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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 32 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 170 284 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.58% 8.86% 8.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 9.27% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 207 181
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £24.60 £42.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +107.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.38 £42.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.82 £42.00 £34.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
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
2893 3062 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.01% 95.54% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1947 1825
Median daily rate £365 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 204 166
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.50% -4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.19 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Bristol -8 57 £400 - 13
Wiltshire -18 41 £375 -6.25% 12
Gloucestershire -9 20 £450 +5.88% 8
Devon -2 17 £350 +3.70% 3
Dorset -13 16 £425 -5.55% 4
Somerset -5 6 £369 -12.20% 8
Cornwall +2 1 £300 +13.20%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 215 (49.20%) Project Management
2 135 (30.89%) PRINCE2
3 126 (28.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 110 (25.17%) Finance
5 88 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (20.14%) Security Cleared
6 53 (12.13%) SC Cleared
7 48 (10.98%) Migration
8 34 (7.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 32 (7.32%) Waterfall
10 30 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 29 (6.64%) Telecoms
11 29 (6.64%) MS Project
12 28 (6.41%) Banking
12 28 (6.41%) DV Cleared
13 27 (6.18%) E-Commerce
14 26 (5.95%) Programme Management
15 25 (5.72%) ITIL
16 24 (5.49%) Change Management
17 23 (5.26%) Retail
18 22 (5.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 22 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (5.03%) Data Centre
19 21 (4.81%) MS Excel
20 20 (4.58%) ERP
20 20 (4.58%) SAP
21 19 (4.35%) Windows
21 19 (4.35%) Risk Management
21 19 (4.35%) Project Planning
22 18 (4.12%) CRM

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 (2.06%) IIS
1 9 (2.06%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.92%) Confluence
3 4 (0.92%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.69%) CMS
5 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.23%) Drupal
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (6.64%) MS Project
2 21 (4.81%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.97%) MS Office
4 9 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.69%) Magento
2 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.69%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.46%) Lorenzo
3 2 (0.46%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.75%) Office 365
2 4 (0.92%) IaaS
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.92%) SaaS
3 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.29%) Unified Communications
2 9 (2.06%) LAN
2 9 (2.06%) Skype
2 9 (2.06%) WAN
3 5 (1.14%) Firewall
4 2 (0.46%) VoIP
4 2 (0.46%) Wireless
5 1 (0.23%) Internet
5 1 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.23%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.23%) NAS
5 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.23%) SAN
5 1 (0.23%) Softphone
5 1 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.23%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.83%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.46%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (0.46%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.14%) JIRA
2 3 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 110 (25.17%) Finance
2 29 (6.64%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.41%) Banking
4 23 (5.26%) Retail
5 11 (2.52%) Marketing
6 5 (1.14%) Billing
7 4 (0.92%) Back Office
7 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.69%) Electronics
8 3 (0.69%) Military
9 2 (0.46%) Law
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.37%) .NET
2 3 (0.69%) HTML
3 2 (0.46%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.46%) CSS
3 2 (0.46%) J2EE
4 1 (0.23%) HTML5
4 1 (0.23%) JFC
4 1 (0.23%) Middleware
4 1 (0.23%) Node.js
4 1 (0.23%) React Native
4 1 (0.23%) SOAP
4 1 (0.23%) Spring
4 1 (0.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.03%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.43%) NHS
4 10 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.06%) User Experience
6 7 (1.60%) iPad
7 6 (1.37%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.92%) Informatics
9 3 (0.69%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.69%) Handset
9 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.69%) PMI
9 3 (0.69%) Social Media
10 2 (0.46%) BYOD
10 2 (0.46%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.23%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.23%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.35%) Windows
2 9 (2.06%) Unix
3 1 (0.23%) Android
3 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.23%) Linux
3 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (49.20%) Project Management
2 135 (30.89%) PRINCE2
3 126 (28.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (10.98%) Migration
6 32 (7.32%) Waterfall
7 30 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 27 (6.18%) E-Commerce
9 26 (5.95%) Programme Management
10 25 (5.72%) ITIL
11 24 (5.49%) Change Management
12 22 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (4.58%) ERP
14 19 (4.35%) Project Planning
14 19 (4.35%) Risk Management
15 18 (4.12%) CRM
16 16 (3.66%) Data Migration
16 16 (3.66%) Resource Management
17 15 (3.43%) Project Governance
17 15 (3.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.66%) C
2 13 (2.97%) Java
3 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (20.14%) Security Cleared
2 53 (12.13%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 28 (6.41%) DV Cleared
5 22 (5.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (3.66%) PMP
7 13 (2.97%) Degree
8 11 (2.52%) PMI Certification
9 9 (2.06%) APMP
10 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.69%) CISSP
12 2 (0.46%) CCNA
12 2 (0.46%) CCNP
12 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.23%) APMG
13 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.29%) QA
2 6 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.92%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) SEPA
6 1 (0.23%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.23%) QRadar
2 1 (0.23%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (4.58%) SAP
2 18 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.66%) Oracle
4 7 (1.60%) Cisco
5 5 (1.14%) Polycom
6 4 (0.92%) ATG
6 4 (0.92%) Siemens
6 4 (0.92%) VMware
7 3 (0.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (0.69%) Google
7 3 (0.69%) IBM
7 3 (0.69%) NEC
7 3 (0.69%) Omniture
7 3 (0.69%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.46%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.46%) Remedy
8 2 (0.46%) Sourcefire
8 2 (0.46%) Teradata
9 1 (0.23%) Facebook
9 1 (0.23%) Guidewire
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