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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 20 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 246 228 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.18% 7.05% 8.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.12% 9.39% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 172 136
Average daily rate £388 £407 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.79% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £261 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £38.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +247.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
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
2432 2428 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.88% 75.08% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1711 1607 1163
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 107 99
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.48 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 78 £385 -4.58% 19
Wiltshire -6 60 £350 -15.15% 17
Gloucestershire +25 46 £450 +12.50% 22
Dorset +13 18 £425 -2.85% 12
Devon -15 17 £406 -15.36% 1
Somerset -10 13 £475 +40.74% 3
Cornwall +5 1 £160 -55.55%
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 189 (40.65%) PRINCE2
2 144 (30.97%) Security Cleared
3 132 (28.39%) Finance
4 105 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (16.99%) Microsoft
7 75 (16.13%) SC Cleared
8 68 (14.62%) MS Excel
9 55 (11.83%) DV Cleared
10 53 (11.40%) MS Project
11 46 (9.89%) ITIL
12 44 (9.46%) Change Management
13 43 (9.25%) MS Office
14 42 (9.03%) APMP
15 41 (8.82%) Telecoms
15 41 (8.82%) Programme Management
16 40 (8.60%) ISEB
17 39 (8.39%) Migration
18 37 (7.96%) Scrum
19 36 (7.74%) Management Information System
20 35 (7.53%) Risk Management
20 35 (7.53%) QA
20 35 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (7.31%) Business Analysis
22 29 (6.24%) MS PowerPoint
23 26 (5.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 24 (5.16%) MS Visio
24 24 (5.16%) Degree
25 22 (4.73%) Project Planning
25 22 (4.73%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.29%) CMS
3 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.22%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) Drupal
5 1 (0.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 68 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 53 (11.40%) MS Project
3 43 (9.25%) MS Office
4 29 (6.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (5.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Primavera
2 6 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.22%) BASE24
6 1 (0.22%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) Office 365
2 2 (0.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.87%) WAN
2 13 (2.80%) LAN
3 11 (2.37%) Firewall
4 9 (1.94%) Internet
5 6 (1.29%) Wireless
6 5 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.08%) SAN
7 4 (0.86%) NAS
8 3 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.65%) MPLS
8 3 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.65%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.65%) VLAN
8 3 (0.65%) VPN
9 2 (0.43%) BGP
9 2 (0.43%) DMZ
9 2 (0.43%) Intranet
9 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.43%) OSPF
9 2 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.43%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.43%) QlikView
5 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) DTS
6 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) MySQL
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) HP UFT
1 5 (1.08%) Selenium
2 4 (0.86%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.65%) Capybara
3 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.43%) JIRA
4 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.22%) Ant
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) JUnit
5 1 (0.22%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 132 (28.39%) Finance
2 41 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.66%) Banking
4 15 (3.23%) Retail
5 10 (2.15%) Marketing
6 8 (1.72%) Military
7 6 (1.29%) Back Office
7 6 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.08%) Legal
8 5 (1.08%) Local Government
9 4 (0.86%) Electronics
9 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.65%) Advertising
10 3 (0.65%) Front Office
10 3 (0.65%) Publishing
11 2 (0.43%) Billing
11 2 (0.43%) French Language
11 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 208 (44.73%) Project Manager
2 56 (12.04%) Analyst
3 39 (8.39%) Business Analyst
4 28 (6.02%) Infrastructure Manager
4 28 (6.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 28 (6.02%) IT Manager
5 27 (5.81%) IT Project Manager
6 19 (4.09%) Business Manager
