Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an NHS Project Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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 - NHS
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 823 788
Rank change year-on-year +23 -35 -57
Contract jobs requiring an NHS Project Manager 31 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.051% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.054% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 50
England median daily rate £350 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.49% -
10th Percentile £214 £209 £250
90th Percentile £520 £450 £439
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
England median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.84% +15.15% -28.26%
10th Percentile £28.95 £22.88 £19.60
90th Percentile £36.25 £24.63 £24.73
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year +27.45% +23.64% -28.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

NHS Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS Project Manager in England

NHS Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS Project Manager in England

NHS Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS Project Manager in England

NHS 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 NHS Project Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS Project Manager in England

NHS 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 NHS Project Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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
London -13 15 £350 -8.50%
North of England +63 8 £375 +37.61%
North West +25 5 £325 +17.65%
South East +12 4 £286 +19.18%
Midlands +27 3 £369 +14.79% 1
North East +68 2 £463 +69.72%
West Midlands +36 2 £325 +1.17% 1
Yorkshire +21 1 £400 -
East of England -29 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £413 -
NHS Project Manager
UK

NHS Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, NHS 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 NHS Project Manager in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) NHS
2 18 (58.06%) Project Management
3 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) Electronic Patient Records
5 4 (12.90%) Finance
5 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (6.45%) PMO
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Windows
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.45%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
8 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.23%) SCCM
8 1 (3.23%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

NHS 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 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
1 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) LIMS
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Project Management
2 14 (45.16%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Contract Management
7 1 (3.23%) Information Governance
7 1 (3.23%) Kanban
7 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.23%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.45%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) NEBOSH
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Apple
1 1 (3.23%) Capita
1 1 (3.23%) Cerner
1 1 (3.23%) HP
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) VMware