The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title 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 Job Titles advertised 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 Manager
Rank 11 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 293 219 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.85% 9.42% 8.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.58% 9.98% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 151 234
Average daily rate £400 £388 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -5.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £27.00 £19.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £27.00 £23.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Project Manager
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 Manager across the South West region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Project Manager
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 Manager across the South West region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Project Manager
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 Manager 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 +5 91 £425 +14.47% 19
Wiltshire -17 58 £413 -1.78% 15
Somerset +12 35 £388 -3.12% 15
Devon +9 35 £413 +25.00% 1
Dorset +1 26 £370 +13.84% 6
Gloucestershire +12 24 £375 -1.31% 5
Cornwall -7 5 £356 +18.75%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
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 that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 225 (49.13%) Project Management
2 198 (43.23%) PRINCE2
3 169 (36.90%) Finance
4 113 (24.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (15.28%) Security Cleared
6 67 (14.63%) Banking
7 56 (12.23%) SC Cleared
8 51 (11.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 35 (7.64%) Migration
9 35 (7.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 33 (7.21%) PRINCE
10 33 (7.21%) MS Project
10 33 (7.21%) SAP
11 32 (6.99%) Retail
12 31 (6.77%) Change Management
13 29 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (6.33%) Change Control
14 28 (6.11%) Risk Management
15 25 (5.46%) Microsoft
16 24 (5.24%) MS Excel
17 23 (5.02%) ITIL
17 23 (5.02%) Oracle
18 22 (4.80%) Retail Banking
19 21 (4.59%) Scrum
20 20 (4.37%) PMI Certification
21 19 (4.15%) Service Delivery
22 17 (3.71%) PMP
22 17 (3.71%) .NET
22 17 (3.71%) Business Analysis
23 16 (3.49%) Marketing

Project Manager
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 that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.53%) CMS
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.66%) Lync
4 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (7.21%) MS Project
2 24 (5.24%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.09%) MS Office
5 3 (0.66%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.44%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Maximo
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.66%) SAP SRM
1 3 (0.66%) Agresso
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.44%) Summit
3 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.75%) LAN
2 7 (1.53%) WAN
3 3 (0.66%) Wireless
3 3 (0.66%) WLAN
4 2 (0.44%) VoIP
4 2 (0.44%) RFID
4 2 (0.44%) Intranet
5 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.22%) 2G
5 1 (0.22%) Firewall
5 1 (0.22%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) 3G
5 1 (0.22%) IPv6
5 1 (0.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) ATM
5 1 (0.22%) 4G
5 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.44%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.22%) LSMW
General
1 169 (36.90%) Finance
2 67 (14.63%) Banking
3 32 (6.99%) Retail
4 22 (4.80%) Retail Banking
5 16 (3.49%) Marketing
5 16 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.31%) Automotive
6 6 (1.31%) Legal
6 6 (1.31%) Back Office
7 5 (1.09%) Billing
8 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.66%) Military
9 3 (0.66%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.71%) .NET
2 8 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (1.75%) Middleware
3 7 (1.53%) Web Services
4 6 (1.31%) CSS
4 6 (1.31%) HTML
5 4 (0.87%) WebCenter
5 4 (0.87%) XML
6 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.49%) NHS
2 11 (2.40%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.40%) PMI
3 8 (1.75%) Economics
4 6 (1.31%) GIS
5 5 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.66%) Robotics
6 3 (0.66%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.44%) iSeries
7 2 (0.44%) EPoS
7 2 (0.44%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.44%) CCTV
7 2 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.44%) CMDB
7 2 (0.44%) Equities
8 1 (0.22%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.22%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.49%) Windows
2 10 (2.18%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.31%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.22%) UNIX
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (49.13%) Project Management
2 198 (43.23%) PRINCE2
3 113 (24.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (7.64%) Migration
5 33 (7.21%) PRINCE
6 31 (6.77%) Change Management
7 29 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (6.33%) Change Control
8 28 (6.11%) Risk Management
9 23 (5.02%) ITIL
10 21 (4.59%) Scrum
11 19 (4.15%) Service Delivery
12 17 (3.71%) Business Analysis
13 16 (3.49%) ERP
14 15 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 15 (3.28%) Business Transformation
14 15 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (2.84%) Programme Management
16 12 (2.62%) Resource Management
16 12 (2.62%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.06%) Java
2 11 (2.40%) SQL
3 8 (1.75%) C
4 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.22%) VBA
5 1 (0.22%) C#
5 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 56 (12.23%) SC Cleared
3 51 (11.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 35 (7.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (4.37%) PMI Certification
6 17 (3.71%) PMP
7 16 (3.49%) APMP
8 13 (2.84%) Degree
9 9 (1.97%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.31%) ISEB
11 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.66%) HND
12 2 (0.44%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 2 (0.44%) CIPD
13 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.22%) MBA
13 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.22%) HNC
13 1 (0.22%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.31%) Solvency II
2 4 (0.87%) QA
3 3 (0.66%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) Basel III
4 2 (0.44%) COREP
4 2 (0.44%) FINREP
4 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.22%) Basel II
5 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) SCCM
2 2 (0.44%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (7.21%) SAP
2 25 (5.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.02%) Oracle
4 5 (1.09%) Cisco
4 5 (1.09%) IBM
5 4 (0.87%) Sitecore
5 4 (0.87%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.66%) HP
7 2 (0.44%) Infor
7 2 (0.44%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.44%) Cognos
7 2 (0.44%) Cerner
7 2 (0.44%) Dell
7 2 (0.44%) Sun
7 2 (0.44%) Niku
7 2 (0.44%) VMware
8 1 (0.22%) Capita
8 1 (0.22%) Huawei
8 1 (0.22%) BT
8 1 (0.22%) Citrix
Taunton
Computer Futures
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £380 - £395 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 11 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £41 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Malmesbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago