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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 14 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 252 331 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.16% 10.94% 7.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.88% 14.18% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 213 103
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£375 £355 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.82 £35.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.22% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.07%
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
2317 2335 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.98% 77.19% 71.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1556 910
Average daily rate £400 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 118 66
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +12.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -4 81 £390 -1.88% 29
Wiltshire +1 72 £350 +4.47% 14
Gloucestershire -17 20 £420 +24.44% 12
Somerset -15 19 £405 +14.89% 4
Devon -4 17 £325 -19.75% 3
Dorset -7 16 £375 +15.38% 13
Cornwall - 2 £263 - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 189 (37.72%) PRINCE2
2 163 (32.53%) Finance
3 113 (22.55%) Security Cleared
4 91 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (14.17%) SC Cleared
7 57 (11.38%) Microsoft
8 56 (11.18%) ITIL
9 51 (10.18%) Programme Management
10 48 (9.58%) MS Project
11 47 (9.38%) MS Excel
12 44 (8.78%) Banking
13 41 (8.18%) Risk Management
14 38 (7.58%) Telecoms
15 37 (7.39%) Scrum
16 36 (7.19%) Change Management
16 36 (7.19%) MS Office
16 36 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (6.59%) Waterfall
18 29 (5.79%) Service Delivery
18 29 (5.79%) Migration
18 29 (5.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 29 (5.79%) Marketing
18 29 (5.79%) Data Centre
19 28 (5.59%) CRM
19 28 (5.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 26 (5.19%) SAP
20 26 (5.19%) Degree
20 26 (5.19%) APMP
21 25 (4.99%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 18 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.00%) CMS
3 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.80%) Apache
4 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.80%) Lync
5 3 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.60%) IIS
5 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.40%) JBoss
6 2 (0.40%) Liferay
6 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.20%) Node.js
7 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.20%) WordPress
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 48 (9.58%) MS Project
2 47 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 36 (7.19%) MS Office
4 15 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) InDesign
6 1 (0.20%) Niku Workbench
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) Maximo
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.20%) Agresso
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.40%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.60%) Office 365
4 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.40%) SaaS
4 2 (0.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.00%) Internet
2 8 (1.60%) LAN
2 8 (1.60%) WAN
3 7 (1.40%) Firewall
4 4 (0.80%) HTTP
4 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.80%) DNS
4 4 (0.80%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.40%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.40%) SSL
5 2 (0.40%) Intranet
5 2 (0.40%) NAS
5 2 (0.40%) Network Security
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.00%) Big Data
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.80%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.80%) MySQL
5 2 (0.40%) MS Access
5 2 (0.40%) OLTP
5 2 (0.40%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) SQLite
6 1 (0.20%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) DB2
6 1 (0.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
1 4 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (0.60%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.40%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.20%) JBehave
4 1 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 163 (32.53%) Finance
2 44 (8.78%) Banking
3 38 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 29 (5.79%) Marketing
5 23 (4.59%) Retail
6 13 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.40%) Military
8 10 (2.00%) Legal
8 10 (2.00%) Electronics
8 10 (2.00%) Local Government
9 8 (1.60%) Games
10 6 (1.20%) Advertising
11 5 (1.00%) Billing
11 5 (1.00%) Law
12 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.40%) Back Office
13 2 (0.40%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 258 (51.50%) Project Manager
2 48 (9.58%) Analyst
3 36 (7.19%) Senior Manager
4 34 (6.79%) IT Project Manager
5 31 (6.19%) Senior Project Manager
6 26 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 21 (4.19%) Architect
8 20 (3.99%) Coordinator
9 19 (3.79%) Programme Manager
10 18 (3.59%) Project Coordinator
11 13 (2.59%) Infrastructure Manager
11 13 (2.59%) Developer
11 13 (2.59%) Project Planner
12 12 (2.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 12 (2.40%) Digital Project Manager
13 11 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
14 10 (2.00%) Agile Project Manager
15 9 (1.80%) ScrumMaster
15 9 (1.80%) Delivery Manager
16 8 (1.60%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.59%) .NET
1 13 (2.59%) Middleware
2 12 (2.40%) Web Services
3 9 (1.80%) .NET Framework
3 9 (1.80%) HTML
4 7 (1.40%) WCF
5 5 (1.00%) CSS
6 4 (0.80%) XML
6 4 (0.80%) WPF
7 3 (0.60%) Java EE
7 3 (0.60%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.60%) WinForms
7 3 (0.60%) J2EE
7 3 (0.60%) SOAP
7 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.40%) WSDL
8 2 (0.40%) Swing
8 2 (0.40%) XSD
8 2 (0.40%) RESTful
8 2 (0.40%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.99%) NHS
4 19 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.80%) Social Media
6 8 (1.60%) DTV
6 8 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.40%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.00%) Economics
8 5 (1.00%) User Experience
9 4 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.80%) PMI
10 3 (0.60%) Informatics
10 3 (0.60%) FMCG
10 3 (0.60%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.40%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.40%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.40%) Derivative
12 1 (0.20%) CESG
12 1 (0.20%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.59%) Windows
2 10 (2.00%) Linux
3 6 (1.20%) UNIX
4 5 (1.00%) Solaris
5 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) VME
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) zOS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (37.72%) PRINCE2
2 91 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (14.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (11.18%) ITIL
5 51 (10.18%) Programme Management
6 41 (8.18%) Risk Management
7 37 (7.39%) Scrum
8 36 (7.19%) Change Management
9 33 (6.59%) Waterfall
10 29 (5.79%) Service Delivery
10 29 (5.79%) Migration
11 28 (5.59%) CRM
12 25 (4.99%) Business Analysis
13 24 (4.79%) Change Control
14 23 (4.59%) Service Management
15 22 (4.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 20 (3.99%) Project Planning
17 19 (3.79%) Analytics
17 19 (3.79%) PRINCE
18 18 (3.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.59%) SQL
2 17 (3.39%) C
3 15 (2.99%) Java
4 11 (2.20%) C#
5 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.40%) Python
6 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.40%) PHP
6 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
7 1 (0.20%) LotusScript
7 1 (0.20%) VBA
7 1 (0.20%) C++
7 1 (0.20%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 113 (22.55%) Security Cleared
2 71 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 28 (5.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 26 (5.19%) Degree
5 26 (5.19%) APMP
6 19 (3.79%) DV Cleared
7 18 (3.59%) PMI Certification
8 14 (2.79%) ISEB
8 14 (2.79%) PMP
9 6 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.40%) ACCA
11 2 (0.40%) CIMA
11 2 (0.40%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 2 (0.40%) CITP
12 1 (0.20%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.79%) QA
2 10 (2.00%) SLA
3 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.60%) BS25999
5 2 (0.40%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.40%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.20%) Basel II
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) P3O
6 1 (0.20%) COREP
6 1 (0.20%) FINREP
System Software
1 7 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
2 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.40%) Varnish
3 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) Ansible
1 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.40%) SCCM
1 2 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.20%) Nessus
2 1 (0.20%) SCOM
2 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 57 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.19%) SAP
3 13 (2.59%) Oracle
4 8 (1.60%) Citrix
5 7 (1.40%) Google
5 7 (1.40%) Adobe
5 7 (1.40%) Cisco
6 6 (1.20%) IBM
6 6 (1.20%) Omniture
7 5 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.80%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.80%) McAfee
8 4 (0.80%) Splunk
8 4 (0.80%) ArcSight
9 3 (0.60%) VMware
9 3 (0.60%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.60%) Nokia
10 2 (0.40%) HP
10 2 (0.40%) Sun
10 2 (0.40%) BEA
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £24 - £26 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Rate: From £375 to £400 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £800 - 870 per day + .
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 - 520 per day + .
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £340 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago