Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 16 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 234 263 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.27% 7.99% 11.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.64% 8.33% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 193 238
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £415 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +0.30% +3.44%
10th Percentile £308 £308 £306
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
England median daily rate £460 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £27.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.37% +20.00% -78.87%
10th Percentile £19.47 £25.50 £21.25
90th Percentile £28.50 £28.50 £23.75
England median hourly rate £31.25 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.42% -13.75% +33.33%

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 3063 3156 3046
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.87% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1891 1966 1831
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 131 186
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.37% +4.58% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £30.38
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +8 89 £400 -2.44% 3
Derbyshire -7 55 £400 +6.67% 6
Northamptonshire -6 46 £475 +5.56% 2
Leicestershire -1 28 £458 +14.38% 6
Lincolnshire 0 7 £475 +22.58% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 96 (41.03%) Project Management
2 79 (33.76%) Finance
3 69 (29.49%) PRINCE2
4 54 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (13.25%) Manufacturing
7 29 (12.39%) ERP
8 26 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
9 23 (9.83%) Retail
9 23 (9.83%) SAP
10 22 (9.40%) PMP
11 21 (8.97%) PMI Certification
11 21 (8.97%) Change Management
12 19 (8.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 19 (8.12%) Project Planning
12 19 (8.12%) Degree
13 18 (7.69%) Migration
14 17 (7.26%) Risk Management
14 17 (7.26%) Microsoft
15 16 (6.84%) Matrix Organization
16 13 (5.56%) Mentoring
17 12 (5.13%) PMO
17 12 (5.13%) ITIL
18 11 (4.70%) Customer Requirements
19 10 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (4.27%) PLM
19 10 (4.27%) Aerospace
19 10 (4.27%) Oracle
19 10 (4.27%) User Acceptance 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 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.43%) Confluence
2 1 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (0.43%) Moodle
2 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.85%) Windchill
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.28%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.85%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.85%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.85%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.85%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.43%) Maximo
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.71%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.71%) SMS
1 4 (1.71%) WAN
2 3 (1.28%) LAN
3 2 (0.85%) SAN
4 1 (0.43%) Firewall
4 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.43%) Big Data
1 1 (0.43%) Clusterpoint
1 1 (0.43%) QlikView
1 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
1 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 79 (33.76%) Finance
2 31 (13.25%) Manufacturing
3 23 (9.83%) Retail
4 10 (4.27%) Aerospace
4 10 (4.27%) Banking
5 4 (1.71%) Legal
5 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.28%) Automotive
6 3 (1.28%) Local Government
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.28%) Middleware
2 1 (0.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.43%) EDI
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.42%) PMI
3 5 (2.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.14%) NHS
4 4 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.85%) FMCG
6 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) IVR
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) Robotics
7 1 (0.43%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.71%) Windows
2 2 (0.85%) Unix
2 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (41.03%) Project Management
2 69 (29.49%) PRINCE2
3 54 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (12.39%) ERP
6 21 (8.97%) Change Management
7 19 (8.12%) Project Planning
8 18 (7.69%) Migration
9 17 (7.26%) Risk Management
10 16 (6.84%) Matrix Organization
11 13 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.13%) ITIL
13 11 (4.70%) Customer Requirements
14 10 (4.27%) PLM
14 10 (4.27%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (3.85%) E-Commerce
15 9 (3.85%) Logistics
15 9 (3.85%) Programme Management
15 9 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.28%) C
2 2 (0.85%) C#
3 1 (0.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.40%) PMP
4 21 (8.97%) PMI Certification
5 19 (8.12%) Degree
5 19 (8.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.14%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.71%) APMP
9 3 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.43%) CCAB
10 1 (0.43%) ISEB
10 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) PMO
2 6 (2.56%) GDPR
3 4 (1.71%) QA
4 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) MOM
2 1 (0.43%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 23 (9.83%) SAP
2 17 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.27%) Oracle
4 5 (2.14%) Infor
5 3 (1.28%) Citrix
5 3 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.85%) hybris
6 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.85%) Siemens
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe
7 1 (0.43%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.43%) Capita
7 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.43%) Genesys
7 1 (0.43%) Google
7 1 (0.43%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.43%) Pega
7 1 (0.43%) Reuters
7 1 (0.43%) Sun