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The community average for Project Management
The average day rate across all "Project Management" roles in 2017 is £294.
This is only slightly lower than the average across the entire community. Do keep in mind, the dataset includes day rates from all contracts within the discipline as a whole, no matter duration or type of business.
Contracted rates for Producers this year range from £220 to £380, with the majority of Producers being booked between £250 and £350 / day.
The average day rate for a Producer this year is £294.
45% of all Product Managers get booked at £300 / day, with most rates being between £300 and £350.
The average day rate for a Product Manager is £305.
Average rates for Programme Managers range between £325 and £425 / day. One third of all bookings are £350 / day.
Programme Managers take on average £352 a day.
Average rates for Project Directors are fairly consistent, with most rates between £325 and £425 / day. There are a handful of contracts at around £250 / day, but these are less than 15% of all bookings.
Project Directors take on average £340 a day.
Contracted rates for Project Managers this year range from £200 to £500, with the majority of Project Managers being booked between £250 and £400 / day.
The average day rate for a Project Manager this year is £367.
Average rates for Resource Managers are very mixed, with most rates between £225 and £275 / day. There are some contracts at around £300 / day.
Resource Managers take on average £350 a day.
Contracted rates for Traffic Managers this year range from £200 to £325, with the majority of Traffic Managers being booked at around £225 / day.
The average rate for a Traffic Manager is £244 / day.
Year-on-year change for average in-contract rate.
Let's talk about gender.
The uncomfortable truth is that the gender pay gap exists for Project Management. Average day rates are higher for men.
However, this differs across the different roles.