IT Project Management

Project manager and team brainstorming ideas

Sole agency instruction fees start from 15% permanent and 10% ‘mark-up’ contract for these roles.

  • 100% 4 week rebate period on roles in this area for permanent placements.
  • All we ask for is a 5 working day window under our sole agency terms.
  • Unlike most agencies, we don’t charge any temp to perm fees on sole agency for interim placements.

We fill 85% of IT Project Management permanent roles*


We fill 90% of IT Project Management interim roles*

*When roles are issued on a sole agency basis for a full 5-day period.

Programme Managers and Project Managers take ownership to ensure projects run smoothly and deliver desired results by planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources. IT Project Managers will usually need to have a strong understanding of the business application or vertical market the project focuses on.

We take our time when short-listing individuals for PM assignments, typically looking for individual that can show evidence of end to end project involvement; can exhibit good project governance; possess appropriate certifications (such as Prince2, MSP or MoR) and are experienced in delivering appropriately sized projects within time and budget. 

PMO professionals help support programmes. Proficiency in tools such as MsProject, Excel and Sharepoint are also often sought in these roles.

Roles we recruit for in this area:

  • IT Programme Manager
  • IT Portfolio Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • IT Delivery Manager
  • PMO
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Support Analyst
  • Hybrid PM/BA

Market trends:
The availability of candidates seeking permanent jobs in these disciplines remains generally good over the past period. If you are looking to hire contractors the availability of appropriate candidates is extremely good.

Q2 2019 pay rates:
IT Project Manager / IT Delivery Manager

Permanent: Low: £40k - £45k, Medium: £50k - £60k, High: £65k - £80k
Contract: Low: £375 - £400pd, Medium: £450 - £500, High: £600+

PMO / Project Support / Project Support Analyst
Permanent: Low: £20k - £25k, Medium: £30k - £35k, High: £40k+
Contract: Low: £175 - £200, Medium: £250 - £300, High: £350+

Contact us for comprehensive remuneration thoughts on your specific vacancy, where we will take into account your geographical location; size and scale of duties and complexity of skills needed.

Speak to us today about hiring for these roles

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