Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 135 185 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.33% 6.34% 7.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 7.71% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 119 190
Manchester median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £266 £263
90th Percentile £575 £638 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.71% -3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 8
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £13.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +104.90% -65.84%
10th Percentile £15.92 £17.62 £10.85
90th Percentile £33.40 £41.80 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £21.02
% change year-on-year +3.45% +37.95% -55.64%

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 2,548 2,400 3,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.77% 82.19% 85.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,643 1,528 1,912
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 87 63
Manchester median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +24.59% -23.75%
10th Percentile £11.73 £11.75 £11.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 - 5 £425 - 1
Oldham +2 3 £260 -
Salford -15 3 £450 -10.00% 1
Stockport +7 2 £469 +1.35% 5
Sale - 2 £405 -
Wigan +2 1 £238 - 4
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 51 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.93%) PRINCE2
2 35 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (22.22%) Finance
4 19 (14.07%) SC Cleared
4 19 (14.07%) Security Cleared
5 17 (12.59%) Data Centre
6 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 14 (10.37%) Migration
8 13 (9.63%) Change Management
9 12 (8.89%) JIRA
10 11 (8.15%) Cisco
10 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
11 10 (7.41%) Programme Management
11 10 (7.41%) Decision-Making
11 10 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 9 (6.67%) Service Design
12 9 (6.67%) PMO
12 9 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
12 9 (6.67%) Degree
12 9 (6.67%) Banking
12 9 (6.67%) Time Management
13 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (5.93%) NHS
13 8 (5.93%) Legal
13 8 (5.93%) Scrum
13 8 (5.93%) Workflow

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 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.22%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.48%) Confluence
3 2 (1.48%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.74%) SAS
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) InVision
5 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.74%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.74%) SAP PP
1 1 (0.74%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (5.19%) Office 365
2 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.48%) GitHub
4 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) PaaS
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) Firewall
2 5 (3.70%) BGP
2 5 (3.70%) OSPF
3 4 (2.96%) DNS
3 4 (2.96%) Network Security
3 4 (2.96%) WAN
4 3 (2.22%) BIG-IP
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.22%) DHCP
4 3 (2.22%) Skype
4 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.22%) VPN
4 3 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.48%) Internet
5 2 (1.48%) Intranet
5 2 (1.48%) MPLS
6 1 (0.74%) LAN
6 1 (0.74%) SMS
6 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) Big Data
2 2 (1.48%) Riak
3 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.74%) DB2
3 1 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.74%) GIS
3 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.74%) Power BI
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) JIRA
2 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
General
1 30 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Legal
4 6 (4.44%) Games
4 6 (4.44%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Marketing
6 3 (2.22%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.22%) Military
7 2 (1.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.74%) German Language
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (49.63%) Project Manager
2 10 (7.41%) IT Manager
3 8 (5.93%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (5.19%) Migration Manager
4 7 (5.19%) Migration Project Manager
5 6 (4.44%) Analyst
6 5 (3.70%) Consultant
6 5 (3.70%) Development Manager
6 5 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (3.70%) NHS Project Manager
7 4 (2.96%) Architect
7 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (2.96%) Programme Manager
7 4 (2.96%) Senior Manager
7 4 (2.96%) Systems Manager
8 3 (2.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.22%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (2.22%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) HTML
2 6 (4.44%) HTML5
2 6 (4.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (3.70%) CSS
4 4 (2.96%) .NET
5 3 (2.22%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.74%) jQuery
6 1 (0.74%) JSON
6 1 (0.74%) React
6 1 (0.74%) WinForms
6 1 (0.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.93%) NHS
4 6 (4.44%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.96%) Social Media
5 4 (2.96%) User Experience
5 4 (2.96%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.48%) FMCG
6 2 (1.48%) PMI
6 2 (1.48%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.48%) Windows
1 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.93%) PRINCE2
2 35 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 14 (10.37%) Migration
5 13 (9.63%) Change Management
6 10 (7.41%) Decision-Making
6 10 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 9 (6.67%) Service Design
7 9 (6.67%) Time Management
7 9 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 8 (5.93%) Scrum
8 8 (5.93%) SFIA
8 8 (5.93%) Workflow
9 7 (5.19%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (5.19%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.19%) Matrix Management
9 7 (5.19%) Project Governance
9 7 (5.19%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.19%) C#
2 6 (4.44%) C
2 6 (4.44%) C++
3 4 (2.96%) Erlang
3 4 (2.96%) Objective-C
3 4 (2.96%) SQL
4 2 (1.48%) VB
4 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) SC Cleared
1 19 (14.07%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.67%) Degree
3 7 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.44%) CCNP
5 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.96%) CCDP
6 4 (2.96%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.22%) CCIE
8 2 (1.48%) CCNA
8 2 (1.48%) GIAC
8 2 (1.48%) PMP
8 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.74%) APMP
9 1 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.74%) CISM
9 1 (0.74%) CISSP
9 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.74%) MBA
9 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 9 (6.67%) PMO
2 2 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (8.15%) Cisco
1 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.70%) SAP
3 3 (2.22%) BMC
3 3 (2.22%) F5
3 3 (2.22%) Infoblox
3 3 (2.22%) Juniper
3 3 (2.22%) Meraki
3 3 (2.22%) Palo Alto
3 3 (2.22%) VMware
4 2 (1.48%) AlienVault
4 2 (1.48%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.48%) Arista
4 2 (1.48%) ForeScout
4 2 (1.48%) Informatica
4 2 (1.48%) LogRhythm
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle
4 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.48%) Splunk