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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 10 6
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 85 167 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.44% 9.34% 11.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 11.16% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 106 94
Median daily rate £386 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £530 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £22.90 £18.24 £27.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.53% -32.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £28.25
% change year-on-year -24.13% +28.31%  

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 1067 1496 1285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.89% 83.67% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 907 688
Median daily rate £385 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 March 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
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 March 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
Salford - 8 £425 - 3
Bolton -5 5 £395 -3.65% 2
Stockport -7 1 £475 -6.86% 1
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (29.50%) PRINCE2
2 56 (28.00%) Finance
3 54 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (20.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (14.50%) ITIL
6 21 (10.50%) Risk Management
7 20 (10.00%) Scrum
7 20 (10.00%) Change Management
8 19 (9.50%) Business Analysis
9 17 (8.50%) Management Information System
9 17 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (7.50%) Process Improvement
10 15 (7.50%) Service Management
10 15 (7.50%) MS Project
10 15 (7.50%) Microsoft
10 15 (7.50%) Migration
10 15 (7.50%) Telecoms
11 12 (6.00%) Banking
11 12 (6.00%) PMI Certification
11 12 (6.00%) Oracle
11 12 (6.00%) SQL
11 12 (6.00%) SAP
11 12 (6.00%) PMO
12 11 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.50%) Retail
12 11 (5.50%) Programme Management
12 11 (5.50%) Business Transformation
13 10 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (5.00%) User Experience
13 10 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint

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 (2.50%) CMS
2 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.50%) nginx
3 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (7.50%) MS Project
2 10 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.50%) MS Office
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.50%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) SAP HR
2 5 (2.50%) SAP ERP
2 5 (2.50%) SAP GRC
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.00%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.00%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.50%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.50%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.50%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.50%) SaaS
2 5 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (2.00%) Office 365
4 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.00%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.50%) Firewall
2 5 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.50%) Internet
3 3 (1.50%) LAN
3 3 (1.50%) NFC
3 3 (1.50%) RFID
3 3 (1.50%) WAN
4 2 (1.00%) DNS
4 2 (1.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.00%) Network Security
4 2 (1.00%) VoIP
4 2 (1.00%) Wireless
5 1 (0.50%) 2G
5 1 (0.50%) 4G
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.50%) LTE
5 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.50%) Skype
5 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.00%) SAP BW
2 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.00%) MySQL
4 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.50%) Essbase
5 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.50%) OLAP
5 1 (0.50%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.00%) JIRA
2 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (28.00%) Finance
2 15 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.00%) Banking
4 11 (5.50%) Retail
5 7 (3.50%) Games
6 6 (3.00%) Legal
6 6 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.00%) Automotive
8 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 2 (1.00%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (42.00%) Project Manager
2 30 (15.00%) Analyst
3 20 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 20 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 13 (6.50%) IT Project Manager
5 11 (5.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (5.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 10 (5.00%) Business Manager
7 9 (4.50%) Architect
8 8 (4.00%) Change Manager
8 8 (4.00%) Developer
9 6 (3.00%) Contracts Manager
9 6 (3.00%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.00%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.00%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.00%) Technical Manager
10 5 (2.50%) Coordinator
10 5 (2.50%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.50%) HTML
2 5 (2.50%) HTML5
2 5 (2.50%) Web Services
3 4 (2.00%) Velocity
4 3 (1.50%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (1.50%) CSS
4 3 (1.50%) React Native
4 3 (1.50%) WebGL
5 2 (1.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.00%) JSON
5 2 (1.00%) Pixi.js
5 2 (1.00%) React
5 2 (1.00%) REST
5 2 (1.00%) XML
6 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.50%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.50%) jQuery
6 1 (0.50%) Sass
6 1 (0.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (8.50%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.00%) User Experience
3 9 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.50%) PMI
5 6 (3.00%) Life Science
5 6 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.00%) NHS
7 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.50%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.50%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.50%) New Media
8 2 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.00%) Mobile Games
8 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.50%) Blog
9 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.50%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.00%) Android
1 6 (3.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (2.50%) Windows
3 2 (1.00%) Linux
3 2 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.50%) PRINCE2
2 54 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (20.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (14.50%) ITIL
5 21 (10.50%) Risk Management
6 20 (10.00%) Change Management
6 20 (10.00%) Scrum
7 19 (9.50%) Business Analysis
8 15 (7.50%) Migration
8 15 (7.50%) Process Improvement
8 15 (7.50%) Service Management
9 11 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.50%) Business Transformation
9 11 (5.50%) Programme Management
10 10 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (4.50%) BDD
11 9 (4.50%) Change Control
11 9 (4.50%) Coaching
11 9 (4.50%) Kanban
11 9 (4.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.00%) SQL
2 7 (3.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.50%) C#
3 3 (1.50%) Java
3 3 (1.50%) Objective-C
3 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.00%) C
4 2 (1.00%) ES6
5 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (4.50%) Degree
2 9 (4.50%) ISEB
2 9 (4.50%) PMP
3 8 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.00%) APMP
6 2 (1.00%) CCIE
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.50%) APMG
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.50%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) PMO
2 9 (4.50%) QA
3 4 (2.00%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.50%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.50%) Varnish
2 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) vSphere
2 1 (0.50%) XenApp
2 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) MOM
1 2 (1.00%) SCCM
1 2 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.50%) Ansible
2 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.00%) Oracle
2 12 (6.00%) SAP
3 9 (4.50%) Citrix
4 7 (3.50%) VMware
5 6 (3.00%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.50%) Ariba
6 5 (2.50%) Concur
7 4 (2.00%) Cisco
8 3 (1.50%) Wyse
9 2 (1.00%) arcserve
9 2 (1.00%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.00%) Snow
10 1 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.50%) Motorola
10 1 (0.50%) NetApp
10 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.50%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.50%) Yardi
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