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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 20 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 202 232 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.29% 7.23% 8.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 8.98% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 174 206
Median daily rate £375 £395 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +77.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £33.50 £20.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £40.35 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.44 £28.60
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +9.94%
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
2196 2584 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.28% 80.55% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1804 1691
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 109 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Wiltshire +4 77 £350 -11.39% 11
Bristol -8 47 £400 - 18
Gloucestershire -9 26 £288 -27.21% 5
Devon +13 16 £325 -2.25% 4
Somerset +28 12 £411 +5.44% 12
Dorset -4 11 £438 +9.37% 5
Cornwall -4 5 £288 +43.75%
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 145 (33.18%) Finance
2 136 (31.12%) PRINCE2
3 129 (29.52%) Security Cleared
4 100 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (18.76%) SC Cleared
6 67 (15.33%) Risk Management
7 61 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (11.44%) Microsoft
9 48 (10.98%) Telecoms
10 47 (10.76%) Migration
10 47 (10.76%) DV Cleared
11 46 (10.53%) ITIL
12 42 (9.61%) MS Excel
12 42 (9.61%) Management Information System
13 39 (8.92%) Programme Management
14 37 (8.47%) Degree
15 36 (8.24%) Scrum
15 36 (8.24%) MS Project
15 36 (8.24%) C
16 34 (7.78%) QA
17 33 (7.55%) Document Management
18 32 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
18 32 (7.32%) Change Control
19 31 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (6.86%) SQL
21 27 (6.18%) MS Office
22 26 (5.95%) Oracle
22 26 (5.95%) Change Management
23 25 (5.72%) SAP
23 25 (5.72%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.14%) CMS
3 4 (0.92%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.69%) SAS
4 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.23%) Documentum
6 1 (0.23%) JBoss
6 1 (0.23%) Liferay
6 1 (0.23%) WildFly
6 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.24%) MS Project
3 27 (6.18%) MS Office
4 11 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.14%) Lectora
7 4 (0.92%) Windchill
8 3 (0.69%) CATIA
9 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.23%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.23%) Snagit
9 1 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.35%) Primavera
2 10 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.23%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.75%) SaaS
2 8 (1.83%) Office 365
3 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.89%) VoIP
2 13 (2.97%) Firewall
3 8 (1.83%) LAN
3 8 (1.83%) WAN
4 6 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (1.37%) SAN
4 6 (1.37%) VPN
5 5 (1.14%) BGP
5 5 (1.14%) MPLS
5 5 (1.14%) OSPF
5 5 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.92%) DNS
6 4 (0.92%) Internet
6 4 (0.92%) VLAN
7 3 (0.69%) DHCP
7 3 (0.69%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.69%) Intranet
7 3 (0.69%) NetScreen
7 3 (0.69%) Network Security
7 3 (0.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.29%) NonStop SQL
3 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.60%) Big Data
5 7 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.60%) OLAP
5 7 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.92%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (0.69%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (2.06%) JIRA
2 4 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.46%) Selenium
4 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.23%) Bower
5 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.23%) Grunt
5 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.23%) JUnit
5 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.23%) TestNG
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.23%) WinRunner
General
1 145 (33.18%) Finance
2 48 (10.98%) Telecoms
3 23 (5.26%) Banking
3 23 (5.26%) Marketing
4 15 (3.43%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.75%) Retail
6 10 (2.29%) Back Office
6 10 (2.29%) Electronics
7 5 (1.14%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.92%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.92%) Military
9 3 (0.69%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 143 (32.72%) Project Manager
2 58 (13.27%) Analyst
3 34 (7.78%) Coordinator
4 32 (7.32%) Project Coordinator
5 30 (6.86%) Business Analyst
6 22 (5.03%) Project Planner
7 20 (4.58%) Project Officer
8 18 (4.12%) IT Manager
9 17 (3.89%) Architect
10 16 (3.66%) IT Project Manager
11 15 (3.43%) Project Analyst
12 14 (3.20%) Consultant
12 14 (3.20%) Project Support Officer
