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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 19 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Management 236 275 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.51% 9.42% 6.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.89% 12.42% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 161 89
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £110.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +335.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £28.16 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -17.19%
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
2386 2214 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.94% 75.85% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1337 1081
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 88 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £12.31 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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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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
Wiltshire +7 75 £353 -6.00% 11
Bristol -6 62 £400 +0.81% 27
Gloucestershire -19 27 £375 -18.91% 14
Somerset -19 20 £335 -16.25% 5
Devon -3 19 £375 -6.83% 4
Dorset -6 12 £444 +14.51% 5
Cornwall - 1 £300 - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 160 (33.68%) PRINCE2
2 154 (32.42%) Finance
3 102 (21.47%) Security Cleared
4 85 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (14.74%) SC Cleared
5 70 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (12.21%) Microsoft
7 55 (11.58%) ITIL
7 55 (11.58%) MS Project
8 46 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 44 (9.26%) Banking
10 41 (8.63%) MS Excel
11 39 (8.21%) Migration
12 37 (7.79%) Programme Management
13 36 (7.58%) Waterfall
14 34 (7.16%) Scrum
14 34 (7.16%) Change Management
15 32 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (6.53%) MS Office
17 30 (6.32%) Telecoms
17 30 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 28 (5.89%) Degree
18 28 (5.89%) E-Commerce
19 27 (5.68%) SAP
19 27 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 26 (5.47%) Service Management
20 26 (5.47%) Business Analysis
21 24 (5.05%) Project Planning
22 23 (4.84%) Service Delivery
23 22 (4.63%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 19 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (0.84%) Lync
4 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.42%) SAS
5 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.42%) CMS
5 2 (0.42%) Apache
5 2 (0.42%) Liferay
5 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.21%) Node.js
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (11.58%) MS Project
2 41 (8.63%) MS Excel
3 31 (6.53%) MS Office
4 10 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.42%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.26%) Agresso
2 5 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.21%) Maximo
5 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.63%) SaaS
1 3 (0.63%) Office 365
2 2 (0.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.47%) LAN
1 7 (1.47%) Firewall
2 6 (1.26%) Internet
2 6 (1.26%) Extranet
3 4 (0.84%) WAN
3 4 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.63%) Network Security
4 3 (0.63%) VoIP
4 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.63%) DNS
5 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.42%) SSL
5 2 (0.42%) SAN
5 2 (0.42%) HTTP
5 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.21%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.05%) Big Data
3 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (0.63%) MySQL
6 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.42%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.42%) OLTP
7 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.21%) DTS
7 1 (0.21%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) OLAP
7 1 (0.21%) MS Access
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (0.63%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.42%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (0.21%) Ant
General
1 154 (32.42%) Finance
2 44 (9.26%) Banking
3 30 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.63%) Retail
5 19 (4.00%) Marketing
6 10 (2.11%) Military
7 9 (1.89%) Local Government
7 9 (1.89%) Legal
7 9 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.47%) Electronics
9 6 (1.26%) Law
9 6 (1.26%) Games
10 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.05%) Advertising
11 4 (0.84%) Billing
12 3 (0.63%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 53 (11.16%) Analyst
3 32 (6.74%) Business Analyst
4 25 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 23 (4.84%) IT Project Manager
6 21 (4.42%) Senior Project Manager
6 21 (4.42%) Programme Manager
7 20 (4.21%) Digital Project Manager
8 17 (3.58%) Architect
9 15 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
10 14 (2.95%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (2.95%) Coordinator
10 14 (2.95%) Project Coordinator
11 13 (2.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 11 (2.32%) Administrator
13 10 (2.11%) Project Planner
13 10 (2.11%) Consultant
14 9 (1.89%) Junior
14 9 (1.89%) Junior Project Manager
14 9 (1.89%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.37%) Web Services
2 10 (2.11%) Middleware
3 9 (1.89%) .NET
4 8 (1.68%) HTML
5 5 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (0.63%) Java EE
7 3 (0.63%) WCF
7 3 (0.63%) SOAP
7 3 (0.63%) WinForms
7 3 (0.63%) XML
8 2 (0.42%) XSD
8 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.42%) CSS
8 2 (0.42%) Spring
8 2 (0.42%) WSDL
8 2 (0.42%) REST
8 2 (0.42%) JSON
8 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.58%) NHS
3 17 (3.58%) User Experience
4 14 (2.95%) Open Source
5 10 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.68%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.47%) Social Media
8 6 (1.26%) Economics
9 5 (1.05%) DTV
9 5 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.84%) PMI
11 3 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.63%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.63%) Mobile Games
11 3 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (0.63%) Informatics
11 3 (0.63%) FMCG
11 3 (0.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.79%) Windows
2 10 (2.11%) Linux
3 8 (1.68%) UNIX
4 7 (1.47%) Solaris
5 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.42%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.42%) zOS
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) VME
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (33.68%) PRINCE2
2 85 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (11.58%) ITIL
5 46 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 39 (8.21%) Migration
7 37 (7.79%) Programme Management
8 36 (7.58%) Waterfall
9 34 (7.16%) Scrum
9 34 (7.16%) Change Management
10 28 (5.89%) E-Commerce
11 26 (5.47%) Service Management
11 26 (5.47%) Business Analysis
12 24 (5.05%) Project Planning
13 23 (4.84%) Service Delivery
14 22 (4.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 21 (4.42%) Configuration Management
16 20 (4.21%) CRM
16 20 (4.21%) PRINCE
17 17 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.37%) C
2 12 (2.53%) SQL
2 12 (2.53%) Java
3 6 (1.26%) C#
4 2 (0.42%) Python
4 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
4 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.42%) PHP
4 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.21%) LotusScript
5 1 (0.21%) C++
5 1 (0.21%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 102 (21.47%) Security Cleared
2 70 (14.74%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 28 (5.89%) Degree
5 27 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (4.21%) APMP
7 17 (3.58%) ISEB
8 13 (2.74%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.11%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.26%) PMP
12 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.42%) CCNP
13 2 (0.42%) CCSE
13 2 (0.42%) CCSA
13 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.42%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 2 (0.42%) CITP
13 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.21%) QA
2 10 (2.11%) SLA
3 6 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.63%) COBIT
5 3 (0.63%) BS25999
6 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) Basel II
7 1 (0.21%) BS15000
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) P3O
7 1 (0.21%) COREP
7 1 (0.21%) FINREP
System Software
1 5 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (0.42%) Varnish
3 1 (0.21%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (0.21%) vSphere
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.63%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (0.63%) SCCM
2 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.21%) Netcool
3 1 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.21%) Nagios
3 1 (0.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 58 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.68%) SAP
3 12 (2.53%) Oracle
4 10 (2.11%) IBM
5 8 (1.68%) Cisco
5 8 (1.68%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.05%) Omniture
6 5 (1.05%) Google
6 5 (1.05%) Citrix
7 4 (0.84%) EMC
7 4 (0.84%) Adobe
7 4 (0.84%) McAfee
7 4 (0.84%) Splunk
7 4 (0.84%) ArcSight
8 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.63%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.63%) HP
8 3 (0.63%) Nokia
8 3 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.42%) VMware
Somerset
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £490 - £528 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Canal & River Trust
Posted: 13 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago
Wiltshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £330 - £355 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Wiltshire
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £325 per day
Posted: 27 days ago