3 (1.99%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.31%) Windows
2 3 (1.99%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.66%) Android
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.70%) Project Management
2 59 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (28.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (23.18%) PRINCE2
5 27 (17.88%) Scrum
6 25 (16.56%) Waterfall
7 20 (13.25%) Migration
8 16 (10.60%) Programme Management
9 13 (8.61%) Business Analysis
9 13 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.28%) SDLC
11 10 (6.62%) Matrix Organization
12 9 (5.96%) Acceptance Criteria
12 9 (5.96%) Change Management
12 9 (5.96%) Test Strategy
12 9 (5.96%) User Stories
13 8 (5.30%) Decision-Making
13 8 (5.30%) Incident Management
13 8 (5.30%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.30%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.65%) C
2 2 (1.32%) SQL
2 2 (1.32%) VB
3 1 (0.66%) C#
3 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (7.28%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.30%) Degree
4 7 (4.64%) PMP
5 6 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.32%) APMP
8 1 (0.66%) APMG
8 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) GDPR
1 4 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) PMO
2 2 (1.32%) PSD2
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
1 8 (5.30%) SAP
2 3 (1.99%) Aruba
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle
2 3 (1.99%) Palo Alto
3 2 (1.32%) Citrix
3 2 (1.32%) NetApp
3 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.66%) ATG
4 1 (0.66%) Avaya
4 1 (0.66%) BT
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco
4 1 (0.66%) Demandware
4 1 (0.66%) Epicor
4 1 (0.66%) Google
4 1 (0.66%) hybris
4 1 (0.66%) IBM
4 1 (0.66%) JDA
4 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.66%) Software AG