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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 248 251 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.91% 8.64% 9.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.44% 9.36% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 170 156
Average daily rate
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£400 £403 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +57.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.03
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +7.92%
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
2938 2683 2256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.69% 92.36% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1837 1594 1367
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 154 159
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £15.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.73% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -1 76 £400 -4.47% 31
Wiltshire 0 46 £405 -1.81% 10
Gloucestershire -6 33 £375 - 9
Devon +3 28 £498 +22.83% 4
Somerset 0 22 £375 -9.09% 4
Dorset -6 19 £388 -6.06% 2
Cornwall - - - - 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 227 (43.40%) Project Management
2 187 (35.76%) Finance
2 187 (35.76%) PRINCE2
3 119 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (16.63%) Security Cleared
5 78 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (9.94%) Banking
7 51 (9.75%) SC Cleared
8 48 (9.18%) MS Project
9 47 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 42 (8.03%) Microsoft
11 41 (7.84%) Programme Management
12 38 (7.27%) Change Management
13 36 (6.88%) PRINCE
13 36 (6.88%) Migration
14 35 (6.69%) ITIL
14 35 (6.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 34 (6.50%) Scrum
15 34 (6.50%) Retail
16 32 (6.12%) E-Commerce
16 32 (6.12%) Waterfall
17 31 (5.93%) Telecoms
18 28 (5.35%) SAP
19 25 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (4.59%) NHS
20 24 (4.59%) MS Excel
21 22 (4.21%) Marketing
21 22 (4.21%) DV Cleared
21 22 (4.21%) Business Transformation
22 21 (4.02%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.76%) CMS
3 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.57%) Lync
3 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 48 (9.18%) MS Project
2 24 (4.59%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.10%) MS Office
4 10 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.76%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.38%) Summit
5 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.19%) Agresso
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.53%) Office 365
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.34%) Internet
2 5 (0.96%) Extranet
3 4 (0.76%) SMS
4 3 (0.57%) VoIP
4 3 (0.57%) LAN
5 2 (0.38%) SAN
5 2 (0.38%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.19%) DMZ
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) VPN
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
6 1 (0.19%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.29%) Big Data
2 11 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.19%) QlikView
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.57%) Maven
2 2 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 187 (35.76%) Finance
2 52 (9.94%) Banking
3 34 (6.50%) Retail
4 31 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.21%) Marketing
6 18 (3.44%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.25%) Retail Banking
8 16 (3.06%) Legal
9 7 (1.34%) Electronics
10 6 (1.15%) Games
10 6 (1.15%) Military
11 5 (0.96%) Law
11 5 (0.96%) Advertising
12 3 (0.57%) Billing
12 3 (0.57%) Back Office
13 2 (0.38%) Local Government
14 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.15%) .NET
2 3 (0.57%) RESTful
3 2 (0.38%) JSON
3 2 (0.38%) Apache Camel
3 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.19%) WCF
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.19%) J2EE
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
4 1 (0.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.59%) NHS
3 15 (2.87%) User Experience
4 14 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.34%) DTV
6 6 (1.15%) PMI
6 6 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.15%) Social Media
7 5 (0.96%) Economics
8 4 (0.76%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.76%) Informatics
8 4 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.57%) Mobile Games
9 3 (0.57%) GIS
10 2 (0.38%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.38%) PACS
10 2 (0.38%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.19%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.06%) Windows
2 7 (1.34%) Linux
3 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (0.57%) CentOS
4 2 (0.38%) Solaris
4 2 (0.38%) UNIX
4 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.19%) VME
5 1 (0.19%) Android
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.19%) VMS
5 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (43.40%) Project Management
2 187 (35.76%) PRINCE2
3 119 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (7.84%) Programme Management
6 38 (7.27%) Change Management
7 36 (6.88%) PRINCE
7 36 (6.88%) Migration
8 35 (6.69%) ITIL
9 34 (6.50%) Scrum
10 32 (6.12%) E-Commerce
10 32 (6.12%) Waterfall
11 22 (4.21%) Business Transformation
12 21 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (3.82%) Project Planning
14 19 (3.63%) Service Management
15 16 (3.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 15 (2.87%) ERP
17 14 (2.68%) Resource Management
17 14 (2.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.72%) C
2 8 (1.53%) Java
3 5 (0.96%) Ruby
4 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.57%) Python
5 2 (0.38%) PHP
5 2 (0.38%) SQL
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 87 (16.63%) Security Cleared
2 51 (9.75%) SC Cleared
3 47 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 35 (6.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (4.21%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.49%) APMP
7 12 (2.29%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.91%) Degree
9 7 (1.34%) PMP
10 6 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.57%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.57%) ISEB
11 3 (0.57%) CISSP
12 2 (0.38%) CISM
12 2 (0.38%) GCIA
13 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 1 (0.19%) CAPM
13 1 (0.19%) ACCA
13 1 (0.19%) MBA
13 1 (0.19%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.53%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) FATCA
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) COREP
5 1 (0.19%) FINREP
System Software
1 5 (0.96%) 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%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Netcool
3 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 42 (8.03%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.35%) SAP
3 5 (0.96%) Citrix
4 4 (0.76%) Cisco
4 4 (0.76%) CheckPoint
5 3 (0.57%) VMware
5 3 (0.57%) EMC
6 2 (0.38%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle
6 2 (0.38%) InterSystems
6 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.38%) Sourcefire
6 2 (0.38%) LogRhythm
6 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.38%) Trapeze
7 1 (0.19%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.19%) ICL
7 1 (0.19%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
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