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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 36 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 135 224 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.87% 6.98% 7.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 7.28% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 180 204
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £38.00 £20.63 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.24% -14.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.05 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-19.02% -9.63%
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
2634 3075 3143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 95.85% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1727 2068 2026
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 157 226
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 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
Wiltshire -8 40 £410 +2.50% 4
Bristol -11 40 £400 -5.32% 7
Devon +16 15 £330 -8.33% 4
Gloucestershire -23 15 £375 -9.36% 5
Dorset 0 12 £400 - 1
Somerset +24 5 - - 2
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 143 (47.67%) Project Management
2 88 (29.33%) PRINCE2
2 88 (29.33%) Finance
3 70 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 47 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (12.33%) SC Cleared
7 34 (11.33%) Migration
8 31 (10.33%) Telecoms
9 30 (10.00%) ITIL
9 30 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 29 (9.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 28 (9.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 27 (9.00%) MS Office
13 26 (8.67%) Microsoft
14 25 (8.33%) Waterfall
15 18 (6.00%) SAP
15 18 (6.00%) MS Project
16 17 (5.67%) Risk Management
16 17 (5.67%) Banking
17 16 (5.33%) APMP
17 16 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 16 (5.33%) ERP
18 15 (5.00%) DV Cleared
18 15 (5.00%) Retail
18 15 (5.00%) Gantt Chart
19 14 (4.67%) Project Governance
20 13 (4.33%) Change Control
20 13 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (4.33%) Project Planning

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 7 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.33%) Confluence
2 4 (1.33%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.00%) CMS
4 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.00%) MS Office
3 18 (6.00%) MS Project
4 8 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 3 (1.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.67%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.67%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.67%) Firewall
2 3 (1.00%) LAN
2 3 (1.00%) WAN
3 1 (0.33%) Broadband
3 1 (0.33%) MPLS
3 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.33%) VPLS
3 1 (0.33%) VPN
3 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.33%) Big Data
1 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 5 (1.67%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (29.33%) Finance
2 31 (10.33%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.67%) Banking
4 15 (5.00%) Retail
5 8 (2.67%) Marketing
6 7 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.33%) Back Office
9 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.67%) Billing
10 2 (0.67%) Electronics
10 2 (0.67%) Military
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.00%) .NET
2 2 (0.67%) CSS
2 2 (0.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.33%) Middleware
3 1 (0.33%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.33%) Digital Media
3 7 (2.33%) RIA
4 6 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.33%) PMI
5 4 (1.33%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.00%) Biology
6 3 (1.00%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.67%) iPad
7 2 (0.67%) NHS
7 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.33%) EPoS
8 1 (0.33%) FMCG
8 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.00%) Windows
2 1 (0.33%) Android
2 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (47.67%) Project Management
2 88 (29.33%) PRINCE2
3 70 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (11.33%) Migration
6 30 (10.00%) ITIL
7 28 (9.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 25 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 17 (5.67%) Risk Management
10 16 (5.33%) ERP
11 15 (5.00%) Gantt Chart
12 14 (4.67%) Project Governance
13 13 (4.33%) Change Control
13 13 (4.33%) Programme Management
13 13 (4.33%) Project Planning
13 13 (4.33%) Scrum
14 12 (4.00%) Change Management
14 12 (4.00%) Data Migration
15 11 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.00%) C
2 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.67%) PHP
3 1 (0.33%) COBOL
3 1 (0.33%) Java
3 1 (0.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 29 (9.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (5.33%) APMP
4 16 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 13 (4.33%) Degree
7 9 (3.00%) PMP
8 8 (2.67%) PMI Certification
9 7 (2.33%) CISSP
9 7 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.00%) CISM
11 2 (0.67%) CFA
11 2 (0.67%) ISEB
12 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.33%) CIMA
12 1 (0.33%) CISA
12 1 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.00%) SLA
3 4 (1.33%) GxP
3 4 (1.33%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.33%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) COREP
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) FINREP
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 26 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.00%) SAP
3 5 (1.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (1.67%) ServiceNow
4 4 (1.33%) Cisco
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle
6 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.67%) Epicor
7 1 (0.33%) CA
7 1 (0.33%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.33%) IBM
7 1 (0.33%) Infor
7 1 (0.33%) Juniper
7 1 (0.33%) MAPICS
7 1 (0.33%) Sage
7 1 (0.33%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
Spencer Rose
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago