The median contractor rate for a Project Assurance Manager was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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.

Project Assurance Manager
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 648 644
Rank change year-on-year +50 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Assurance Manager 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.013% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £394 £438 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.15% +12.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £438 £390
% change year-on-year -37.21% +12.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43952 53115 52934
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.56% 95.09% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28568 34621 32069
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 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1442 1549 2118
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
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%  

Project Assurance Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Assurance Manager in the UK

Project Assurance Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Assurance Manager in the UK

Project Assurance Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Assurance Manager over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Assurance Manager in the UK

Project Assurance Manager
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Assurance Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +47 2 £394 -10.15%
London +14 1 £512 +0.39%
Cheshire - 1 £275 -
North West - 1 £275 -

Project Assurance Manager Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Project Assurance 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 Project Assurance Manager in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) SLA

Project Assurance 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory