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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 16 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 68 76 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.05% 8.74% 11.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.32% 9.17% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 58 74
Average daily rate £413 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
817 829 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.29% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 601 517
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 48
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 66 (55.00%) Project Management
2 38 (31.67%) PRINCE2
3 37 (30.83%) Finance
4 34 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 14 (11.67%) APMP
9 14 (11.67%) Telecoms
10 12 (10.00%) Programme Management
11 11 (9.17%) Banking
12 9 (7.50%) Project Planning
13 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (6.67%) Project Governance
13 8 (6.67%) SAP
13 8 (6.67%) MS Project
13 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (5.83%) Change Management
14 7 (5.83%) PRINCE
15 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
15 6 (5.00%) Scrum
15 6 (5.00%) Retail
16 5 (4.17%) ITIL
16 5 (4.17%) Marketing
16 5 (4.17%) Time Management
16 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
16 5 (4.17%) Waterfall
16 5 (4.17%) Change Control

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Project
2 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.67%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) Broadband
4 1 (0.83%) GSM
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) SMS
4 1 (0.83%) Softphone
4 1 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.67%) Pentaho
3 2 (1.67%) QlikView
4 1 (0.83%) MS Access
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
General
1 37 (30.83%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.17%) Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Retail
5 5 (4.17%) Marketing
6 4 (3.33%) Electronics
6 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.50%) Local Government
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Military
8 1 (0.83%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) Chemistry
4 1 (0.83%) Clustering
4 1 (0.83%) FMCG
4 1 (0.83%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) PMI
4 1 (0.83%) Robotics
4 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) VMS
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.00%) Project Management
2 38 (31.67%) PRINCE2
3 34 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 12 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 9 (7.50%) Project Planning
8 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.67%) Project Governance
9 7 (5.83%) Change Management
9 7 (5.83%) PRINCE
10 6 (5.00%) Scrum
11 5 (4.17%) Change Control
11 5 (4.17%) ITIL
11 5 (4.17%) Time Management
11 5 (4.17%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.33%) Data Cleansing
12 4 (3.33%) Dependency Management
12 4 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (3.33%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.67%) APMP
4 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.50%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.50%) PMP
7 3 (2.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (1.67%) APMG
8 2 (1.67%) HNC
9 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.83%) CCIE
9 1 (0.83%) CCNA
9 1 (0.83%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (6.67%) SAP
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.67%) Birst
3 2 (1.67%) Cognos
3 2 (1.67%) Facebook
3 2 (1.67%) IBM
3 2 (1.67%) Tableau
4 1 (0.83%) Apple
4 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.83%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) LANDesk
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.83%) Siebel
4 1 (0.83%) webMethods
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