The median contractor rate for an NHS Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 June 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 - NHS
England / South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 258 262
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4  
Contract jobs requiring an NHS Project Manager 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.039% 0.067% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.071% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £413 £311 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.53% -28.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £263 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £416 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £305 £338
% change year-on-year +31.14% -9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +46.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7306 8460 8969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15203 18917 19243
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1314 1775
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

NHS Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS Project Manager in the South East

NHS Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS Project Manager in the South East

NHS Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS Project Manager in the South East

NHS Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS Project Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 2 £413 -
NHS Project Manager
England

NHS Project Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, NHS 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 South East region featuring NHS Project Manager in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) NHS
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Cerner
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments

NHS Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (12.50%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cerner