Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 188 285 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 6.37% 7.95% 8.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 9.49% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 191 185
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.89%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £275
90th Percentile £638 £575 £516
North West median daily rate £420 £405 £416
% change year-on-year +3.70% -2.53% +6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Manchester median hourly rate £28.00 £13.67 £40.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.90% -65.84% -62.35%
10th Percentile £17.62 £10.85 £33.75
90th Percentile £41.80 £35.75 £44.25
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £21.05 £47.39
% change year-on-year +37.80% -55.59% +45.82%

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 2400 3004 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.27% 83.75% 80.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1906 1783
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £531
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 58 79
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -19.08% +26.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.76 £10.95
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.45 £42.10
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
% change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Salford +4 17 £500 +25.00% 2
Stockport +2 2 £463 +8.82% 3
Rochdale - 2 - - 3
Wigan +1 1 - -
Oldham - 1 - -
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 53 (28.19%) Finance
2 52 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (24.47%) PRINCE2
4 36 (19.15%) ITIL
5 31 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (13.83%) Microsoft
7 21 (11.17%) Degree
8 20 (10.64%) PMO
9 19 (10.11%) Risk Management
9 19 (10.11%) Migration
9 19 (10.11%) Banking
10 17 (9.04%) Windows
10 17 (9.04%) Scrum
10 17 (9.04%) Business Analysis
11 16 (8.51%) C#
11 16 (8.51%) .NET
12 15 (7.98%) SQL
12 15 (7.98%) ASP.NET
12 15 (7.98%) CSS
12 15 (7.98%) Service Management
12 15 (7.98%) Service Delivery
12 15 (7.98%) MVC
13 14 (7.45%) Management Information System
13 14 (7.45%) Microsoft Project
14 13 (6.91%) SAP
14 13 (6.91%) Change Management
14 13 (6.91%) Web Development
15 12 (6.38%) Programme Management
15 12 (6.38%) JavaScript
15 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.72%) CMS
2 5 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.66%) Tuxedo
2 5 (2.66%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.13%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.60%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.06%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.06%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.53%) Confluence
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.06%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.06%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CAR
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.53%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) Office 365
2 5 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.66%) PaaS
2 5 (2.66%) SaaS
3 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) GitHub
5 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.19%) Network Security
2 5 (2.66%) VoIP
3 4 (2.13%) DHCP
3 4 (2.13%) DNS
4 3 (1.60%) PSTN
4 3 (1.60%) Skype
4 3 (1.60%) SMS
5 2 (1.06%) Firewall
5 2 (1.06%) Internet
5 2 (1.06%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) 2G
6 1 (0.53%) 3G
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.53%) MPLS
6 1 (0.53%) SSL
6 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) VLAN
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.60%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) GIS
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.72%) gulp
3 6 (3.19%) JIRA
4 5 (2.66%) PeopleTools
4 5 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 53 (28.19%) Finance
2 19 (10.11%) Banking
3 7 (3.72%) Retail
4 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.66%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.13%) Games
7 3 (1.60%) Marketing
8 2 (1.06%) Law
8 2 (1.06%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Local Government
8 2 (1.06%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (35.11%) Project Manager
2 19 (10.11%) Analyst
2 19 (10.11%) Developer
3 15 (7.98%) Architect
4 14 (7.45%) Delivery Manager
5 11 (5.85%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.32%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (5.32%) IT Manager
7 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (3.72%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (3.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.72%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.72%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (3.72%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (3.72%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.19%) Consultant
10 6 (3.19%) PMO Manager
10 6 (3.19%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.51%) .NET
2 15 (7.98%) ASP.NET
2 15 (7.98%) CSS
3 11 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (3.72%) .NET Core
4 7 (3.72%) jQuery
4 7 (3.72%) Sass
5 6 (3.19%) Middleware
6 5 (2.66%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.66%) HTML
6 5 (2.66%) HTML5
7 4 (2.13%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.13%) CSS3
7 4 (2.13%) Entity Framework
7 4 (2.13%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.13%) NHibernate
7 4 (2.13%) WCF
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.53%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.45%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.79%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.26%) User Experience
4 8 (4.26%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.66%) PMI
7 4 (2.13%) Life Science
8 3 (1.60%) CCTV
8 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.60%) Interactive TV
8 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.60%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.06%) BYOD
9 2 (1.06%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Replication
10 1 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.04%) Windows
2 9 (4.79%) Windows 10
2 9 (4.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.13%) Android
3 4 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) AIX
5 1 (0.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.47%) PRINCE2
3 36 (19.15%) ITIL
4 31 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.11%) Migration
5 19 (10.11%) Risk Management
6 17 (9.04%) Business Analysis
6 17 (9.04%) Scrum
7 15 (7.98%) MVC
7 15 (7.98%) Service Delivery
7 15 (7.98%) Service Management
8 13 (6.91%) Change Management
8 13 (6.91%) Web Development
9 12 (6.38%) Programme Management
10 11 (5.85%) Change Control
10 11 (5.85%) Problem Management
10 11 (5.85%) TDD
10 11 (5.85%) TOGAF
11 10 (5.32%) Agile Project Management
11 10 (5.32%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.51%) C#
2 15 (7.98%) SQL
3 12 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (0.53%) Java
5 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (11.17%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.72%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.66%) CCIE
5 5 (2.66%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 5 (2.66%) CCNA
5 5 (2.66%) ISEB
5 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.13%) CCNP
6 4 (2.13%) CCSP
6 4 (2.13%) CISM
6 4 (2.13%) CISSP
6 4 (2.13%) PMP
7 3 (1.60%) MCP
7 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.06%) CCDP
8 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.64%) PMO
2 10 (5.32%) QA
3 7 (3.72%) COBIT
3 7 (3.72%) GDPR
4 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.06%) IFRS
5 2 (1.06%) IFRS 9
5 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.53%) COSO
6 1 (0.53%) GCP
6 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) SCCM
2 3 (1.60%) WSUS
3 2 (1.06%) FlexNet
3 2 (1.06%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.53%) Ansible
4 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) Salt
4 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.91%) SAP
3 9 (4.79%) PeopleSoft
4 8 (4.26%) Cisco
5 6 (3.19%) Oracle
5 6 (3.19%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.66%) BEA
7 4 (2.13%) IBM
7 4 (2.13%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.13%) Sophos
8 3 (1.60%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.60%) Ariba
8 3 (1.60%) Google
8 3 (1.60%) Splunk
8 3 (1.60%) Wyse
9 2 (1.06%) Apple
9 2 (1.06%) HP
9 2 (1.06%) IronPort
9 2 (1.06%) Lotus
9 2 (1.06%) OpenText