The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 122 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 22 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.61% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 9
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£375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £461 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.55% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.05 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +38.46%
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
2943 2287 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.00% 92.29% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1907 1410 1395
Average daily rate £381 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 167 200
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Bristol -5 7 £388 -3.12% 1
Gloucestershire -14 5 £406 +8.33% 1
Wiltshire -12 2 £428 -5.00%
Somerset - 2 £333 -
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 18 (41.86%) PRINCE2
1 18 (41.86%) Project Management
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
3 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (11.63%) NHS
7 4 (9.30%) PRINCE
7 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.98%) Scrum
8 3 (6.98%) Law
8 3 (6.98%) Legal
9 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
9 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
9 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.65%) Logistics
9 2 (4.65%) SAP
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL
9 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
9 2 (4.65%) Change Management
9 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
10 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.33%) SIEM
10 1 (2.33%) Vulnerability Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Project
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Law
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) PRINCE2
1 18 (41.86%) Project Management
2 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) PRINCE
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) Logistics
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
7 1 (2.33%) Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) ERP
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CISM
4 1 (2.33%) GCIA
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix
2 1 (2.33%) Juniper
2 1 (2.33%) Ariba
2 1 (2.33%) VMware
2 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
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