Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 16 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 334 335 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.75% 7.53% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.05% 7.80% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 251 215
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £311 £265
90th Percentile £511 £553 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.88 £20.66 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.75% -32.83% +20.59%
10th Percentile £20.09 £18.14 £25.24
90th Percentile £25.16 £30.40 £34.96
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.28
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.34% -3.54%

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 4,739 4,296 5,092
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.54% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,210 2,846 3,267
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £226 £235
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 140 210
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.29% +0.96%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.23 £9.23
90th Percentile £32.40 £40.00 £28.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

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 15 December 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
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 15 December 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 -4 226 £425 - 20
South Yorkshire +7 65 £411 +1.23% 7
North Yorkshire -2 31 £450 +16.88% 3
East Yorkshire +1 5 £256 -50.60% 6
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 149 (44.61%) Project Management
2 119 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (34.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (32.34%) Finance
5 69 (20.66%) PRINCE2
6 38 (11.38%) Migration
7 31 (9.28%) Retail
7 31 (9.28%) Waterfall
8 27 (8.08%) Scrum
8 27 (8.08%) Microsoft
9 22 (6.59%) Banking
10 21 (6.29%) Change Management
10 21 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (5.99%) Change Control
11 20 (5.99%) Data Centre
12 19 (5.69%) Risk Management
12 19 (5.69%) Windows
13 17 (5.09%) Project Governance
14 16 (4.79%) CRM
15 15 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 15 (4.49%) Project Planning
16 14 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (4.19%) Security Cleared
16 14 (4.19%) ERP
16 14 (4.19%) Firewall
16 14 (4.19%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
17 13 (3.89%) PMO
17 13 (3.89%) QA
18 12 (3.59%) JIRA

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 11 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.69%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.20%) Confluence
4 2 (0.60%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.60%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.20%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.29%) Office 365
3 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.19%) Firewall
2 11 (3.29%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (2.69%) Skype
3 9 (2.69%) SMS
4 7 (2.10%) LAN
4 7 (2.10%) VLAN
4 7 (2.10%) VoIP
4 7 (2.10%) VPN
4 7 (2.10%) WAN
5 1 (0.30%) BGP
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) IPsec
5 1 (0.30%) Network Security
5 1 (0.30%) OSPF
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.20%) Big Data
1 4 (1.20%) QlikView
2 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.60%) MS Access
3 2 (0.60%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.59%) JIRA
General
1 108 (32.34%) Finance
2 31 (9.28%) Retail
3 22 (6.59%) Banking
4 10 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.10%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.20%) Law
9 3 (0.90%) Games
9 3 (0.90%) Marketing
10 2 (0.60%) Back Office
10 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.10%) .NET
2 2 (0.60%) Velocity
3 1 (0.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.99%) Data Centre
2 9 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (1.80%) NHS
5 5 (1.50%) PMI
6 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.60%) CMDB
8 2 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.60%) Tandem
8 2 (0.60%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.30%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.30%) FMCG
9 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.69%) Windows
2 11 (3.29%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.80%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.30%) AIX
6 1 (0.30%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (44.61%) Project Management
2 119 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (34.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (20.66%) PRINCE2
5 38 (11.38%) Migration
6 31 (9.28%) Waterfall
7 27 (8.08%) Scrum
8 21 (6.29%) Change Management
8 21 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (5.99%) Change Control
10 19 (5.69%) Risk Management
11 17 (5.09%) Project Governance
12 16 (4.79%) CRM
13 15 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.49%) Project Planning
14 14 (4.19%) ERP
14 14 (4.19%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
15 12 (3.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 11 (3.29%) Business Transformation
16 11 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.90%) SQL
2 2 (0.60%) Java
3 1 (0.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.59%) PMP
3 12 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.99%) Degree
4 10 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.50%) APMP
7 3 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.90%) CISSP
8 2 (0.60%) APMG
8 2 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.60%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.30%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.89%) PMO
1 13 (3.89%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) GDPR
3 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.30%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.10%) Firmware
3 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) SCCM
2 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 27 (8.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.29%) Cisco
3 9 (2.69%) Oracle
3 9 (2.69%) SAP
4 4 (1.20%) Citrix
5 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.90%) Splunk
6 2 (0.60%) BMC
6 2 (0.60%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.60%) CODA
6 2 (0.60%) F5
6 2 (0.60%) hybris
6 2 (0.60%) IBM
6 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.60%) VMware
6 2 (0.60%) Zoho
7 1 (0.30%) Apple
7 1 (0.30%) Dell
7 1 (0.30%) EMC
7 1 (0.30%) NetApp