The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 23 April 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 Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 20 16
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.55% 8.80% 7.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 9.24% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 17
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £348 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
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 £37.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.00% -28.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 312 422 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 94.55% 95.26% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 304 200
Median daily rate £425 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +21.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 21
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Sheffield

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Sheffield

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Sheffield over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Sheffield

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Sheffield region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (44.12%) Project Management
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 12 (35.29%) Finance
4 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.65%) Project Governance
6 5 (14.71%) Retail
6 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) People Management
7 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.76%) ERP
8 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
8 3 (8.82%) QA
8 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.82%) Degree
8 3 (8.82%) SDLC
8 3 (8.82%) Feasibility Study
9 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
9 2 (5.88%) Turkish Language
9 2 (5.88%) Marketing
9 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.88%) Games

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
1 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
General
1 13 (38.24%) Banking
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Games
5 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Turkish Language
6 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Online Betting
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (2.94%) Apple TV
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.94%) PACS
2 1 (2.94%) PMI
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Project Management
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) Project Governance
3 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 5 (14.71%) Change Management
4 5 (14.71%) People Management
5 4 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 4 (11.76%) ERP
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.94%) CRM
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CAPM
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.94%) IFRS
3 1 (2.94%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.94%) PMO
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Apple
2 1 (2.94%) BT
2 1 (2.94%) NetApp
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Pegasus
2 1 (2.94%) Sage
2 1 (2.94%) SAP