Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 23 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 20 26
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 41 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 12.93% 6.13% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.49% 6.47% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 15
Suffolk median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £391 £303 £263
90th Percentile £580 £557 £514
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +2.94% -3.41% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +30.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 283 448 440
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.27% 94.71% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 274 291
Suffolk median daily rate £398 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.05% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £133 £214 £269
90th Percentile £569 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 18
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £14.73 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.53% +17.84% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.15 £8.63
90th Percentile £35.50 £42.50 £15.45
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Suffolk

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Suffolk

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Suffolk over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Suffolk

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Suffolk

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Ipswich +9 39 £425 -5.56% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £375 -
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Suffolk region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 21 (51.22%) Project Management
2 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Finance
5 7 (17.07%) Migration
5 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (14.63%) LAN
6 6 (14.63%) WAN
6 6 (14.63%) SAN
6 6 (14.63%) NAS
6 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
7 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) Legal
8 4 (9.76%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) VMware
8 4 (9.76%) Citrix
8 4 (9.76%) Windows
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (9.76%) Analytics
8 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.76%) Network Optimisation
8 4 (9.76%) GDPR
8 4 (9.76%) French Language
8 4 (9.76%) QA
8 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (9.76%) Release Management
9 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (4.88%) CMS
1 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) LAN
1 6 (14.63%) NAS
1 6 (14.63%) SAN
1 6 (14.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Legal
3 4 (9.76%) French Language
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) PMI
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Project Management
2 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Migration
4 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
6 4 (9.76%) Analytics
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Network Optimisation
6 4 (9.76%) Release Management
7 3 (7.32%) Change Control
7 3 (7.32%) High Availability
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) GDPR
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) PMO
3 1 (2.44%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Citrix
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Planview
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow