The median contractor rate for a IT Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 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.

IT Project Manager
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 94 74
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 13 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.98% 0.73% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.77% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 13
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £381 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £535 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £415
% change year-on-year - -0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -34.93% +38.33%  

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 1252 1689 1547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.78% 94.30% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 974 812
Median daily rate £375 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.15% +11.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
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 41 32 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT 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 IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Retail
4 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (12.00%) Office 365
6 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.00%) Banking
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
8 1 (4.00%) Fintech
8 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Coaching
8 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.00%) Service Design
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Governance
8 1 (4.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization

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 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.00%) Facilities Management
6 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Governance
6 1 (4.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) arcserve
2 1 (4.00%) BT
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
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