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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 31 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 38 89 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.93% 13.93% 14.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.25% 14.76% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 29
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£356 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.77%
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
524 603 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.62% 94.37% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 389 194
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -2 29 £356 -11.00%
Newport -27 4 £410 +9.33% 2
Project Manager
Wales

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 49 (59.76%) Project Management
2 44 (53.66%) PRINCE2
3 41 (50.00%) Finance
4 21 (25.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (18.29%) Risk Management
8 10 (12.20%) Project Planning
8 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (10.98%) Banking
9 9 (10.98%) PRINCE
9 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
10 8 (9.76%) Office 365
10 8 (9.76%) Scrum
10 8 (9.76%) MS Project
11 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
11 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
12 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
12 5 (6.10%) Retail
12 5 (6.10%) Migration
12 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.10%) HTML
12 5 (6.10%) Web Services
12 5 (6.10%) Internet
12 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (6.10%) Coaching
13 4 (4.88%) User Experience
13 4 (4.88%) Software Delivery
13 4 (4.88%) Change Control
13 4 (4.88%) P3O

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.22%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Project
2 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Internet
2 4 (4.88%) Intranet
3 2 (2.44%) Wireless
3 2 (2.44%) LAN
3 2 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) SAN
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Ingres
2 1 (1.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 41 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) HTML
1 5 (6.10%) Web Services
2 4 (4.88%) XML
2 4 (4.88%) CSS
3 3 (3.66%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) User Experience
3 2 (2.44%) Economics
4 1 (1.22%) Life Science
4 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.22%) IPTV
4 1 (1.22%) PACS
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.22%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) AIX
1 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (59.76%) Project Management
2 44 (53.66%) PRINCE2
3 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (18.29%) Risk Management
6 10 (12.20%) Project Planning
7 9 (10.98%) PRINCE
8 8 (9.76%) Scrum
9 5 (6.10%) Migration
9 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (6.10%) Coaching
10 4 (4.88%) Software Delivery
10 4 (4.88%) Change Control
10 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.88%) HOOD
10 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.88%) DSDM
10 4 (4.88%) Web Design
10 4 (4.88%) Content Management
11 3 (3.66%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.44%) C
2 1 (1.22%) Java
2 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) PMP
5 4 (4.88%) PMI Certification
5 4 (4.88%) MAPM
6 1 (1.22%) APMP
6 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) P3O
2 1 (1.22%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Alterian
3 2 (2.44%) IBM
3 2 (2.44%) BT
3 2 (2.44%) Lotus
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) EMC
4 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.22%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco
4 1 (1.22%) Sage
4 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.22%) VMware
4 1 (1.22%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
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