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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 12 7 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 32 45 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.65% 16.13% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.89% 16.85% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £396 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £330 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -21.62%
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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
360 267 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.30% 95.70% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 186 96
Average daily rate £325 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £132.30 £18.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 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 28 August 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 (62.92%) Project Management
2 55 (61.80%) Finance
3 42 (47.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (41.57%) PRINCE2
5 28 (31.46%) Banking
6 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
7 15 (16.85%) MS Project
7 15 (16.85%) MS Office
8 10 (11.24%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (11.24%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (10.11%) Network Architecture
10 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.87%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.74%) Guidewire
12 6 (6.74%) Retail
12 6 (6.74%) CCA
13 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (5.62%) Service Management
13 5 (5.62%) SAP
13 5 (5.62%) Java
13 5 (5.62%) CRM
13 5 (5.62%) Thunderhead
14 4 (4.49%) AS400
14 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
14 4 (4.49%) ITIL
14 4 (4.49%) Change Control
14 4 (4.49%) Retail Banking
14 4 (4.49%) Project Planning
15 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
15 3 (3.37%) Lync

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.37%) Lync
2 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (16.85%) MS Project
1 15 (16.85%) MS Office
2 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
General
1 55 (61.80%) Finance
2 28 (31.46%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 4 (4.49%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) AS400
2 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.12%) NHS
3 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.12%) Informatics
3 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.12%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Windows
1 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.92%) Project Management
2 42 (47.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (41.57%) PRINCE2
4 10 (11.24%) GAP Analysis
4 10 (11.24%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (10.11%) Network Architecture
6 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.87%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.62%) CRM
8 5 (5.62%) Service Management
9 4 (4.49%) ITIL
9 4 (4.49%) Change Control
9 4 (4.49%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.37%) PRINCE
10 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.37%) Change Management
11 2 (2.25%) ERP
11 2 (2.25%) Document Management
11 2 (2.25%) Critical Path Analysis
11 2 (2.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.62%) Java
2 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) CCA
2 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.37%) ISEB
4 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) APMP
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PMP
5 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Guidewire
3 5 (5.62%) SAP
3 5 (5.62%) Thunderhead
4 2 (2.25%) VMware
4 2 (2.25%) Planview
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle
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