The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 70 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.69% 0.80% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.86% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
IT Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
795 815 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 91.70% 93.36% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 562 369
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +17.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Law
4 3 (17.65%) Legal
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Visualfiles
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) Linux

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Law
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Ariba
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft