The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 20 10 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.96% 12.30% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 14.93% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 3
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£363 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £181 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £495 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -6.75%
Project Management
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
176 201 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 76.52% 82.38% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 101 91
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £33.25 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.39% +71.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Devon region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Devon region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +1 9 £400 -6.43%
Exeter -11 4 £263 -32.25%
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 21 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) Finance
4 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
4 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
5 7 (15.56%) MS Project
6 6 (13.33%) MS Office
6 6 (13.33%) Change Management
6 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
7 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (11.11%) UNIX
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Solaris
7 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.11%) IBM
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (8.89%) NHS
8 4 (8.89%) Web Services
8 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.89%) Open Source
9 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (6.67%) Local Government

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Project
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
3 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.22%) PTC Creo
4 1 (2.22%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.22%) Summit
1 1 (2.22%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Local Government
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Project Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Project Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) CAD Designer
6 1 (2.22%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Procurement Officer
6 1 (2.22%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Designer
6 1 (2.22%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.22%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) NHS
2 4 (8.89%) Open Source
3 3 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) UNIX
1 5 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (2.22%) VME
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
4 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) UML
8 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) Validation
8 2 (4.44%) Scrum
8 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Test Management
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) ISEB
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) P3O
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) IBM
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) InterSystems
3 1 (2.22%) ICL
3 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) EMC
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