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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 30 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 30 65 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.10% 11.11% 13.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 11.99% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 29
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £334 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -0.39%
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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
468 542 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.12% 92.65% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 324 182
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 23
Average hourly rate £12.45 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.21% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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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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 -1 24 £388 -4.32% 8
Newport -15 4 £450 +20.00% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £375 -
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 45 (64.29%) Project Management
2 37 (52.86%) PRINCE2
3 31 (44.29%) Finance
4 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 14 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (14.29%) Scrum
9 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
10 8 (11.43%) PRINCE
11 7 (10.00%) Internet
11 7 (10.00%) Web Services
11 7 (10.00%) HTML
11 7 (10.00%) Banking
11 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
12 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.57%) Content Management
12 6 (8.57%) Alterian
12 6 (8.57%) XML
12 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.57%) CSS
12 6 (8.57%) Intranet
12 6 (8.57%) Web Design
12 6 (8.57%) Migration
12 6 (8.57%) Coaching
12 6 (8.57%) User Experience
13 5 (7.14%) P3O
13 5 (7.14%) DSDM
13 5 (7.14%) MS Project

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.43%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Agresso
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Internet
2 6 (8.57%) Intranet
3 2 (2.86%) LAN
3 2 (2.86%) WAN
3 2 (2.86%) Wireless
4 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Ingres
2 1 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 31 (44.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Web Services
1 7 (10.00%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) XML
2 6 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (2.86%) Economics
3 1 (1.43%) IPTV
3 1 (1.43%) PACS
3 1 (1.43%) Life Science
3 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.43%) New Media
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) AIX
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Project Management
2 37 (52.86%) PRINCE2
3 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 10 (14.29%) Scrum
6 8 (11.43%) PRINCE
7 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 6 (8.57%) Content Management
8 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.57%) Web Design
8 6 (8.57%) Migration
8 6 (8.57%) Coaching
9 5 (7.14%) DSDM
10 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.71%) HOOD
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.29%) Change Control
11 3 (4.29%) Software Delivery
11 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) C
2 1 (1.43%) Java
2 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (17.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) MAPM
5 2 (2.86%) PMP
6 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) P3O
2 1 (1.43%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Alterian
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) EMC
3 2 (2.86%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) BT
4 1 (1.43%) Sage
4 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco
4 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.43%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.43%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
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