The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 19 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 22 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.90% 5.13% 7.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.36% 5.23% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 17
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £330 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.80% -21.87%

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
299 421 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 93.73% 98.14% 98.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 317 221
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 13
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 19 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (41.67%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.89%) SAP
7 4 (11.11%) MS Project
7 4 (11.11%) Avaya
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (8.33%) Information Management
8 3 (8.33%) Information Security
8 3 (8.33%) Service Management
8 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
9 2 (5.56%) Web Services
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL
9 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
9 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (5.56%) NHS
9 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.56%) Back Office
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (5.56%) Middleware

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
1 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Project Management
2 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 4 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 3 (8.33%) Information Management
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security
5 3 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.56%) ISMS
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.78%) APMP
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) Avaya
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Sage
5 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow