Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 21 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 184 234 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.57% 7.37% 8.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 8.69% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 160 205
Manchester median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £289 £213
90th Percentile £631 £575 £525
North West median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Manchester median hourly rate £21.00 £14.75 £35.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.37% -57.87% -6.64%
10th Percentile £16.10 £13.30 £16.25
90th Percentile £34.20 £36.50 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £24.56 £21.05 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.70% -47.39% +1.27%

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 2,307 2,692 3,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.42% 84.81% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,508 1,701 1,846
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £234
90th Percentile £586 £550 £530
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 44 84
Manchester median hourly rate £18.03 £15.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.48% -17.11% +31.03%
10th Percentile £12.28 £11.24 £12.28
90th Percentile £41.48 £40.00 £41.70
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.30 £30.52
% change year-on-year -6.86% -23.66% +64.97%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +5 20 £500 +17.65%
Stockport +6 4 £463 +8.82% 3
Rochdale - 4 - - 1
Wigan +1 3 £388 -13.89% 3
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 51 (27.72%) Finance
1 51 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (23.37%) PRINCE2
4 30 (16.30%) ITIL
5 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
6 26 (14.13%) Risk Management
7 23 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 23 (12.50%) Degree
8 21 (11.41%) Scrum
9 18 (9.78%) Migration
9 18 (9.78%) PMO
10 16 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 15 (8.15%) Service Management
11 15 (8.15%) Information Security
11 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (7.61%) Banking
12 14 (7.61%) Change Management
12 14 (7.61%) CSS
12 14 (7.61%) Microsoft Project
12 14 (7.61%) SFIA
13 13 (7.07%) Windows
13 13 (7.07%) Business Analysis
13 13 (7.07%) Change Control
13 13 (7.07%) Problem Management
13 13 (7.07%) Data Protection
14 12 (6.52%) Programme Management
14 12 (6.52%) C#
14 12 (6.52%) JavaScript
15 11 (5.98%) SQL

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 5 (2.72%) Tuxedo
1 5 (2.72%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.17%) CMS
2 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.09%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.09%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.61%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.09%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.09%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.54%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.54%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.72%) PaaS
1 5 (2.72%) SaaS
2 4 (2.17%) Office 365
3 3 (1.63%) IaaS
4 2 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) Firewall
2 7 (3.80%) Network Security
3 6 (3.26%) Intranet
3 6 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.17%) FTP
4 4 (2.17%) SMS
5 3 (1.63%) LAN
5 3 (1.63%) WAN
6 2 (1.09%) VoIP
7 1 (0.54%) 2G
7 1 (0.54%) 3G
7 1 (0.54%) 4G
7 1 (0.54%) Broadband
7 1 (0.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.54%) PBX
7 1 (0.54%) PSTN
7 1 (0.54%) Skype
7 1 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.54%) GIS
3 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.54%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.80%) JIRA
3 5 (2.72%) gulp
3 5 (2.72%) PeopleTools
4 3 (1.63%) Grunt
4 3 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 51 (27.72%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Banking
3 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.63%) Local Government
4 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.63%) Marketing
4 3 (1.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Law
5 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Billing
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (33.70%) Project Manager
2 23 (12.50%) Analyst
3 16 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (8.15%) Developer
5 13 (7.07%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.52%) Architect
7 11 (5.98%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 10 (5.43%) IT Manager
9 8 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (3.80%) Scrum Master
10 7 (3.80%) Security Specialist
10 7 (3.80%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.80%) Senior Project Manager
11 6 (3.26%) Service Architect
11 6 (3.26%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.72%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.72%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Consultant
12 5 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.61%) CSS
2 11 (5.98%) .NET
3 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (4.35%) Sass
5 7 (3.80%) Node.js
6 6 (3.26%) Middleware
7 5 (2.72%) .NET Core
7 5 (2.72%) HTML
7 5 (2.72%) jQuery
8 4 (2.17%) JSON
9 3 (1.63%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.63%) XHTML
10 2 (1.09%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.09%) CSS3
10 2 (1.09%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.09%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.09%) HTML5
10 2 (1.09%) NHibernate
10 2 (1.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.35%) User Experience
3 8 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.72%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.17%) CESG
5 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.17%) Cyberattack
5 4 (2.17%) PMI
6 3 (1.63%) CCTV
6 3 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.09%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.09%) Life Science
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.09%) NHS
7 2 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.07%) Windows
2 7 (3.80%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.26%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.17%) Android
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) Unix
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (23.37%) PRINCE2
4 30 (16.30%) ITIL
5 26 (14.13%) Risk Management
6 21 (11.41%) Scrum
7 18 (9.78%) Migration
8 16 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 15 (8.15%) Information Security
9 15 (8.15%) Service Management
10 14 (7.61%) Change Management
10 14 (7.61%) SFIA
11 13 (7.07%) Business Analysis
11 13 (7.07%) Change Control
11 13 (7.07%) Data Protection
11 13 (7.07%) Problem Management
12 12 (6.52%) Programme Management
13 10 (5.43%) MVC
13 10 (5.43%) Release Management
13 10 (5.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.52%) C#
1 12 (6.52%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.98%) SQL
3 6 (3.26%) Java
4 4 (2.17%) COBOL
4 4 (2.17%) Python
5 3 (1.63%) PHP
6 2 (1.09%) Ruby
7 1 (0.54%) C++
7 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (12.50%) Degree
2 11 (5.98%) CISSP
3 10 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.80%) CCIE
6 6 (3.26%) CISM
6 6 (3.26%) GCED
6 6 (3.26%) GCFA
6 6 (3.26%) GCIA
6 6 (3.26%) GCIH
6 6 (3.26%) GIAC
6 6 (3.26%) GREM
6 6 (3.26%) GSEC
6 6 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.26%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 5 (2.72%) CCNP
7 5 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.72%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.78%) PMO
2 10 (5.43%) QA
3 9 (4.89%) GDPR
4 6 (3.26%) COBIT
4 6 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.17%) CESG Infosec
5 4 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.63%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.09%) IFRS
7 2 (1.09%) IFRS 9
7 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.54%) GMP
8 1 (0.54%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.09%) XenApp
2 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.54%) Docker
3 1 (0.54%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) IBM BigFix
1 6 (3.26%) SCCM
2 3 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.63%) Puppet
2 3 (1.63%) WSUS
3 2 (1.09%) FlexNet
3 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.54%) Ansible
4 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.54%) Salt
4 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.98%) Cisco
3 9 (4.89%) PeopleSoft
4 7 (3.80%) SAP
5 6 (3.26%) Oracle
6 5 (2.72%) BEA
7 4 (2.17%) IBM
7 4 (2.17%) Sophos
8 3 (1.63%) Citrix
8 3 (1.63%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.63%) Wyse
9 2 (1.09%) CA
9 2 (1.09%) Google
9 2 (1.09%) HP
9 2 (1.09%) IronPort
9 2 (1.09%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.09%) Lotus
9 2 (1.09%) OpenText
9 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.09%) Zend