The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 22 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 7.46% 4.59% 10.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 4.76% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 23
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £417 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 286 273 303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.95% 96.47% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 146 187
Median daily rate £313 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 24
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Leicestershire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Leicestershire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Leicestershire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Leicestershire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire 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
Leicester 0 12 £425 -2.85% 3
Project Manager
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leicestershire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (43.33%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (16.67%) ERP
5 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 4 (13.33%) Documentum
6 4 (13.33%) Windows
6 4 (13.33%) SAP
6 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) Document Management
6 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (13.33%) Office 365
7 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (10.00%) Telematics
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) PMO
7 3 (10.00%) Retail
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) MS Project
8 2 (6.67%) PMP
8 2 (6.67%) Novell

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (13.33%) Documentum
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.33%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Profibus
1 1 (3.33%) VoIP
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) EPoS
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) ERP
5 4 (13.33%) Document Management
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (10.00%) Telematics
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) ISMS
7 2 (6.67%) Line Management
7 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (6.67%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PMP
1 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) HNC
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.00%) PMO
4 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Novell
4 1 (3.33%) Autodesk
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Epicor
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.33%) Siemens