The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management skills 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 312 176 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.26% 8.22% 7.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.23% 11.64% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 123 167
Average daily rate
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£380 £396 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £284 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £11.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.72% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +17.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2193 1512 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.11% 70.62% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 974 1298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 67 132
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 81 £375 - 38
Wiltshire +3 75 £368 -9.53% 20
Gloucestershire +13 54 £388 +10.71% 9
Devon +5 31 £400 +78.77% 8
Somerset +1 24 £353 +30.55% 11
Dorset +5 13 £359 -31.66% 15
Cornwall - - - - 2
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 253 (37.59%) PRINCE2
2 173 (25.71%) Finance
3 164 (24.37%) Security Cleared
4 124 (18.42%) SC Cleared
5 105 (15.60%) Microsoft
6 98 (14.56%) MS Project
7 91 (13.52%) Change Management
7 91 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 72 (10.70%) MS Excel
9 64 (9.51%) Business Analysis
10 61 (9.06%) Risk Management
11 54 (8.02%) ITIL
11 54 (8.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 48 (7.13%) SAP
12 48 (7.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 45 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 44 (6.54%) Banking
14 44 (6.54%) MS Office
14 44 (6.54%) SharePoint
15 40 (5.94%) Service Delivery
16 39 (5.79%) SQL
16 39 (5.79%) Degree
17 37 (5.50%) Windows
17 37 (5.50%) Change Control
18 36 (5.35%) MS Visio
18 36 (5.35%) Project Planning
19 35 (5.20%) Scrum
20 34 (5.05%) ISEB
21 33 (4.90%) Service Management
21 33 (4.90%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (1.49%) SAS
3 10 (1.49%) MS Project Server
4 8 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.04%) CMS
5 7 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.04%) Lync
6 6 (0.89%) Confluence
6 6 (0.89%) IIS
6 6 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.45%) Node.js
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.30%) CICS
9 2 (0.30%) Apache
9 2 (0.30%) nginx
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.15%) Documentum
Applications
1 98 (14.56%) MS Project
2 72 (10.70%) MS Excel
3 44 (6.54%) MS Office
4 36 (5.35%) MS Visio
5 29 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.45%) Windchill
8 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.89%) Maximo
2 5 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.74%) Summit
2 5 (0.74%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.30%) Agresso
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.15%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) HFM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
3 1 (0.15%) PaaS
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.67%) LAN
2 14 (2.08%) WAN
3 7 (1.04%) Firewall
4 6 (0.89%) Internet
5 5 (0.74%) VPN
6 4 (0.59%) Intranet
6 4 (0.59%) LTE
6 4 (0.59%) Network Security
7 2 (0.30%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.30%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.30%) DHCP
7 2 (0.30%) PPP
7 2 (0.30%) DNS
7 2 (0.30%) Wireless
7 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.15%) LDAP
8 1 (0.15%) Broadband
8 1 (0.15%) GPRS
8 1 (0.15%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.19%) Oracle Discoverer
2 8 (1.19%) MySQL
3 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.59%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.45%) Big Data
8 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.15%) Essbase
9 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.15%) OLAP
9 1 (0.15%) DTS
9 1 (0.15%) ReportNet
9 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 11 (1.63%) Subversion
2 7 (1.04%) JIRA
2 7 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.89%) SpecFlow
3 6 (0.89%) JUnit
3 6 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.30%) Hudson
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.15%) Selenium
7 1 (0.15%) JMeter
7 1 (0.15%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 173 (25.71%) Finance
2 44 (6.54%) Banking
3 31 (4.61%) Retail
4 30 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.71%) Marketing
6 11 (1.63%) Military
7 8 (1.19%) Billing
8 7 (1.04%) Legal
9 6 (0.89%) Back Office
9 6 (0.89%) Advertising
10 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.59%) Local Government
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.45%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 311 (46.21%) Project Manager
2 124 (18.42%) Analyst
3 58 (8.62%) Business Analyst
4 40 (5.94%) Architect
5 30 (4.46%) IT Project Manager
6 25 (3.71%) Service Manager
7 23 (3.42%) Senior Manager
8 20 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (2.97%) Developer
9 19 (2.82%) Technical Manager
9 19 (2.82%) Senior Project Manager
10 18 (2.67%) Technical Project Manager
10 18 (2.67%) PMO Analyst
11 16 (2.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 16 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
11 16 (2.38%) Transition Manager
12 15 (2.23%) Business Manager
13 14 (2.08%) Project Analyst
14 13 (1.93%) Service Transition Manager
14 13 (1.93%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.27%) .NET
2 17 (2.53%) HTML
2 17 (2.53%) CSS
3 13 (1.93%) Middleware
4 12 (1.78%) XML
5 10 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (1.34%) Web Services
7 8 (1.19%) jQuery
8 6 (0.89%) Gherkin
8 6 (0.89%) JSP
8 6 (0.89%) XSD
8 6 (0.89%) Spring
8 6 (0.89%) Ajax
8 6 (0.89%) Spring MVC
9 5 (0.74%) MSMQ
9 5 (0.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (0.59%) WebCenter
11 3 (0.45%) SOAP
12 2 (0.30%) REST
12 2 (0.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.16%) Management Information System
2 22 (3.27%) Economics
3 17 (2.53%) GIS
4 14 (2.08%) PMI
5 13 (1.93%) NHS
6 8 (1.19%) Open Source
7 7 (1.04%) CMDB
8 5 (0.74%) Wiki
8 5 (0.74%) FMCG
8 5 (0.74%) Social Media
8 5 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.59%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.59%) PKI
9 4 (0.59%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.59%) Statistics
9 4 (0.59%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.59%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.45%) Informatics
10 3 (0.45%) Health Informatics
11 2 (0.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.50%) Windows
2 13 (1.93%) UNIX
3 11 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.04%) Linux
6 5 (0.74%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.30%) Debian
7 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (37.59%) PRINCE2
2 91 (13.52%) Change Management
2 91 (13.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (9.51%) Business Analysis
4 61 (9.06%) Risk Management
5 54 (8.02%) ITIL
6 45 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 40 (5.94%) Service Delivery
8 37 (5.50%) Change Control
9 36 (5.35%) Project Planning
10 35 (5.20%) Scrum
11 33 (4.90%) Service Management
11 33 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (4.61%) Migration
13 30 (4.46%) Programme Management
13 30 (4.46%) PRINCE
14 23 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (3.27%) Configuration Management
16 21 (3.12%) Time Management
16 21 (3.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (5.79%) SQL
2 23 (3.42%) Java
3 18 (2.67%) C#
4 11 (1.63%) PowerShell
4 11 (1.63%) C
5 7 (1.04%) PHP
6 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.30%) JCL
7 2 (0.30%) REXX
7 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.30%) Delphi
7 2 (0.30%) VB
7 2 (0.30%) ABAP
7 2 (0.30%) Ruby
7 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 164 (24.37%) Security Cleared
2 124 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 54 (8.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 48 (7.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 39 (5.79%) Degree
6 34 (5.05%) ISEB
7 32 (4.75%) PMI Certification
8 27 (4.01%) PMP
9 25 (3.71%) DV Cleared
10 14 (2.08%) ISTQB
11 13 (1.93%) APMP
12 12 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.59%) MBA
15 4 (0.59%) MCTS
16 3 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
16 3 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.82%) QA
2 14 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.74%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.74%) SLA
4 4 (0.59%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.30%) Basel II
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) BS15000
7 1 (0.15%) Basel III
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) COREP
7 1 (0.15%) FINREP
7 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.34%) vSphere
4 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (0.59%) UAG
6 3 (0.45%) XenApp
6 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.30%) RACF
7 2 (0.30%) Samba
8 1 (0.15%) XenServer
8 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.15%) Postfix
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.59%) Netcool
2 4 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (0.59%) SCCM
3 3 (0.45%) SCOM
4 2 (0.30%) Puppet
4 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.30%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.15%) MOM
5 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 105 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.13%) SAP
3 31 (4.61%) Oracle
4 18 (2.67%) VMware
5 16 (2.38%) Cisco
6 13 (1.93%) HP
7 11 (1.63%) Casewise
7 11 (1.63%) Citrix
8 7 (1.04%) SolarWinds
8 7 (1.04%) IBM
8 7 (1.04%) EMC
9 6 (0.89%) hybris
9 6 (0.89%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.89%) Primavera
10 5 (0.74%) Omniture
10 5 (0.74%) Google
10 5 (0.74%) Symantec
11 4 (0.59%) Avaya
12 2 (0.30%) webMethods
12 2 (0.30%) Red Hat
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £379.12 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £225 - £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Remit Resources
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + FIXED TERM CONTRACT
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 425 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: From £30,196 to £34,666 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Exeter
Radiant Info
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £285.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago