The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 17 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.45% 8.35% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 8.68% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 14
Median daily rate £450 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.12 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.36% -6.66%

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
262 380 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 93.91% 96.20% 99.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 292 239
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 18
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 11 (36.67%) Project Management
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) SAP
6 4 (13.33%) Avaya
6 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (10.00%) Information Security
7 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) NHS
8 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
8 2 (6.67%) Middleware
8 2 (6.67%) PMP
8 2 (6.67%) WAN
8 2 (6.67%) Web Services
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.67%) Information Management
8 2 (6.67%) Robotics
8 2 (6.67%) ISMS
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
8 2 (6.67%) APMP
8 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.33%) Broadband
2 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) HSRP
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) TACACS
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Robotics
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Project Management
2 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security
5 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.67%) Information Management
6 2 (6.67%) ISMS
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Microservices
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) APMP
1 2 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (13.33%) Avaya
3 1 (3.33%) BT
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Sage
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow