Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 20 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 6.98% 6.39% 9.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 6.63% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 24
Middlesex median daily rate £413 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.81% +5.71% -7.89%
10th Percentile £346 £347 £399
90th Percentile £539 £544 £524
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £45.50 £49.75
% change year-on-year -34.07% -8.54% +77.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 246 347 323
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 96.39% 90.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 208 161
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £262 £281 £263
90th Percentile £528 £550 £494
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% - +33.24%
10th Percentile £30.50 £17.10 £12.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.18 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Middlesex

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Middlesex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Middlesex

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Middlesex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Middlesex

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Middlesex

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Big Data
4 2 (11.11%) PKI
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) SEO
5 1 (5.56%) Handset
5 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) TETRA
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel
5 1 (5.56%) Retail

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) TETRA
2 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
2 1 (5.56%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) Facilities Management
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) SEO
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Juniper
1 1 (5.56%) Mitel
1 1 (5.56%) Tableau