Period
to 17 June 2021

The median contractor rate for a Project Support Manager was £295 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

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 Support Manager
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 702 606 853
Rank change year-on-year -96 +247 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Manager 9 6 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.015% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
10th Percentile £235 £240 £256
25th Percentile £250 £255 £295
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £295 £280 £340
Median % change year-on-year +5.36% -17.65% +10.75%
75th Percentile £460 £305 £388
90th Percentile £550 £320 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £280 £303
% change year-on-year +21.43% -7.44% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.74 -
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 57,840 40,272 85,736
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.85% 93.53% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39,633 26,791 57,275
10th Percentile £300 £256 £268
25th Percentile £400 £363 £368
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +1.80% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,760 1,401 2,671
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.13
25th Percentile £14.13 £14.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% +5.41% +5.71%
75th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £41.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +5.71% +0.89%

Project Support Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Support Manager in the UK

Project Support Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Support Manager.

Daily rate trend for Project Support Manager in the UK

Project Support Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Support Manager over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Project Support Manager in the UK

Project Support Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Support Manager.

Hourly rate trend for Project Support Manager in the UK

Project Support Manager
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Support Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 17 June 2021. 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
Work from Home -262 4 £250 +8.70%
UK excluding London -14 3 £340 +21.43% 6
England -58 2 £500 +78.57% 7
Midlands -15 1 £500 -
West Midlands -19 1 £500 -
London -77 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £250 -
Scotland - 1 £340 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2021, Project Support Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Project Support Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) Snagit
4 1 (11.11%) Snow
4 1 (11.11%) PMO
4 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
4 1 (11.11%) Business Case
4 1 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning

Project Support 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 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Organisational Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Case
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ECDL
1 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Minitab
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 1 (11.11%) Snow