The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 June 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 of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 10 20
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 182 240 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.78% 9.45% 7.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 9.83% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 160 146
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.50 £39.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.41% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £30.60 £38.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -8.33%  

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 2198 2442 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.93% 96.14% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1386 1713
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 199 251
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the East of England

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 Project Manager in the East of England.

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

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

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 Project Manager in the East of England.

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

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Manager in the East of England

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 Project Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hertfordshire -13 49 £450 +11.11% 7
Cambridgeshire +4 47 £388 -8.82% 9
Norfolk +14 26 £475 +35.71% 1
Bedfordshire -13 25 £500 -2.43% 4
Essex -17 19 £538 +19.44%
East Anglia - 8 £513 -
Suffolk -9 6 £475 -17.39% 3
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 of England region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 146 (45.91%) Project Management
2 93 (29.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (27.99%) Finance
4 85 (26.73%) PRINCE2
5 55 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (14.47%) Migration
7 43 (13.52%) Retail
8 38 (11.95%) Change Management
9 35 (11.01%) Microsoft
10 33 (10.38%) Risk Management
11 32 (10.06%) CRM
12 25 (7.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 25 (7.86%) Office 365
13 24 (7.55%) Data Centre
14 23 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 22 (6.92%) Supplier Management
16 21 (6.60%) Microsoft Project
16 21 (6.60%) PMI Certification
17 20 (6.29%) Programme Management
18 19 (5.97%) SAP
19 17 (5.35%) ERP
19 17 (5.35%) WAN
19 17 (5.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 17 (5.35%) PMI
20 16 (5.03%) Windows
20 16 (5.03%) Service Management
20 16 (5.03%) Waterfall
21 15 (4.72%) Change Control
21 15 (4.72%) ITIL
21 15 (4.72%) SharePoint

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 15 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.52%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.26%) CMS
4 3 (0.94%) IIS
5 2 (0.63%) Confluence
5 2 (0.63%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.31%) Smallworld
Applications
1 21 (6.60%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.26%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.94%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.63%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.31%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Unica
5 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.86%) Office 365
2 12 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.26%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.94%) Yammer
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.63%) IaaS
5 2 (0.63%) PaaS
5 2 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.35%) WAN
2 11 (3.46%) Skype
3 10 (3.14%) LAN
4 4 (1.26%) Firewall
4 4 (1.26%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.26%) SAN
4 4 (1.26%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.94%) NAS
5 3 (0.94%) Wireless
6 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) MPLS
7 1 (0.31%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.31%) GIS
4 1 (0.31%) Power BI
4 1 (0.31%) QlikView
4 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.26%) JIRA
General
1 89 (27.99%) Finance
2 43 (13.52%) Retail
3 12 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.83%) Banking
4 9 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.52%) Automotive
5 8 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.89%) Legal
6 6 (1.89%) Marketing
7 4 (1.26%) Advertising
7 4 (1.26%) French Language
7 4 (1.26%) Local Government
8 3 (0.94%) Billing
8 3 (0.94%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.63%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.94%) .NET
1 3 (0.94%) Middleware
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.31%) COM
3 1 (0.31%) HTML
3 1 (0.31%) Mason
3 1 (0.31%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.31%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.35%) PMI
3 11 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.14%) Virtual Team
5 8 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.26%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.94%) Clustering
7 3 (0.94%) User Experience
8 2 (0.63%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.63%) EPoS
8 2 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.31%) Life Science
9 1 (0.31%) Robotics
9 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.03%) Windows
2 9 (2.83%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (45.91%) Project Management
2 93 (29.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (26.73%) PRINCE2
4 55 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (14.47%) Migration
6 38 (11.95%) Change Management
7 33 (10.38%) Risk Management
8 32 (10.06%) CRM
9 23 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 22 (6.92%) Supplier Management
11 20 (6.29%) Programme Management
12 17 (5.35%) ERP
13 16 (5.03%) Service Management
13 16 (5.03%) Waterfall
14 15 (4.72%) Change Control
14 15 (4.72%) ITIL
15 12 (3.77%) Business Analysis
16 10 (3.14%) SDLC
17 9 (2.83%) Information Security
17 9 (2.83%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.26%) SQL
2 2 (0.63%) Java
2 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.31%) C
3 1 (0.31%) Python
3 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (7.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 21 (6.60%) PMI Certification
3 17 (5.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (4.40%) Degree
5 12 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.46%) PMP
7 9 (2.83%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.26%) CISSP
10 3 (0.94%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.63%) APMP
11 2 (0.63%) CEH
11 2 (0.63%) CISM
11 2 (0.63%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.63%) OSCP
11 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.31%) CISA
12 1 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.89%) GDPR
1 6 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.57%) PMO
3 3 (0.94%) GCP
3 3 (0.94%) GxP
3 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.94%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) QA
4 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.31%) IFRS
5 1 (0.31%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (1.89%) MOM
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.97%) SAP
3 11 (3.46%) Citrix
4 9 (2.83%) VMware
5 6 (1.89%) Avaya
5 6 (1.89%) Oracle
6 5 (1.57%) Cisco
6 5 (1.57%) Nokia
7 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.94%) IBM
8 3 (0.94%) Nokia Networks
8 3 (0.94%) Workday
9 2 (0.63%) Ariba
9 2 (0.63%) Cognos
9 2 (0.63%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe
10 1 (0.31%) CA
10 1 (0.31%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.31%) JDA
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