Period
to 15 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 43 65 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.25% 7.10% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.62% 7.50% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 24
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £411 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +1.23% +1.56%
10th Percentile £203 £303 £274
90th Percentile £530 £499 £507
Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.47% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.50 - £20.66
10th Percentile £22.25 - £18.14
90th Percentile £24.75 - £23.17
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £22.88 £20.66
% change year-on-year +31.15% +10.75% -32.83%

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 650 867 834
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 94.75% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 581 472
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +5.52%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £563 £550 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 20
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.89 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.73% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £9.54 £9.91 £11.90
90th Percentile £18.90 £32.00 £39.98
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +9.29%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 28 £400 +17.65% 1
Barnsley - 5 £445 -
Doncaster -2 1 £200 -41.18% 4
Project Manager
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 16 (37.21%) Change Management
2 14 (32.56%) Project Management
3 13 (30.23%) Finance
4 10 (23.26%) Migration
4 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
5 9 (20.93%) Financial Institution
5 9 (20.93%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
7 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.28%) NHS
7 7 (16.28%) Public Sector
8 6 (13.95%) Storage Management
8 6 (13.95%) NetApp
9 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.63%) Banking
9 5 (11.63%) Change Control
10 4 (9.30%) Office 365
10 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
10 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
10 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.98%) Windows
11 3 (6.98%) ERP
11 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management
11 3 (6.98%) Logistics
11 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (6.98%) Azure
11 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
11 3 (6.98%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (4.65%) People Management

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 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Azure
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Skype
1 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Power BI
3 1 (2.33%) QlikView
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Financial Institution
3 7 (16.28%) Public Sector
4 5 (11.63%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) NHS
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Change Management
2 14 (32.56%) Project Management
3 10 (23.26%) Migration
3 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.93%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (18.60%) Project Planning
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) Storage Management
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.63%) Change Control
9 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.98%) ERP
10 3 (6.98%) Logistics
10 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
11 2 (4.65%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) HL7
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) NetApp
2 1 (2.33%) Cognos
2 1 (2.33%) Epicor
2 1 (2.33%) Infor
2 1 (2.33%) MEDITECH
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Tableau