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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 38 53 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.62% 14.36% 15.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.92% 14.72% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 21
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 £310 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £510 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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
383 360 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.96% 97.56% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 268 148
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 38 (56.72%) Project Management
2 26 (38.81%) Finance
3 24 (35.82%) PRINCE2
4 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (22.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.93%) Banking
7 10 (14.93%) Migration
7 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
7 10 (14.93%) IBM
8 9 (13.43%) ETL
8 9 (13.43%) PRINCE
8 9 (13.43%) HL7
8 9 (13.43%) Data Migration
9 8 (11.94%) DICOM
9 8 (11.94%) Citrix
9 8 (11.94%) EDI
9 8 (11.94%) EDIFACT
9 8 (11.94%) PACS
9 8 (11.94%) Fiorano
10 7 (10.45%) Office 365
11 6 (8.96%) Data Integration
11 6 (8.96%) Retail
11 6 (8.96%) PMP
11 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
11 6 (8.96%) NHS
12 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
12 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
13 4 (5.97%) Data Centre

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.99%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Intranet
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) EDI
1 8 (11.94%) EDIFACT
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) CSS
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) PACS
2 6 (8.96%) NHS
2 6 (8.96%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Economics
5 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
1 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Project Management
2 24 (35.82%) PRINCE2
3 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
5 10 (14.93%) Migration
6 9 (13.43%) ETL
6 9 (13.43%) PRINCE
6 9 (13.43%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.97%) Budget Control
8 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
9 3 (4.48%) Coaching
9 3 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Scrum
10 2 (2.99%) Web Design
10 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.99%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.96%) PMP
2 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) APMP
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) HL7
2 8 (11.94%) DICOM
3 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) IBM
2 8 (11.94%) Citrix
2 8 (11.94%) Fiorano
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) EMC
4 2 (2.99%) Progress
4 2 (2.99%) BT
4 2 (2.99%) Alterian
5 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Sage
5 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco