Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 47 39
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 38 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.60% 3.56% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 3.77% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 35
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% +2.56%
10th Percentile £225 £153 £274
90th Percentile £528 £538 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -0.06% +0.06% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.66 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.89% - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -36.45% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 649 849 827
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 94.54% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 568 589
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £213 £247 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 41
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.66 £16.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.37% +27.75% -13.33%
10th Percentile £13.10 £10.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.35 £19.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +33.26% +19.23% -13.33%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018, 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 23 (60.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (55.26%) Finance
3 18 (47.37%) PRINCE2
4 14 (36.84%) Project Management
4 14 (36.84%) Banking
5 12 (31.58%) Investment Banking
6 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (26.32%) Investment Management
6 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (23.68%) Security Operations
8 6 (15.79%) Programme Delivery
8 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (10.53%) PRINCE
10 4 (10.53%) CRM
10 4 (10.53%) SDLC
11 3 (7.89%) Programme Governance
11 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
12 2 (5.26%) Change Management
12 2 (5.26%) Internet
12 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
12 2 (5.26%) Progress
12 2 (5.26%) LAN
12 2 (5.26%) SMS
12 2 (5.26%) WAN
12 2 (5.26%) Migration
12 2 (5.26%) Informatics

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) FinancialForce
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) SMS
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Banking
3 12 (31.58%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.63%) EPoS
2 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (47.37%) PRINCE2
3 14 (36.84%) Project Management
4 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (26.32%) Investment Management
5 9 (23.68%) Security Operations
6 6 (15.79%) Programme Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.53%) CRM
8 4 (10.53%) PRINCE
8 4 (10.53%) SDLC
9 3 (7.89%) Programme Governance
9 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.26%) Change Management
10 2 (5.26%) Critical Path Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Database Security
10 2 (5.26%) Informatics
10 2 (5.26%) Migration
10 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.26%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Progress
1 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.63%) Capita
2 1 (2.63%) hybris
2 1 (2.63%) Infor
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft