The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 22 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 21 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 14 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.30% 5.97% 8.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 6.06% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 17
Median daily rate £465 £444 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +32.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £527 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +2.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

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 254 264 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.21% 98.51% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 158 163
Median daily rate £315 £310 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +8.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £12.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.50 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 22 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
Leicester -1 10 £513 +18.90% 2
Hinckley - 1 - -
Project Manager
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 17 (47.22%) Project Management
2 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) CRM
5 7 (19.44%) Finance
6 6 (16.67%) Windows
6 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.89%) SAP
7 5 (13.89%) ERP
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) Project Governance
7 5 (13.89%) Office 365
8 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (11.11%) Retail
8 4 (11.11%) Information Security
8 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.11%) Change Management
8 4 (11.11%) Security Management
9 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
9 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.33%) Logistics
9 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
9 3 (8.33%) Telematics
9 3 (8.33%) Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) Coaching

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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Documentum
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (2.78%) Primavera
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) VoIP
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Project Management
2 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (19.44%) CRM
5 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.89%) ERP
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Project Governance
7 4 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) Security Management
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) Coaching
8 3 (8.33%) Logistics
8 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
8 3 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (8.33%) Telematics
9 2 (5.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) PMP
1 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Novell
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Epicor
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore