Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford 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
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 23 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 3.91% 5.17% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 5.26% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Salford median daily rate £575 £350 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.29% -20.23% +9.69%
10th Percentile £498 £161 £369
90th Percentile £683 £423 £618
Manchester median daily rate £450 £400 £421
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.04% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate - £32.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year - +74.03% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford. 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
Salford
Contract vacancies in Salford with a recognized job title 120 114 72
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 98.28% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 87 50
Salford median daily rate £425 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +16.20% +5.19%
10th Percentile £221 £220 £200
90th Percentile £582 £595 £488
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 10
Salford median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +6.78% +40.48%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.89 £12.45
90th Percentile £31.50 £19.19 £19.25
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Salford

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Salford

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Salford

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford

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 Salford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) People Management

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

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO