Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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 Manager
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 331 305 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.76% 7.21% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 7.42% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 218 288
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £535 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £31.38 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.47% +0.40% +12.61%
10th Percentile £15.84 £20.39 £26.00
90th Percentile £41.90 £44.78 £186.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -17.81% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,699 4,108 5,574
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.09% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,122 2,641 3,741
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 127 170
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.90 £8.96
90th Percentile £42.41 £29.05 £31.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -9 213 £415 -2.35% 22
South Yorkshire +17 86 £425 +6.25% 6
North Yorkshire -3 17 £378 -5.63% 1
East Yorkshire +3 3 £390 -25.71% 1
Humberside 0 1 £405 +1.25%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Project 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 across the Yorkshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 156 (47.13%) Project Management
2 131 (39.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (32.63%) Finance
5 83 (25.08%) PRINCE2
6 42 (12.69%) Waterfall
7 38 (11.48%) Migration
8 36 (10.88%) Retail
9 30 (9.06%) Banking
10 26 (7.85%) Change Management
11 24 (7.25%) Change Control
12 22 (6.65%) Data Centre
12 22 (6.65%) SMS
13 20 (6.04%) ERP
13 20 (6.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 18 (5.44%) Microsoft
15 16 (4.83%) Risk Management
15 16 (4.83%) Scrum
16 15 (4.53%) PMO
16 15 (4.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 15 (4.53%) Project Governance
17 14 (4.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
18 13 (3.93%) Business Transformation
18 13 (3.93%) Line Management
18 13 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
18 13 (3.93%) CRM
18 13 (3.93%) Oracle
18 13 (3.93%) Project Planning
18 13 (3.93%) Degree
19 12 (3.63%) Microsoft Project

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 7 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.91%) CMS
2 3 (0.91%) Confluence
2 3 (0.91%) Jadu
3 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
3 2 (0.60%) SAS
4 1 (0.30%) CICS
4 1 (0.30%) Documentum
4 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.63%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Capstone
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.30%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.91%) Office 365
3 3 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (0.60%) Trello
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.65%) SMS
2 7 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.21%) WAN
4 3 (0.91%) Firewall
4 3 (0.91%) LAN
5 2 (0.60%) Broadband
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) Internet
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) Skype
6 1 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.91%) MS Access
2 2 (0.60%) Big Data
2 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.11%) JIRA
General
1 108 (32.63%) Finance
2 36 (10.88%) Retail
3 30 (9.06%) Banking
4 10 (3.02%) Marketing
5 7 (2.11%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.91%) Legal
8 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.60%) German Language
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.91%) .NET
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.51%) NHS
3 5 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.21%) Private Cloud
5 3 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (0.91%) Tandem
5 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.60%) PMI
6 2 (0.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.30%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.30%) FMCG
7 1 (0.30%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.11%) Windows
2 4 (1.21%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.60%) Android
3 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.30%) AIX
4 1 (0.30%) Linux
4 1 (0.30%) Unix
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (47.13%) Project Management
2 131 (39.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (25.08%) PRINCE2
5 42 (12.69%) Waterfall
6 38 (11.48%) Migration
7 26 (7.85%) Change Management
8 24 (7.25%) Change Control
9 20 (6.04%) ERP
10 16 (4.83%) Risk Management
10 16 (4.83%) Scrum
11 15 (4.53%) Project Governance
11 15 (4.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (4.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 13 (3.93%) Business Transformation
13 13 (3.93%) CRM
13 13 (3.93%) Line Management
13 13 (3.93%) Project Planning
14 12 (3.63%) Programme Delivery
15 11 (3.32%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.60%) Java
2 1 (0.30%) COBOL
2 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (6.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (3.93%) Degree
3 11 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (2.72%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.72%) PMP
5 7 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.81%) APMP
6 6 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) CISSP
8 2 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.30%) CRISC
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.53%) PMO
2 8 (2.42%) GDPR
3 4 (1.21%) QA
4 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) GxP
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.30%) CASB
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (5.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.93%) Oracle
3 9 (2.72%) SAP
4 6 (1.81%) Capita
5 3 (0.91%) Thales
5 3 (0.91%) VMware
6 2 (0.60%) Ariba
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco
6 2 (0.60%) IBM
6 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.60%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.60%) Zoho
7 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.30%) Dell
7 1 (0.30%) EMC
7 1 (0.30%) Intel
7 1 (0.30%) NetApp
7 1 (0.30%) Remedy
7 1 (0.30%) Sage