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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 13 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 80 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.89% 10.51% 12.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.42% 11.24% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 52
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £286 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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
849 747 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.33% 93.49% 90.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 549 317
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £35.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 90 (53.57%) Project Management
2 69 (41.07%) Finance
3 55 (32.74%) PRINCE2
4 38 (22.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (16.67%) Banking
7 20 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 16 (9.52%) Change Management
8 16 (9.52%) Retail
8 16 (9.52%) Telecoms
9 14 (8.33%) Resource Management
10 12 (7.14%) SC Cleared
11 11 (6.55%) Legal
11 11 (6.55%) Programme Management
11 11 (6.55%) MS Project
12 10 (5.95%) Scrum
13 8 (4.76%) ITIL
14 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
14 7 (4.17%) Service Management
14 7 (4.17%) APMP
15 6 (3.57%) Waterfall
15 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (3.57%) Migration
15 6 (3.57%) Supplier Management
15 6 (3.57%) Marketing
15 6 (3.57%) MS Excel
15 6 (3.57%) MS Office
15 6 (3.57%) SAP
15 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (1.19%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.55%) MS Project
2 6 (3.57%) MS Office
2 6 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Maximo
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.98%) SMS
2 4 (2.38%) WAN
3 3 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) PBX
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) VPN
4 1 (0.60%) SAN
4 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 69 (41.07%) Finance
2 28 (16.67%) Banking
3 16 (9.52%) Retail
3 16 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.55%) Legal
5 6 (3.57%) Marketing
6 3 (1.79%) Military
7 2 (1.19%) Local Government
7 2 (1.19%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) Middleware
1 1 (0.60%) JSON
1 1 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (0.60%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.19%) NHS
3 2 (1.19%) Reference Data
3 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.60%) PMI
4 1 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.60%) FMCG
4 1 (0.60%) Telematics
4 1 (0.60%) DTV
4 1 (0.60%) CESG
4 1 (0.60%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.19%) Windows
1 2 (1.19%) VMS
2 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (53.57%) Project Management
2 55 (32.74%) PRINCE2
3 38 (22.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.52%) Change Management
6 14 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 11 (6.55%) Programme Management
8 10 (5.95%) Scrum
9 8 (4.76%) ITIL
10 7 (4.17%) Service Management
11 6 (3.57%) Migration
11 6 (3.57%) Supplier Management
11 6 (3.57%) Waterfall
12 5 (2.98%) Project Planning
12 5 (2.98%) ITSM
12 5 (2.98%) Quality Management
12 5 (2.98%) Change Control
12 5 (2.98%) Software Delivery
13 4 (2.38%) Six Sigma
13 4 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.38%) C
2 3 (1.79%) SQL
3 1 (0.60%) Ruby
3 1 (0.60%) R
3 1 (0.60%) Java
3 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 16 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.17%) APMP
5 5 (2.98%) Degree
5 5 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.79%) PMP
7 3 (1.79%) MAPM
7 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.19%) ISEB
9 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.60%) ACCA
9 1 (0.60%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.19%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.60%) FATCA
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.57%) SAP
3 3 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (0.60%) Juniper
4 1 (0.60%) Cerner
4 1 (0.60%) Informatica
4 1 (0.60%) NetApp
4 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.60%) Pega
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle
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