The median contractor rate for a NHS Project Manager was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 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 - NHS
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 591 547
Rank change year-on-year +30 -44  
Contract jobs requiring an NHS Project Manager 15 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.066% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.069% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 45
Median daily rate £320 £275 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -24.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £208 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £256 £365
% change year-on-year +28.78% -29.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £8.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.00 - £30.00

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 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

NHS Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS Project Manager in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 30 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
South East +17 5 £228 -10.78%
London +26 4 £283 -40.42%
North West +31 3 £338 +53.40%
West Midlands - 2 £413 -
Yorkshire +16 1 - -
NHS Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 29 (100.00%) NHS
2 13 (44.83%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) SAP
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Electronics
5 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (13.79%) Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) Data Security
7 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.90%) PACS
7 2 (6.90%) LAN
7 2 (6.90%) Information Governance
7 2 (6.90%) Change Control
7 2 (6.90%) Degree
8 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.45%) Demand Management
8 1 (3.45%) Email Migration

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Electronics
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) PACS
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) Data Security
5 2 (6.90%) Information Governance
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Coaching
6 1 (3.45%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.45%) Email Migration
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft