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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 111 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 34 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 0.98% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.03% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 19
Median daily rate £375 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
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
2831 2918 2823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.67% 95.77% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1815 1858 1843
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 181 188
Median hourly rate £33.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.31% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.37 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 May 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
Bristol -1 10 £375 -7.97% 2
Dorset -9 6 £375 +11.11% 1
Wiltshire -2 5 £415 +3.75%
Devon -2 4 £320 -1.53%
Gloucestershire -5 1 £410 +17.14%
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 31 (53.45%) Project Management
2 24 (41.38%) PRINCE2
3 21 (36.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (29.31%) Finance
5 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.34%) SAP
8 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (8.62%) Retail
8 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.62%) Contingency Planning
9 4 (6.90%) Change Control
9 4 (6.90%) Threat Management
9 4 (6.90%) Banking
9 4 (6.90%) Migration
9 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
9 4 (6.90%) NHS
10 3 (5.17%) MS Project
10 3 (5.17%) CRM
10 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
10 3 (5.17%) ERP
10 3 (5.17%) BYOD
10 3 (5.17%) Project Governance
10 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (3.45%) Radio Access Network

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 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) NHS
2 3 (5.17%) BYOD
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Project Management
2 24 (41.38%) PRINCE2
3 21 (36.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.62%) Contingency Planning
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) Migration
7 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.90%) Threat Management
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) ERP
8 3 (5.17%) Project Governance
8 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Change Management
9 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.45%) SDLC
10 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.45%) PMP
3 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) SAP
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
3 1 (1.72%) InterSystems
3 1 (1.72%) LexisNexis
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Remedy
3 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com