Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an ITIL Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

ITIL Project Manager
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 868 827
Rank change year-on-year +49 -41 -16
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Project Manager 23 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.030% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.032% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 31
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £364 £300 £350
90th Percentile £538 £691 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +37.68% -13.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90957 104552 107129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58966 68005 66246
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3123 4144
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.50 £10.47
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £44.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +3.03%

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 21 July 2017.

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 11 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 21 July 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
England +46 21 £500 +17.65% 1
UK excluding London +60 16 £475 +37.68%
South East +38 10 £525 +25.00%
London +3 7 £475 - 1
Scotland +40 2 £345 -8.00%
East of England -7 2 £425 +93.18%
North of England +57 1 £340 +10.57%
West Midlands +33 1 £463 +15.63%
North West +27 1 £340 +13.33%
Midlands +24 1 £463 +15.63%
South West - 1 £525 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2
3 7 (30.43%) Service Management
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (21.74%) PMP
5 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
6 4 (17.39%) PMI
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
8 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.70%) Games
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) PMO

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 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) PMI
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) PRINCE2
2 13 (56.52%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Service Management
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Product Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) Content Management
8 1 (4.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
2 5 (21.74%) PMP
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CAPM
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (4.35%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft