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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / South West
Rank 20 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 194 229 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.18% 7.80% 8.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.55% 8.11% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 177 205
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £308 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.63 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -4.10%

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
2570 2824 3067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 96.15% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1865 1943
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 168 150
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +5 71 £390 -4.87% 15
Wiltshire 0 54 £450 +19.60% 12
Devon +3 23 £375 -7.40% 1
Gloucestershire -14 14 £425 +13.33% 1
Somerset -5 6 £425 +3.65% 5
Dorset -13 4 £500 +17.64% 4
Cornwall -3 1 £300 -11.11%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 161 (49.39%) Project Management
2 121 (37.12%) PRINCE2
3 105 (32.21%) Finance
4 77 (23.62%) Security Cleared
5 74 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (14.72%) SC Cleared
7 31 (9.51%) Telecoms
8 30 (9.20%) ITIL
8 30 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 28 (8.59%) Migration
9 28 (8.59%) DV Cleared
10 25 (7.67%) Microsoft
11 24 (7.36%) MS Project
12 23 (7.06%) Change Management
13 20 (6.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 20 (6.13%) Project Planning
13 20 (6.13%) APMP
13 20 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (5.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 18 (5.52%) Project Governance
14 18 (5.52%) Programme Management
15 17 (5.21%) MS Excel
16 16 (4.91%) Risk Management
16 16 (4.91%) Marketing
17 15 (4.60%) Banking
17 15 (4.60%) Management Information System
17 15 (4.60%) ERP
17 15 (4.60%) Change Control
17 15 (4.60%) Waterfall

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 9 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.23%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.61%) CMS
4 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.31%) Confluence
5 1 (0.31%) FileNet
5 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (7.36%) MS Project
2 17 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.99%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.61%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.61%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.31%) Primavera
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.68%) Office 365
2 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.53%) LDAP
2 4 (1.23%) SAN
2 4 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.92%) Broadband
3 3 (0.92%) LAN
3 3 (0.92%) Wireless
4 2 (0.61%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.61%) WAN
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) MPLS
5 1 (0.31%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.31%) Big Data
2 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.31%) GIS
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 105 (32.21%) Finance
2 31 (9.51%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.91%) Marketing
4 15 (4.60%) Banking
5 14 (4.29%) Retail
6 9 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.15%) Electronics
8 5 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.23%) Legal
9 4 (1.23%) Local Government
10 3 (0.92%) Automotive
11 2 (0.61%) Billing
11 2 (0.61%) Military
11 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.92%) .NET
1 3 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.68%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.84%) PMI
5 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.23%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.92%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.92%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.61%) User Experience
9 1 (0.31%) CMDB
9 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.31%) EPoS
9 1 (0.31%) FMCG
9 1 (0.31%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.31%) NHS
9 1 (0.31%) PKI
9 1 (0.31%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.84%) Windows
2 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.61%) AIX
4 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (49.39%) Project Management
2 121 (37.12%) PRINCE2
3 74 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (9.20%) ITIL
6 28 (8.59%) Migration
7 23 (7.06%) Change Management
8 20 (6.13%) Project Planning
9 18 (5.52%) Programme Management
9 18 (5.52%) Project Governance
9 18 (5.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 16 (4.91%) Risk Management
11 15 (4.60%) Change Control
11 15 (4.60%) ERP
11 15 (4.60%) Waterfall
12 12 (3.68%) E-Commerce
13 11 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (3.37%) Resource Allocation
14 10 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (2.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.45%) C
2 4 (1.23%) SQL
3 1 (0.31%) C#
3 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 77 (23.62%) Security Cleared
2 48 (14.72%) SC Cleared
3 30 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 28 (8.59%) DV Cleared
5 20 (6.13%) APMP
5 20 (6.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (4.29%) Degree
7 10 (3.07%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.15%) PMP
9 5 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.61%) CFA
11 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.61%) CISSP
11 2 (0.61%) ISEB
11 2 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.31%) CCNP
12 1 (0.31%) HNC
12 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.99%) PMO
2 9 (2.76%) JSP 440
3 8 (2.45%) QA
4 5 (1.53%) SLA
5 4 (1.23%) GxP
6 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.61%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.31%) COREP
8 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.31%) FINREP
8 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 25 (7.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.29%) SAP
3 7 (2.15%) Oracle
4 6 (1.84%) Pegasus
5 5 (1.53%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.23%) IBM
7 3 (0.92%) BT
7 3 (0.92%) Cisco
7 3 (0.92%) Talend
8 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.61%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (0.61%) Lotus
8 2 (0.61%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.31%) Citrix
9 1 (0.31%) Epicor
9 1 (0.31%) Huawei
9 1 (0.31%) Juniper
9 1 (0.31%) Northgate
9 1 (0.31%) Sage
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
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