Period
to 18 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an NHS Project Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 October 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 - NHS
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 826 813
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13 -55
Contract jobs requiring an NHS Project Manager 31 61 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.057% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.060% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 53 56
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% +1.52%
10th Percentile £214 £205 £256
90th Percentile £520 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £306 £325
% change year-on-year +30.61% -5.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.45% - -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +27.45% - -15.00%

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 94194 100979 107453
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 61831 65820 68300
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £246
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2813 3278 4126
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.48 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.22% +2.64% +7.66%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%

NHS Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS Project Manager in the UK

NHS Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS Project Manager in the UK

NHS Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS Project Manager over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS Project Manager in the UK

NHS Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS Project Manager in the UK

NHS Project Manager
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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 +16 30 £375 +15.38% 1
UK excluding London +8 17 £400 +30.61%
London -7 14 £338 -10.00% 1
North of England +76 7 £400 +54.59%
South East +13 5 £400 +28.00%
North West +31 4 £338 +37.76%
Midlands +29 3 £369 +14.79%
North East +75 2 £463 +69.72%
West Midlands +31 2 £325 +1.17%
Yorkshire +29 1 £400 -
Scotland +15 1 £225 -22.41%
East of England -25 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £413 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, NHS 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 NHS Project Manager in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) NHS
2 18 (58.06%) Project Management
3 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.13%) Electronic Patient Records
5 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.90%) Finance
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (9.68%) PMO
7 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (6.45%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 2 (6.45%) Cerner
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
8 1 (3.23%) LIMS
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
8 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.23%) Workflow

NHS 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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) LIMS
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Project Management
2 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.23%) Contract Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PMO
2 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Cerner
2 1 (3.23%) Apple
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) VMware