The median contractor rate for a Technical Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 440 427 409
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 166 227 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 165 134
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +1.30% +1.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.25

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 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -9 149 £440 -2.22% 22
London -8 70 £468 -6.50% 13
South East -4 31 £434 +2.05% 5
North West +28 13 £450 +5.88% 3
Scotland +27 12 £450 +12.50% 3
Hampshire +6 12 £375 -21.05%
City of London -6 11 £413 -17.50% 7
South West -3 10 £425 +6.25%
Manchester +18 9 £431 +1.47% 2
Glasgow +9 9 £440 -
Berkshire +27 8 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands +17 7 £425 +4.61%
Milton Keynes -2 6 £438 +2.94%
Buckinghamshire -7 6 £438 +6.06%
East Midlands -3 5 £380 +16.92%
Wiltshire +6 4 £450 +5.88%
Northampton +3 4 £390 +29.78%
Northamptonshire +2 4 £390 +29.78%
East of England -10 4 £395 -4.24%
Yorkshire +17 3 £213 -57.50% 1
Bristol +3 3 £375 -16.66%
Salford - 3 £450 -
Slough +7 2 £400 -
Winchester +6 2 £295 -27.16%
Basingstoke +5 2 - -
South Yorkshire +4 2 £207 -56.52%
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £300 -33.33%
Bedfordshire -2 2 £498 +15.36%
Surrey -5 2 £440 +3.52% 2
Corsham - 2 £450 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 156 (45.75%) Project Management
2 90 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (26.10%) Finance
4 88 (25.81%) PRINCE2
5 63 (18.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (13.78%) Microsoft
7 45 (13.20%) Migration
8 41 (12.02%) Data Centre
9 25 (7.33%) Security Cleared
10 22 (6.45%) Telecoms
10 22 (6.45%) Windows
10 22 (6.45%) ITIL
10 22 (6.45%) Cisco
11 21 (6.16%) SAP
11 21 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (5.87%) Waterfall
13 19 (5.57%) Change Control
13 19 (5.57%) SC Cleared
13 19 (5.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 19 (5.57%) Scrum
13 19 (5.57%) Banking
14 18 (5.28%) Oracle
15 17 (4.99%) Web Services
15 17 (4.99%) PMI Certification
15 17 (4.99%) Firewall
15 17 (4.99%) QA
16 16 (4.69%) Kanban
16 16 (4.69%) SQL
17 15 (4.40%) MS Project
17 15 (4.40%) Programme Management

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 10 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.05%) Drupal
2 7 (2.05%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.88%) CMS
3 3 (0.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.59%) Confluence
4 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.59%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.59%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.40%) MS Project
2 14 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.52%) MS Office
4 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.29%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 8 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (2.05%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.76%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.59%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.59%) HFM
5 2 (0.59%) Magento
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.29%) Line 500
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.29%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.29%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.40%) Office 365
2 14 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.47%) PaaS
5 3 (0.88%) IaaS
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.59%) Boomi
6 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.29%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.99%) Firewall
2 13 (3.81%) LAN
3 12 (3.52%) WAN
4 10 (2.93%) SAN
5 6 (1.76%) HTTP
5 6 (1.76%) Network Security
5 6 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.76%) VoIP
6 5 (1.47%) WebEx
7 4 (1.17%) Internet
7 4 (1.17%) NAS
7 4 (1.17%) Skype
8 3 (0.88%) DNS
8 3 (0.88%) Extranet
8 3 (0.88%) LDAP
8 3 (0.88%) OSPF
8 3 (0.88%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.88%) VLAN
8 3 (0.88%) VPN
8 3 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.76%) Big Data
2 5 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.17%) GIS
4 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.59%) DataStage
5 2 (0.59%) DB2
5 2 (0.59%) Flink
5 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.29%) QlikView
6 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.64%) JIRA
2 2 (0.59%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.29%) JUnit
3 1 (0.29%) Mockito
3 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.29%) Trac
General
1 89 (26.10%) Finance
2 22 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.57%) Banking
4 13 (3.81%) Marketing
5 12 (3.52%) Retail
6 6 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.47%) Legal
8 4 (1.17%) Front Office
8 4 (1.17%) Law
8 4 (1.17%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.88%) German Language
9 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Automotive
10 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.99%) Web Services
2 10 (2.93%) HTML
3 7 (2.05%) Middleware
4 6 (1.76%) Silverlight
5 5 (1.47%) .NET
5 5 (1.47%) REST
5 5 (1.47%) XML
6 3 (0.88%) JSON
6 3 (0.88%) SOAP
7 2 (0.59%) EDI
7 2 (0.59%) Kafka
7 2 (0.59%) RESTful
7 2 (0.59%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.59%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.59%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.59%) XMPP
8 1 (0.29%) HTML5
8 1 (0.29%) OpenID
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.29%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.02%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.93%) PMI
4 9 (2.64%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.35%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.17%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.17%) NHS
7 4 (1.17%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.88%) Handset
8 3 (0.88%) PKI
8 3 (0.88%) User Experience
8 3 (0.88%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.59%) BYOD
9 2 (0.59%) EPoS
9 2 (0.59%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.29%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.45%) Windows
2 8 (2.35%) Linux
3 6 (1.76%) Unix
4 3 (0.88%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.59%) Android
5 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) AIX
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (45.75%) Project Management
2 90 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (25.81%) PRINCE2
4 63 (18.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (13.20%) Migration
6 22 (6.45%) ITIL
7 20 (5.87%) Waterfall
8 19 (5.57%) Change Control
8 19 (5.57%) Scrum
9 16 (4.69%) Kanban
10 15 (4.40%) Programme Management
11 13 (3.81%) Analytics
11 13 (3.81%) ERP
11 13 (3.81%) Mentoring
11 13 (3.81%) Service Management
12 12 (3.52%) Project Planning
13 11 (3.23%) CRM
13 11 (3.23%) SDLC
14 10 (2.93%) IT Strategy
14 10 (2.93%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.69%) SQL
2 8 (2.35%) Java
3 4 (1.17%) C
4 3 (0.88%) C#
4 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.59%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.59%) COBOL
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.29%) R
6 1 (0.29%) Scala
6 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 19 (5.57%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.99%) PMI Certification
4 14 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (3.23%) PMP
6 8 (2.35%) Degree
7 7 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.76%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.47%) CCNA
9 5 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.59%) CISM
12 2 (0.59%) CISSP
13 1 (0.29%) CCIE
13 1 (0.29%) ISEB
13 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.29%) MBA
13 1 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.99%) QA
2 11 (3.23%) PMO
3 5 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.59%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.29%) EMIR
5 1 (0.29%) FATCA
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) MiFID
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.59%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.59%) XenApp
4 1 (0.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.47%) SCCM
2 4 (1.17%) XenMobile
3 3 (0.88%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.29%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.29%) Grafana
5 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) rkt
Vendors
1 47 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.45%) Cisco
3 21 (6.16%) SAP
4 18 (5.28%) Oracle
5 9 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.64%) VMware
6 6 (1.76%) Citrix
7 5 (1.47%) EMC
7 5 (1.47%) Remedy
7 5 (1.47%) Tableau
8 4 (1.17%) BMC
9 3 (0.88%) Avaya
9 3 (0.88%) F5
9 3 (0.88%) Google
9 3 (0.88%) hybris
9 3 (0.88%) IBM
9 3 (0.88%) Informatica
9 3 (0.88%) Juniper
9 3 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.88%) Pegasus
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