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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 21 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 36 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.41% 8.65% 16.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.57% 8.89% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 33
Average daily rate
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£356 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £510 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.58%
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
420 360 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.13% 97.30% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 277 186
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £132.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 36 (57.14%) Project Management
2 24 (38.10%) Finance
3 21 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 16 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (20.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (15.87%) Migration
7 9 (14.29%) Banking
7 9 (14.29%) ETL
7 9 (14.29%) HL7
7 9 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 8 (12.70%) DICOM
8 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.70%) EDI
8 8 (12.70%) IBM
8 8 (12.70%) Citrix
8 8 (12.70%) NHS
8 8 (12.70%) PACS
8 8 (12.70%) Fiorano
8 8 (12.70%) EDIFACT
9 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 6 (9.52%) Retail
9 6 (9.52%) PRINCE
9 6 (9.52%) PMP
9 6 (9.52%) PMI Certification
9 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 6 (9.52%) Data Integration
9 6 (9.52%) Office 365
10 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.94%) Resource Management
11 4 (6.35%) Budget Control

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Lync
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) LAN
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) EDI
1 8 (12.70%) EDIFACT
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) NHS
1 8 (12.70%) PACS
2 6 (9.52%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.76%) Economics
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Informatics
6 1 (1.59%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Project Management
2 21 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 16 (25.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.87%) Migration
5 9 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 9 (14.29%) ETL
6 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE
8 5 (7.94%) Resource Management
8 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.35%) Budget Control
10 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (3.17%) Content Management
11 2 (3.17%) HOOD
11 2 (3.17%) Web Design
11 2 (3.17%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (9.52%) PMP
2 6 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) APMP
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) HL7
2 8 (12.70%) DICOM
3 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) IBM
1 8 (12.70%) Citrix
1 8 (12.70%) Fiorano
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Alterian
3 2 (3.17%) Progress
4 1 (1.59%) Sage
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
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