The median contractor rate for a Change Project Manager was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Project Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 96 91
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Change Project Manager 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £338 £525 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +42.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1256 1684 1531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.86% 94.45% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 977 803
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 46
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Change Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Project Manager in Manchester

Change Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Project Manager in Manchester

Change Project Manager Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Change 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 Manchester region featuring Change Project Manager in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) DSDM
2 1 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) APMG
2 1 (20.00%) PMBOK

Change Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) DSDM
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) APMG
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMBOK