The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 359 162 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.84% 6.96% 9.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.31% 9.93% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 95 222
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £293 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +13 104 £400 +23.07% 22
Wiltshire -6 68 £360 -14.79% 22
Somerset +21 59 £375 +7.14% 15
Gloucestershire +27 42 £396 +4.21% 20
Devon +16 30 £400 +39.13% 3
Dorset +2 26 £350 +0.64% 16
Cornwall - - - - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 193 (34.84%) PRINCE2
2 158 (28.52%) Finance
3 140 (25.27%) Security Cleared
4 110 (19.86%) SC Cleared
5 88 (15.88%) Microsoft
6 84 (15.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (13.00%) MS Project
8 63 (11.37%) MS Excel
9 56 (10.11%) Change Management
10 50 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 49 (8.84%) Business Analysis
12 42 (7.58%) ITIL
13 41 (7.40%) Banking
13 41 (7.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (7.04%) Telecoms
15 35 (6.32%) Service Management
15 35 (6.32%) Change Control
16 34 (6.14%) Risk Management
17 33 (5.96%) SAP
17 33 (5.96%) Windows
18 32 (5.78%) Service Delivery
19 31 (5.60%) Degree
20 30 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 30 (5.42%) Migration
21 28 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
22 27 (4.87%) Oracle
23 26 (4.69%) MS Office
24 25 (4.51%) Programme Management
24 25 (4.51%) Test Strategy
25 22 (3.97%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.26%) CMS
2 7 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.08%) MS Project Server
4 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.90%) Lync
5 4 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.54%) Apache
7 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.36%) Confluence
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.36%) Node.js
7 2 (0.36%) IIS
7 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.36%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.18%) Liferay
8 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 72 (13.00%) MS Project
2 63 (11.37%) MS Excel
3 26 (4.69%) MS Office
4 22 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (3.43%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) Niku Workbench
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) Windchill
7 1 (0.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 6 (1.08%) Summit
2 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.54%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.54%) Maximo
3 2 (0.36%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) HFM
4 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.18%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.61%) LAN
2 19 (3.43%) WAN
3 7 (1.26%) Intranet
4 6 (1.08%) Firewall
5 5 (0.90%) Internet
5 5 (0.90%) VPN
6 4 (0.72%) NetScaler
6 4 (0.72%) SMS
7 2 (0.36%) RFID
7 2 (0.36%) Network Security
8 1 (0.18%) LTE
8 1 (0.18%) Broadband
8 1 (0.18%) DHCP
8 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.18%) DNS
8 1 (0.18%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.90%) MySQL
6 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.18%) DTS
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) OLAP
8 1 (0.18%) Essbase
8 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Subversion
2 6 (1.08%) PeopleTools
2 6 (1.08%) JIRA
3 4 (0.72%) JUnit
3 4 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.54%) Selenium
4 3 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.18%) JMeter
6 1 (0.18%) Trac
6 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.18%) Hudson
6 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium IDE
General
1 158 (28.52%) Finance
2 41 (7.40%) Banking
3 39 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.89%) Marketing
5 15 (2.71%) Retail
6 9 (1.62%) Billing
7 8 (1.44%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.08%) Back Office
9 5 (0.90%) Military
9 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.90%) Advertising
10 3 (0.54%) Automotive
10 3 (0.54%) Legal
10 3 (0.54%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.36%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 225 (40.61%) Project Manager
2 93 (16.79%) Analyst
3 42 (7.58%) Business Analyst
4 32 (5.78%) Architect
5 24 (4.33%) Consultant
6 18 (3.25%) IT Project Manager
6 18 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (3.25%) Senior Manager
7 17 (3.07%) Developer
7 17 (3.07%) Project Planner
8 16 (2.89%) Senior Project Manager
8 16 (2.89%) Programme Manager
9 13 (2.35%) Infrastructure Manager
9 13 (2.35%) Solutions Consultant
9 13 (2.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 12 (2.17%) Project Coordinator
10 12 (2.17%) Service Manager
10 12 (2.17%) Change Manager
10 12 (2.17%) Coordinator
11 11 (1.99%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.79%) .NET
2 16 (2.89%) HTML
2 16 (2.89%) CSS
3 8 (1.44%) Middleware
3 8 (1.44%) XML
3 8 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.08%) WSDL
4 6 (1.08%) Web Services
5 4 (0.72%) WebCenter
5 4 (0.72%) Spring MVC
5 4 (0.72%) Spring
5 4 (0.72%) Ajax
6 3 (0.54%) SOAP
7 2 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.36%) REST
7 2 (0.36%) XSD
7 2 (0.36%) JSP
7 2 (0.36%) Flash
7 2 (0.36%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (2.53%) GIS
2 12 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 11 (1.99%) PMI
4 10 (1.81%) Economics
5 6 (1.08%) NHS
5 6 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.72%) Cryptography
6 4 (0.72%) PKI
7 3 (0.54%) Statistics
7 3 (0.54%) Open Source
7 3 (0.54%) CMDB
7 3 (0.54%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.54%) Social Media
8 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.36%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.36%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.36%) Equities
8 2 (0.36%) W3C
8 2 (0.36%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.36%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.96%) Windows
2 10 (1.81%) Linux
3 8 (1.44%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.08%) UNIX
6 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (34.84%) PRINCE2
2 84 (15.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (10.11%) Change Management
4 49 (8.84%) Business Analysis
5 42 (7.58%) ITIL
6 41 (7.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (6.32%) Service Management
7 35 (6.32%) Change Control
8 34 (6.14%) Risk Management
9 32 (5.78%) Service Delivery
10 30 (5.42%) Migration
11 28 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (4.51%) Programme Management
12 25 (4.51%) Test Strategy
13 21 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (3.79%) Scrum
14 20 (3.61%) Use Case
14 20 (3.61%) Project Planning
15 19 (3.43%) UML
16 18 (3.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.97%) SQL
2 20 (3.61%) Java
3 11 (1.99%) C
4 7 (1.26%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.08%) PeopleCode
5 6 (1.08%) C#
6 4 (0.72%) PHP
7 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.36%) ABAP
8 2 (0.36%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.18%) Ruby
9 1 (0.18%) Python
9 1 (0.18%) VBA
9 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 140 (25.27%) Security Cleared
2 110 (19.86%) SC Cleared
3 50 (9.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 31 (5.60%) Degree
5 30 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (3.61%) PMI Certification
7 17 (3.07%) ISEB
7 17 (3.07%) PMP
8 16 (2.89%) APMP
9 12 (2.17%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.99%) ISTQB
11 9 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.72%) HND
13 4 (0.72%) MCTS
14 3 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.54%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.36%) VCP5
15 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.79%) QA
2 9 (1.62%) SLA
3 7 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.08%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.36%) P3O
5 2 (0.36%) WCAG
5 2 (0.36%) WAI
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) Basel II
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.18%) Basel III
6 1 (0.18%) COREP
6 1 (0.18%) FINREP
System Software
1 12 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.08%) XenApp
4 5 (0.90%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.72%) vSphere
5 4 (0.72%) UAG
5 4 (0.72%) XenServer
6 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.18%) Postfix
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (1.26%) SCCM
2 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.96%) SAP
3 27 (4.87%) Oracle
4 15 (2.71%) VMware
5 12 (2.17%) Citrix
6 7 (1.26%) Cisco
7 6 (1.08%) IBM
7 6 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (0.90%) Symantec
8 5 (0.90%) HP
9 4 (0.72%) AppSense
9 4 (0.72%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.54%) Casewise
10 3 (0.54%) Omniture
10 3 (0.54%) Google
10 3 (0.54%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.54%) Adobe
10 3 (0.54%) Avaya
11 2 (0.36%) hybris
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus, company benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
DP Connect
Rate: £265 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Somerset
Applitracker
Rate: £265 per day
Posted: 25 days ago