12 14 (3.20%) Support Officer
13 12 (2.75%) Administrator
14 11 (2.52%) Infrastructure Manager
14 11 (2.52%) PMO Analyst
15 10 (2.29%) Developer
16 9 (2.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 9 (2.06%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.06%) .NET
2 6 (1.37%) CSS
2 6 (1.37%) HTML
3 5 (1.14%) Middleware
3 5 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (1.14%) Velocity
4 4 (0.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.46%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.46%) Doctrine
5 2 (0.46%) REST
5 2 (0.46%) SOAP
5 2 (0.46%) Symfony
5 2 (0.46%) Web Services
5 2 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.46%) XML
6 1 (0.23%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.23%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.23%) Modernizr
6 1 (0.23%) RESTEasy
6 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.61%) Management Information System
2 25 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.29%) CESG
4 10 (2.29%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (2.29%) NHS
5 7 (1.60%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (1.60%) Statistics
5 7 (1.60%) User Experience
6 6 (1.37%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.37%) e-Learning
6 6 (1.37%) Freedom of Information Act
6 6 (1.37%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.92%) Driving Licence
8 4 (0.92%) Learning Management System
8 4 (0.92%) Replication
9 3 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.66%) Windows
2 12 (2.75%) Unix
3 11 (2.52%) Linux
3 11 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.83%) Solaris
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (31.12%) PRINCE2
2 100 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (15.33%) Risk Management
4 61 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (10.76%) Migration
6 46 (10.53%) ITIL
7 39 (8.92%) Programme Management
8 36 (8.24%) Scrum
9 33 (7.55%) Document Management
10 32 (7.32%) Change Control
10 32 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (5.95%) Change Management
13 24 (5.49%) Business Analysis
14 22 (5.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 21 (4.81%) SDLC
16 20 (4.58%) Requirements Management
16 20 (4.58%) Risk Analysis
17 18 (4.12%) Validation
18 17 (3.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.24%) C
2 30 (6.86%) SQL
3 9 (2.06%) PL/SQL
4 7 (1.60%) C#
5 6 (1.37%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.37%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.14%) PHP
6 5 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.14%) VB
6 5 (1.14%) VBScript
7 4 (0.92%) Perl
8 3 (0.69%) C++
8 3 (0.69%) Java
9 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.23%) COBOL
10 1 (0.23%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.23%) Python
10 1 (0.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 129 (29.52%) Security Cleared
2 82 (18.76%) SC Cleared
3 47 (10.76%) DV Cleared
4 37 (8.47%) Degree
5 20 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (4.35%) ISEB
7 18 (4.12%) APMP
8 14 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (2.75%) CISSP
10 11 (2.52%) PMP
11 10 (2.29%) CLAS
12 9 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (1.83%) PMI Certification
14 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.92%) CCNA
16 4 (0.92%) MCSA
16 4 (0.92%) MCSE
17 3 (0.69%) HNC
17 3 (0.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.78%) QA
2 15 (3.43%) JSP 440
3 13 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.92%) GxP
5 3 (0.69%) COBIT
5 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.46%) P3O
6 2 (0.46%) SLA
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.37%) Ansible
1 6 (1.37%) NetBackup
1 6 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (1.37%) Puppet
2 3 (0.69%) QRadar
2 3 (0.69%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.23%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 50 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.95%) Oracle
3 25 (5.72%) SAP
4 17 (3.89%) VMware
5 16 (3.66%) Cisco
6 8 (1.83%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.37%) IBM
7 6 (1.37%) NetApp
7 6 (1.37%) Symantec
7 6 (1.37%) Veritas
8 5 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (1.14%) Siebel
8 5 (1.14%) WatchGuard
9 4 (0.92%) CA
9 4 (0.92%) SonicWALL
10 3 (0.69%) ESRI
10 3 (0.69%) Juniper
10 3 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.69%) PTC
10 3 (0.69%) Remedy
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Travel
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
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Rate: Rate £200 per day
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Corsham, Wiltshire
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Rate: £210 - £240 per day
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Bristol
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Corsham
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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