Period
to 19 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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.

IT Project Manager
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 140 116
Rank change year-on-year +14 -24 +17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 13 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.48% 0.52% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.55% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 12
Manchester median daily rate £425 £345 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% -18.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £327
90th Percentile £500 £503 £532
North West median daily rate £425 £365 £450
% change year-on-year +16.44% -18.89% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £21.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £47.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -13.64% +158.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,572 2,919 2,557
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 95.33% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,630 1,870 1,554
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £243 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £549
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 135 74
Manchester median hourly rate £16.62 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.04% +12.90% -8.82%
10th Percentile £11.69 £12.10 £10.65
90th Percentile £31.72 £40.00 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £19.03 £17.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.43% -10.60% -4.76%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Project Manager in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
Salford - 1 £523 -
IT Project Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Avaya
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) GDPR
4 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (7.69%) Spectrum Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) Data Quality

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) NHS
3 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (23.08%) Logistics
1 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Spectrum Management
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) GMP
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Avaya
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) SAP