The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 23 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 10 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 7 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.83% 11.45% 7.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.14% 11.86% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 15
Median daily rate £388 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 114 253 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 95.00% 96.56% 96.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 161 149
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 15
Median hourly rate £24.25 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Ipswich -7 7 £388 -32.60%
Project Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
3 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
7 4 (17.39%) WAN
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) French Language
7 4 (17.39%) Office 365
7 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.04%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (13.04%) Secure Coding
8 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.04%) High Availability
8 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.04%) NAS
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (13.04%) Citrix
8 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 3 (13.04%) SAN
8 3 (13.04%) Middleware
8 3 (13.04%) Windows
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.04%) IIS
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Change 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
3 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) High Availability
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
7 3 (13.04%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Secure Coding
7 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Kanban
8 2 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (8.70%) People Management
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
8 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) APMP
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Planview