Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Management Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Management Consultant
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 883 885
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Project Management Consultant 5 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.013% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
UK median daily rate £425 £563 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +18.42% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £390 £366
90th Percentile £598 £639 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate - £600 £475
% change year-on-year - +26.32% -
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 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Project Management Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management Consultant in the UK

Project Management Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management Consultant in the UK

Project Management Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management Consultant over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management Consultant in the UK

Project Management Consultant
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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 +14 5 £425 -24.44%
London -28 4 £425 -15.84%
UK excluding London +19 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Project Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Project Management Consultant 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 Management Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) PMO
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Planview
3 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Discrete Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Project Management Consultant 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Discrete Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Planview