Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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.

Technical Project Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 506 482
Rank change year-on-year -39 -24 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 348 414 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 285 301
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £583 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +0.59% +1.67% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
UK median hourly rate - £32.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +39.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
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 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Technical Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 16 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 6 months to 20 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 -19 326 £450 - 29
UK excluding London +44 202 £428 +0.59% 20
London -81 141 £458 -3.68% 11
South East +39 88 £450 - 6
North of England +41 26 £400 - 6
South West +28 25 £425 -17.07% 1
Midlands +12 24 £425 -5.56% 2
Scotland -8 20 £400 -11.11% 2
West Midlands +24 17 £458 +1.67%
East of England -31 17 £425 - 3
North West +12 15 £375 -6.25% 4
Yorkshire +9 10 £400 - 2
East Midlands -6 6 £400 +14.29% 2
North East +59 1 £550 +57.14%
Channel Islands +3 1 £400 -
Northern Ireland -50 1 £350 -3.45%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 141 (40.52%) Project Management
2 102 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (26.15%) PRINCE2
4 83 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (18.68%) Finance
6 54 (15.52%) Migration
7 47 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 33 (9.48%) Office 365
8 33 (9.48%) Banking
9 31 (8.91%) Windows
10 30 (8.62%) Oracle
11 28 (8.05%) PMP
12 25 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
13 23 (6.61%) PMI Certification
13 23 (6.61%) ITIL
13 23 (6.61%) Retail
14 22 (6.32%) Project Planning
15 21 (6.03%) Security Cleared
15 21 (6.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 20 (5.75%) Microsoft Project
17 19 (5.46%) Risk Management
17 19 (5.46%) Waterfall
18 18 (5.17%) SC Cleared
19 17 (4.89%) Degree
19 17 (4.89%) Data Centre
19 17 (4.89%) Scrum
19 17 (4.89%) Java
20 16 (4.60%) Telecoms
21 15 (4.31%) Programme Management
21 15 (4.31%) Big Data

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 13 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.72%) CMS
4 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.44%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Confluence
6 2 (0.57%) Drupal
6 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.29%) CICS
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (5.75%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.15%) Siebel CRM
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.86%) Magento
2 3 (0.86%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.48%) Office 365
2 25 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.15%) IaaS
4 4 (1.15%) PaaS
5 3 (0.86%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.57%) Yammer
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.29%) CloudSense
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) Heroku
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.74%) LAN
1 13 (3.74%) WAN
2 12 (3.45%) Skype
3 9 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (2.30%) Firewall
5 4 (1.15%) VoIP
5 4 (1.15%) Wireless
6 3 (0.86%) 3G
6 3 (0.86%) 4G
6 3 (0.86%) Broadband
6 3 (0.86%) Internet
6 3 (0.86%) SMS
6 3 (0.86%) VPN
7 2 (0.57%) ATM
7 2 (0.57%) DHCP
7 2 (0.57%) FTP
7 2 (0.57%) NAS
7 2 (0.57%) SMTP
7 2 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.31%) Big Data
2 8 (2.30%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.86%) DB2
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (0.57%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.29%) Clusterpoint
5 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.29%) MS Access
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.29%) QlikView
5 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (2.30%) JIRA
2 2 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 65 (18.68%) Finance
2 33 (9.48%) Banking
3 23 (6.61%) Retail
4 16 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.16%) Marketing
6 6 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.44%) Legal
8 4 (1.15%) Automotive
8 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.86%) Back Office
9 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
10 2 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.30%) .NET
2 7 (2.01%) HTML
3 4 (1.15%) Middleware
4 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.86%) J2EE
4 3 (0.86%) Java EE
4 3 (0.86%) SAPUI5
4 3 (0.86%) Spring
4 3 (0.86%) Struts
4 3 (0.86%) Web Services
5 2 (0.57%) HTML5
5 2 (0.57%) Node.js
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) COM
6 1 (0.29%) COM+
6 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.29%) Kafka
6 1 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.89%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.87%) PMI
4 8 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.30%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.01%) NHS
6 5 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.86%) Derivative
7 3 (0.86%) EPoS
7 3 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) CCTV
8 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.57%) Fintech
8 2 (0.57%) Infotainment
8 2 (0.57%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.91%) Windows
2 11 (3.16%) Linux
3 9 (2.59%) Unix
4 7 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.44%) Android
6 5 (1.44%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.86%) Solaris
7 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) AIX
8 2 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (40.52%) Project Management
2 102 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (26.15%) PRINCE2
4 83 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (15.52%) Migration
6 23 (6.61%) ITIL
7 22 (6.32%) Project Planning
8 19 (5.46%) Risk Management
8 19 (5.46%) Waterfall
9 17 (4.89%) Scrum
10 15 (4.31%) Programme Management
11 14 (4.02%) CRM
12 13 (3.74%) Change Management
13 12 (3.45%) Analytics
13 12 (3.45%) Data Migration
14 11 (3.16%) Resource Management
15 10 (2.87%) DevOps
15 10 (2.87%) E-Commerce
16 9 (2.59%) ERP
16 9 (2.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.89%) Java
2 9 (2.59%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.30%) C#
4 7 (2.01%) SQL
5 5 (1.44%) Python
6 4 (1.15%) C
7 3 (0.86%) Perl
7 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.86%) VBScript
8 2 (0.57%) C++
8 2 (0.57%) PHP
8 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.57%) Ruby
8 2 (0.57%) Rust
8 2 (0.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.29%) Scala
9 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (8.05%) PMP
2 23 (6.61%) PMI Certification
3 21 (6.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 21 (6.03%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 17 (4.89%) Degree
6 12 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.86%) APMP
7 3 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.86%) CISSP
8 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CCNA
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.29%) MCP
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.30%) GDPR
2 7 (2.01%) PMO
3 4 (1.15%) QA
4 3 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.57%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.57%) SLA
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.29%) Firmware
4 1 (0.29%) Samba
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) SCCM
2 3 (0.86%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.57%) SCOM
4 1 (0.29%) Control-M
4 1 (0.29%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 47 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.62%) Oracle
3 13 (3.74%) SAP
4 11 (3.16%) VMware
5 9 (2.59%) Cisco
6 8 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.01%) Citrix
8 6 (1.72%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.72%) Siebel
9 3 (0.86%) BMC
9 3 (0.86%) hybris
9 3 (0.86%) JDA
9 3 (0.86%) LANDesk
9 3 (0.86%) NetApp
9 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.86%) Tripwire
10 2 (0.57%) ATG
10 2 (0.57%) Google
10 2 (0.57%) Lotus
10 2 (0.57%) MicroStrategy