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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 76 84 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.88% 10.82% 10.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.51% 11.62% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 63 38
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £288 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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
799 723 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.34% 93.17% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 520 283
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £35.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 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 7 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 79 (47.88%) Project Management
2 68 (41.21%) Finance
3 46 (27.88%) PRINCE2
4 35 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (15.76%) Banking
7 19 (11.52%) Security Cleared
8 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
9 16 (9.70%) Retail
9 16 (9.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
11 12 (7.27%) Change Management
12 11 (6.67%) Legal
13 10 (6.06%) Programme Management
13 10 (6.06%) MS Project
13 10 (6.06%) Resource Management
14 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
14 9 (5.45%) Scrum
15 8 (4.85%) Supplier Management
16 7 (4.24%) Migration
16 7 (4.24%) MS Excel
16 7 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (4.24%) MS Office
16 7 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (4.24%) APMP
16 7 (4.24%) Waterfall
17 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (3.64%) SAP
17 6 (3.64%) ITIL
17 6 (3.64%) Marketing

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (1.21%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Project
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
2 7 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
1 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) SMS
1 4 (2.42%) WAN
2 3 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.61%) Big Data
2 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 68 (41.21%) Finance
2 26 (15.76%) Banking
3 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
4 16 (9.70%) Retail
5 11 (6.67%) Legal
6 6 (3.64%) Marketing
7 4 (2.42%) Military
8 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.21%) Back Office
9 2 (1.21%) Electronics
9 2 (1.21%) Local Government
9 2 (1.21%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) JSON
1 1 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (0.61%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.21%) Reference Data
3 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.21%) DTV
4 1 (0.61%) FMCG
4 1 (0.61%) Telematics
4 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.61%) Economics
4 1 (0.61%) PMI
4 1 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.21%) Windows
2 1 (0.61%) Linux
2 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.88%) Project Management
2 46 (27.88%) PRINCE2
3 35 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.27%) Change Management
6 10 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 10 (6.06%) Resource Management
7 9 (5.45%) Scrum
8 8 (4.85%) Supplier Management
9 7 (4.24%) Waterfall
9 7 (4.24%) Migration
9 7 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.64%) ITIL
11 5 (3.03%) Service Management
11 5 (3.03%) Change Control
11 5 (3.03%) Software Delivery
12 4 (2.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (2.42%) Business Transformation
12 4 (2.42%) Project Planning
12 4 (2.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.42%) C
2 3 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (0.61%) Ruby
3 1 (0.61%) R
3 1 (0.61%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (11.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.24%) APMP
5 5 (3.03%) Degree
6 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.21%) PMP
8 2 (1.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.61%) MAPM
9 1 (0.61%) ACCA
9 1 (0.61%) CIMA
9 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.21%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.61%) FATCA
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.64%) SAP
3 3 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (0.61%) Juniper
4 1 (0.61%) Ariba
4 1 (0.61%) Cerner
4 1 (0.61%) Informatica
4 1 (0.61%) NetApp
4 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.61%) Pega
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle
4 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
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