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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 11 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 84 78 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.06% 12.54% 10.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.74% 13.88% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 64
Average daily rate
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£425 £396 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £306 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
862 562 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.99% 90.35% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 374 514
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 £500 £475 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - - - -
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 87 (50.00%) Project Management
2 64 (36.78%) Finance
3 62 (35.63%) PRINCE2
4 42 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (14.94%) Security Cleared
7 20 (11.49%) SC Cleared
8 18 (10.34%) Change Management
8 18 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 16 (9.20%) Risk Management
9 16 (9.20%) Supplier Management
10 15 (8.62%) Oracle
10 15 (8.62%) Change Control
11 13 (7.47%) Migration
12 11 (6.32%) ITIL
12 11 (6.32%) Solvency II
13 10 (5.75%) Open Source
13 10 (5.75%) Banking
13 10 (5.75%) Service Delivery
14 9 (5.17%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.17%) Legal
14 9 (5.17%) MS Project
14 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (4.60%) SAP
15 8 (4.60%) Programme Management
15 8 (4.60%) Logistics
16 7 (4.02%) Project Planning
16 7 (4.02%) Windows
16 7 (4.02%) PRINCE
16 7 (4.02%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (1.15%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.15%) SAS
1 2 (1.15%) CMS
2 1 (0.57%) Drupal
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (5.17%) MS Project
2 6 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.87%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.87%) WAN
2 2 (1.15%) IMAP
3 1 (0.57%) 3G
3 1 (0.57%) 2G
3 1 (0.57%) LAN
3 1 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
General
1 64 (36.78%) Finance
2 10 (5.75%) Banking
3 9 (5.17%) Legal
4 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.45%) Military
5 4 (2.30%) Retail
6 3 (1.72%) Billing
6 3 (1.72%) Marketing
6 3 (1.72%) Advertising
7 2 (1.15%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.57%) HTML
1 1 (0.57%) CSS
1 1 (0.57%) XML
1 1 (0.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.75%) Open Source
2 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.87%) Economics
5 3 (1.72%) PMI
5 3 (1.72%) NHS
5 3 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.72%) User Experience
6 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.57%) Equities
7 1 (0.57%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.57%) Kindle
7 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.02%) Windows
2 4 (2.30%) Windows XP
2 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.00%) Project Management
2 62 (35.63%) PRINCE2
3 42 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.34%) Change Management
6 16 (9.20%) Risk Management
6 16 (9.20%) Supplier Management
7 15 (8.62%) Change Control
8 13 (7.47%) Migration
9 11 (6.32%) ITIL
10 10 (5.75%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.17%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.60%) Logistics
12 8 (4.60%) Programme Management
13 7 (4.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (4.02%) Project Planning
13 7 (4.02%) PRINCE
14 6 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (3.45%) Resource Management
15 5 (2.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.72%) SQL
2 1 (0.57%) C
2 1 (0.57%) Java
2 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.87%) APMP
6 3 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.15%) Degree
7 2 (1.15%) ISEB
8 1 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.32%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) FATCA
3 1 (0.57%) COREP
3 1 (0.57%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) Netcool
1 4 (2.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (8.62%) Oracle
2 8 (4.60%) SAP
3 5 (2.87%) Citrix
4 4 (2.30%) Cisco
4 4 (2.30%) EMC
5 1 (0.57%) Software AG
5 1 (0.57%) webMethods
5 1 (0.57%) BT
5 1 (0.57%) Tableau
5 1 (0.57%) Facebook
5 1 (0.57%) Cognos
5 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
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