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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 12 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 258 252 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.75% 8.15% 10.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.14% 10.57% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 183 213
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £18.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.12% -46.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £18.82 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £18.82 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
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
2315 2383 2413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.47% 77.04% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1597 1611
Median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £527 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 101 121
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.70 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% +5.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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
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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol -5 67 £375 -3.84% 22
Gloucestershire +20 51 £375 -10.71% 11
Wiltshire -9 51 £375 +7.14% 12
Dorset +5 32 £400 +6.66% 5
Somerset +14 22 £410 +1.23% 8
Devon -14 8 £353 +8.46% 1
Cornwall +8 1 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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.

1 180 (35.36%) PRINCE2
2 163 (32.02%) Finance
2 163 (32.02%) Security Cleared
3 103 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (15.91%) SC Cleared
6 67 (13.16%) MS Excel
7 66 (12.97%) Microsoft
8 65 (12.77%) Telecoms
9 64 (12.57%) DV Cleared
10 56 (11.00%) ITIL
11 52 (10.22%) Migration
11 52 (10.22%) Programme Management
12 48 (9.43%) Management Information System
13 42 (8.25%) Change Management
14 41 (8.06%) QA
15 38 (7.47%) Degree
16 35 (6.88%) Risk Management
16 35 (6.88%) C
16 35 (6.88%) MS Project
17 33 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 32 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (5.89%) SAP
19 30 (5.89%) Coaching
20 28 (5.50%) Banking
21 27 (5.30%) Oracle
21 27 (5.30%) LAN
22 26 (5.11%) ERP
22 26 (5.11%) SQL
22 26 (5.11%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 24 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.38%) CMS
2 7 (1.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.79%) IIS
4 4 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.39%) Confluence
6 1 (0.20%) Drupal
6 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.20%) Node.js
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 67 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.88%) MS Project
3 25 (4.91%) MS Office
4 15 (2.95%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) Revit
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.75%) Primavera
2 10 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.38%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.59%) Magento
7 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.39%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.39%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.20%) BASE24
8 1 (0.20%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.20%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.36%) Office 365
2 5 (0.98%) IaaS
3 3 (0.59%) Taleo
4 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.30%) LAN
2 21 (4.13%) WAN
3 17 (3.34%) Firewall
4 13 (2.55%) Internet
4 13 (2.55%) Skype
4 13 (2.55%) Wireless
5 12 (2.36%) Unified Communications
6 8 (1.57%) VoIP
6 8 (1.57%) WLAN
7 7 (1.38%) IP Telephony
7 7 (1.38%) MPLS
8 6 (1.18%) BGP
8 6 (1.18%) VPN
9 5 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.98%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.98%) OSPF
10 4 (0.79%) NetScreen
10 4 (0.79%) VLAN
10 4 (0.79%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (0.98%) Data Mining
3 5 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.39%) DTS
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.20%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.20%) MySQL
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.59%) JIRA
2 2 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 163 (32.02%) Finance
2 65 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.50%) Banking
4 22 (4.32%) Retail
5 18 (3.54%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.95%) Marketing
7 10 (1.96%) Electronics
8 8 (1.57%) Billing
9 7 (1.38%) Back Office
10 6 (1.18%) Local Government
11 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.98%) Military
12 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.79%) Publishing
13 3 (0.59%) Legal
13 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.39%) Advertising
14 2 (0.39%) Law
14 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (44.20%) Project Manager
2 38 (7.47%) Analyst
3 37 (7.27%) IT Manager
4 31 (6.09%) IT Project Manager
5 28 (5.50%) Coordinator
5 28 (5.50%) Project Planner
6 27 (5.30%) Project Coordinator
7 24 (4.72%) Infrastructure Manager
8 23 (4.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 22 (4.32%) Architect
10 21 (4.13%) Digital Project Manager
11 20 (3.93%) Business Analyst
12 19 (3.73%) Consultant
13 18 (3.54%) Programme Manager
13 18 (3.54%) Senior Manager
14 16 (3.14%) DV Cleared Project Manager
15 14 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
15 14 (2.75%) Implementation Manager
16 13 (2.55%) Change Manager
16 13 (2.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.55%) XML
2 10 (1.96%) Web Services
3 7 (1.38%) .NET
4 5 (0.98%) CSS
4 5 (0.98%) EDI
4 5 (0.98%) J2EE
4 5 (0.98%) LINQ
5 4 (0.79%) EDIFACT
5 4 (0.79%) jQuery
5 4 (0.79%) XSLT
6 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.59%) HTML
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.39%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (0.39%) JFC
7 2 (0.39%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (0.39%) NHibernate
7 2 (0.39%) XForms
7 2 (0.39%) XSD
7 2 (0.39%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 32 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.55%) NHS
5 11 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.16%) User Experience
6 8 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.18%) e-Learning
7 6 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (1.18%) Freedom of Information Act
8 5 (0.98%) Economics
8 5 (0.98%) iPad
9 4 (0.79%) Blog
9 4 (0.79%) BYOD
9 4 (0.79%) Life Science
9 4 (0.79%) PMI
10 3 (0.59%) Biology
10 3 (0.59%) Chemistry
10 3 (0.59%) Handset
10 3 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.93%) Windows
2 13 (2.55%) Linux
3 11 (2.16%) Unix
4 7 (1.38%) Solaris
5 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.39%) Android
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.20%) VMS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (35.36%) PRINCE2
2 103 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (11.00%) ITIL
5 52 (10.22%) Migration
5 52 (10.22%) Programme Management
6 42 (8.25%) Change Management
7 35 (6.88%) Risk Management
8 30 (5.89%) Coaching
9 26 (5.11%) ERP
9 26 (5.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 25 (4.91%) Business Analysis
11 24 (4.72%) Scrum
12 23 (4.52%) Change Control
13 20 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (3.93%) Waterfall
14 19 (3.73%) Service Management
14 19 (3.73%) Supplier Management
15 18 (3.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.88%) C
2 26 (5.11%) SQL
3 11 (2.16%) Java
4 6 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.98%) C#
5 5 (0.98%) PHP
6 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.59%) Python
7 2 (0.39%) XPath
7 2 (0.39%) XQuery
8 1 (0.20%) C++
8 1 (0.20%) MapBasic
8 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.20%) VB
8 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 163 (32.02%) Security Cleared
2 81 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 64 (12.57%) DV Cleared
4 38 (7.47%) Degree
5 33 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 24 (4.72%) APMP
7 21 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 16 (3.14%) PMP
10 15 (2.95%) CCNP
10 15 (2.95%) PMI Certification
11 14 (2.75%) CCNA
12 12 (2.36%) ISEB
13 9 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.98%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.59%) CISSP
16 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
16 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 1 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
17 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.06%) QA
2 11 (2.16%) JSP 440
3 7 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.20%) GCP
8 1 (0.20%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.20%) RMADS
8 1 (0.20%) SEPA
8 1 (0.20%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.59%) Firmware
3 3 (0.59%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.59%) vSphere
4 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (1.96%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.39%) QRadar
5 2 (0.39%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.20%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 66 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.89%) SAP
3 27 (5.30%) Oracle
4 24 (4.72%) Cisco
5 11 (2.16%) Nortel
6 10 (1.96%) NetApp
6 10 (1.96%) VMware
7 9 (1.77%) CheckPoint
7 9 (1.77%) Polycom
8 8 (1.57%) Symantec
9 7 (1.38%) Siemens
10 6 (1.18%) Juniper
10 6 (1.18%) Veritas
11 5 (0.98%) CA
11 5 (0.98%) Ericsson
11 5 (0.98%) HP
11 5 (0.98%) IBM
11 5 (0.98%) NEC
11 5 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.79%) ATG
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