Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 21 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 197 179 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.08% 6.35% 9.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.15% 7.79% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 114 211
Manchester median daily rate £413 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £193 £263
90th Percentile £538 £546 £510
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 6
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £12.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +174.24% -64.06%
10th Percentile £16.90 £24.55 £10.75
90th Percentile £41.30 £41.00 £29.49
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £37.48 £20.39
% change year-on-year -19.95% +83.79% -42.97%

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 2,754 2,298 3,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 85.03% 81.52% 82.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,789 1,409 1,845
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £546 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 64 53
Manchester median hourly rate £22.38 £19.00 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.76% +21.48% +0.90%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £11.23
90th Percentile £43.23 £43.75 £44.30
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
% change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +65.71%
Salford +1 5 £300 -40.00% 3
Stockport +4 4 £413 +16.20% 3
Oldham +2 2 - -
Wigan - 2 £335 - 1
Rochdale - 1 - -
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 67 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (25.89%) Finance
2 51 (25.89%) PRINCE2
3 45 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (16.24%) Legal
4 32 (16.24%) Management Information System
5 28 (14.21%) Workflow
5 28 (14.21%) ITIL
6 25 (12.69%) Degree
7 22 (11.17%) Case Management
8 21 (10.66%) Business Analysis
8 21 (10.66%) Cisco
9 20 (10.15%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (10.15%) Change Management
9 20 (10.15%) Resource Management
9 20 (10.15%) PaaS
10 19 (9.64%) SFIA
10 19 (9.64%) Project Planning
10 19 (9.64%) Microsoft
11 18 (9.14%) CCNP
11 18 (9.14%) JIRA
12 17 (8.63%) Scrum
12 17 (8.63%) CISSP
12 17 (8.63%) CISM
12 17 (8.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 17 (8.63%) SaaS
12 17 (8.63%) Agile Project Management
13 16 (8.12%) Line Management
14 15 (7.61%) Law
14 15 (7.61%) Data Management

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 8 (4.06%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.05%) Apache
2 6 (3.05%) JBoss
2 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.54%) SAS
4 4 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.52%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.51%) InVision
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Elite 3E
1 2 (1.02%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.15%) PaaS
2 17 (8.63%) SaaS
3 8 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.55%) IaaS
5 6 (3.05%) OpenShift
6 5 (2.54%) GitHub
7 4 (2.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.58%) Firewall
2 7 (3.55%) WAN
3 6 (3.05%) Skype
4 5 (2.54%) LAN
4 5 (2.54%) Network Security
4 5 (2.54%) Unified Communications
4 5 (2.54%) Wireless
5 4 (2.03%) VoIP
6 3 (1.52%) WLAN
7 2 (1.02%) BGP
7 2 (1.02%) MPLS
7 2 (1.02%) OSPF
7 2 (1.02%) PSTN
7 2 (1.02%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.51%) DHCP
8 1 (0.51%) DNS
8 1 (0.51%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.51%) SMS
8 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.05%) DB2
3 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.03%) Riak
4 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.51%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.51%) GIS
5 1 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (9.14%) JIRA
2 9 (4.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) Axure RP
General
1 51 (25.89%) Finance
2 32 (16.24%) Legal
3 15 (7.61%) Law
4 10 (5.08%) Games
4 10 (5.08%) Retail
5 8 (4.06%) Marketing
6 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.03%) Banking
7 4 (2.03%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (46.70%) Project Manager
2 27 (13.71%) Analyst
3 20 (10.15%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (4.57%) GDPR Project Manager
6 7 (3.55%) Developer
6 7 (3.55%) IT Manager
6 7 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (3.55%) Senior Manager
6 7 (3.55%) Software Project Manager
7 6 (3.05%) Administrator
7 6 (3.05%) C# Programmer
7 6 (3.05%) Development Manager
7 6 (3.05%) Development Project Manager
7 6 (3.05%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (3.05%) Programmer
7 6 (3.05%) Project Administrator
7 6 (3.05%) Software Development Manager
7 6 (3.05%) Software Development Project Manager
8 5 (2.54%) HR Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.11%) HTML
2 9 (4.57%) CSS
2 9 (4.57%) HTML5
2 9 (4.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 8 (4.06%) .NET
4 6 (3.05%) jQuery
4 6 (3.05%) JSON
4 6 (3.05%) Middleware
5 5 (2.54%) Ajax
6 4 (2.03%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.03%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.24%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.57%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (4.57%) Virtual Team
3 8 (4.06%) Life Science
4 6 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.54%) Social Media
6 4 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.52%) FMCG
7 3 (1.52%) NHS
7 3 (1.52%) PMI
8 2 (1.02%) Handset
8 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
9 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.51%) Social Network
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.06%) Linux
2 7 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.03%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) AIX
4 1 (0.51%) MVS
4 1 (0.51%) OS/390
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
4 1 (0.51%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (25.89%) PRINCE2
3 45 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (14.21%) ITIL
4 28 (14.21%) Workflow
5 22 (11.17%) Case Management
6 21 (10.66%) Business Analysis
7 20 (10.15%) Change Management
7 20 (10.15%) Resource Management
8 19 (9.64%) Project Planning
8 19 (9.64%) SFIA
9 17 (8.63%) Agile Project Management
9 17 (8.63%) Scrum
10 16 (8.12%) Line Management
11 15 (7.61%) Data Management
12 14 (7.11%) Network Design
12 14 (7.11%) Open Source
12 14 (7.11%) Problem Management
12 14 (7.11%) Risk Management
12 14 (7.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.60%) SQL
2 9 (4.57%) C#
2 9 (4.57%) C++
2 9 (4.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.06%) Erlang
4 6 (3.05%) Java
4 6 (3.05%) Ruby
5 5 (2.54%) Go
5 5 (2.54%) Perl
6 4 (2.03%) Apex Code
6 4 (2.03%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.52%) C
8 1 (0.51%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (12.69%) Degree
2 20 (10.15%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.14%) CCNP
4 17 (8.63%) CISM
4 17 (8.63%) CISSP
4 17 (8.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (7.11%) CCDP
5 14 (7.11%) Chartered Engineer
5 14 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (4.06%) CCIE
7 6 (3.05%) MBA
8 5 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.03%) CCNA
10 3 (1.52%) APMP
10 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.02%) PMP
12 1 (0.51%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.60%) GDPR
1 13 (6.60%) PMO
2 4 (2.03%) QA
2 4 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.05%) Docker
1 6 (3.05%) Hyper-V
1 6 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (2.54%) XenApp
2 5 (2.54%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.05%) Kubernetes
1 6 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.54%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (2.03%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.02%) MIIS
Vendors
1 21 (10.66%) Cisco
2 19 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle
3 7 (3.55%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.05%) Citrix
4 6 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.05%) SAP
4 6 (3.05%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.54%) Informatica
5 5 (2.54%) Ivanti
6 4 (2.03%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.03%) ForeScout
7 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.51%) CA
8 1 (0.51%) hybris
8 1 (0.51%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) Juniper
8 1 (0.51%) Remedy
8 1 (0.51%) Sage