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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 19 10 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing Project Management 243 358 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.62% 10.79% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.95% 14.06% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 214 95
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£375 £394 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.54 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.99% -1.36%
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
2441 2547 1696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.59% 76.79% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1570 1059
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 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 112 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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
Wiltshire +4 76 £350 -4.76% 18
Bristol -9 66 £425 +6.25% 26
Gloucestershire -21 28 £375 -5.30% 15
Somerset -23 20 £335 -10.66% 3
Dorset -9 15 £488 +39.28% 7
Devon -10 14 £388 -3.12% 3
Cornwall - 1 £300 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (35.40%) PRINCE2
2 148 (32.74%) Finance
3 92 (20.35%) Security Cleared
4 75 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (14.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (13.50%) SC Cleared
7 53 (11.73%) Microsoft
8 52 (11.50%) ITIL
9 49 (10.84%) MS Project
10 46 (10.18%) Banking
11 40 (8.85%) MS Excel
12 39 (8.63%) Risk Management
12 39 (8.63%) Waterfall
13 36 (7.96%) Programme Management
14 34 (7.52%) Scrum
15 32 (7.08%) Change Management
16 31 (6.86%) MS Office
17 30 (6.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 30 (6.64%) Migration
18 29 (6.42%) Telecoms
18 29 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (6.19%) Service Delivery
19 28 (6.19%) E-Commerce
20 27 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 26 (5.75%) Degree
22 24 (5.31%) Retail
23 23 (5.09%) SAP
23 23 (5.09%) Project Planning
24 22 (4.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 22 (4.87%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (1.11%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.88%) Lync
4 3 (0.66%) CMS
4 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.44%) SAS
5 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.44%) Liferay
5 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.44%) Apache
5 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.22%) Node.js
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (10.84%) MS Project
2 40 (8.85%) MS Excel
3 31 (6.86%) MS Office
4 13 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.21%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.44%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
7 1 (0.22%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 6 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (1.33%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.66%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.66%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Agresso
3 2 (0.44%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.44%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.22%) Maximo
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) SaaS
1 3 (0.66%) Office 365
2 2 (0.44%) PaaS
2 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.55%) LAN
2 6 (1.33%) Internet
2 6 (1.33%) Extranet
3 5 (1.11%) Firewall
4 4 (0.88%) WAN
4 4 (0.88%) HTTP
4 4 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.66%) Network Security
6 2 (0.44%) NAS
6 2 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.44%) DNS
6 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.44%) SSL
6 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.44%) VoIP
7 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.22%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.11%) Big Data
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.44%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.44%) MySQL
5 2 (0.44%) MS Access
5 2 (0.44%) OLTP
5 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.22%) DTS
6 1 (0.22%) DB2
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.22%) QlikView
6 1 (0.22%) SQLite
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (0.66%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.44%) JIRA
2 2 (0.44%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.22%) Ant
General
1 148 (32.74%) Finance
2 46 (10.18%) Banking
3 29 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.31%) Retail
5 21 (4.65%) Marketing
6 10 (2.21%) Local Government
7 9 (1.99%) Legal
7 9 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.99%) Military
8 8 (1.77%) Electronics
9 6 (1.33%) Games
10 5 (1.11%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.11%) Law
10 5 (1.11%) Advertising
11 4 (0.88%) Billing
12 3 (0.66%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (48.67%) Project Manager
2 50 (11.06%) Analyst
3 30 (6.64%) Business Analyst
4 29 (6.42%) Senior Manager
5 24 (5.31%) Senior Project Manager
6 22 (4.87%) IT Project Manager
7 20 (4.42%) Digital Project Manager
8 18 (3.98%) Architect
8 18 (3.98%) Programme Manager
9 13 (2.88%) Coordinator
10 12 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (2.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 11 (2.43%) Project Coordinator
12 10 (2.21%) Administrator
12 10 (2.21%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (1.99%) Service Manager
13 9 (1.99%) Consultant
13 9 (1.99%) Developer
13 9 (1.99%) Agile Project Manager
14 8 (1.77%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.65%) Web Services
2 10 (2.21%) .NET
3 9 (1.99%) Middleware
4 8 (1.77%) HTML
5 7 (1.55%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.11%) WCF
6 5 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (0.66%) Java EE
8 3 (0.66%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.66%) SOAP
8 3 (0.66%) WinForms
8 3 (0.66%) XML
9 2 (0.44%) XSD
9 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.44%) CSS
9 2 (0.44%) Spring
9 2 (0.44%) WSDL
9 2 (0.44%) Spring MVC
9 2 (0.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.87%) NHS
3 21 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.54%) User Experience
5 9 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.77%) Open Source
6 8 (1.77%) Social Media
7 7 (1.55%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.33%) DTV
9 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.88%) PMI
10 4 (0.88%) Economics
11 3 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.66%) Mobile Games
11 3 (0.66%) FMCG
11 3 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (0.66%) Informatics
12 2 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.32%) Windows
2 9 (1.99%) Linux
3 8 (1.77%) UNIX
4 7 (1.55%) Solaris
5 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.44%) zOS
7 1 (0.22%) VME
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (35.40%) PRINCE2
2 75 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (14.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (11.50%) ITIL
5 39 (8.63%) Risk Management
5 39 (8.63%) Waterfall
6 36 (7.96%) Programme Management
7 34 (7.52%) Scrum
8 32 (7.08%) Change Management
9 30 (6.64%) Migration
10 28 (6.19%) Service Delivery
10 28 (6.19%) E-Commerce
11 23 (5.09%) Project Planning
12 22 (4.87%) PRINCE
12 22 (4.87%) Service Management
12 22 (4.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 21 (4.65%) Configuration Management
14 20 (4.42%) CRM
14 20 (4.42%) Business Analysis
15 17 (3.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.88%) C
2 12 (2.65%) SQL
2 12 (2.65%) Java
3 8 (1.77%) C#
4 2 (0.44%) Python
4 2 (0.44%) MATLAB
4 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.44%) PHP
5 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.22%) LotusScript
5 1 (0.22%) C++
5 1 (0.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 92 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 61 (13.50%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 27 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 26 (5.75%) Degree
6 17 (3.76%) ISEB
6 17 (3.76%) APMP
7 13 (2.88%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.99%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.11%) PMP
11 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.44%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (0.44%) CITP
12 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.22%) CCNP
13 1 (0.22%) CISSP
13 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.76%) QA
2 10 (2.21%) SLA
3 5 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.66%) COBIT
5 3 (0.66%) BS25999
6 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) Basel II
7 1 (0.22%) BS15000
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.22%) P3O
7 1 (0.22%) COREP
7 1 (0.22%) FINREP
System Software
1 6 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (0.44%) Varnish
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (0.66%) SCCM
2 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Puppet
2 2 (0.44%) Ansible
3 1 (0.22%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 53 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.09%) SAP
3 11 (2.43%) Oracle
4 9 (1.99%) IBM
5 6 (1.33%) Cisco
5 6 (1.33%) Omniture
5 6 (1.33%) Google
6 5 (1.11%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.11%) Adobe
7 4 (0.88%) Citrix
7 4 (0.88%) McAfee
7 4 (0.88%) Splunk
7 4 (0.88%) ArcSight
8 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.66%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.66%) EMC
8 3 (0.66%) Nokia
8 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.44%) HP
9 2 (0.44%) InterSystems
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £510 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 399 per day + .
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £200.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago