The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 14 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 274 211 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.61% 7.49% 9.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.22% 8.13% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 154 172
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £535 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.48%
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
2973 2594 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.46% 92.05% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1894 1547 1424
Average daily rate £380 £360 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 147 171
Average hourly rate £22.60 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.11% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £37.20 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Bristol -6 83 £400 -1.23% 13
Wiltshire +13 55 £425 +6.25% 17
Devon +21 38 £495 +10.00% 4
Gloucestershire +9 34 £386 -2.65% 14
Somerset +7 22 £365 -14.11% 2
Dorset -4 22 £375 -1.63% 9
Cornwall - 1 £420 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 235 (44.42%) Project Management
2 199 (37.62%) PRINCE2
3 189 (35.73%) Finance
4 117 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (17.01%) Security Cleared
6 76 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (10.96%) Banking
8 56 (10.59%) SC Cleared
9 52 (9.83%) MS Project
9 52 (9.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 45 (8.51%) Microsoft
11 42 (7.94%) Programme Management
12 40 (7.56%) Migration
13 39 (7.37%) PRINCE
14 38 (7.18%) Change Management
15 34 (6.43%) ITIL
15 34 (6.43%) Retail
16 32 (6.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 32 (6.05%) Waterfall
17 30 (5.67%) Scrum
18 29 (5.48%) MS Excel
18 29 (5.48%) E-Commerce
18 29 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (4.73%) Telecoms
20 24 (4.54%) NHS
21 22 (4.16%) SAP
21 22 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
22 21 (3.97%) Marketing
22 21 (3.97%) Project Planning
23 20 (3.78%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (1.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.57%) Lync
2 3 (0.57%) CMS
2 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.38%) SAS
4 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 52 (9.83%) MS Project
2 29 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.70%) MS Office
5 2 (0.38%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.76%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Summit
5 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.19%) Agresso
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.89%) Office 365
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.13%) Internet
2 5 (0.95%) Extranet
3 3 (0.57%) VoIP
3 3 (0.57%) WAN
3 3 (0.57%) LAN
4 2 (0.38%) Intranet
4 2 (0.38%) SAN
5 1 (0.19%) DMZ
5 1 (0.19%) ATM
5 1 (0.19%) SMS
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (2.46%) Big Data
2 5 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.19%) QlikView
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Maven
1 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 189 (35.73%) Finance
2 58 (10.96%) Banking
3 34 (6.43%) Retail
4 25 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.97%) Marketing
6 20 (3.78%) Retail Banking
7 18 (3.40%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.84%) Legal
9 6 (1.13%) Advertising
10 5 (0.95%) Games
10 5 (0.95%) Military
10 5 (0.95%) Law
10 5 (0.95%) Electronics
11 3 (0.57%) Back Office
11 3 (0.57%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.13%) .NET
2 3 (0.57%) RESTful
3 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.19%) HTML
3 1 (0.19%) XML
3 1 (0.19%) JSON
3 1 (0.19%) WCF
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.54%) NHS
3 15 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.65%) User Experience
5 6 (1.13%) Social Media
5 6 (1.13%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.13%) PMI
6 5 (0.95%) DTV
6 5 (0.95%) Economics
6 5 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (0.76%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.57%) Mobile Games
8 3 (0.57%) Informatics
8 3 (0.57%) Learning Management System
8 3 (0.57%) GIS
9 2 (0.38%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.38%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.38%) PACS
9 2 (0.38%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.21%) Windows
2 7 (1.32%) Linux
3 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.57%) CentOS
4 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.38%) Solaris
5 2 (0.38%) UNIX
6 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.19%) VME
6 1 (0.19%) Android
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (44.42%) Project Management
2 199 (37.62%) PRINCE2
3 117 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (7.94%) Programme Management
6 40 (7.56%) Migration
7 39 (7.37%) PRINCE
8 38 (7.18%) Change Management
9 34 (6.43%) ITIL
10 32 (6.05%) Waterfall
11 30 (5.67%) Scrum
12 29 (5.48%) E-Commerce
13 22 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (3.97%) Project Planning
15 19 (3.59%) Service Management
15 19 (3.59%) Business Transformation
16 18 (3.40%) Risk Management
17 16 (3.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 14 (2.65%) ERP
18 14 (2.65%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.89%) C
2 6 (1.13%) Java
3 4 (0.76%) Ruby
4 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.57%) Python
5 2 (0.38%) SQL
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 90 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 56 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 52 (9.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 32 (6.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (3.78%) DV Cleared
6 15 (2.84%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.65%) APMP
8 10 (1.89%) PMP
9 9 (1.70%) Degree
10 5 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.76%) ISEB
12 3 (0.57%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.38%) GCIA
13 2 (0.38%) CISSP
13 2 (0.38%) ACCA
13 2 (0.38%) CISM
13 2 (0.38%) CIMA
13 2 (0.38%) VCP4
13 2 (0.38%) APMG
14 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.51%) Solvency II
2 6 (1.13%) QA
3 4 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.57%) FATCA
4 3 (0.57%) COREP
4 3 (0.57%) FINREP
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.38%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.57%) vCloud
3 2 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) Puppet
1 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.38%) Nessus
2 2 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) SCOM
3 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Netcool
3 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 45 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.16%) SAP
3 6 (1.13%) Citrix
4 4 (0.76%) CheckPoint
4 4 (0.76%) VMware
5 3 (0.57%) EMC
5 3 (0.57%) Cisco
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle
6 2 (0.38%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.38%) HP
6 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.38%) Sourcefire
6 2 (0.38%) Trapeze
6 2 (0.38%) InterSystems
6 2 (0.38%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.19%) Tableau
7 1 (0.19%) ICL
7 1 (0.19%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
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