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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 44 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 13 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.57% 9.59% 11.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 9.92% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 28
Average daily rate £325 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £301 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.69%
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
359 262 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.63% 96.68% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 201 242
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 26 (56.52%) Project Management
2 18 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (30.43%) Finance
5 12 (26.09%) Migration
5 12 (26.09%) Scrum
6 10 (21.74%) Agile Project Management
7 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.39%) WAN
9 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
10 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (10.87%) ITIL
11 5 (10.87%) Banking
11 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
12 4 (8.70%) Windows
12 4 (8.70%) Kanban
12 4 (8.70%) JIRA
12 4 (8.70%) Office 365
13 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (6.52%) DevOps
13 3 (6.52%) GitHub
13 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
13 3 (6.52%) Atlassian
13 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (6.52%) Linux
13 3 (6.52%) SQL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Office 365
3 3 (6.52%) GitHub
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (2.17%) DWDM
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Economics
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) Informatics
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Project Management
2 18 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.09%) Migration
4 12 (26.09%) Scrum
5 10 (21.74%) Agile Project Management
6 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) ITIL
8 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.70%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.52%) DevOps
10 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.35%) Business Transformation
11 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
12 1 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Ansible
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.35%) AppDynamics
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) New Relic
2 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.17%) Alterian
3 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
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