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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 80 84 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.42% 13.84% 10.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.15% 15.44% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 68 62
Average daily rate
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£413 £396 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
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
788 544 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.82% 89.62% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 354 510
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 £255 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 51
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Project Manager
South West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 80 (49.69%) Project Management
2 57 (35.40%) PRINCE2
3 54 (33.54%) Finance
4 35 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 18 (11.18%) Change Management
7 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared
8 16 (9.94%) Oracle
8 16 (9.94%) Supplier Management
9 14 (8.70%) Migration
9 14 (8.70%) Change Control
10 12 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (6.83%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.83%) ITIL
12 10 (6.21%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.21%) Banking
12 10 (6.21%) Open Source
13 9 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (5.59%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.59%) Legal
14 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
14 8 (4.97%) SAP
14 8 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (4.97%) Solvency II
15 7 (4.35%) Programme Management
15 7 (4.35%) Windows
16 6 (3.73%) Client/Server
16 6 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (3.73%) PRINCE
16 6 (3.73%) Retail

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.86%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Project
2 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) WAN
2 3 (1.86%) VoIP
3 1 (0.62%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.62%) IMAP
3 1 (0.62%) 2G
3 1 (0.62%) 3G
3 1 (0.62%) LAN
3 1 (0.62%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
General
1 54 (33.54%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Banking
3 9 (5.59%) Legal
4 8 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.73%) Retail
6 4 (2.48%) Military
6 4 (2.48%) Billing
7 3 (1.86%) Marketing
7 3 (1.86%) Advertising
8 2 (1.24%) Publishing
8 2 (1.24%) Automotive
8 2 (1.24%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) HTML
1 2 (1.24%) CSS
1 2 (1.24%) XML
1 2 (1.24%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) Open Source
2 6 (3.73%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.11%) Economics
4 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.86%) PMI
5 2 (1.24%) NHS
5 2 (1.24%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.24%) Equities
5 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Kindle
6 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.35%) Windows
2 4 (2.48%) Windows XP
2 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (49.69%) Project Management
2 57 (35.40%) PRINCE2
3 35 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (11.18%) Change Management
5 16 (9.94%) Supplier Management
6 14 (8.70%) Migration
6 14 (8.70%) Change Control
7 11 (6.83%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.83%) ITIL
8 10 (6.21%) Risk Management
9 9 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.59%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.35%) Programme Management
11 6 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.73%) PRINCE
11 6 (3.73%) Matrix Management
12 5 (3.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (3.11%) Resource Management
12 5 (3.11%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.86%) SQL
2 2 (1.24%) Java
3 1 (0.62%) PHP
3 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (3.73%) APMP
6 4 (2.48%) ISEB
7 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.24%) Degree
9 1 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.86%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Netcool
1 4 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Oracle
2 8 (4.97%) SAP
3 4 (2.48%) Cisco
3 4 (2.48%) EMC
3 4 (2.48%) Citrix
4 1 (0.62%) Facebook
4 1 (0.62%) webMethods
4 1 (0.62%) Software AG
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.62%) Cognos
4 1 (0.62%) Business Objects
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol
DP Connect
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £500 - £700 a day depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 650 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £225 - £250 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago