Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stockport during the 6 months to 17 November 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
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 22 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 5.71% 5.29% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 5.85% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Stockport median daily rate £475 £470 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +123.81% -47.50%
10th Percentile £380 £276 £195
90th Percentile £730 £476 £225
Manchester median daily rate £450 £400 £421
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.04% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Stockport median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Manchester median hourly rate - £32.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year - +74.03% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport. 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
Stockport
Contract vacancies in Stockport with a recognized job title 103 171 75
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.10% 90.48% 98.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 131 35
Stockport median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% +1.56%
10th Percentile £172 £255 £207
90th Percentile £480 £575 £433
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 27
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -8.45% +208.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £19.25 £12.75
90th Percentile £94.50 £38.75 £40.00
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Stockport

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Stockport

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Stockport over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Stockport

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Stockport region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Capita
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (16.67%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft