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 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 13 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 256 149 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.89% 6.67% 9.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.37% 7.21% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 118 195
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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 £288 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 £41.13 £39.65 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +22.00%
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
3058 2066 2597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.30% 92.52% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1986 1299 1475
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 182 206
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.11 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% -8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -1 91 £400 +6.66% 26
Wiltshire +5 72 £450 +9.09% 22
Gloucestershire +10 34 £375 +70.45% 14
Somerset +6 12 £400 +6.66% 7
Dorset -2 12 £494 +41.07% 8
Devon -15 10 £388 +55.00% 3
Cornwall +5 2 £293 -16.42%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 267 (51.45%) Project Management
2 193 (37.19%) PRINCE2
3 174 (33.53%) Finance
4 100 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (19.27%) Security Cleared
5 83 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (13.29%) SC Cleared
7 60 (11.56%) MS Project
8 48 (9.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 44 (8.48%) Microsoft
10 43 (8.29%) Change Management
11 41 (7.90%) Risk Management
11 41 (7.90%) Banking
12 39 (7.51%) Retail
13 37 (7.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 36 (6.94%) Migration
15 34 (6.55%) Programme Management
16 33 (6.36%) PRINCE
16 33 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (5.78%) ITIL
18 26 (5.01%) MS Excel
19 25 (4.82%) PMI Certification
20 24 (4.62%) Scrum
20 24 (4.62%) Waterfall
21 23 (4.43%) Telecoms
22 22 (4.24%) SharePoint
22 22 (4.24%) E-Commerce
23 21 (4.05%) Change Control
24 20 (3.85%) SAP
24 20 (3.85%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 22 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (0.58%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.58%) CMS
4 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (11.56%) MS Project
2 26 (5.01%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.85%) MS Office
4 14 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.77%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.35%) Summit
2 5 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.77%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.35%) Office 365
2 2 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.73%) WAN
2 8 (1.54%) Internet
3 5 (0.96%) LAN
3 5 (0.96%) Extranet
4 3 (0.58%) VoIP
4 3 (0.58%) 3G
4 3 (0.58%) 2G
5 2 (0.39%) IMAP
6 1 (0.19%) SAN
6 1 (0.19%) DMZ
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) ATM
6 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.96%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.19%) QlikView
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.19%) Big Data
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.39%) Maven
2 1 (0.19%) Subversion
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 174 (33.53%) Finance
2 41 (7.90%) Banking
3 39 (7.51%) Retail
4 23 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.08%) Legal
6 13 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.31%) Marketing
8 9 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.54%) Military
10 7 (1.35%) Local Government
11 5 (0.96%) Law
12 4 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.77%) Back Office
13 3 (0.58%) Advertising
14 2 (0.39%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Billing
15 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Automotive
15 1 (0.19%) Electronics
15 1 (0.19%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.77%) .NET
2 2 (0.39%) RESTful
2 2 (0.39%) XML
3 1 (0.19%) JSON
3 1 (0.19%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.19%) Middleware
3 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.85%) NHS
3 16 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.50%) User Experience
5 12 (2.31%) Open Source
6 10 (1.93%) Economics
7 9 (1.73%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.54%) PMI
9 5 (0.96%) Wiki
10 4 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.77%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.58%) Robotics
11 3 (0.58%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.58%) FMCG
11 3 (0.58%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.39%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.39%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.39%) PACS
13 1 (0.19%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.85%) Windows
2 10 (1.93%) Linux
3 7 (1.35%) UNIX
4 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.39%) Android
7 2 (0.39%) CentOS
7 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (51.45%) Project Management
2 193 (37.19%) PRINCE2
3 100 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (15.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (8.29%) Change Management
6 41 (7.90%) Risk Management
7 36 (6.94%) Migration
8 34 (6.55%) Programme Management
9 33 (6.36%) PRINCE
10 30 (5.78%) ITIL
11 24 (4.62%) Scrum
11 24 (4.62%) Waterfall
12 22 (4.24%) E-Commerce
13 21 (4.05%) Change Control
14 20 (3.85%) Service Delivery
14 20 (3.85%) Supplier Management
15 19 (3.66%) Business Analysis
16 17 (3.28%) Project Planning
17 15 (2.89%) Service Management
17 15 (2.89%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.35%) C
2 5 (0.96%) Java
3 3 (0.58%) Ruby
4 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.39%) Python
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 100 (19.27%) Security Cleared
2 69 (13.29%) SC Cleared
3 48 (9.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 37 (7.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 25 (4.82%) PMI Certification
6 19 (3.66%) DV Cleared
7 18 (3.47%) PMP
8 15 (2.89%) Degree
9 8 (1.54%) APMP
10 3 (0.58%) ISEB
10 3 (0.58%) MAPM
11 2 (0.39%) APMG
11 2 (0.39%) MBA
11 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.19%) MOS
12 1 (0.19%) CAPM
12 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.19%) ACCA
12 1 (0.19%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.89%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.12%) Solvency II
3 10 (1.93%) QA
4 7 (1.35%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.39%) COREP
7 2 (0.39%) FINREP
7 2 (0.39%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) SLA
8 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (0.39%) vSphere
2 2 (0.39%) vCloud
3 1 (0.19%) NFS
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.39%) Puppet
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.39%) Netcool
2 2 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.19%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.19%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 44 (8.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.85%) SAP
3 17 (3.28%) Oracle
4 12 (2.31%) Citrix
5 7 (1.35%) VMware
6 6 (1.16%) HP
7 5 (0.96%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.77%) EMC
9 3 (0.58%) Primavera
9 3 (0.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 2 (0.39%) InterSystems
10 2 (0.39%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco
11 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.19%) Juniper
11 1 (0.19%) Informatica
11 1 (0.19%) Apple
11 1 (0.19%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.19%) IBM
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Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £150 - £165 per day + competitive
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Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
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Gloucestershire
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £390.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
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Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Poole
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