Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

IT Project Manager
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 114 146
Rank change year-on-year -12 +32 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 74 80 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.57% 1.55% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.61% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 53 53
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £327 £390
90th Percentile £503 £475 £525
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East of England median hourly rate £68.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.36% - -
England median hourly rate £45.50 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.18% +28.33% -14.29%

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 of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4431 4970 5642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.20% 96.08% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2629 2888 3289
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £205 £208 £205
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 356 501
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.44 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in the East of England

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Project Manager in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in the East of England

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in the East of England

IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Project Manager in the East of England

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Cambridgeshire +9 27 £395 -9.71% 3
Hertfordshire -16 17 £303 -19.33% 2
Bedfordshire -3 8 £463 - 1
Suffolk +11 7 £395 +12.86% 1
Essex -31 5 £518 +25.45%
Norfolk +11 4 £450 -
East Anglia - 4 - -
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT 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 of England region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 26 (35.14%) Project Management
2 22 (29.73%) PRINCE2
3 19 (25.68%) Finance
4 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.51%) Change Management
7 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (9.46%) Retail
9 6 (8.11%) Banking
9 6 (8.11%) Supplier Management
9 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
10 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (6.76%) WAN
10 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.76%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
11 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (5.41%) Office 365
11 4 (5.41%) SDLC
12 3 (4.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 3 (4.05%) Virtual Team
12 3 (4.05%) Skype
12 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
12 3 (4.05%) Process Improvement

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Confluence
4 1 (1.35%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.35%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) WAN
2 3 (4.05%) Skype
3 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) Intranet
4 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 6 (8.11%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.05%) Legal
6 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.35%) Automotive
7 1 (1.35%) Back Office
7 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.35%) Local Government
7 1 (1.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) PMI
4 1 (1.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
1 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Project Management
2 22 (29.73%) PRINCE2
3 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.51%) Change Management
6 7 (9.46%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (8.11%) Supplier Management
7 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.76%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.41%) SDLC
10 3 (4.05%) BPR
10 3 (4.05%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.05%) Change Control
10 3 (4.05%) CRM
10 3 (4.05%) ERP
10 3 (4.05%) Process Improvement
10 3 (4.05%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.05%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.70%) PMP
5 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) CISA
5 1 (1.35%) CISM
5 1 (1.35%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) GIAC
5 1 (1.35%) MAPM
5 1 (1.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) GCP
1 3 (4.05%) GxP
2 2 (2.70%) GDPR
3 1 (1.35%) IFRS
3 1 (1.35%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Citrix
3 1 (1.35%) IBM
3 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.35%) JDA
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Planview