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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 20 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 29 65 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.19% 16.21% 16.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 16.62% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £389 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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
344 391 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.18% 97.51% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 282 119
Average daily rate £342 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £25.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% -31.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.73 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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 35 (63.64%) Project Management
2 24 (43.64%) Finance
3 21 (38.18%) PRINCE2
4 17 (30.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (21.82%) Banking
7 11 (20.00%) PRINCE
8 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
9 7 (12.73%) Retail
9 7 (12.73%) Office 365
10 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.91%) PMP
10 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
11 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 4 (7.27%) HOOD
12 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
12 4 (7.27%) Resource Management
12 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
12 4 (7.27%) Budget Control
13 3 (5.45%) Coaching
13 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (5.45%) Scrum
13 3 (5.45%) Economics
14 2 (3.64%) Content Management
14 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
14 2 (3.64%) Alterian
14 2 (3.64%) IBM
14 2 (3.64%) Web Design

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (3.64%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Intranet
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Banking
3 7 (12.73%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) HTML
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) CSS
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
1 2 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Economics
3 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Project Management
2 21 (38.18%) PRINCE2
3 17 (30.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.27%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.27%) HOOD
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Budget Control
8 3 (5.45%) Coaching
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
9 2 (3.64%) Web Design
9 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.64%) Content Management
9 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.64%) ERP
9 2 (3.64%) Supplier Management
10 1 (1.82%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (10.91%) PMP
2 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.82%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) EMC
2 2 (3.64%) IBM
2 2 (3.64%) BT
2 2 (3.64%) Alterian
3 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.82%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.82%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) Sage
3 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
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