The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 25 20 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 52 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.29% 7.50% 14.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.56% 7.71% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 35
Average daily rate £400 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £49.53 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.81% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-21.38% +5.57%
Project Manager
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
544 506 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.14% 97.31% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 361 228
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -4 28 £400 +6.66% 2
Newport 0 14 £400 +6.66% 2
Neath Port Talbot -1 3 £275 -26.66%
Bridgend +8 1 - -
Project Manager
Wales

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 43 (50.00%) Project Management
2 34 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (38.37%) PRINCE2
4 26 (30.23%) Finance
5 25 (29.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (27.91%) Scrum
7 16 (18.60%) Migration
8 13 (15.12%) Programme Management
9 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
10 9 (10.47%) WAN
10 9 (10.47%) Agile Project Management
11 8 (9.30%) ITIL
12 7 (8.14%) CRM
12 7 (8.14%) JIRA
12 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
13 6 (6.98%) GitHub
13 6 (6.98%) DevOps
13 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.98%) Atlassian
13 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.98%) Windows
13 6 (6.98%) Linux
13 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
13 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
14 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
14 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (5.81%) PMP
14 5 (5.81%) PMI Certification
14 5 (5.81%) PowerShell

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (5.81%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.49%) MS Project
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) GitHub
2 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) WAN
2 2 (2.33%) DWDM
3 1 (1.16%) LAN
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) GIS
1 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) JIRA
2 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (5.81%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) .NET
1 1 (1.16%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) NHS
4 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.33%) LIMS
5 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.16%) Economics
5 1 (1.16%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Linux
1 6 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Project Management
2 34 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (38.37%) PRINCE2
4 25 (29.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (27.91%) Scrum
6 16 (18.60%) Migration
7 13 (15.12%) Programme Management
8 9 (10.47%) Agile Project Management
9 8 (9.30%) ITIL
10 7 (8.14%) CRM
11 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.98%) DevOps
11 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.81%) Project Planning
13 4 (4.65%) DSDM
13 4 (4.65%) Kanban
13 4 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) C
4 1 (1.16%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.81%) PMP
2 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) MAPM
3 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.16%) APMP
4 1 (1.16%) CAPM
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) P3O
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Ansible
1 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Nagios
2 1 (1.16%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Atlassian
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) AppDynamics
2 5 (5.81%) New Relic
2 5 (5.81%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Lotus
4 1 (1.16%) VMware
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Rate: £400 per day
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Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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