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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 18 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 241 290 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.93% 9.05% 10.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 11.70% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 195 194
Median daily rate £375 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.41 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% +24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £21.14 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £39.68 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +11.66%
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
2362 2478 2280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.67% 77.32% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1661 1530
Median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 100
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.63 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £55.00 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -3 72 £370 -1.33% 22
Wiltshire -5 62 £375 - 18
Gloucestershire +7 37 £375 -10.71% 12
Somerset +13 21 £358 -12.47% 10
Dorset -9 19 £434 -3.61% 10
Devon -14 13 £375 +11.11% 3
Cornwall +4 2 - - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 165 (31.31%) Finance
2 160 (30.36%) Security Cleared
3 158 (29.98%) PRINCE2
4 98 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 90 (17.08%) SC Cleared
7 64 (12.14%) Microsoft
8 62 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 61 (11.57%) ITIL
10 57 (10.82%) Telecoms
10 57 (10.82%) Programme Management
11 56 (10.63%) Risk Management
11 56 (10.63%) DV Cleared
12 49 (9.30%) Management Information System
13 45 (8.54%) Migration
14 41 (7.78%) Degree
15 40 (7.59%) C
16 37 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (6.83%) QA
18 34 (6.45%) MS Project
18 34 (6.45%) SAP
18 34 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (6.26%) Oracle
20 32 (6.07%) Change Management
21 30 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 29 (5.50%) LAN
22 29 (5.50%) Business Analysis
23 28 (5.31%) Banking
24 26 (4.93%) SharePoint
24 26 (4.93%) Windows

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 26 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.14%) CMS
3 6 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.76%) IIS
4 4 (0.76%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.38%) Confluence
5 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.19%) Drupal
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.45%) MS Project
3 22 (4.17%) MS Office
4 15 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.57%) CATIA
7 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.19%) Revit
8 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.61%) Primavera
2 12 (2.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.76%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.57%) Magento
7 2 (0.38%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.19%) BASE24
8 1 (0.19%) Maximo
8 1 (0.19%) ProductWriter
8 1 (0.19%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.19%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.09%) Office 365
2 7 (1.33%) SaaS
3 6 (1.14%) IaaS
4 4 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.57%) Taleo
6 2 (0.38%) Heroku
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.50%) LAN
2 23 (4.36%) WAN
3 19 (3.61%) Firewall
4 13 (2.47%) Internet
5 12 (2.28%) Unified Communications
5 12 (2.28%) VoIP
5 12 (2.28%) Wireless
6 11 (2.09%) Skype
7 8 (1.52%) WLAN
8 7 (1.33%) BGP
8 7 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (1.33%) IP Telephony
8 7 (1.33%) MPLS
8 7 (1.33%) VPN
9 6 (1.14%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.14%) OSPF
9 6 (1.14%) VLAN
10 5 (0.95%) NetScreen
10 5 (0.95%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.95%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.14%) Big Data
2 6 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (0.95%) Data Mining
3 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (0.76%) NonStop SQL
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.38%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.19%) DTS
7 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) MySQL
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.19%) Selenium
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) WinRunner
General
1 165 (31.31%) Finance
2 57 (10.82%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.31%) Banking
4 21 (3.98%) Retail
5 20 (3.80%) Marketing
6 18 (3.42%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.09%) Back Office
7 11 (2.09%) Electronics
8 8 (1.52%) Billing
9 6 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.95%) Local Government
11 4 (0.76%) Military
11 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.38%) Legal
13 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 215 (40.80%) Project Manager
2 53 (10.06%) Analyst
3 35 (6.64%) IT Manager
4 34 (6.45%) Project Planner
5 30 (5.69%) Architect
6 28 (5.31%) IT Project Manager
