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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 39 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 25 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.21% 10.59% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 11.34% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 14
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£338 £396 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -11.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £297 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.53% -7.14%
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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
561 441 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.44% 93.43% 91.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 275 220
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.17 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 -11 20 £325 -17.30% 11
Newport -30 2 £400 +3.22% 2
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 71 (66.36%) Project Management
2 60 (56.07%) Finance
3 49 (45.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (40.19%) PRINCE2
5 28 (26.17%) Banking
6 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (19.63%) Microsoft
8 17 (15.89%) MS Project
9 14 (13.08%) MS Office
10 13 (12.15%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (10.28%) Test Planning
11 11 (10.28%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (9.35%) Network Architecture
13 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
13 8 (7.48%) Change Control
13 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (6.54%) Retail
14 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
14 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (5.61%) PRINCE
15 6 (5.61%) SAP
15 6 (5.61%) Risk Management
16 5 (4.67%) Project Planning
16 5 (4.67%) Guidewire
16 5 (4.67%) Thunderhead
16 5 (4.67%) Service Management
16 5 (4.67%) ITIL
16 5 (4.67%) Java
16 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
17 4 (3.74%) CRM

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (2.80%) SAS
2 2 (1.87%) Lync
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (15.89%) MS Project
2 14 (13.08%) MS Office
3 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Agresso
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) WAN
General
1 60 (56.07%) Finance
2 28 (26.17%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.74%) AS400
2 2 (1.87%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.93%) GIS
3 1 (0.93%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) LIMS
3 1 (0.93%) Informatics
3 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.93%) iSeries
3 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.74%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.87%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (66.36%) Project Management
2 49 (45.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (40.19%) PRINCE2
4 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.15%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (10.28%) GAP Analysis
6 11 (10.28%) Test Planning
7 10 (9.35%) Network Architecture
8 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.48%) Change Control
9 6 (5.61%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.61%) PRINCE
10 5 (4.67%) ITIL
10 5 (4.67%) Service Management
10 5 (4.67%) Project Planning
11 4 (3.74%) CRM
11 4 (3.74%) ERP
11 4 (3.74%) Coaching
12 3 (2.80%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.80%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.67%) Java
2 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) CCA
4 3 (2.80%) MAPM
4 3 (2.80%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) APMP
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) P3O
2 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) SAP
3 5 (4.67%) Thunderhead
3 5 (4.67%) Guidewire
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 3 (2.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) Ventyx
6 1 (0.93%) ESRI
6 1 (0.93%) Open Text
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