The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 33 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 21 46 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.34% 7.84% 13.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 8.03% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 57
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £281 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.42%
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
471 573 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.31% 97.61% 97.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 431 417
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.70 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +9.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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 30 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -10 13 £388 +10.71% 4
Newport +8 3 £338 -3.57%
Bridgend - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 £370 -
Project Manager
Wales

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 South Wales region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 29 (53.70%) Project Management
2 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.74%) Finance
4 18 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (20.37%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) Migration
8 7 (12.96%) Matrix Management
8 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (9.26%) Programme Management
10 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
10 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (9.26%) Project Governance
10 5 (9.26%) Office 365
10 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.41%) Web Development
11 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
11 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (7.41%) DSDM
11 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
12 3 (5.56%) P3O
12 3 (5.56%) Banking
12 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
12 3 (5.56%) HTML
12 3 (5.56%) .NET
12 3 (5.56%) Web Services
12 3 (5.56%) Internet

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
1 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) Intranet
2 2 (3.70%) Skype
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) HTML
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 2 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Economics
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) Informatics
4 1 (1.85%) IPTV
4 1 (1.85%) LIMS
4 1 (1.85%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Project Management
2 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (20.37%) Scrum
6 8 (14.81%) Migration
7 7 (12.96%) Matrix Management
8 6 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.26%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.26%) Project Governance
9 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.41%) DSDM
10 4 (7.41%) Web Development
11 3 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
12 2 (3.70%) CAD
12 2 (3.70%) CRM
12 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.85%) PHP
1 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) MAPM
4 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.70%) PMP
4 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) P3O
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Alterian
2 2 (3.70%) Lotus
2 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.85%) New Relic
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Rackspace