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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 254 214 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.35% 10.00% 11.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.97% 10.71% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 159 266
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £402
% change year-on-year
- -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.25 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -18.57%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2832 1998 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.13% 93.32% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 1220 1726
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 134 198
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 1 August 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
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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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 -2 83 £400 +1.01% 28
Wiltshire -1 58 £413 -1.78% 18
Devon 0 33 £400 +6.66% 9
Gloucestershire -4 25 £425 +13.33% 7
Somerset -10 13 £438 +59.09% 7
Dorset -5 11 £463 -7.50% 7
Cornwall -12 1 £250 - 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 311 (55.54%) Project Management
2 254 (45.36%) PRINCE2
3 163 (29.11%) Finance
4 107 (19.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 104 (18.57%) Security Cleared
6 77 (13.75%) SC Cleared
7 57 (10.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 52 (9.29%) MS Project
8 52 (9.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 51 (9.11%) Change Management
10 49 (8.75%) SAP
11 47 (8.39%) Banking
12 46 (8.21%) Microsoft
13 44 (7.86%) Retail
14 43 (7.68%) Risk Management
14 43 (7.68%) PRINCE
15 37 (6.61%) Change Control
16 36 (6.43%) Migration
17 35 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (5.36%) PMI Certification
19 28 (5.00%) Oracle
19 28 (5.00%) Service Delivery
20 27 (4.82%) Scrum
20 27 (4.82%) ITIL
21 25 (4.46%) MS Excel
21 25 (4.46%) Business Transformation
22 24 (4.29%) Windows
23 23 (4.11%) Supplier Management
24 22 (3.93%) Business Analysis
24 22 (3.93%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (0.89%) CMS
5 4 (0.71%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.54%) Lync
7 1 (0.18%) Drupal
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (9.29%) MS Project
2 25 (4.46%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.04%) MS Office
4 10 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.54%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.43%) Summit
2 7 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.07%) Maximo
4 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.96%) WAN
2 8 (1.43%) LAN
3 4 (0.71%) VoIP
3 4 (0.71%) 3G
3 4 (0.71%) Internet
3 4 (0.71%) 2G
4 2 (0.36%) WLAN
4 2 (0.36%) Wireless
4 2 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.07%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.36%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.18%) QlikView
4 1 (0.18%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.18%) Subversion
2 1 (0.18%) LSMW
General
1 163 (29.11%) Finance
2 47 (8.39%) Banking
3 44 (7.86%) Retail
4 21 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.21%) Marketing
6 14 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.96%) Legal
8 10 (1.79%) Military
9 8 (1.43%) Local Government
10 6 (1.07%) Billing
11 4 (0.71%) Automotive
11 4 (0.71%) Back Office
12 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.54%) Publishing
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.86%) .NET
2 9 (1.61%) Middleware
3 8 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.25%) Web Services
5 6 (1.07%) XML
6 5 (0.89%) CSS
6 5 (0.89%) HTML
7 4 (0.71%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.18%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.21%) Economics
2 16 (2.86%) PMI
2 16 (2.86%) NHS
3 15 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.96%) GIS
5 6 (1.07%) CMDB
6 5 (0.89%) Wiki
7 4 (0.71%) Web 2.0
7 4 (0.71%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.54%) FMCG
8 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.54%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.54%) Robotics
9 2 (0.36%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.36%) Equities
9 2 (0.36%) Informatics
9 2 (0.36%) EPoS
9 2 (0.36%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.36%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.29%) Windows
2 11 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 10 (1.79%) Windows XP
4 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Linux
7 1 (0.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (55.54%) Project Management
2 254 (45.36%) PRINCE2
3 107 (19.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (9.11%) Change Management
5 43 (7.68%) Risk Management
5 43 (7.68%) PRINCE
6 37 (6.61%) Change Control
7 36 (6.43%) Migration
8 35 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 27 (4.82%) Scrum
10 27 (4.82%) ITIL
11 25 (4.46%) Business Transformation
12 23 (4.11%) Supplier Management
13 22 (3.93%) Business Analysis
14 20 (3.57%) ERP
15 19 (3.39%) Resource Management
16 18 (3.21%) Asset Management
17 17 (3.04%) Waterfall
17 17 (3.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.21%) Java
2 8 (1.43%) C
3 7 (1.25%) SQL
4 2 (0.36%) PHP
4 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.18%) C#
5 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 104 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 77 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 57 (10.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 52 (9.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 30 (5.36%) PMI Certification
6 22 (3.93%) PMP
7 14 (2.50%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.32%) Degree
9 12 (2.14%) APMP
10 8 (1.43%) ISEB
11 3 (0.54%) MAPM
11 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.36%) MBA
13 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.18%) APMG
13 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.79%) Solvency II
3 8 (1.43%) ISO 14001
4 7 (1.25%) QA
5 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.36%) SLA
6 2 (0.36%) Basel III
6 2 (0.36%) COREP
6 2 (0.36%) FINREP
7 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.18%) P3O
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.71%) vSphere
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.71%) Netcool
1 4 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (0.54%) SCCM
3 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (8.75%) SAP
2 46 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.00%) Oracle
4 10 (1.79%) Citrix
5 9 (1.61%) IBM
6 8 (1.43%) Cisco
6 8 (1.43%) HP
7 6 (1.07%) VMware
7 6 (1.07%) SolarWinds
8 4 (0.71%) EMC
9 3 (0.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (0.36%) Omniture
10 2 (0.36%) Google
10 2 (0.36%) Cognos
10 2 (0.36%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.36%) Dell
10 2 (0.36%) Sun
10 2 (0.36%) Cerner
10 2 (0.36%) Primavera
10 2 (0.36%) Infor
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £379.12 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Salisbury
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 540 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £225 - £250 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 425 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: From £30,196 to £34,666 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago