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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
England / South West
Rank 17 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 241 255 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.03% 8.49% 8.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.95% 10.46% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 183 183
Median daily rate £399 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £32.50 £36.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £39.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +35.59%

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
2201 2438 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.43% 81.21% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1663 1642
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 122 86
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.80 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +10 104 £375 +15.38% 16
Bristol -4 64 £400 +6.66% 26
Gloucestershire -16 21 £350 -22.22% 4
Devon -5 14 £386 -9.11% 7
Somerset -3 8 £438 +2.94% 10
Dorset -9 5 £488 +21.87% 5
Cornwall 0 3 £300 +87.50% 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 185 (42.43%) Finance
2 154 (35.32%) PRINCE2
3 145 (33.26%) Security Cleared
4 121 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (22.02%) SC Cleared
6 64 (14.68%) MS Project
6 64 (14.68%) Programme Management
7 59 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 56 (12.84%) Telecoms
8 56 (12.84%) DV Cleared
9 55 (12.61%) PMO
10 53 (12.16%) Risk Management
11 48 (11.01%) Project Planning
12 45 (10.32%) Management Information System
13 42 (9.63%) MS Office
13 42 (9.63%) Migration
14 41 (9.40%) Microsoft
15 38 (8.72%) Marketing
16 37 (8.49%) ITIL
17 36 (8.26%) Office 365
17 36 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
19 34 (7.80%) Change Management
20 33 (7.57%) C
20 33 (7.57%) SharePoint
20 33 (7.57%) Change Control
21 32 (7.34%) QA
22 31 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 30 (6.88%) Degree

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 33 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.42%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (1.15%) CMS
4 4 (0.92%) Alfresco
4 4 (0.92%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.69%) Documentum
5 3 (0.69%) JBoss
5 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.46%) Captiva
6 2 (0.46%) Confluence
6 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.23%) Liferay
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 64 (14.68%) MS Project
2 42 (9.63%) MS Office
3 30 (6.88%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.69%) Lectora
5 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Snagit
6 1 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.23%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (4.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (2.29%) Primavera
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.46%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.26%) Office 365
2 8 (1.83%) SaaS
3 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.98%) VoIP
2 8 (1.83%) DNS
2 8 (1.83%) Firewall
3 6 (1.38%) VPN
4 5 (1.15%) DHCP
4 5 (1.15%) LAN
4 5 (1.15%) LDAP
4 5 (1.15%) Skype
4 5 (1.15%) WAN
4 5 (1.15%) Wireless
5 4 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.92%) MPLS
6 3 (0.69%) BGP
6 3 (0.69%) Internet
6 3 (0.69%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.69%) OSPF
6 3 (0.69%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.06%) OLAP
2 9 (2.06%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.38%) NonStop SQL
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.15%) Big Data
4 5 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.92%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.46%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.69%) JIRA
3 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Bower
4 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.23%) Grunt
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.23%) JUnit
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.23%) Selenium
4 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.23%) TestNG
4 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 185 (42.43%) Finance
2 56 (12.84%) Telecoms
3 38 (8.72%) Marketing
4 24 (5.50%) Manufacturing
5 22 (5.05%) Electronics
6 20 (4.59%) Banking
7 11 (2.52%) Retail
8 8 (1.83%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.38%) Legal
9 6 (1.38%) Military
10 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.92%) Local Government
12 3 (0.69%) Automotive
12 3 (0.69%) Back Office
13 2 (0.46%) Law
14 1 (0.23%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.23%) Games
14 1 (0.23%) International Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 159 (36.47%) Project Manager
2 63 (14.45%) Analyst
3 45 (10.32%) Coordinator
3 45 (10.32%) Project Coordinator
4 42 (9.63%) Business Analyst
5 25 (5.73%) Project Officer
6 22 (5.05%) Senior Manager
6 22 (5.05%) Senior Project Manager
7 19 (4.36%) IT Manager
7 19 (4.36%) Project Support Officer
7 19 (4.36%) Support Officer
8 16 (3.67%) Infrastructure Manager
8 16 (3.67%) IT Project Manager
9 15 (3.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 13 (2.98%) Programme Manager
11 12 (2.75%) Architect
11 12 (2.75%) Project Analyst
11 12 (2.75%) Project Planner
12 10 (2.29%) DV Cleared Project Manager
13 8 (1.83%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.92%) .NET
1 4 (0.92%) Middleware
2 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.69%) HTML
2 3 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.46%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.46%) JFC
3 2 (0.46%) XML
4 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.23%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.23%) Ajax
4 1 (0.23%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.23%) HTML5
4 1 (0.23%) JSON
4 1 (0.23%) Lucene
4 1 (0.23%) Modernizr
4 1 (0.23%) REST
4 1 (0.23%) RESTEasy
4 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.32%) Management Information System
2 36 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.61%) CESG
6 6 (1.38%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (1.15%) PMI
8 4 (0.92%) Replication
9 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.69%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.69%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.69%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.69%) NHS
9 3 (0.69%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.69%) User Experience
9 3 (0.69%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.46%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.75%) Windows
2 6 (1.38%) Linux
2 6 (1.38%) Solaris
2 6 (1.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.15%) Unix
4 4 (0.92%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.46%) AIX
5 2 (0.46%) Android
5 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (35.32%) PRINCE2
2 121 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (14.68%) Programme Management
4 59 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (12.16%) Risk Management
6 48 (11.01%) Project Planning
7 42 (9.63%) Migration
8 37 (8.49%) ITIL
9 35 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 34 (7.80%) Change Management
11 33 (7.57%) Change Control
12 29 (6.65%) Document Management
13 26 (5.96%) Scrum
14 25 (5.73%) Requirements Management
15 21 (4.82%) Digital Marketing
16 20 (4.59%) Business Analysis
17 19 (4.36%) Information Assurance
17 19 (4.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 19 (4.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.57%) C
2 29 (6.65%) SQL
3 6 (1.38%) PL/SQL
4 4 (0.92%) C#
4 4 (0.92%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.23%) Perl
7 1 (0.23%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) Ruby
7 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 145 (33.26%) Security Cleared
2 96 (22.02%) SC Cleared
3 56 (12.84%) DV Cleared
4 31 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 30 (6.88%) Degree
6 18 (4.13%) APMP
7 16 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (2.75%) ISEB
9 11 (2.52%) PMP
10 10 (2.29%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.38%) CISSP
11 6 (1.38%) CLAS
12 4 (0.92%) MCSE
12 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.69%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 2 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (12.61%) PMO
2 32 (7.34%) QA
3 20 (4.59%) JSP 440
4 10 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.83%) IFRS
5 8 (1.83%) IFRS 9
6 4 (0.92%) GxP
7 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.69%) SLA
8 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.46%) P3O
9 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.69%) vSphere
4 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) vCloud
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.38%) Ansible
1 6 (1.38%) Puppet
2 3 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.42%) SAP
3 22 (5.05%) Oracle
4 16 (3.67%) Cisco
4 16 (3.67%) VMware
5 7 (1.61%) CheckPoint
6 6 (1.38%) Pegasus
7 5 (1.15%) IBM
8 4 (0.92%) Citrix
8 4 (0.92%) HP
9 3 (0.69%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 3 (0.69%) IFS
9 3 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.69%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.46%) CA
10 2 (0.46%) Epicor
10 2 (0.46%) Juniper
10 2 (0.46%) NetApp
10 2 (0.46%) Novell
10 2 (0.46%) Symantec
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