Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an ITIL Project Manager was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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.

ITIL Project Manager
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 863 846 832
Rank change year-on-year -17 -14 -2
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Project Manager 12 16 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.017% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.017% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 37
UK median daily rate £490 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.29% +3.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £325 £400 £298
90th Percentile £575 £485 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +15.15% - -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,070 91,512 101,809
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.75% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,231 59,759 64,878
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,781 3,213 3,853
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.70% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.20% -2.97% +9.09%

ITIL Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Project Manager in the UK

ITIL Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Project Manager in the UK

ITIL Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Project Manager over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Project Manager in the UK

ITIL Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Project Manager in the UK

ITIL Project Manager
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
England -16 11 £475 +11.76% 3
UK excluding London +2 6 £475 +15.15% 1
London -39 6 £495 +16.47% 2
West Midlands +7 3 £475 +18.75%
Midlands +3 3 £475 +18.75%
South East -21 1 £463 -2.63% 1
North of England - 1 £575 -
Channel Islands - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £575 -

ITIL Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, ITIL 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 featuring ITIL Project Manager in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) People Management
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) PMO
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (16.67%) SMS
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (8.33%) PMI
8 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) CRM
8 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (8.33%) ITSM
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (8.33%) Programme Management

ITIL Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SMS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) People Management
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (8.33%) CRM
8 1 (8.33%) ITSM
8 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (8.33%) SFIA
8 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft