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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 15 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 298 310 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.31% 10.10% 8.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.30% 13.62% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 195 125
Average daily rate
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£376 £380 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.98% -3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £30.41 £24.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.12% +122.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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
2422 2276 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.69% 74.19% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1512 999
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 107 66
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +88.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.91 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bristol -3 94 £375 - 31
Wiltshire -6 63 £380 +2.35% 13
Devon +5 39 £331 -17.18% 8
Gloucestershire -12 30 £420 +9.44% 14
Dorset +12 28 £450 +14.64% 13
Somerset +2 25 £394 +5.00% 6
Cornwall - 2 £263 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 217 (39.17%) PRINCE2
2 189 (34.12%) Finance
3 122 (22.02%) Security Cleared
4 111 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (16.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (11.91%) Microsoft
7 65 (11.73%) ITIL
7 65 (11.73%) SC Cleared
8 59 (10.65%) MS Project
8 59 (10.65%) Programme Management
9 56 (10.11%) MS Excel
10 48 (8.66%) Scrum
11 44 (7.94%) MS Office
12 40 (7.22%) Telecoms
12 40 (7.22%) Change Management
13 39 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 39 (7.04%) Banking
14 38 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (6.14%) Business Analysis
15 34 (6.14%) Marketing
16 33 (5.96%) SAP
17 32 (5.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 32 (5.78%) APMP
18 31 (5.60%) DV Cleared
19 30 (5.42%) Risk Management
19 30 (5.42%) SQL
20 29 (5.23%) Migration
21 27 (4.87%) Project Planning
22 26 (4.69%) Service Delivery
22 26 (4.69%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.62%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.44%) Apache
4 7 (1.26%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.08%) IIS
6 5 (0.90%) CMS
7 4 (0.72%) JBoss
7 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.54%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.54%) Lync
8 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Node.js
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.18%) WordPress
10 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.18%) Liferay
10 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 59 (10.65%) MS Project
2 56 (10.11%) MS Excel
3 44 (7.94%) MS Office
4 21 (3.79%) MS Visio
5 20 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.18%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.72%) Summit
3 4 (0.72%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.36%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) Agresso
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.44%) Office 365
2 5 (0.90%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.18%) Yammer
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.71%) Internet
2 12 (2.17%) WAN
3 10 (1.81%) Firewall
4 8 (1.44%) DNS
4 8 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.26%) HTTP
6 6 (1.08%) LAN
7 4 (0.72%) Intranet
7 4 (0.72%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.72%) SSL
7 4 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.54%) NAS
9 2 (0.36%) Wireless
9 2 (0.36%) Network Security
9 2 (0.36%) SAN
9 2 (0.36%) ATM
10 1 (0.18%) Broadband
10 1 (0.18%) SMTP
10 1 (0.18%) PBX
10 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.81%) MySQL
4 5 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.90%) QlikView
4 5 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (0.90%) Pentaho
4 5 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.72%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.54%) MS Access
6 3 (0.54%) Big Data
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) SQLite
8 1 (0.18%) DTS
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.54%) HP UFT
2 3 (0.54%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.54%) JIRA
2 3 (0.54%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.36%) JBehave
3 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.18%) WebLOAD
4 1 (0.18%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.18%) JMeter
4 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.18%) Ant
4 1 (0.18%) FinalBuilder
4 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 189 (34.12%) Finance
2 40 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.04%) Banking
4 34 (6.14%) Marketing
5 22 (3.97%) Retail
6 18 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.35%) Electronics
8 12 (2.17%) Military
8 12 (2.17%) Local Government
9 9 (1.62%) Games
10 6 (1.08%) Legal
11 3 (0.54%) Law
11 3 (0.54%) Advertising
11 3 (0.54%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
12 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 292 (52.71%) Project Manager
2 66 (11.91%) Analyst
3 34 (6.14%) Business Analyst
3 34 (6.14%) IT Project Manager
4 32 (5.78%) Senior Manager
5 29 (5.23%) Senior Project Manager
6 22 (3.97%) Coordinator
7 20 (3.61%) Developer
7 20 (3.61%) Project Coordinator
8 18 (3.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 18 (3.25%) Infrastructure Manager
9 17 (3.07%) Programme Manager
10 16 (2.89%) Project Planner
11 14 (2.53%) Architect
12 12 (2.17%) ScrumMaster
13 11 (1.99%) Change Manager
13 11 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 10 (1.81%) Administrator
14 10 (1.81%) Agile Project Manager
15 9 (1.62%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.07%) .NET
1 17 (3.07%) Middleware
2 13 (2.35%) HTML
3 11 (1.99%) Web Services
3 11 (1.99%) .NET Framework
4 9 (1.62%) CSS
5 6 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.08%) WCF
6 5 (0.90%) WPF
6 5 (0.90%) J2EE
6 5 (0.90%) XML
7 4 (0.72%) WebCenter
7 4 (0.72%) HTML5
7 4 (0.72%) RESTful
8 3 (0.54%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.36%) JFC
9 2 (0.36%) jQuery
9 2 (0.36%) Swing
10 1 (0.18%) Flash
10 1 (0.18%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.51%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.71%) NHS
5 13 (2.35%) DTV
6 7 (1.26%) Social Media
7 6 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.90%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.90%) User Experience
9 4 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.72%) Economics
9 4 (0.72%) Derivative
9 4 (0.72%) PMI
10 3 (0.54%) iPad
11 2 (0.36%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.36%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.36%) Handset
11 2 (0.36%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.15%) Windows
2 13 (2.35%) Linux
3 8 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.26%) UNIX
5 4 (0.72%) Solaris
5 4 (0.72%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.36%) Android
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) VMS
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (39.17%) PRINCE2
2 111 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (16.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (11.73%) ITIL
5 59 (10.65%) Programme Management
6 48 (8.66%) Scrum
7 40 (7.22%) Change Management
8 34 (6.14%) Business Analysis
9 30 (5.42%) Risk Management
10 29 (5.23%) Migration
11 27 (4.87%) Project Planning
12 26 (4.69%) Service Delivery
13 24 (4.33%) Service Management
13 24 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (4.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 23 (4.15%) Waterfall
15 20 (3.61%) Change Control
15 20 (3.61%) ERP
16 19 (3.43%) CRM
17 18 (3.25%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.42%) SQL
2 19 (3.43%) C
3 18 (3.25%) Java
4 11 (1.99%) C#
5 9 (1.62%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.90%) PHP
7 4 (0.72%) C++
7 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.54%) Ruby
8 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.36%) VB
9 2 (0.36%) Python
9 2 (0.36%) VB6
10 1 (0.18%) LotusScript
10 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.18%) R
10 1 (0.18%) VBA
10 1 (0.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 122 (22.02%) Security Cleared
2 65 (11.73%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 32 (5.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 32 (5.78%) APMP
5 31 (5.60%) DV Cleared
6 25 (4.51%) Degree
7 23 (4.15%) ISEB
8 22 (3.97%) PMI Certification
9 20 (3.61%) PMP
10 4 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.54%) ACCA
11 3 (0.54%) MAPM
12 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.36%) CIMA
12 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.43%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) SLA
3 7 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.72%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.18%) Basel II
7 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.18%) COREP
7 1 (0.18%) FINREP
System Software
1 8 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.72%) ISA Server
2 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.72%) Varnish
3 1 (0.18%) KVM
3 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.72%) Puppet
1 4 (0.72%) Ansible
2 3 (0.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.18%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 66 (11.91%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.96%) SAP
3 13 (2.35%) Oracle
4 10 (1.81%) Citrix
5 9 (1.62%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.26%) Cisco
7 6 (1.08%) Google
8 5 (0.90%) VMware
8 5 (0.90%) Cognos
8 5 (0.90%) Adobe
8 5 (0.90%) Tableau
8 5 (0.90%) Birst
9 4 (0.72%) Omniture
9 4 (0.72%) Ektron
9 4 (0.72%) Splunk
9 4 (0.72%) ArcSight
9 4 (0.72%) Sun
9 4 (0.72%) HP
9 4 (0.72%) BEA
9 4 (0.72%) OpenText
Poole, Dorset
RNLI
Rate: From £43,300 to £50,941 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 - 530 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 26 days ago