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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 23 6 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 41 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.37% 17.60% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 18.55% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £396 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -13.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £375 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £453 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +20.46%
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
308 221 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.09% 94.85% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 154 126
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.16 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 21 (51.22%) Project Management
2 20 (48.78%) PRINCE2
3 17 (41.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (24.39%) Finance
5 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
7 7 (17.07%) HTML
7 7 (17.07%) Internet
8 6 (14.63%) Intranet
8 6 (14.63%) CSS
8 6 (14.63%) Web Services
8 6 (14.63%) XML
8 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.63%) Alterian
8 6 (14.63%) Content Management
8 6 (14.63%) Web Design
8 6 (14.63%) User Experience
9 5 (12.20%) CRM
10 4 (9.76%) PRINCE
10 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
11 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
11 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
11 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (7.32%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (7.32%) Migration
11 3 (7.32%) Document Management
11 3 (7.32%) Banking

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.44%) Lync
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Project
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 6 (14.63%) Intranet
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Billing
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 6 (14.63%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) IPTV
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) New Media
3 1 (2.44%) LIMS
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Project Management
2 20 (48.78%) PRINCE2
3 17 (41.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
5 6 (14.63%) Content Management
5 6 (14.63%) Web Design
6 5 (12.20%) CRM
7 4 (9.76%) PRINCE
7 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.32%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Document Management
9 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.88%) HOOD
9 2 (4.88%) Information Management
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) Test Planning
9 2 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) PMP
5 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.44%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) CCA
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Alterian
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.44%) Thunderhead
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Rate: £370.00 - £420.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £420 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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