The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 29 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 154 225 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.46% 6.80% 7.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.78% 7.14% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 168 181
Median daily rate £415 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £309 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.94 £42.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% +107.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £42.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.00 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +30.30%
Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2663 3150 3186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.37% 95.19% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1713 1992 2053
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 224 179
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +32.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Bristol -3 53 £394 +1.61% 7
Wiltshire -8 37 £438 +1.15% 4
Devon -1 20 £350 +7.69% 1
Somerset +23 15 - - 2
Dorset 0 11 £418 -10.21% 2
Gloucestershire -17 9 £475 +5.55% 4
Cornwall +2 1 £300 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 181 (50.28%) Project Management
2 101 (28.06%) PRINCE2
3 93 (25.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (24.44%) Finance
5 72 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 67 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 42 (11.67%) Migration
9 33 (9.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 32 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 30 (8.33%) MS Excel
12 27 (7.50%) MS Project
12 27 (7.50%) Waterfall
13 25 (6.94%) Telecoms
14 24 (6.67%) MS Office
15 23 (6.39%) SAP
15 23 (6.39%) Banking
16 22 (6.11%) Programme Management
16 22 (6.11%) ITIL
16 22 (6.11%) Risk Management
17 21 (5.83%) ERP
18 20 (5.56%) Microsoft
18 20 (5.56%) Retail
19 19 (5.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 19 (5.28%) Data Centre
20 18 (5.00%) Data Migration
20 18 (5.00%) DV Cleared
21 15 (4.17%) Scrum
21 15 (4.17%) C
22 14 (3.89%) Analytical Skills

Project Manager Skill Set
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 9 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.11%) CMS
2 4 (1.11%) IIS
2 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.83%) Confluence
3 3 (0.83%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.28%) Drupal
4 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.50%) MS Project
3 24 (6.67%) MS Office
4 9 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.11%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.83%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (0.83%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.28%) Primavera
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.28%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.67%) Office 365
2 4 (1.11%) IaaS
2 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.11%) SaaS
3 3 (0.83%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.22%) Firewall
2 7 (1.94%) LAN
2 7 (1.94%) WAN
3 4 (1.11%) Skype
4 3 (0.83%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.28%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) NAS
5 1 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.28%) SAN
5 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.28%) VoIP
5 1 (0.28%) VPN
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.28%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.11%) JIRA
2 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (24.44%) Finance
2 25 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.39%) Banking
4 20 (5.56%) Retail
5 8 (2.22%) Marketing
6 6 (1.67%) Back Office
7 3 (0.83%) Billing
7 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.78%) .NET
2 3 (0.83%) HTML
3 2 (0.56%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.56%) CSS
3 2 (0.56%) J2EE
3 2 (0.56%) Middleware
4 1 (0.28%) HTML5
4 1 (0.28%) Node.js
4 1 (0.28%) React Native
4 1 (0.28%) SOAP
4 1 (0.28%) Spring
4 1 (0.28%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.28%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.67%) RIA
5 5 (1.39%) PMI
5 5 (1.39%) User Experience
6 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.83%) iPad
7 3 (0.83%) Social Media
7 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.56%) BYOD
8 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.28%) Biology
9 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.28%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.28%) EPoS
9 1 (0.28%) SCADA
9 1 (0.28%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.50%) Windows
2 4 (1.11%) Unix
3 1 (0.28%) Android
3 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (50.28%) Project Management
2 101 (28.06%) PRINCE2
3 93 (25.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (18.61%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (11.67%) Migration
6 32 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 27 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 22 (6.11%) ITIL
8 22 (6.11%) Programme Management
8 22 (6.11%) Risk Management
9 21 (5.83%) ERP
10 18 (5.00%) Data Migration
11 15 (4.17%) Scrum
12 14 (3.89%) CRM
13 13 (3.61%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.61%) Gantt Chart
13 13 (3.61%) Project Governance
14 12 (3.33%) Change Management
14 12 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.06%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.17%) C
2 7 (1.94%) Java
3 4 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.83%) PHP
5 1 (0.28%) COBOL
5 1 (0.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 33 (9.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (5.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.89%) Degree
6 14 (3.89%) PMP
7 11 (3.06%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.78%) APMP
9 7 (1.94%) CISSP
10 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.83%) CISM
12 2 (0.56%) ISEB
13 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.28%) CCNA
13 1 (0.28%) CCNP
13 1 (0.28%) CIMA
13 1 (0.28%) CISA
13 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.28%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.94%) QA
3 4 (1.11%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) COREP
5 1 (0.28%) FINREP
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.28%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (6.39%) SAP
2 20 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.33%) Oracle
4 7 (1.94%) Cisco
5 4 (1.11%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.83%) Google
6 3 (0.83%) NEC
6 3 (0.83%) Omniture
7 2 (0.56%) ArcSight
7 2 (0.56%) Epicor
7 2 (0.56%) IBM
7 2 (0.56%) VMware
8 1 (0.28%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.28%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.28%) Imperva
8 1 (0.28%) Incapsula
8 1 (0.28%) Infor
8 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.28%) MAPICS
8 1 (0.28%) Sage
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago