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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 22 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 224 204 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.05% 8.20% 7.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 11.51% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 142 120
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £38.25 £11.00 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.72% -22.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £11.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £11.00 £16.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
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
2295 1772 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.26% 71.22% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1140 1104
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 95 101
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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
Wiltshire +5 84 £441 +13.87% 23
Bristol -20 52 £400 +5.26% 43
Devon +8 31 £475 +11.76% 6
Somerset +4 20 £340 +13.33% 12
Gloucestershire -17 19 £375 -6.25% 22
Dorset -4 7 £400 +23.07% 11
Cornwall -1 1 £420 - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 165 (32.23%) PRINCE2
2 152 (29.69%) Finance
3 117 (22.85%) Security Cleared
4 114 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (17.19%) SC Cleared
6 77 (15.04%) Microsoft
7 69 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (13.09%) MS Project
9 66 (12.89%) Risk Management
10 52 (10.16%) ITIL
11 42 (8.20%) MS Excel
12 40 (7.81%) Banking
12 40 (7.81%) Programme Management
13 37 (7.23%) Migration
13 37 (7.23%) Scrum
14 34 (6.64%) Waterfall
15 33 (6.45%) Management Information System
16 32 (6.25%) MS Office
17 30 (5.86%) Project Planning
18 29 (5.66%) Degree
18 29 (5.66%) Business Analysis
18 29 (5.66%) E-Commerce
19 28 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (5.27%) Change Management
20 27 (5.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 25 (4.88%) Service Delivery
21 25 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 25 (4.88%) QA
22 24 (4.69%) SQL
22 24 (4.69%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 23 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (0.98%) WebSphere
2 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (0.78%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.78%) SAS
4 3 (0.59%) Apache
4 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.39%) Lync
5 2 (0.39%) Liferay
5 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.20%) CMS
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.20%) Drupal
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 67 (13.09%) MS Project
2 42 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 32 (6.25%) MS Office
4 17 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.59%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.59%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.56%) Agresso
2 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.39%) Summit
3 2 (0.39%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.59%) SaaS
1 3 (0.59%) PaaS
2 2 (0.39%) Office 365
2 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.34%) LAN
2 11 (2.15%) Firewall
3 8 (1.56%) WAN
4 6 (1.17%) Extranet
5 5 (0.98%) Internet
6 4 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.59%) DMZ
7 3 (0.59%) VoIP
8 2 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.39%) Network Security
8 2 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.39%) LTE
8 2 (0.39%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.39%) Wireless
8 2 (0.39%) LDAP
8 2 (0.39%) DNS
8 2 (0.39%) DHCP
8 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.78%) Big Data
4 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (0.78%) DB2
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (0.39%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.39%) OLTP
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.20%) DTS
7 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Toad
1 4 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.59%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.59%) Ant
2 3 (0.59%) JUnit
2 3 (0.59%) JIRA
3 2 (0.39%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.20%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 152 (29.69%) Finance
2 40 (7.81%) Banking
3 21 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.10%) Retail
4 11 (2.15%) Legal
5 10 (1.95%) Military
6 7 (1.37%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.37%) Marketing
7 6 (1.17%) Back Office
7 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.98%) Advertising
8 5 (0.98%) Law
9 4 (0.78%) Local Government
9 4 (0.78%) Billing
9 4 (0.78%) Games
9 4 (0.78%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 227 (44.34%) Project Manager
2 53 (10.35%) Analyst
3 30 (5.86%) Architect
4 26 (5.08%) Business Analyst
5 21 (4.10%) Programme Manager
6 20 (3.91%) Senior Manager
7 19 (3.71%) Project Planner
8 18 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (3.52%) IT Project Manager
9 17 (3.32%) Infrastructure Manager
