The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 15 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 3.19% 8.64% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 9.09% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £475 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £386 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £485 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90 77 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 95.74% 95.06% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 79
Median daily rate £300 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +162.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Peterborough

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Peterborough

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Peterborough over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Peterborough

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Peterborough

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Peterborough region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (11.11%) Northgate
5 1 (11.11%) Capita
5 1 (11.11%) Pay per click
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Electronic Patient Records

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Pay per click
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Capita
1 1 (11.11%) Northgate