The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 75 99 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.66% 11.88% 8.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.38% 15.14% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 61 25
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£390 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.82 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.29% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.62%
Project Management
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
659 654 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.10% 78.51% 65.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 451 208
Average daily rate £390 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 8
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £16.70 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Bristol region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 47 (34.56%) Finance
2 46 (33.82%) PRINCE2
3 39 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (22.79%) Security Cleared
5 21 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (15.44%) Risk Management
6 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
7 18 (13.24%) Programme Management
8 12 (8.82%) MS Project
9 11 (8.09%) CRM
9 11 (8.09%) Degree
9 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (8.09%) Change Control
10 10 (7.35%) APMP
10 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (7.35%) Change Management
10 10 (7.35%) Scrum
11 9 (6.62%) Service Delivery
11 9 (6.62%) Banking
11 9 (6.62%) Retail
11 9 (6.62%) ITIL
11 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
11 9 (6.62%) Dependency Management
11 9 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (5.88%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
13 7 (5.15%) Legal
13 7 (5.15%) Microsoft

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.47%) Liferay
1 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.47%) IIS
1 2 (1.47%) JBoss
1 2 (1.47%) Apache
1 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.74%) Lync
2 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (8.82%) MS Project
2 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.94%) MS Office
4 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Maximo
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) WAN
2 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.47%) DNS
2 2 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.21%) Big Data
4 2 (1.47%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 47 (34.56%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Banking
2 9 (6.62%) Retail
3 7 (5.15%) Legal
3 7 (5.15%) Local Government
4 4 (2.94%) Marketing
4 4 (2.94%) Military
5 3 (2.21%) Law
5 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 14 (10.29%) Analyst
2 14 (10.29%) Senior Manager
3 12 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
4 10 (7.35%) Project Planner
5 8 (5.88%) Architect
5 8 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 5 (3.68%) Test Analyst
6 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
7 4 (2.94%) Coordinator
7 4 (2.94%) Development Manager
7 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (2.21%) Project Engineer
8 3 (2.21%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.21%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (2.21%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.41%) Middleware
2 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.21%) .NET
3 2 (1.47%) Spring MVC
3 2 (1.47%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.47%) HTML
3 2 (1.47%) J2EE
3 2 (1.47%) CSS
3 2 (1.47%) XML
3 2 (1.47%) Spring
4 1 (0.74%) EDI
4 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.41%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.94%) Open Source
5 2 (1.47%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) IVR
6 1 (0.74%) Economics
6 1 (0.74%) PMI
6 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.94%) Windows
2 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.47%) UNIX
2 2 (1.47%) Solaris
2 2 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) PRINCE2
2 39 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (15.44%) Risk Management
4 18 (13.24%) Programme Management
5 11 (8.09%) CRM
5 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (8.09%) Change Control
6 10 (7.35%) Change Management
6 10 (7.35%) Scrum
7 9 (6.62%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.62%) ITIL
7 9 (6.62%) Dependency Management
8 8 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 8 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (4.41%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.41%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.41%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.68%) SQL
2 3 (2.21%) C
3 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.47%) C#
3 2 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (22.79%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.09%) Degree
4 10 (7.35%) APMP
5 9 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.21%) ISEB
7 3 (2.21%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.47%) CITP
8 2 (1.47%) PMP
8 2 (1.47%) ACCA
8 2 (1.47%) CIMA
9 1 (0.74%) MAPM
9 1 (0.74%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) BS25999
1 3 (2.21%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) PMBOK
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.94%) Citrix
3 2 (1.47%) Ektron
3 2 (1.47%) Sun
3 2 (1.47%) Cisco
3 2 (1.47%) IBM
3 2 (1.47%) BEA
3 2 (1.47%) TIBCO
3 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.47%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle
3 2 (1.47%) SAP
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