Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 22 15
Rank change year-on-year -14 -7 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 153 188 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.90% 6.47% 8.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 7.85% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 126 199
Manchester median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £318 £209 £263
90th Percentile £575 £590 £515
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +3.13% -2.44% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £12.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +126.55% -68.55%
10th Percentile £16.50 £19.87 £10.70
90th Percentile £34.80 £42.20 £14.28
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -15.71% +66.31% -55.59%

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 2,583 2,396 3,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.76% 82.45% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,648 1,471 1,878
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £246 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 79 61
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -10.63%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.67 £11.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.60 £41.50
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.66%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Bolton +9 7 £435 +33.85% 2
Stockport +6 3 £413 +21.32% 5
Oldham 0 3 £260 - 1
Salford -13 3 £450 -19.64% 1
Sale - 2 £405 - 1
Wigan - 2 £329 - 1
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 44 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (22.88%) Finance
4 28 (18.30%) PRINCE2
5 26 (16.99%) Legal
6 23 (15.03%) Workflow
7 18 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 17 (11.11%) JIRA
9 16 (10.46%) Case Management
10 15 (9.80%) Change Management
10 15 (9.80%) Migration
10 15 (9.80%) Business Analysis
11 14 (9.15%) Degree
11 14 (9.15%) Law
11 14 (9.15%) Service Delivery
11 14 (9.15%) ITIL
11 14 (9.15%) Cisco
12 13 (8.50%) Scrum
13 12 (7.84%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.84%) Agile Project Management
14 11 (7.19%) Waterfall
14 11 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (7.19%) HTML
14 11 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (6.54%) Project Planning
15 10 (6.54%) Time Management
15 10 (6.54%) SC Cleared
15 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared
15 10 (6.54%) PMO
15 10 (6.54%) 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 4 (2.61%) OpenStack
1 4 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.31%) SAS
3 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Elite 3E
1 2 (1.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.27%) SaaS
2 4 (2.61%) IaaS
2 4 (2.61%) Office 365
2 4 (2.61%) PaaS
2 4 (2.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 2 (1.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) Firewall
2 7 (4.58%) WAN
3 6 (3.92%) Network Security
4 5 (3.27%) LAN
5 4 (2.61%) BGP
5 4 (2.61%) OSPF
5 4 (2.61%) Skype
5 4 (2.61%) Wireless
6 3 (1.96%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.96%) WLAN
7 2 (1.31%) BIG-IP
7 2 (1.31%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.31%) DHCP
7 2 (1.31%) DNS
7 2 (1.31%) MPLS
7 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.31%) VPN
7 2 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.96%) DB2
2 3 (1.96%) Riak
3 2 (1.31%) Big Data
3 2 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.31%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.65%) Power BI
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.11%) JIRA
2 6 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
General
1 35 (22.88%) Finance
2 26 (16.99%) Legal
3 14 (9.15%) Law
4 7 (4.58%) Banking
4 7 (4.58%) Games
4 7 (4.58%) Marketing
4 7 (4.58%) Retail
5 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.96%) Local Government
6 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (45.10%) Project Manager
2 20 (13.07%) Analyst
3 16 (10.46%) Business Analyst
4 9 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 7 (4.58%) Development Manager
6 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (3.92%) Senior Manager
7 5 (3.27%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (3.27%) Developer
7 5 (3.27%) Migration Manager
7 5 (3.27%) Migration Project Manager
7 5 (3.27%) Software Project Manager
8 4 (2.61%) Administrator
8 4 (2.61%) Consultant
8 4 (2.61%) Project Leader
8 4 (2.61%) Project Support Administrator
8 4 (2.61%) Salesforce Developer
8 4 (2.61%) Software Development Project Manager
8 4 (2.61%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) HTML
2 9 (5.88%) CSS
3 6 (3.92%) .NET
3 6 (3.92%) HTML5
3 6 (3.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (2.61%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.61%) Visualforce
5 2 (1.31%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.65%) jQuery
6 1 (0.65%) JSON
6 1 (0.65%) React
6 1 (0.65%) WinForms
6 1 (0.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (3.92%) Social Media
3 6 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.96%) FMCG
5 3 (1.96%) NHS
6 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.31%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) CMDB
7 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Life Science
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Photography
7 1 (0.65%) PMI
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.65%) MVS
1 1 (0.65%) OS/390
1 1 (0.65%) Windows
1 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (18.30%) PRINCE2
4 23 (15.03%) Workflow
5 16 (10.46%) Case Management
6 15 (9.80%) Business Analysis
6 15 (9.80%) Change Management
6 15 (9.80%) Migration
7 14 (9.15%) ITIL
7 14 (9.15%) Service Delivery
8 13 (8.50%) Scrum
9 12 (7.84%) Agile Project Management
9 12 (7.84%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.19%) Waterfall
11 10 (6.54%) Project Planning
11 10 (6.54%) SFIA
11 10 (6.54%) Time Management
12 9 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.58%) C#
1 7 (4.58%) SQL
2 6 (3.92%) C++
2 6 (3.92%) Erlang
3 4 (2.61%) Apex Code
3 4 (2.61%) C
3 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.61%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.31%) VB
4 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (9.15%) Degree
2 11 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.88%) CCNP
5 7 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.92%) CCDP
6 6 (3.92%) CISM
6 6 (3.92%) CISSP
7 4 (2.61%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (2.61%) MBA
7 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.96%) CCIE
8 3 (1.96%) CCNA
9 2 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.31%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.65%) GIAC
10 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.65%) PMP
10 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) PMO
2 6 (3.92%) GDPR
3 4 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.31%) QA
5 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (1.31%) Forum Sentry
1 2 (1.31%) MIIS
2 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (9.15%) Cisco
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.27%) SAP
5 4 (2.61%) ForeScout
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle
6 3 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.96%) F5
6 3 (1.96%) Informatica
6 3 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.31%) Arista
7 2 (1.31%) BMC
7 2 (1.31%) Infoblox
7 2 (1.31%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.31%) Juniper
7 2 (1.31%) Meraki
7 2 (1.31%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.31%) VMware
8 1 (0.65%) hybris
8 1 (0.65%) Splunk