The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 27 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 19 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.92% 11.07% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 11.76% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 9
Average daily rate
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£370 £396 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £305 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.27%
Project Manager
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
372 272 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.37% 94.12% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 186 115
Average daily rate £350 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.05 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.17 £20.00
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 Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Cardiff region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Cardiff region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 56 (65.88%) Project Management
2 54 (63.53%) Finance
3 44 (51.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (38.82%) PRINCE2
5 27 (31.76%) Banking
6 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
7 13 (15.29%) MS Project
7 13 (15.29%) MS Office
8 12 (14.12%) Risk Analysis
9 11 (12.94%) Test Planning
10 10 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (10.59%) Network Architecture
12 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
13 6 (7.06%) Guidewire
13 6 (7.06%) Retail
14 5 (5.88%) Thunderhead
14 5 (5.88%) SAP
14 5 (5.88%) Java
14 5 (5.88%) CRM
14 5 (5.88%) Service Management
15 4 (4.71%) CCA
15 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (4.71%) ITIL
15 4 (4.71%) AS400
15 4 (4.71%) Change Control
15 4 (4.71%) Retail Banking
16 3 (3.53%) Project Planning
16 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
16 3 (3.53%) Lync

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (3.53%) Lync
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Project
1 13 (15.29%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SAP BW
General
1 54 (63.53%) Finance
2 27 (31.76%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Retail
4 4 (4.71%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) AS400
2 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.18%) Informatics
3 1 (1.18%) iSeries
3 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
1 3 (3.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.88%) Project Management
2 44 (51.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (38.82%) PRINCE2
4 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.12%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (12.94%) Test Planning
7 10 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (10.59%) Network Architecture
9 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.88%) CRM
10 5 (5.88%) Service Management
11 4 (4.71%) ITIL
11 4 (4.71%) Change Control
12 3 (3.53%) Project Planning
12 3 (3.53%) PRINCE
12 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.53%) Change Management
13 2 (2.35%) ERP
13 2 (2.35%) Workflow
13 2 (2.35%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) CCA
1 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.18%) APMP
4 1 (1.18%) PMP
4 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Guidewire
3 5 (5.88%) Thunderhead
3 5 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) VMware