Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 153 192 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.29% 7.11% 7.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 8.45% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 114 153
Manchester median daily rate £401 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £251 £304 £263
90th Percentile £608 £600 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 5
Manchester median hourly rate £25.34 £25.00 £22.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.34% +9.17% +20.62%
10th Percentile £20.25 £16.25 £14.38
90th Percentile £32.60 £42.90 £36.50
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £21.52
% change year-on-year +3.45% +34.74% -30.39%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,440 2,271 2,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.34% 84.08% 85.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,586 1,466 1,655
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £263
90th Percentile £588 £585 £558
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 91 43
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £19.52 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.35% +8.44% -17.24%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.89 £11.45
90th Percentile £33.00 £45.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £24.50 £24.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.24% -1.76% -17.08%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Manchester

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Manchester

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Manchester

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Manchester

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in Manchester

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 February 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 -12 11 £450 -10.00% 2
Bolton - 4 £425 - 1
Wigan +1 3 £274 -29.35% 6
Oldham 0 3 £260 -30.67% 5
Sale - 2 £405 -
Rochdale +1 1 - -
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Project Management.

1 46 (30.07%) Finance
2 45 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (28.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (28.10%) PRINCE2
5 20 (13.07%) Programme Management
6 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 16 (10.46%) SC Cleared
7 16 (10.46%) Security Cleared
7 16 (10.46%) Data Centre
8 15 (9.80%) Service Delivery
9 14 (9.15%) Scrum
9 14 (9.15%) Cisco
10 13 (8.50%) NHS
11 12 (7.84%) Migration
11 12 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (7.84%) PMO
11 12 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (7.19%) Firewall
12 11 (7.19%) Degree
12 11 (7.19%) Resource Management
13 10 (6.54%) JIRA
13 10 (6.54%) Change Management
13 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.54%) Service Design
13 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (6.54%) Project Governance
14 9 (5.88%) Office 365
14 9 (5.88%) SFIA

Project Management
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 7 (4.58%) Confluence
1 7 (4.58%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.96%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.96%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.65%) Primavera
3 1 (0.65%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.65%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.88%) Office 365
3 6 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.65%) Boomi
5 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.19%) Firewall
2 9 (5.88%) Skype
3 6 (3.92%) DNS
4 5 (3.27%) BGP
4 5 (3.27%) OSPF
4 5 (3.27%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.61%) BIG-IP
5 4 (2.61%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.61%) DHCP
5 4 (2.61%) Network Security
5 4 (2.61%) VPN
5 4 (2.61%) WAN
5 4 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.31%) Internet
6 2 (1.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.65%) IPv4
7 1 (0.65%) IPv6
7 1 (0.65%) VoIP
7 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Big Data
2 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.65%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.65%) GIS
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.65%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (6.54%) JIRA
2 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) gulp
General
1 46 (30.07%) Finance
2 8 (5.23%) Banking
3 4 (2.61%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.61%) Legal
3 4 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.61%) Retail
4 3 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.96%) Local Government
4 3 (1.96%) Military
5 2 (1.31%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (48.37%) Project Manager
2 11 (7.19%) Consultant
3 10 (6.54%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (6.54%) Digital Project Manager
4 9 (5.88%) Analyst
5 8 (5.23%) IT Manager
6 7 (4.58%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (4.58%) NHS Project Manager
7 6 (3.92%) Migration Manager
7 6 (3.92%) Migration Project Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.27%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (2.61%) Designer
9 4 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.61%) Senior Manager
9 4 (2.61%) Technical Manager
9 4 (2.61%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.61%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) .NET Core
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) EDI
3 1 (0.65%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.65%) jQuery
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) Sass
3 1 (0.65%) WinForms
3 1 (0.65%) WPF
3 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.50%) NHS
3 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.58%) User Experience
4 6 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.27%) PMI
6 4 (2.61%) Cyberattack
6 4 (2.61%) Fintech
7 3 (1.96%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.31%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.65%) CCTV
9 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.65%) EPoS
9 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.96%) Windows
2 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.65%) Solaris
3 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (28.10%) PRINCE2
4 20 (13.07%) Programme Management
5 15 (9.80%) Service Delivery
6 14 (9.15%) Scrum
7 12 (7.84%) Migration
7 12 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (7.19%) Resource Management
9 10 (6.54%) Change Management
9 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.54%) Project Governance
9 10 (6.54%) Service Design
10 9 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.88%) Decision-Making
10 9 (5.88%) ITIL
10 9 (5.88%) SFIA
10 9 (5.88%) Time Management
11 7 (4.58%) Kanban
11 7 (4.58%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.96%) C
1 3 (1.96%) SQL
2 2 (1.31%) C#
3 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (0.65%) Erlang
3 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.65%) VB
3 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (10.46%) SC Cleared
1 16 (10.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (7.19%) Degree
4 9 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.27%) CCIE
5 5 (3.27%) CCNP
5 5 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.61%) CCDP
6 4 (2.61%) PMP
6 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) APMP
7 1 (0.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (0.65%) GIAC
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB
7 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.65%) MBA
7 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) PMO
2 7 (4.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 7 (4.58%) QA
3 4 (2.61%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.31%) GDPR
4 2 (1.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.65%) COBIT
5 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) Cisco
3 8 (5.23%) Juniper
4 6 (3.92%) SAP
5 5 (3.27%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.27%) F5
6 4 (2.61%) BMC
6 4 (2.61%) Infoblox
6 4 (2.61%) Meraki
6 4 (2.61%) Oracle
6 4 (2.61%) Palo Alto
6 4 (2.61%) VMware
7 3 (1.96%) hybris
8 2 (1.31%) Pega
8 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.65%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.65%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.65%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (0.65%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.65%) Splunk