6 19 (4.09%) Coordinator
6 19 (4.09%) Project Coordinator
6 19 (4.09%) Project Planner
7 14 (3.01%) Architect
7 14 (3.01%) Change Manager
7 14 (3.01%) Developer
7 14 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (2.80%) Senior Manager
9 12 (2.58%) Business Change Manager
9 12 (2.58%) Senior Business Analyst
10 11 (2.37%) Delivery Manager
10 11 (2.37%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.94%) .NET
2 8 (1.72%) Middleware
2 8 (1.72%) Web Services
3 6 (1.29%) HTML
4 4 (0.86%) XML
5 3 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.65%) CSS
5 3 (0.65%) Gherkin
5 3 (0.65%) JFC
5 3 (0.65%) jQuery
6 2 (0.43%) LINQ
6 2 (0.43%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (0.43%) OAuth
6 2 (0.43%) REST
6 2 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.43%) XSLT
7 1 (0.22%) Flash
7 1 (0.22%) WSDL
7 1 (0.22%) XForms
7 1 (0.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.74%) Management Information System
2 35 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.30%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.87%) NHS
5 10 (2.15%) PMI
6 6 (1.29%) User Experience
7 5 (1.08%) Chemistry
7 5 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.08%) Driving Licence
8 4 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.86%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.86%) iPad
9 3 (0.65%) Biology
9 3 (0.65%) BYOD
9 3 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.43%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.15%) Windows
2 9 (1.94%) Linux
3 2 (0.43%) Unix
3 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.22%) VMS
4 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (40.65%) PRINCE2
2 105 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 87 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (9.89%) ITIL
5 44 (9.46%) Change Management
6 41 (8.82%) Programme Management
7 39 (8.39%) Migration
8 37 (7.96%) Scrum
9 35 (7.53%) Risk Management
10 34 (7.31%) Business Analysis
11 26 (5.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 22 (4.73%) Project Planning
13 20 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (4.30%) Coaching
13 20 (4.30%) SDLC
13 20 (4.30%) Target Operating Model
14 19 (4.09%) PRINCE
14 19 (4.09%) UML
15 16 (3.44%) ERP
15 16 (3.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.73%) SQL
2 19 (4.09%) C
3 7 (1.51%) Java
4 6 (1.29%) C#
4 6 (1.29%) PHP
5 5 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.08%) Ruby
6 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.86%) Python
7 2 (0.43%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.43%) VB
8 1 (0.22%) AWK
8 1 (0.22%) C++
8 1 (0.22%) MapBasic
8 1 (0.22%) Perl
8 1 (0.22%) sed
8 1 (0.22%) VB6
8 1 (0.22%) XPath
8 1 (0.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 144 (30.97%) Security Cleared
2 75 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 55 (11.83%) DV Cleared
4 42 (9.03%) APMP
5 40 (8.60%) ISEB
6 24 (5.16%) Degree
7 20 (4.30%) PMI Certification
8 19 (4.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (3.87%) PMP
10 17 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.72%) CCNP
12 8 (1.72%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.51%) APMG
13 7 (1.51%) CCNA
13 7 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (1.29%) HNC
15 5 (1.08%) HND
15 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.53%) QA
2 15 (3.23%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.86%) SLA
6 2 (0.43%) FATCA
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.08%) Firmware
3 4 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.65%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.43%) vCloud
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.22%) Samba
6 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.43%) vMotion
2 1 (0.22%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.73%) SAP
3 15 (3.23%) Cisco
4 10 (2.15%) Oracle
5 7 (1.51%) CA
5 7 (1.51%) VMware
6 5 (1.08%) HP
6 5 (1.08%) Rally
7 4 (0.86%) Casewise
7 4 (0.86%) Citrix
7 4 (0.86%) IBM
7 4 (0.86%) LogRhythm
8 3 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.65%) Cognos
8 3 (0.65%) EMC
8 3 (0.65%) ION Trading
8 3 (0.65%) Juniper
8 3 (0.65%) SonicWALL
8 3 (0.65%) Sun
8 3 (0.65%) Teradata
Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University Of Bristol
Rate: From £41,255 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £195 - £295 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Yoh
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £310 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xcede
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 11 days ago
Yeovil
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Rate: £35,000 per annum Pro Rota
Posted: 17 days ago