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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 12 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 26 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.77% 11.08% 15.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.20% 11.80% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 14
Average daily rate
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£398 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -0.39%
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
255 356 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.86% 93.93% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 238 95
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £16.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £16.16 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 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 1 May 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 29 (61.70%) Project Management
2 21 (44.68%) PRINCE2
3 15 (31.91%) Finance
4 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (17.02%) PRINCE
7 7 (14.89%) Internet
7 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
7 7 (14.89%) HTML
7 7 (14.89%) Web Services
7 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.89%) Banking
8 6 (12.77%) Alterian
8 6 (12.77%) Web Design
8 6 (12.77%) XML
8 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.77%) CSS
8 6 (12.77%) Intranet
8 6 (12.77%) Content Management
8 6 (12.77%) User Experience
9 5 (10.64%) Scrum
10 4 (8.51%) HOOD
10 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (8.51%) Coaching
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.51%) Office 365
11 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (6.38%) Umbraco

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Agresso
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Internet
2 6 (12.77%) Intranet
3 2 (4.26%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) HTML
1 7 (14.89%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) XML
2 6 (12.77%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) User Experience
2 2 (4.26%) Economics
3 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.13%) New Media
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) IPTV
3 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Project Management
2 21 (44.68%) PRINCE2
3 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) PRINCE
5 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) Web Design
6 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.77%) Content Management
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) HOOD
8 4 (8.51%) Coaching
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.26%) ERP
10 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.26%) Migration
10 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) Java
1 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) PMP
5 1 (2.13%) APMP
5 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Alterian
2 2 (4.26%) IBM
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) EMC
2 2 (4.26%) BT
3 1 (2.13%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.13%) Thunderhead
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.13%) Sage
3 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
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