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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 295 338 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.48% 11.72% 8.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.51% 15.52% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 221 112
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £18.82 £29.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -8.75%
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
2358 2178 1435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.75% 75.49% 70.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1453 902
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 117 62
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.84 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +58.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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
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 3 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 88 £370 -7.50% 31
Wiltshire -4 66 £350 -4.43% 15
Devon +7 38 £331 -22.05% 3
Dorset +5 30 £430 +27.40% 13
Somerset -10 24 £405 +14.89% 8
Gloucestershire -13 24 £420 +20.00% 9
Cornwall - 2 £263 - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 212 (39.19%) PRINCE2
2 189 (34.94%) Finance
3 123 (22.74%) Security Cleared
4 113 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (13.31%) SC Cleared
7 62 (11.46%) Microsoft
8 60 (11.09%) ITIL
9 56 (10.35%) MS Project
10 54 (9.98%) Programme Management
11 50 (9.24%) MS Excel
12 48 (8.87%) Scrum
13 45 (8.32%) MS Office
14 44 (8.13%) Banking
15 43 (7.95%) Risk Management
15 43 (7.95%) Telecoms
16 39 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (6.84%) Change Management
18 34 (6.28%) Business Analysis
18 34 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 33 (6.10%) APMP
20 32 (5.91%) Marketing
21 31 (5.73%) SAP
22 30 (5.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 30 (5.55%) Service Delivery
23 29 (5.36%) Degree
24 28 (5.18%) Migration
24 28 (5.18%) Data Centre
25 26 (4.81%) Waterfall
25 26 (4.81%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.66%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.48%) Apache
4 6 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.92%) CMS
5 5 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.92%) IIS
6 4 (0.74%) JBoss
7 3 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.55%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.37%) Liferay
8 2 (0.37%) Lync
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Node.js
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
9 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 56 (10.35%) MS Project
2 50 (9.24%) MS Excel
3 45 (8.32%) MS Office
4 18 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.74%) Summit
3 2 (0.37%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.18%) Agresso
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.11%) Google Analytics
1 6 (1.11%) Office 365
2 5 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.18%) Yammer
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.59%) Internet
2 11 (2.03%) WAN
3 10 (1.85%) Firewall
4 8 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.48%) DNS
5 7 (1.29%) LAN
6 6 (1.11%) HTTP
7 4 (0.74%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.74%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.74%) SSL
8 3 (0.55%) Intranet
8 3 (0.55%) NAS
9 2 (0.37%) Network Security
9 2 (0.37%) SAN
9 2 (0.37%) ATM
10 1 (0.18%) Broadband
10 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.66%) MySQL
4 6 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.74%) Big Data
6 4 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.55%) MS Access
7 3 (0.55%) QlikView
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.55%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.37%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.18%) SQLite
9 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.18%) OLTP
9 1 (0.18%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.55%) HP UFT
2 3 (0.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.18%) JBehave
3 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.18%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.18%) Ant
General
1 189 (34.94%) Finance
2 44 (8.13%) Banking
3 43 (7.95%) Telecoms
4 32 (5.91%) Marketing
5 26 (4.81%) Retail
6 17 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.14%) Military
7 14 (2.59%) Electronics
8 12 (2.22%) Local Government
9 11 (2.03%) Legal
9 11 (2.03%) Games
10 6 (1.11%) Advertising
11 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.37%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 270 (49.91%) Project Manager
2 67 (12.38%) Analyst
3 38 (7.02%) Business Analyst
4 35 (6.47%) IT Project Manager
5 32 (5.91%) Senior Manager
6 28 (5.18%) Senior Project Manager
7 23 (4.25%) Coordinator
8 21 (3.88%) Project Coordinator
9 19 (3.51%) Architect
10 18 (3.33%) Developer
11 17 (3.14%) Project Planner
12 15 (2.77%) Programme Manager
12 15 (2.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 15 (2.77%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 10 (1.85%) ScrumMaster
14 10 (1.85%) Digital Project Manager
14 10 (1.85%) Agile Project Manager
14 10 (1.85%) Agile Business Analyst
15 9 (1.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.96%) Middleware
2 13 (2.40%) .NET
3 11 (2.03%) HTML
3 11 (2.03%) Web Services
4 9 (1.66%) CSS
5 8 (1.48%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.11%) WCF
7 5 (0.92%) WPF
7 5 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.92%) J2EE
8 4 (0.74%) XML
8 4 (0.74%) WebCenter
8 4 (0.74%) HTML5
8 4 (0.74%) RESTful
9 3 (0.55%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.37%) Spring MVC
10 2 (0.37%) jQuery
10 2 (0.37%) Java EE
10 2 (0.37%) Spring
10 2 (0.37%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.18%) Data Centre
3 25 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.77%) NHS
5 12 (2.22%) DTV
6 9 (1.66%) Social Media
7 8 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.29%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.74%) PMI
10 4 (0.74%) Economics
10 4 (0.74%) Derivative
11 3 (0.55%) Mobile Games
11 3 (0.55%) FMCG
11 3 (0.55%) User Experience
12 2 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.37%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.37%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.70%) Windows
2 13 (2.40%) Linux
3 8 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (1.48%) UNIX
4 4 (0.74%) Solaris
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.18%) VME
6 1 (0.18%) Android
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) AIX
6 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (39.19%) PRINCE2
2 113 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (11.09%) ITIL
5 54 (9.98%) Programme Management
6 48 (8.87%) Scrum
7 43 (7.95%) Risk Management
8 37 (6.84%) Change Management
9 34 (6.28%) Business Analysis
10 30 (5.55%) Service Delivery
11 28 (5.18%) Migration
12 26 (4.81%) CRM
12 26 (4.81%) Waterfall
13 25 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 25 (4.62%) Project Planning
14 23 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (4.25%) Change Control
15 22 (4.07%) Service Management
16 20 (3.70%) Analytics
17 19 (3.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.44%) SQL
2 18 (3.33%) C
2 18 (3.33%) Java
3 10 (1.85%) C#
4 5 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.92%) PHP
5 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.37%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.37%) C++
7 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.37%) Python
8 1 (0.18%) VB
8 1 (0.18%) VBA
8 1 (0.18%) VC++
8 1 (0.18%) COBOL
8 1 (0.18%) LotusScript
8 1 (0.18%) VB6
8 1 (0.18%) Ruby
8 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 123 (22.74%) Security Cleared
2 72 (13.31%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 33 (6.10%) APMP
5 30 (5.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (5.36%) Degree
7 22 (4.07%) ISEB
8 21 (3.88%) PMI Certification
8 21 (3.88%) DV Cleared
9 19 (3.51%) PMP
10 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.55%) ACCA
12 2 (0.37%) CISM
12 2 (0.37%) CIMA
12 2 (0.37%) CISSP
12 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.62%) QA
2 12 (2.22%) SLA
3 7 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.74%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.37%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) Basel II
8 1 (0.18%) COREP
8 1 (0.18%) FINREP
8 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.74%) ISA Server
2 4 (0.74%) Varnish
3 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.74%) Puppet
1 4 (0.74%) Ansible
2 2 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 62 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.73%) SAP
3 15 (2.77%) Oracle
4 10 (1.85%) Citrix
5 9 (1.66%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.48%) Cisco
7 7 (1.29%) Google
8 6 (1.11%) Adobe
9 5 (0.92%) Omniture
10 4 (0.74%) Splunk
10 4 (0.74%) ArcSight
10 4 (0.74%) Sun
10 4 (0.74%) IBM
10 4 (0.74%) BEA
10 4 (0.74%) Ektron
10 4 (0.74%) McAfee
11 3 (0.55%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.55%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.55%) VMware
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