The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 96 153 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.41% 9.38% 9.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.64% 9.73% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 107 99
Median daily rate £406 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.69% +4.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.80 - £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1445 1572 1620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.46% 96.32% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 922 888
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 63 99
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -4 28 £419 +4.68% 5
Nottinghamshire -12 25 £408 -6.85% 3
Leicestershire +9 22 £425 -5.55% 2
Derbyshire -15 9 £388 +4.02% 4
Lincolnshire -4 2 £450 -5.26% 3
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 86 (45.03%) Project Management
2 67 (35.08%) Finance
3 50 (26.18%) PRINCE2
4 43 (22.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (11.52%) Manufacturing
7 20 (10.47%) Security Cleared
8 19 (9.95%) Risk Management
8 19 (9.95%) Microsoft
9 18 (9.42%) SC Cleared
10 17 (8.90%) ERP
11 16 (8.38%) Oracle
12 15 (7.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 14 (7.33%) Office 365
14 13 (6.81%) SharePoint
14 13 (6.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (6.81%) PMI Certification
14 13 (6.81%) Oracle EBS R12
15 12 (6.28%) Project Planning
16 11 (5.76%) Supplier Management
16 11 (5.76%) Retail
16 11 (5.76%) Migration
16 11 (5.76%) PMP
16 11 (5.76%) Change Management
16 11 (5.76%) Matrix Organization
17 10 (5.24%) PMO
17 10 (5.24%) ITIL
17 10 (5.24%) Banking
17 10 (5.24%) Logistics
18 9 (4.71%) MS Project

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 13 (6.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.09%) Documentum
3 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.52%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.71%) MS Project
2 6 (3.14%) MS Office
3 5 (2.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.52%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 13 (6.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.09%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.52%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.33%) Office 365
2 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) Taleo
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) WAN
2 5 (2.62%) Intranet
3 4 (2.09%) VoIP
4 3 (1.57%) LAN
5 2 (1.05%) Firewall
5 2 (1.05%) Skype
6 1 (0.52%) MPLS
6 1 (0.52%) Profibus
6 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.05%) Big Data
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.52%) Essbase
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.09%) JIRA
General
1 67 (35.08%) Finance
2 22 (11.52%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.76%) Retail
4 10 (5.24%) Banking
5 7 (3.66%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.57%) Marketing
6 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.05%) Automotive
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.09%) .NET
2 2 (1.05%) Web Services
3 1 (0.52%) Mason
3 1 (0.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.19%) Smart Meter
2 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.62%) PMI
4 4 (2.09%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.09%) NHS
5 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.57%) User Experience
6 2 (1.05%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.52%) EPoS
7 1 (0.52%) Fintech
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.66%) Windows
2 6 (3.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (45.03%) Project Management
2 50 (26.18%) PRINCE2
3 43 (22.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (9.95%) Risk Management
6 17 (8.90%) ERP
7 12 (6.28%) Project Planning
8 11 (5.76%) Change Management
8 11 (5.76%) Matrix Organization
8 11 (5.76%) Migration
8 11 (5.76%) Supplier Management
9 10 (5.24%) ITIL
9 10 (5.24%) Logistics
10 8 (4.19%) Change Control
10 8 (4.19%) CRM
10 8 (4.19%) Data Management
10 8 (4.19%) PRINCE
11 7 (3.66%) Project Governance
12 6 (3.14%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.57%) SQL
2 2 (1.05%) C
2 2 (1.05%) C#
2 2 (1.05%) Java
2 2 (1.05%) Python
3 1 (0.52%) C++
3 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.52%) Embedded C++
3 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.42%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (6.81%) PMI Certification
4 13 (6.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (5.76%) PMP
6 8 (4.19%) APMP
7 5 (2.62%) Degree
7 5 (2.62%) ISEB
8 4 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.52%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) PMO
2 5 (2.62%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.57%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.14%) SCCM
2 4 (2.09%) MOM
3 2 (1.05%) SCOM
3 2 (1.05%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.38%) Oracle
3 9 (4.71%) SAP
4 4 (2.09%) Cisco
4 4 (2.09%) Citrix
4 4 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.57%) Pega
6 2 (1.05%) AppSense
6 2 (1.05%) Genesys
6 2 (1.05%) Novell
6 2 (1.05%) Sage
6 2 (1.05%) VMware
7 1 (0.52%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.52%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.52%) Epicor
7 1 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) Mercator
7 1 (0.52%) webMethods
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