7 27 (5.12%) Digital Project Manager
8 23 (4.36%) Business Analyst
9 22 (4.17%) Consultant
10 21 (3.98%) Coordinator
11 18 (3.42%) Programme Manager
11 18 (3.42%) Project Coordinator
11 18 (3.42%) Senior Manager
12 17 (3.23%) Developer
13 14 (2.66%) PMO Analyst
14 13 (2.47%) Delivery Manager
14 13 (2.47%) Designer
14 13 (2.47%) DV Cleared Project Manager
14 13 (2.47%) Implementation Manager
15 12 (2.28%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.28%) XML
2 9 (1.71%) .NET
2 9 (1.71%) CSS
2 9 (1.71%) Web Services
3 6 (1.14%) HTML
3 6 (1.14%) Middleware
4 5 (0.95%) EDI
4 5 (0.95%) J2EE
4 5 (0.95%) LINQ
4 5 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.76%) EDIFACT
5 4 (0.76%) jQuery
5 4 (0.76%) XSLT
6 3 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.57%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.38%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (0.38%) Express
7 2 (0.38%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (0.38%) Node.js
7 2 (0.38%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 34 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.36%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.23%) NHS
5 15 (2.85%) User Experience
6 11 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.90%) Freedom of Information
8 9 (1.71%) Freedom of Information Act
8 9 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.52%) e-Learning
9 8 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.14%) CESG
10 6 (1.14%) iPad
10 6 (1.14%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.95%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.95%) Economics
11 5 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.76%) Blog
12 4 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.93%) Windows
2 18 (3.42%) Linux
3 16 (3.04%) Unix
4 10 (1.90%) Solaris
5 8 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.38%) Android
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (29.98%) PRINCE2
2 98 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (11.57%) ITIL
5 57 (10.82%) Programme Management
6 56 (10.63%) Risk Management
7 45 (8.54%) Migration
8 37 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (6.07%) Change Management
10 29 (5.50%) Business Analysis
11 25 (4.74%) Change Control
11 25 (4.74%) ERP
11 25 (4.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 24 (4.55%) Coaching
12 24 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (4.36%) Service Management
14 22 (4.17%) Scrum
15 20 (3.80%) Service Delivery
16 19 (3.61%) Agile Project Management
16 19 (3.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (7.59%) C
2 21 (3.98%) SQL
3 9 (1.71%) Java
3 9 (1.71%) PHP
4 8 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.95%) C#
6 4 (0.76%) C++
6 4 (0.76%) VB
7 3 (0.57%) Perl
8 2 (0.38%) MapBasic
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.19%) VBA
9 1 (0.19%) XPath
9 1 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 160 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 90 (17.08%) SC Cleared
3 56 (10.63%) DV Cleared
4 41 (7.78%) Degree
5 30 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (2.85%) CCNA
8 15 (2.85%) PMP
9 14 (2.66%) CCNP
10 13 (2.47%) APMP
11 12 (2.28%) ISEB
12 10 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.90%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.52%) CISSP
14 4 (0.76%) CLAS
15 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
16 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
16 2 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
16 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.83%) QA
2 13 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.52%) JSP 440
3 8 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.38%) COBIT
6 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.19%) GCP
7 1 (0.19%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) RMADS
7 1 (0.19%) SEPA
7 1 (0.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (2.47%) NetBackup
2 9 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.52%) QRadar
3 8 (1.52%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) SCCM
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.45%) SAP
3 33 (6.26%) Oracle
4 26 (4.93%) Cisco
5 13 (2.47%) NetApp
6 11 (2.09%) Nortel
7 10 (1.90%) IBM
7 10 (1.90%) Symantec
7 10 (1.90%) VMware
8 9 (1.71%) CheckPoint
8 9 (1.71%) Polycom
8 9 (1.71%) Veritas
9 7 (1.33%) Siemens
9 7 (1.33%) WatchGuard
10 6 (1.14%) Ericsson
10 6 (1.14%) SonicWALL
11 5 (0.95%) Fortinet
11 5 (0.95%) Juniper
11 5 (0.95%) NEC
11 5 (0.95%) Siebel
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
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Bristol, Avon
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Gloucestershire
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Bristol Area
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
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ANSON MCCADE
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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Swindon
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Bath
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