9 17 (3.32%) Digital Project Manager
9 17 (3.32%) Developer
10 16 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 15 (2.93%) Agile Project Manager
11 15 (2.93%) Senior Project Manager
11 15 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
12 11 (2.15%) Coordinator
12 11 (2.15%) Project Coordinator
13 9 (1.76%) Administrator
13 9 (1.76%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.76%) .NET
1 9 (1.76%) Web Services
1 9 (1.76%) Middleware
2 8 (1.56%) HTML
3 5 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (0.98%) Spring
3 5 (0.98%) Spring MVC
3 5 (0.98%) Java EE
4 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (0.59%) JSP
5 3 (0.59%) SOAP
5 3 (0.59%) LAMP
5 3 (0.59%) Hibernate
5 3 (0.59%) HTML5
6 2 (0.39%) REST
6 2 (0.39%) JSON
6 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.39%) WCF
6 2 (0.39%) WinForms
6 2 (0.39%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 28 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.52%) Open Source
3 18 (3.52%) User Experience
4 14 (2.73%) NHS
5 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.37%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.37%) Social Media
6 7 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.17%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.17%) PMI
8 5 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (0.78%) Informatics
9 4 (0.78%) Economics
10 3 (0.59%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.59%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (0.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.30%) Windows
2 17 (3.32%) Linux
3 16 (3.13%) UNIX
4 7 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.37%) Solaris
5 5 (0.98%) zOS
6 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.78%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (0.39%) Android
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.20%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (32.23%) PRINCE2
2 114 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (12.89%) Risk Management
5 52 (10.16%) ITIL
6 40 (7.81%) Programme Management
7 37 (7.23%) Migration
7 37 (7.23%) Scrum
8 34 (6.64%) Waterfall
9 30 (5.86%) Project Planning
10 29 (5.66%) Business Analysis
10 29 (5.66%) E-Commerce
11 27 (5.27%) Change Management
12 25 (4.88%) Service Delivery
13 24 (4.69%) Service Management
14 20 (3.91%) Change Control
15 19 (3.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 19 (3.71%) PRINCE
16 18 (3.52%) Configuration Management
16 18 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.69%) SQL
2 20 (3.91%) Java
3 12 (2.34%) C
4 8 (1.56%) C#
5 3 (0.59%) Delphi
5 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.59%) VBA
6 2 (0.39%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.39%) Python
7 1 (0.20%) PHP
7 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.20%) COBOL
7 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 117 (22.85%) Security Cleared
2 88 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.66%) Degree
4 27 (5.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 25 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (3.91%) ISEB
7 18 (3.52%) PMI Certification
8 13 (2.54%) APMP
9 12 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.34%) PMP
10 9 (1.76%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.98%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.59%) CCNP
13 3 (0.59%) CCSA
13 3 (0.59%) CCSE
14 2 (0.39%) CITP
14 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.39%) CIPD
14 2 (0.39%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.88%) QA
2 8 (1.56%) SLA
3 5 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.59%) COBIT
5 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.59%) BS25999
5 3 (0.59%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.59%) P3O
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.20%) BS15000
7 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) Terminal Server
1 3 (0.59%) Terminal Services
1 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.59%) MetaFrame
1 3 (0.59%) Novell eDirectory
1 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.39%) Kerio MailServer
2 2 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.59%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) Netcool
4 1 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.20%) Nessus
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.69%) Oracle
3 20 (3.91%) SAP
4 13 (2.54%) IBM
5 10 (1.95%) CheckPoint
6 9 (1.76%) Cisco
7 7 (1.37%) HP
8 6 (1.17%) Business Objects
9 5 (0.98%) Citrix
10 4 (0.78%) EMC
10 4 (0.78%) Sun
10 4 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.78%) Nokia
11 3 (0.59%) Novell
11 3 (0.59%) Informatica
11 3 (0.59%) Primavera
11 3 (0.59%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.59%) Omniture
11 3 (0.59%) Google
12 2 (0.39%) F5
Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £33 - 36 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
The People Network
Rate: £470 - £510 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £520 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South West England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago