The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 14 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 37 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.31% 14.46% 8.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.14% 15.38% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 11
Average daily rate £409 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £581 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
332 156 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 92.48% 93.98% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 103 95
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £213 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.91 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Project Manager
South Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 51 (68.00%) Project Management
2 45 (60.00%) Finance
3 25 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (28.00%) Banking
5 18 (24.00%) MS Project
6 16 (21.33%) PRINCE2
6 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (20.00%) MS Office
8 9 (12.00%) CCA
9 7 (9.33%) Network Architecture
10 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.00%) CRM
10 6 (8.00%) Financial Institution
10 6 (8.00%) AS400
10 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (6.67%) SAP
11 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
12 4 (5.33%) Change Management
12 4 (5.33%) Scrum
12 4 (5.33%) Migration
12 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (5.33%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (5.33%) Matrix Management
12 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
13 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
13 3 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
13 3 (4.00%) Document Management
13 3 (4.00%) Programme Management
13 3 (4.00%) SharePoint

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) Lync
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) MS Project
2 15 (20.00%) MS Office
3 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Intranet
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SAP BW
General
1 45 (60.00%) Finance
2 21 (28.00%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
1 1 (1.33%) CSS
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
1 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) AS400
2 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.00%) Project Management
2 25 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (21.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (9.33%) Network Architecture
5 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.00%) CRM
5 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) Change Management
7 4 (5.33%) Scrum
7 4 (5.33%) Migration
7 4 (5.33%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) Matrix Management
8 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.00%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (4.00%) Document Management
8 3 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.00%) UML
8 3 (4.00%) ERP
9 2 (2.67%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) CCA
2 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.67%) APMP
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) PMP
4 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (2.67%) Planview
4 1 (1.33%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.33%) Alterian
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