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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 68 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.09% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.71% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£431 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.85 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+32.92% -8.60%
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
942 562 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.64% 91.38% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 378 494
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 £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 63
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
4 4 (23.53%) Legal
5 3 (17.65%) Law
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) PMI
7 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (5.88%) SAN
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Legal
3 3 (17.65%) Law
4 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
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 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix
1 1 (5.88%) VMware