Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 294 287
Rank change year-on-year -45 -7 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 623 884 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.87% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.92% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 625 586
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £317 £313
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
England median hourly rate £45.50 £38.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +28.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £24.28 £19.14 £28.20
90th Percentile £58.80 £61.65 £83.40
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £38.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +7.79% +24.19% -11.43%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83672 96526 97318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.11% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54598 63585 61301
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2671 2836 3805
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.48
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in England

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in England

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in England

IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Project Manager in England

IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Project Manager in England

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London -43 280 £525 +5.00% 17
South East -3 119 £425 -3.41% 7
East of England -12 74 £400 -5.88% 7
North of England +10 64 £425 +3.03% 7
Midlands -14 47 £438 +6.06% 6
South West -16 32 £393 +4.73% 4
West Midlands +9 31 £450 +5.88% 3
North West +1 30 £444 +9.23% 5
Yorkshire +3 27 £425 +3.03% 2
East Midlands -25 16 £419 +4.69% 3
North East +48 7 £395 +10.88%
IT Project Manager
UK

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 England region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 319 (51.20%) Project Management
2 212 (34.03%) Finance
3 189 (30.34%) PRINCE2
4 164 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 117 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (14.93%) Banking
7 61 (9.79%) Migration
8 56 (8.99%) PMI Certification
9 55 (8.83%) Retail
10 52 (8.35%) PMP
11 46 (7.38%) Change Management
11 46 (7.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 45 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 44 (7.06%) ITIL
14 43 (6.90%) Investment Banking
15 41 (6.58%) Microsoft Project
16 40 (6.42%) Microsoft
16 40 (6.42%) SDLC
17 34 (5.46%) Project Planning
18 33 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
19 32 (5.14%) Front Office
19 32 (5.14%) Risk Management
20 29 (4.65%) Security Cleared
20 29 (4.65%) QA
21 28 (4.49%) Data Centre
21 28 (4.49%) Matrix Organization
22 27 (4.33%) Investment Management
22 27 (4.33%) Office 365
22 27 (4.33%) ERP
23 26 (4.17%) E-Commerce

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.80%) CMS
2 5 (0.80%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.64%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.48%) Confluence
5 2 (0.32%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.16%) Documentum
6 1 (0.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) SAS
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.16%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (6.58%) Microsoft Project
2 33 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (1.77%) Actimize
2 6 (0.96%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.48%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.32%) Bloomberg AIM
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.32%) TrackWise
4 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.16%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.16%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.33%) Office 365
2 16 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.28%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (1.77%) WAN
3 7 (1.12%) LAN
4 6 (0.96%) Intranet
5 5 (0.80%) Firewall
6 4 (0.64%) Internet
6 4 (0.64%) Skype
6 4 (0.64%) VPN
7 3 (0.48%) Network Security
7 3 (0.48%) SAN
7 3 (0.48%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.32%) 4G
8 2 (0.32%) NAS
8 2 (0.32%) SMS
8 2 (0.32%) VoIP
9 1 (0.16%) Broadband
9 1 (0.16%) DNS
9 1 (0.16%) PBX
9 1 (0.16%) PSTN
9 1 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.80%) GIS
3 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.48%) Big Data
5 2 (0.32%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.32%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.16%) MySQL
6 1 (0.16%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.16%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 8 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.16%) GoCD
2 1 (0.16%) Selenium
2 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 212 (34.03%) Finance
2 93 (14.93%) Banking
3 55 (8.83%) Retail
4 43 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 32 (5.14%) Front Office
6 22 (3.53%) Legal
7 21 (3.37%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (2.73%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.93%) Back Office
10 12 (1.93%) Marketing
11 11 (1.77%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.12%) Billing
13 6 (0.96%) French Language
14 5 (0.80%) Law
14 5 (0.80%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.64%) Local Government
16 3 (0.48%) Advertising
16 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.64%) .NET
2 2 (0.32%) Middleware
3 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.16%) FpML
3 1 (0.16%) PySpark
3 1 (0.16%) Web Services
3 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.49%) Data Centre
2 24 (3.85%) PMI
3 21 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.37%) Virtual Team
4 15 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.44%) Derivative
7 8 (1.28%) NHS
8 7 (1.12%) Equities
9 5 (0.80%) Fintech
9 5 (0.80%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.80%) FMCG
9 5 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (0.80%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.64%) CCTV
10 4 (0.64%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.64%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.64%) User Experience
11 3 (0.48%) Life Science
11 3 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.01%) Windows
2 9 (1.44%) Windows 10
3 5 (0.80%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.32%) Android
5 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.16%) Linux
5 1 (0.16%) Unix
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (51.20%) Project Management
2 189 (30.34%) PRINCE2
3 164 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (9.79%) Migration
6 46 (7.38%) Change Management
7 44 (7.06%) ITIL
8 40 (6.42%) SDLC
9 34 (5.46%) Project Planning
10 32 (5.14%) Risk Management
11 28 (4.49%) Matrix Organization
12 27 (4.33%) ERP
12 27 (4.33%) Investment Management
13 26 (4.17%) E-Commerce
13 26 (4.17%) Supplier Management
14 25 (4.01%) Business Analysis
14 25 (4.01%) Project Governance
14 25 (4.01%) Scrum
15 24 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 23 (3.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.25%) SQL
2 12 (1.93%) C
3 4 (0.64%) Java
4 2 (0.32%) Python
5 1 (0.16%) C#
5 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.16%) PHP
5 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.16%) Ruby
5 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (8.99%) PMI Certification
2 52 (8.35%) PMP
3 46 (7.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 45 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 29 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 25 (4.01%) SC Cleared
7 18 (2.89%) Degree
8 11 (1.77%) APMP
9 3 (0.48%) CISM
9 3 (0.48%) CISSP
9 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.32%) CAPM
10 2 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.32%) ISEB
10 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.16%) ACCA
11 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.16%) CISA
11 1 (0.16%) GIAC
11 1 (0.16%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.65%) QA
2 24 (3.85%) PMO
3 17 (2.73%) MiFID
4 9 (1.44%) GxP
5 7 (1.12%) EMIR
5 7 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.12%) SEPA
6 6 (0.96%) GDPR
7 4 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.48%) GCP
9 2 (0.32%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.16%) FATCA
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.64%) SCCM
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.16%) MOM
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 40 (6.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.37%) SAP
3 16 (2.57%) Oracle
4 8 (1.28%) VMware
5 5 (0.80%) Citrix
5 5 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.64%) Cisco
7 3 (0.48%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.48%) Blue Coat
7 3 (0.48%) Charles River
7 3 (0.48%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.48%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.48%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.32%) Cadence
8 2 (0.32%) ESRI
8 2 (0.32%) Lotus
8 2 (0.32%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.32%) NetApp
8 2 (0.32%) Workday
Berkshire
Fuse
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Rate: From £45,318 to £51,003 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Innocent Drinks
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago