The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 15 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 247 293 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.42% 8.86% 9.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.79% 11.34% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 199 201
Median daily rate £390 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.52% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.25 £30.10
% change year-on-year
-20.30% +10.46%
Project Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2290 2583 2369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.08% 78.13% 76.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1726 1575
Median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 128 88
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +26.21%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Project Management
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 Project Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 August 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 +2 96 £393 +4.66% 18
Wiltshire +2 56 £396 +5.60% 19
Gloucestershire 0 28 £450 +8.10% 10
Somerset +14 23 £350 -6.66% 6
Dorset -14 15 £530 +17.77% 7
Devon -15 13 £365 +4.28% 3
Cornwall +7 3 £300 - 4
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 154 (30.14%) Finance
2 152 (29.75%) PRINCE2
3 142 (27.79%) Security Cleared
4 101 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (18.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (16.44%) SC Cleared
7 60 (11.74%) Risk Management
7 60 (11.74%) MS Excel
8 55 (10.76%) Programme Management
9 54 (10.57%) Microsoft
10 52 (10.18%) ITIL
11 51 (9.98%) Telecoms
12 48 (9.39%) Degree
13 47 (9.20%) DV Cleared
14 46 (9.00%) Migration
15 39 (7.63%) C
16 38 (7.44%) Management Information System
17 36 (7.05%) SAP
17 36 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (6.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 32 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (6.07%) QA
20 30 (5.87%) Change Control
21 29 (5.68%) MS Project
21 29 (5.68%) SQL
21 29 (5.68%) SharePoint
22 28 (5.48%) Change Management
22 28 (5.48%) LAN
22 28 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
23 27 (5.28%) Oracle

Project Management
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 29 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.37%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.17%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.78%) IIS
4 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.59%) CMS
5 3 (0.59%) SAS
6 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.39%) Confluence
6 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.68%) MS Project
3 24 (4.70%) MS Office
4 16 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.59%) CATIA
7 2 (0.39%) Windchill
8 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (4.31%) Primavera
2 11 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.78%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.39%) Magento
8 2 (0.39%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.20%) ProductWriter
9 1 (0.20%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.20%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.15%) Office 365
2 6 (1.17%) IaaS
3 5 (0.98%) SaaS
4 4 (0.78%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.59%) Taleo
6 2 (0.39%) Heroku
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.48%) LAN
2 22 (4.31%) WAN
3 20 (3.91%) Firewall
4 11 (2.15%) Internet
4 11 (2.15%) Skype
4 11 (2.15%) Unified Communications
4 11 (2.15%) VoIP
4 11 (2.15%) Wireless
5 7 (1.37%) BGP
5 7 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (1.37%) MPLS
5 7 (1.37%) VPN
5 7 (1.37%) WLAN
6 6 (1.17%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.17%) IP Telephony
6 6 (1.17%) OSPF
6 6 (1.17%) VLAN
7 5 (0.98%) NetScreen
7 5 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.98%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.54%) SQL Server
1 13 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (1.17%) Big Data
4 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.98%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.78%) NonStop SQL
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.59%) OLAP
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.59%) Star Schema
7 3 (0.59%) Xcelsius
8 2 (0.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (1.76%) JIRA
2 4 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.20%) WinRunner
General
1 154 (30.14%) Finance
2 51 (9.98%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.09%) Banking
4 22 (4.31%) Marketing
5 21 (4.11%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.33%) Retail
7 11 (2.15%) Back Office
8 10 (1.96%) Electronics
9 7 (1.37%) Billing
10 6 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.78%) Military
12 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.59%) Legal
13 3 (0.59%) Local Government
14 2 (0.39%) Publishing
14 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.20%) Advertising
15 1 (0.20%) Automotive
15 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 212 (41.49%) Project Manager
2 55 (10.76%) Analyst
3 38 (7.44%) IT Manager
4 30 (5.87%) IT Project Manager
5 29 (5.68%) Project Planner
6 27 (5.28%) Digital Project Manager
7 24 (4.70%) Architect
7 24 (4.70%) Consultant
8 22 (4.31%) Business Analyst
9 18 (3.52%) Developer
9 18 (3.52%) Senior Manager
10 17 (3.33%) Programme Manager
11 15 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (2.74%) Project Officer
13 13 (2.54%) Coordinator
13 13 (2.54%) Designer
13 13 (2.54%) PMO Analyst
14 12 (2.35%) DV Cleared Project Manager
14 12 (2.35%) Senior Project Manager
15 11 (2.15%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.96%) .NET
2 9 (1.76%) CSS
2 9 (1.76%) XML
3 8 (1.57%) Web Services
4 6 (1.17%) HTML
4 6 (1.17%) Middleware
5 5 (0.98%) EDI
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.98%) Velocity
6 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.78%) EDIFACT
6 4 (0.78%) J2EE
6 4 (0.78%) REST
7 3 (0.59%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.59%) LINQ
7 3 (0.59%) SOAP
7 3 (0.59%) Symfony
8 2 (0.39%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (0.39%) Node.js
8 2 (0.39%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.44%) Management Information System
2 32 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.52%) User Experience
5 17 (3.33%) NHS
6 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.37%) e-Learning
7 7 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (1.37%) Statistics
7 7 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.17%) CESG
8 6 (1.17%) Freedom of Information Act
8 6 (1.17%) iPad
8 6 (1.17%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.17%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.98%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.78%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.50%) Windows
2 15 (2.94%) Unix
3 13 (2.54%) Linux
4 7 (1.37%) Solaris
4 7 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (29.75%) PRINCE2
2 101 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (18.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (11.74%) Risk Management
5 55 (10.76%) Programme Management
6 52 (10.18%) ITIL
7 46 (9.00%) Migration
8 36 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (5.87%) Change Control
10 28 (5.48%) Change Management
10 28 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (4.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 24 (4.70%) Business Analysis
13 22 (4.31%) ERP
13 22 (4.31%) Scrum
13 22 (4.31%) Service Management
13 22 (4.31%) Waterfall
14 19 (3.72%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.52%) Document Management
16 17 (3.33%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.63%) C
2 29 (5.68%) SQL
3 11 (2.15%) Java
4 10 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.57%) PHP
6 7 (1.37%) C#
7 5 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.98%) VB
8 4 (0.78%) C++
8 4 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.78%) VBScript
9 3 (0.59%) Perl
10 1 (0.20%) COBOL
10 1 (0.20%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 142 (27.79%) Security Cleared
2 84 (16.44%) SC Cleared
3 48 (9.39%) Degree
4 47 (9.20%) DV Cleared
5 32 (6.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 22 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (2.94%) PMP
9 14 (2.74%) CCNA
10 13 (2.54%) CCNP
11 11 (2.15%) PMI Certification
12 10 (1.96%) APMP
12 10 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.57%) CISSP
13 8 (1.57%) ISEB
14 4 (0.78%) CLAS
15 3 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (0.59%) HNC
15 3 (0.59%) HND
16 2 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.07%) QA
2 13 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.98%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.59%) COBIT
8 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.20%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.20%) GCP
9 1 (0.20%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.20%) RMADS
9 1 (0.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Firmware
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.20%) vSphere
3 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.76%) QRadar
1 9 (1.76%) RSA Archer
2 7 (1.37%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.05%) SAP
3 27 (5.28%) Oracle
4 26 (5.09%) Cisco
5 10 (1.96%) IBM
5 10 (1.96%) Nortel
6 9 (1.76%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.57%) Polycom
7 8 (1.57%) Symantec
8 7 (1.37%) NetApp
8 7 (1.37%) Veritas
8 7 (1.37%) VMware
8 7 (1.37%) WatchGuard
9 6 (1.17%) Siemens
9 6 (1.17%) SonicWALL
10 5 (0.98%) Ericsson
10 5 (0.98%) Fortinet
10 5 (0.98%) Juniper
10 5 (0.98%) NEC
10 5 (0.98%) Siebel
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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