The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 9 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 83 82 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.45% 8.96% 7.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.21% 9.74% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 57 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £340 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +0.80%
Project Manager
South West

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
813 842 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.60% 92.02% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 575 360
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 £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 64 (41.56%) Finance
2 59 (38.31%) Project Management
3 33 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 27 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (15.58%) Security Cleared
6 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (12.34%) Telecoms
8 18 (11.69%) Banking
9 14 (9.09%) Retail
10 12 (7.79%) Programme Management
10 12 (7.79%) SC Cleared
11 10 (6.49%) Legal
11 10 (6.49%) Change Management
11 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
12 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (5.19%) SAP
13 8 (5.19%) ITIL
13 8 (5.19%) Supplier Management
13 8 (5.19%) Resource Management
14 7 (4.55%) Marketing
14 7 (4.55%) Migration
14 7 (4.55%) MS Project
14 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
14 7 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (3.90%) Waterfall
16 5 (3.25%) Solvency II
16 5 (3.25%) Project Planning
16 5 (3.25%) Degree

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) MS Project
1 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Maximo
2 1 (0.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.60%) SMS
2 1 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) SAN
2 1 (0.65%) WAN
2 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) VPN
2 1 (0.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 64 (41.56%) Finance
2 19 (12.34%) Telecoms
3 18 (11.69%) Banking
4 14 (9.09%) Retail
5 10 (6.49%) Legal
6 7 (4.55%) Marketing
7 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.95%) Military
8 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.95%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.65%) Automotive
9 1 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Local Government
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.65%) Apache Camel
1 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (0.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
1 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.95%) DTV
3 2 (1.30%) GIS
3 2 (1.30%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.65%) FMCG
4 1 (0.65%) Telematics
4 1 (0.65%) Copywriting
4 1 (0.65%) Economics
4 1 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.30%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) VMS
2 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.31%) Project Management
2 33 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 27 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.79%) Programme Management
6 10 (6.49%) Change Management
7 9 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.19%) ITIL
8 8 (5.19%) Supplier Management
8 8 (5.19%) Resource Management
9 7 (4.55%) Migration
10 6 (3.90%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.25%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.25%) Service Management
12 4 (2.60%) ITSM
12 4 (2.60%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (2.60%) Business Transformation
13 3 (1.95%) Line Management
13 3 (1.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.95%) C
1 3 (1.95%) SQL
2 1 (0.65%) Ruby
2 1 (0.65%) Java
2 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (15.58%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.25%) Degree
6 4 (2.60%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.30%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.30%) APMP
8 1 (0.65%) ACCA
8 1 (0.65%) CIMA
8 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.19%) SAP
3 1 (0.65%) Amdocs
3 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.65%) Juniper
3 1 (0.65%) Ariba
3 1 (0.65%) NetApp
3 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco
3 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
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