The median contractor rate for a ITIL Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 642 606
Rank change year-on-year +60 -36  
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Project Manager 13 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.023% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.024% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 13
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £698 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £308 £400
% change year-on-year +45.52% -23.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 43948 53151 52856
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.09% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28537 34639 32004
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1542 2110
Median hourly rate £18.33 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.74% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

ITIL Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 April 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 22 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 3 months to 27 April 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
England +33 12 £448 +5.91%
South East +20 6 £473 +12.50%
London +25 3 £400 -15.78%
Berkshire - 3 £475 -
East of England - 2 £425 -
North West +27 1 £340 +13.33%
Bromley +10 1 £600 +41.17%
Manchester +9 1 £340 +13.33%
Milton Keynes 0 1 £411 -2.14%
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £411 -2.14%
Hampshire - 1 £525 -
Surrey - 1 £470 -
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Virginia Water - 1 £470 -
Windsor - 1 £413 -
Dorset - 1 £525 -
West Lothian - 1 £360 -
Scotland - 1 £360 -
South West - 1 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
7 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) People Management
7 2 (9.09%) Product Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.09%) Games
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) BMC
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
7 2 (9.09%) SLA
7 2 (9.09%) Logistics
7 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.09%) Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Games
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) Service Management
4 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Logistics
7 2 (9.09%) People Management
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
7 2 (9.09%) Product Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.55%) Contract Management
8 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMP
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) BMC
1 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft