The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had IT Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 124 125 134
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 14 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.85% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.89% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 11
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £54.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-43.51% +29.34%
IT Project Manager
England

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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2633 3150 3250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.51% 95.14% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 2004 2099
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 223 182
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Dorset +11 6 £400 -8.57%
Bristol -7 4 £425 +15.64% 2
Wiltshire +13 2 £419 +4.68%
Devon +3 1 £360 +10.76%
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT 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 West region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 23 (52.27%) Project Management
2 22 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (29.55%) Finance
4 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
8 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.09%) SAP
10 4 (9.09%) ITIL
10 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.09%) Change Control
11 3 (6.82%) SDLC
11 3 (6.82%) Supplier Management
11 3 (6.82%) MS Project
11 3 (6.82%) MS Office
11 3 (6.82%) CRM
11 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
11 3 (6.82%) ERP
11 3 (6.82%) PMP
12 2 (4.55%) Migration
12 2 (4.55%) Retail
12 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
12 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
12 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
12 2 (4.55%) PMI
12 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
1 3 (6.82%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) PMI
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Project Management
2 22 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Change Control
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.82%) CRM
7 3 (6.82%) ERP
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
7 3 (6.82%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Project Governance
8 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) PMP
5 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.27%) APMP
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.27%) Epicor
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Sage
2 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow