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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 91 172 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.50% 9.67% 10.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.18% 11.71% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 107 86
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £34.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% -21.42%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1113 1469 1147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.50% 82.62% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2209 3375 2319
Median daily rate £400 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 64
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -1 2 £325 -24.63%
Stockport - 2 £340 - 2
Salford +2 1 £650 +108.00%
Oldham - 1 - -
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 59 (33.52%) PRINCE2
2 53 (30.11%) Finance
2 53 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (18.75%) ITIL
5 22 (12.50%) Change Management
6 21 (11.93%) Microsoft
7 18 (10.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (9.66%) Service Management
8 17 (9.66%) Scrum
8 17 (9.66%) Business Analysis
9 16 (9.09%) Management Information System
10 15 (8.52%) SAP
10 15 (8.52%) PMO
11 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Project
11 14 (7.95%) Migration
12 13 (7.39%) Banking
12 13 (7.39%) Citrix
13 12 (6.82%) Risk Management
14 11 (6.25%) Degree
14 11 (6.25%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.25%) Process Improvement
15 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (5.68%) Line Management
15 10 (5.68%) Service Delivery
15 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
15 10 (5.68%) Windows
16 9 (5.11%) Telecoms
16 9 (5.11%) CRM

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 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.14%) CMS
3 2 (1.14%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.57%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) Magento
2 2 (1.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.57%) Actimize
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 1 (0.57%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.57%) Primavera
3 1 (0.57%) SAP AFS
3 1 (0.57%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.57%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.57%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) Office 365
2 3 (1.70%) IaaS
2 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.70%) SaaS
3 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.14%) PaaS
3 2 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.84%) Firewall
2 4 (2.27%) DHCP
2 4 (2.27%) DNS
2 4 (2.27%) Internet
2 4 (2.27%) VoIP
3 3 (1.70%) NFC
3 3 (1.70%) RFID
3 3 (1.70%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.14%) ISDN
4 2 (1.14%) NAS
4 2 (1.14%) SAN
4 2 (1.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) PBX
5 1 (0.57%) PSTN
5 1 (0.57%) SMS
5 1 (0.57%) SSL
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.14%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.57%) DTS
3 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.57%) MySQL
3 1 (0.57%) QlikView
3 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.84%) JIRA
3 4 (2.27%) gulp
4 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.57%) Grunt
General
1 53 (30.11%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Banking
3 9 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.55%) Legal
4 8 (4.55%) Retail
5 7 (3.98%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.27%) Games
7 3 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (41.48%) Project Manager
2 30 (17.05%) Analyst
3 19 (10.80%) Business Analyst
4 12 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 12 (6.82%) IT Manager
5 11 (6.25%) Developer
5 11 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 10 (5.68%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (4.55%) Consultant
8 7 (3.98%) Junior
8 7 (3.98%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Business Manager
9 6 (3.41%) PMO Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (2.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (2.84%) Business Project Manager
10 5 (2.84%) Junior PMO
10 5 (2.84%) Scrum Master
10 5 (2.84%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.98%) .NET
1 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET
1 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (3.41%) CSS
2 6 (3.41%) jQuery
3 5 (2.84%) Sass
4 4 (2.27%) .NET Core
5 3 (1.70%) HTML
5 3 (1.70%) HTML5
6 2 (1.14%) Velocity
6 2 (1.14%) XML
7 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.57%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.57%) LAMP
7 1 (0.57%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.57%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.57%) WCF
7 1 (0.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.11%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.11%) Life Science
4 5 (2.84%) User Experience
4 5 (2.84%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.27%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.70%) NHS
6 3 (1.70%) PMI
7 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) New Media
8 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.57%) Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.68%) Windows
2 4 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Unix
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.52%) PRINCE2
2 53 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (18.75%) ITIL
5 22 (12.50%) Change Management
6 17 (9.66%) Business Analysis
6 17 (9.66%) Scrum
6 17 (9.66%) Service Management
7 14 (7.95%) Migration
8 12 (6.82%) Risk Management
9 11 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (6.25%) Process Improvement
9 11 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.68%) Line Management
10 10 (5.68%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.11%) CRM
11 9 (5.11%) People Management
11 9 (5.11%) SDLC
12 8 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (4.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.55%) C#
1 8 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.41%) SQL
3 2 (1.14%) C
3 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
3 2 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.57%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.57%) C++
4 1 (0.57%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (10.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (6.25%) Degree
3 9 (5.11%) ISEB
4 8 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.98%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.41%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.84%) PMP
8 4 (2.27%) CCNP
8 4 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.70%) MCP
9 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.14%) CCIE
10 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.57%) APMG
11 1 (0.57%) APMP
11 1 (0.57%) CCNA
11 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.52%) PMO
2 9 (5.11%) QA
3 3 (1.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.57%) COBIT
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 6 (3.41%) XenApp
2 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) Ansible
1 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.27%) Puppet
2 3 (1.70%) MOM
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.52%) SAP
3 13 (7.39%) Citrix
4 5 (2.84%) Cisco
4 5 (2.84%) VMware
5 4 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.70%) Wyse
7 2 (1.14%) Ariba
8 1 (0.57%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.57%) Cramer
8 1 (0.57%) IBM
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle
8 1 (0.57%) Red Box
8 1 (0.57%) Remedy
8 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.57%) Siebel
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.57%) Splunk
8 1 (0.57%) Yardi
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