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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 290 263 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.06% 8.57% 10.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.67% 9.21% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 183 163
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£403 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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
2999 2857 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.12% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1860 1233
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 172 140
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 80 £394 -1.56% 25
Wiltshire +3 77 £400 -2.73% 9
Dorset +14 31 £450 -2.70% 2
Gloucestershire +5 31 £428 +0.58% 7
Somerset +11 26 £450 +2.85% 1
Devon -4 23 £325 -21.21% 4
Cornwall +8 3 £265 +6.00%
Avon - 1 - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 292 (53.28%) Project Management
2 216 (39.42%) PRINCE2
3 176 (32.12%) Finance
4 107 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (15.51%) Security Cleared
7 59 (10.77%) MS Project
8 56 (10.22%) SC Cleared
9 55 (10.04%) ITIL
10 52 (9.49%) Programme Management
10 52 (9.49%) Telecoms
11 50 (9.12%) Banking
12 45 (8.21%) Change Management
13 43 (7.85%) Retail
13 43 (7.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 42 (7.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 34 (6.20%) SAP
16 33 (6.02%) Marketing
17 31 (5.66%) Microsoft
18 30 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (5.29%) Data Centre
19 29 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 28 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (5.11%) MS Excel
20 28 (5.11%) Scrum
21 26 (4.74%) ERP
21 26 (4.74%) Migration
22 25 (4.56%) Project Planning
22 25 (4.56%) MS Office
23 24 (4.38%) PMI Certification

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.36%) CMS
3 2 (0.36%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.36%) Drupal
4 1 (0.18%) WordPress
4 1 (0.18%) Lync
4 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.18%) SAS
4 1 (0.18%) CICS
Applications
1 59 (10.77%) MS Project
2 28 (5.11%) MS Excel
3 25 (4.56%) MS Office
4 12 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Agresso
5 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.82%) Office 365
2 3 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.18%) Yammer
3 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.19%) WAN
1 12 (2.19%) Internet
2 7 (1.28%) LAN
3 6 (1.09%) SMS
4 4 (0.73%) Intranet
5 3 (0.55%) SAN
5 3 (0.55%) HTTP
6 2 (0.36%) ATM
6 2 (0.36%) Broadband
6 2 (0.36%) Network Security
7 1 (0.18%) NAS
7 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.18%) Firewall
7 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.18%) PBX
7 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (0.73%) Pentaho
3 4 (0.73%) QlikView
4 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.36%) EDMS
5 2 (0.36%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.36%) DB2
6 1 (0.18%) Ingres
6 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
6 1 (0.18%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (0.73%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) ERwin
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 176 (32.12%) Finance
2 52 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 50 (9.12%) Banking
4 43 (7.85%) Retail
5 33 (6.02%) Marketing
6 22 (4.01%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.74%) Legal
7 15 (2.74%) Electronics
8 13 (2.37%) Local Government
9 9 (1.64%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.46%) Games
11 7 (1.28%) Military
12 6 (1.09%) Billing
13 4 (0.73%) Advertising
13 4 (0.73%) Back Office
14 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.09%) .NET
2 2 (0.36%) Middleware
2 2 (0.36%) HTML
3 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.18%) JSON
3 1 (0.18%) WCF
3 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.18%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.18%) J2EE
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.29%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.92%) NHS
5 15 (2.74%) DTV
6 8 (1.46%) Social Media
6 8 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.91%) PMI
8 4 (0.73%) User Experience
9 3 (0.55%) FMCG
10 2 (0.36%) Economics
10 2 (0.36%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.36%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.18%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.18%) Informatics
11 1 (0.18%) Telematics
11 1 (0.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.19%) Windows
2 4 (0.73%) Linux
3 3 (0.55%) Android
3 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.36%) VMS
4 2 (0.36%) AIX
4 2 (0.36%) UNIX
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (53.28%) Project Management
2 216 (39.42%) PRINCE2
3 107 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (10.04%) ITIL
6 52 (9.49%) Programme Management
7 45 (8.21%) Change Management
8 29 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 28 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (5.11%) Scrum
10 26 (4.74%) Migration
10 26 (4.74%) ERP
11 25 (4.56%) Project Planning
12 21 (3.83%) CRM
12 21 (3.83%) Service Management
12 21 (3.83%) Waterfall
13 20 (3.65%) Resource Management
14 18 (3.28%) Digital Marketing
14 18 (3.28%) E-Commerce
14 18 (3.28%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.74%) C
2 7 (1.28%) SQL
3 6 (1.09%) Java
4 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.18%) PHP
4 1 (0.18%) C#
4 1 (0.18%) C++
4 1 (0.18%) Ruby
4 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 85 (15.51%) Security Cleared
2 56 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 43 (7.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 42 (7.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 24 (4.38%) PMI Certification
6 21 (3.83%) PMP
7 20 (3.65%) DV Cleared
8 17 (3.10%) APMP
9 16 (2.92%) Degree
10 3 (0.55%) MAPM
10 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.36%) ISEB
12 1 (0.18%) CISSP
12 1 (0.18%) HNC
12 1 (0.18%) ACCA
12 1 (0.18%) CIMA
12 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.28%) QA
2 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.55%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.36%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.36%) Snort
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.18%) Control-M
1 1 (0.18%) SCCM
1 1 (0.18%) SCOM
1 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (6.20%) SAP
2 31 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.64%) Citrix
3 9 (1.64%) Sourcefire
4 8 (1.46%) LogRhythm
5 7 (1.28%) Oracle
6 5 (0.91%) Cognos
7 4 (0.73%) Cisco
7 4 (0.73%) Birst
7 4 (0.73%) Tableau
8 3 (0.55%) Sage
9 2 (0.36%) Kronos
9 2 (0.36%) VMware
9 2 (0.36%) Google
9 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.36%) Adobe
9 2 (0.36%) Informatica
9 2 (0.36%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.18%) Epicor
10 1 (0.18%) NetApp
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