Company Overview

Born out of Manchester, the home of the worker bee and the place in which the original industrial revolution first began. In modern day Britain, as we enter the fourth industrial revolution (industry 4.0) the need for exceptional IT Consultants, both on a permanent and interim basis across the UK and Europe is more important than ever. Hive Projects work continually to source the best IT consultants  to meet the demands of our clients and partners both immediately, but also leveraging on our experience to assist clients resource plan for the future, meaning a considered approach to recruitment ensuring the right people are in place at the right time.


Hive Projects provide a mature, honest and most importantly effective approach to securing the best IT Consultants across the UK and Europe.  We operate in both the Permanent and Interim market, in which we have over 30 years experience.  


With the constantly evolving industry landscape, skills shortages and increasing employment legislation, we focus on the long term retention rate of both Clients and Applicants and are proud to have some relationships going back to the last millennia.


Hive Project’s Managing Director, Grahame Morrison has over 34 years’ experience in Recruitment, the last 32 of which have been in IT Recruitment. Although based in Manchester, it is Hive’s plan to grow into further offices in London and Bristol in 2019 to give local bases from which to cover the demand for IT Resource across the UK, and eventually branching out into Europe, where Hive already have clients in Germany, Sweden and Holland.


Hive  specialise in the recruitment of IT professionals from Support through to “C” Level Appointments. Over the last 32 years Grahame has recruited in most technical arenas, a snapshot of which is listed below, however, he believes his greatest asset is his ability to use his experience in understanding a client’s needs, read and understand a candidates profile and then translate that into a short list of applicants who are suitable for the role, not just from a Technical but also from a personality perspective saving time and money interviewing irrelevant candidates. 


Skills and roles he has recruited for include:

Windows / Microsoft & Unix / Open Source


Web Development:
ASP.Net (C# &, PHP, Coldfusion, MOSS,, SharePoint Server Portal, WSS ASP Perl PHP Ruby on Rails Java Python Front-end Web Development (XHTML / tableless CSS)

Middleware/Integration Websphere, Weblogic, Mulesoft, Tibco 


Software Development:
C# VB.Net Delphi VB Visual Basic SAS SAP BI Business Intelligence Lotus Notes Domino Documentum ADA Flash Developer ActionScript Developer OpenGL QT Boost ATL STL .Net framework

MS Dynamics: Dynamics AX, CRM, Navision, D365


Database development:
SQL Server DBA SSIS SSAS SSRS MySQL DBA Data Warehousing Visual Foxpro Progress Developers Clipper Oracle Developer Oracle DBA Pl/SQL Developer Sybase Powerbuilder PICK Oracle Financials PostgreSQL Uniface Informix Oracle Pro C


Architecture: Technical Architect, Solutions Architect, Enterprise Architect – both in an applications and infrastructure background,

Infrastructure Architects, API, AWS, Azure

Security: Cyber Security, CISSP, IAM, EIAM