The median contractor rate for a Technical Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Technical Project Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 442 477 393
Rank change year-on-year +35 -84  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 169 175 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.32% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.34% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 128 174
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £578 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £31.63 £37.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.85% -14.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.63 £41.75
% change year-on-year - -24.25%  

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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Project Manager in the UK

Technical Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Project Manager in the UK

Technical Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Project Manager over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Project Manager in the UK

Technical Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Project Manager in the UK

Technical Project Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +34 160 £450 - 22
London -3 73 £460 -8.00% 5
South East +39 41 £425 -5.55% 4
Hampshire +13 13 £355 -25.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 11 £418 +39.33%
North West +19 10 £500 +14.28% 3
East of England 0 10 £490 +26.45% 3
Scotland +36 9 £450 -5.26%
Berkshire +17 9 £475 +8.57%
City of London -2 9 £450 -10.00% 2
Milton Keynes -10 9 £411 +37.00%
West Midlands +31 8 £378 -11.17%
Cheshire +18 8 £500 +33.33% 2
Glasgow +6 7 £450 +24.30%
West Yorkshire +20 6 £475 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire +13 6 £475 +18.75% 3
East Midlands -8 6 £463 +51.02% 1
South West -2 5 £375 -9.09% 2
Crewe - 5 £500 -
Leeds +18 4 £450 +12.50% 2
Birmingham +18 4 £375 -
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £394 -7.35% 2
Bedfordshire -5 4 £510 +31.61%
Devon - 4 £375 - 1
Reading +11 3 £499 +10.83%
Northamptonshire +3 3 £500 +5.26%
Luton - 3 £495 -
West Sussex +16 2 £538 +53.57%
Surrey +6 2 £304 -32.50% 1
Northampton +6 2 £500 +5.26%

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Project Manager in the job title.

1 149 (44.35%) Project Management
2 92 (27.38%) PRINCE2
3 80 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (23.51%) Finance
5 70 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (16.07%) Migration
7 51 (15.18%) Microsoft
8 37 (11.01%) Data Centre
9 31 (9.23%) ITIL
10 28 (8.33%) PMI Certification
11 27 (8.04%) PMP
11 27 (8.04%) Security Cleared
12 24 (7.14%) Windows
12 24 (7.14%) Telecoms
13 23 (6.85%) SC Cleared
13 23 (6.85%) Office 365
14 22 (6.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 21 (6.25%) Cisco
15 21 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (5.65%) Banking
16 19 (5.65%) Retail
17 18 (5.36%) Scrum
17 18 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 17 (5.06%) Change Control
19 16 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
21 14 (4.17%) Java
21 14 (4.17%) Oracle
21 14 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
21 14 (4.17%) SDLC

Technical 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 12 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.68%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.49%) CMS
5 5 (1.49%) Drupal
6 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.30%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.60%) Magento
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.85%) Office 365
2 21 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.79%) IaaS
4 6 (1.79%) PaaS
5 3 (0.89%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.60%) Boomi
6 2 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.60%) Yammer
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.27%) LAN
2 10 (2.98%) Firewall
3 9 (2.68%) Skype
4 8 (2.38%) WAN
5 6 (1.79%) Internet
6 5 (1.49%) 4G
7 4 (1.19%) FTP
7 4 (1.19%) HTTP
7 4 (1.19%) Network Security
7 4 (1.19%) SAN
7 4 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.19%) Wireless
8 3 (0.89%) 3G
8 3 (0.89%) BGP
8 3 (0.89%) LDAP
8 3 (0.89%) MPLS
8 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.89%) VoIP
8 3 (0.89%) VPN
9 2 (0.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.19%) GIS
2 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.60%) Big Data
3 2 (0.60%) DataStage
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.30%) DB2
4 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.30%) MS Access
4 1 (0.30%) QlikView
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) JIRA
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.30%) Trac
General
1 79 (23.51%) Finance
2 24 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.65%) Banking
3 19 (5.65%) Retail
4 8 (2.38%) Legal
5 7 (2.08%) Marketing
6 4 (1.19%) Law
6 4 (1.19%) Local Government
6 4 (1.19%) Publishing
7 3 (0.89%) Electronics
7 3 (0.89%) Front Office
7 3 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.60%) German Language
8 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.87%) Web Services
2 8 (2.38%) Middleware
3 7 (2.08%) J2EE
4 5 (1.49%) Java EE
4 5 (1.49%) Spring
4 5 (1.49%) Struts
5 4 (1.19%) .NET
5 4 (1.19%) JSON
5 4 (1.19%) REST
5 4 (1.19%) SOAP
5 4 (1.19%) XML
6 2 (0.60%) EDI
6 2 (0.60%) HTML
6 2 (0.60%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.60%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.30%) COM
7 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.30%) JDBC
7 1 (0.30%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.01%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.27%) Virtual Team
4 10 (2.98%) PMI
5 8 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.08%) EPoS
7 6 (1.79%) CCTV
8 5 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.49%) NHS
9 4 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.19%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.19%) User Experience
10 3 (0.89%) Fintech
10 3 (0.89%) Handset
10 3 (0.89%) PKI
10 3 (0.89%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.60%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.14%) Windows
2 6 (1.79%) Linux
3 5 (1.49%) Unix
3 5 (1.49%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.89%) AIX
5 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.60%) Solaris
6 2 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (44.35%) Project Management
2 92 (27.38%) PRINCE2
3 80 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (16.07%) Migration
6 31 (9.23%) ITIL
7 18 (5.36%) Scrum
8 17 (5.06%) Change Control
9 14 (4.17%) SDLC
10 12 (3.57%) Data Migration
10 12 (3.57%) Waterfall
11 11 (3.27%) Risk Management
11 11 (3.27%) Supplier Management
12 10 (2.98%) Change Management
12 10 (2.98%) DevOps
12 10 (2.98%) Resource Management
12 10 (2.98%) Service Delivery
13 9 (2.68%) Kanban
14 8 (2.38%) IT Strategy
14 8 (2.38%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.17%) Java
2 12 (3.57%) SQL
3 5 (1.49%) C
4 4 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.89%) Perl
5 3 (0.89%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.89%) VBScript
6 2 (0.60%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.60%) C#
6 2 (0.60%) PHP
6 2 (0.60%) Python
7 1 (0.30%) C++
7 1 (0.30%) COBOL
7 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 27 (8.04%) PMP
2 27 (8.04%) Security Cleared
3 23 (6.85%) SC Cleared
4 22 (6.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.79%) APMP
6 6 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.19%) CCNP
8 3 (0.89%) CCNA
8 3 (0.89%) Degree
9 2 (0.60%) CISSP
9 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CCDP
10 1 (0.30%) CCIE
10 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) ISEB
10 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.57%) QA
2 10 (2.98%) PMO
3 3 (0.89%) GDPR
3 3 (0.89%) MiFID
4 2 (0.60%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.79%) SCCM
2 3 (0.89%) BladeLogic
2 3 (0.89%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.25%) Cisco
3 14 (4.17%) Oracle
4 13 (3.87%) SAP
5 8 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.08%) Avaya
7 6 (1.79%) BMC
7 6 (1.79%) VMware
8 5 (1.49%) Citrix
8 5 (1.49%) Remedy
9 4 (1.19%) EMC
9 4 (1.19%) IBM
9 4 (1.19%) Juniper
9 4 (1.19%) Tableau
10 3 (0.89%) Adobe
10 3 (0.89%) Apigee
10 3 (0.89%) hybris
10 3 (0.89%) Informatica
10 3 (0.89%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.89%) Tripwire
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