Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £414 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 27 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 60 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.40% 5.47% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.77% 5.75% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 30
South Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -0.06% +0.06%
10th Percentile £306 £301 £165
90th Percentile £501 £511 £493
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £20.66 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.45% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £39.63 £26.33 £30.50
% change year-on-year +50.51% -13.68% +15.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 886 782 1,083
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 95.13% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 452 725
South Yorkshire median daily rate £424 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £198 £225
90th Percentile £575 £586 £548
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £20.66 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.01% +35.44% +17.31%
10th Percentile £9.45 £12.50 £10.45
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.10 £33.87
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £13.83
% change year-on-year +2.00% +8.44% -1.20%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in South Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in South Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in South Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in South Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 42 £345 -13.75% 9
Doncaster -5 3 £355 -11.25% 3
Rotherham - 1 £463 -
Barnsley - 1 £600 - 3
Project Manager
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 28 (46.67%) Project Management
2 26 (43.33%) Finance
3 20 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (23.33%) PRINCE2
5 10 (16.67%) Windows
5 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.67%) Banking
6 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.00%) Cisco
7 8 (13.33%) Firewall
8 7 (11.67%) VLAN
8 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
8 7 (11.67%) Firmware
8 7 (11.67%) VoIP
8 7 (11.67%) WAN
8 7 (11.67%) LAN
8 7 (11.67%) VPN
8 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (10.00%) Splunk
9 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
9 6 (10.00%) QA
9 6 (10.00%) Investment Management
9 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
10 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
10 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 2 (3.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
1 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) LAN
2 7 (11.67%) VLAN
2 7 (11.67%) VoIP
2 7 (11.67%) VPN
2 7 (11.67%) WAN
3 6 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.00%) Skype
5 2 (3.33%) SMS
6 1 (1.67%) BGP
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.67%) DHCP
6 1 (1.67%) DNS
6 1 (1.67%) IPsec
6 1 (1.67%) OSPF
6 1 (1.67%) SSL
6 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
1 2 (3.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.33%) Law
7 1 (1.67%) Back Office
7 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
1 1 (1.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.67%) DataPower
3 1 (1.67%) EPoS
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Project Management
2 20 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (23.33%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 5 (8.33%) Change Control
7 5 (8.33%) Migration
7 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.67%) CRM
8 4 (6.67%) Project Governance
8 4 (6.67%) Scrum
9 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.00%) Data Security
9 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) PMP
3 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.33%) APMG
4 2 (3.33%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) PMO
3 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (11.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Cisco
3 6 (10.00%) Splunk
4 4 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) hybris
6 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.67%) Capita
6 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Kronos
6 1 (1.67%) Meraki
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto