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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 15 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 271 165 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.04% 7.68% 10.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.57% 8.32% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 136 227
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £19.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +27.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £38.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +17.38%
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
3163 1983 2801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.83% 92.28% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1265 1590
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 172 243
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -3 105 £425 +8.99% 19
Wiltshire +2 60 £416 -2.91% 11
Gloucestershire -3 26 £425 +93.18% 12
Somerset +6 18 £425 +13.20% 3
Devon -11 17 £378 +13.96% 3
Dorset +2 15 £513 +57.69% 7
Cornwall -3 2 £293 -5.64% 2
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 279 (51.76%) Project Management
2 219 (40.63%) PRINCE2
3 168 (31.17%) Finance
4 116 (21.52%) Security Cleared
5 103 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (16.14%) SC Cleared
7 82 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 51 (9.46%) Change Management
10 50 (9.28%) MS Project
11 48 (8.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 45 (8.35%) Microsoft
13 44 (8.16%) Risk Management
14 39 (7.24%) Retail
15 37 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (6.68%) Banking
17 34 (6.31%) Programme Management
18 32 (5.94%) Migration
19 31 (5.75%) PRINCE
20 30 (5.57%) SAP
20 30 (5.57%) Change Control
21 29 (5.38%) ITIL
22 25 (4.64%) MS Excel
23 24 (4.45%) PMI Certification
24 23 (4.27%) Supplier Management
25 22 (4.08%) Oracle
25 22 (4.08%) Telecoms
25 22 (4.08%) Service Delivery
26 21 (3.90%) Windows
26 21 (3.90%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (0.74%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.37%) SAS
4 2 (0.37%) CMS
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Drupal
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (9.28%) MS Project
2 25 (4.64%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.34%) MS Office
4 13 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Summit
1 8 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.93%) Maximo
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.74%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.30%) Office 365
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.67%) WAN
2 6 (1.11%) Internet
3 5 (0.93%) LAN
4 4 (0.74%) 3G
4 4 (0.74%) 2G
5 3 (0.56%) VoIP
6 2 (0.37%) IMAP
7 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) DMZ
7 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.19%) QlikView
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.19%) Subversion
1 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 168 (31.17%) Finance
2 39 (7.24%) Retail
3 36 (6.68%) Banking
4 22 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.15%) Legal
6 12 (2.23%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.23%) Marketing
7 11 (2.04%) Military
8 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.30%) Local Government
10 4 (0.74%) Advertising
10 4 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.74%) Back Office
10 4 (0.74%) Law
11 3 (0.56%) Billing
12 2 (0.37%) Automotive
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.11%) .NET
2 3 (0.56%) Web Services
3 2 (0.37%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) Middleware
4 1 (0.19%) JSON
4 1 (0.19%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.34%) NHS
3 16 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.41%) Economics
5 12 (2.23%) Open Source
6 9 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.30%) PMI
7 7 (1.30%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.11%) User Experience
8 6 (1.11%) GIS
9 5 (0.93%) Wiki
10 4 (0.74%) CMDB
10 4 (0.74%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.74%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.56%) Robotics
11 3 (0.56%) FMCG
12 2 (0.37%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.37%) Social Media
12 2 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.90%) Windows
2 10 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (1.48%) Linux
3 8 (1.48%) UNIX
4 5 (0.93%) Windows XP
4 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (51.76%) Project Management
2 219 (40.63%) PRINCE2
3 103 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (9.46%) Change Management
6 44 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 34 (6.31%) Programme Management
8 32 (5.94%) Migration
9 31 (5.75%) PRINCE
10 30 (5.57%) Change Control
11 29 (5.38%) ITIL
12 23 (4.27%) Supplier Management
13 22 (4.08%) Service Delivery
14 20 (3.71%) Asset Management
15 19 (3.53%) Waterfall
16 18 (3.34%) Scrum
16 18 (3.34%) Project Planning
17 17 (3.15%) Business Analysis
18 16 (2.97%) Logistics
19 15 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.67%) C
2 6 (1.11%) Java
3 2 (0.37%) PHP
4 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 116 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 87 (16.14%) SC Cleared
3 55 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 48 (8.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 24 (4.45%) PMI Certification
6 18 (3.34%) PMP
7 15 (2.78%) Degree
8 13 (2.41%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.86%) APMP
10 6 (1.11%) ISEB
11 3 (0.56%) MAPM
12 2 (0.37%) APMG
12 2 (0.37%) MBA
13 1 (0.19%) MOS
13 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.19%) CAPM
13 1 (0.19%) ACCA
13 1 (0.19%) CIMA
13 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.97%) ISO 9001
2 14 (2.60%) Solvency II
3 11 (2.04%) QA
4 8 (1.48%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.37%) FATCA
6 2 (0.37%) P3O
6 2 (0.37%) COREP
6 2 (0.37%) FINREP
6 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.93%) vSphere
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.93%) Netcool
1 5 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.19%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 45 (8.35%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.57%) SAP
3 22 (4.08%) Oracle
4 13 (2.41%) Citrix
5 8 (1.48%) VMware
6 6 (1.11%) HP
6 6 (1.11%) IBM
7 5 (0.93%) Cisco
7 5 (0.93%) EMC
7 5 (0.93%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.74%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (0.56%) Primavera
10 2 (0.37%) Omniture
10 2 (0.37%) Google
11 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.19%) SmartFocus
11 1 (0.19%) Tableau
11 1 (0.19%) Facebook
11 1 (0.19%) ExactTarget
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