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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 14 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 261 224 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.26% 10.00% 10.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.86% 10.78% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 173 257
Average daily rate
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£413 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -21.61%
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
2945 2078 2979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.26% 92.77% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1278 1744
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 240
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -7 75 £420 +6.06% 20
Wiltshire -2 60 £405 -3.57% 5
Devon 0 43 £400 +9.96% 4
Gloucestershire -9 25 £425 +10.53% 7
Somerset +1 18 £429 +56.00% 6
Dorset -4 13 £463 +2.77% 6
Cornwall -8 1 £250 -16.66%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 301 (54.83%) Project Management
2 229 (41.71%) PRINCE2
3 168 (30.60%) Finance
4 116 (21.13%) Security Cleared
5 97 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (15.30%) SC Cleared
7 55 (10.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 52 (9.47%) MS Project
9 50 (9.11%) Change Management
10 46 (8.38%) SAP
10 46 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 45 (8.20%) Microsoft
12 41 (7.47%) Risk Management
13 40 (7.29%) Retail
14 39 (7.10%) Migration
14 39 (7.10%) Change Control
15 38 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (6.92%) Banking
16 37 (6.74%) Oracle
17 35 (6.38%) PRINCE
18 28 (5.10%) Scrum
18 28 (5.10%) Service Delivery
18 28 (5.10%) PMI Certification
19 27 (4.92%) SharePoint
20 25 (4.55%) Supplier Management
20 25 (4.55%) Business Transformation
21 24 (4.37%) ITIL
21 24 (4.37%) Windows
22 22 (4.01%) MS Excel
22 22 (4.01%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (0.73%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.36%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (9.47%) MS Project
2 22 (4.01%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.83%) MS Office
4 11 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.73%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.55%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.46%) Summit
2 7 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.09%) Maximo
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.28%) Office 365
2 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.28%) WAN
2 5 (0.91%) Internet
3 4 (0.73%) 3G
3 4 (0.73%) 2G
3 4 (0.73%) LAN
3 4 (0.73%) VoIP
4 2 (0.36%) IMAP
4 2 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.91%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.36%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.18%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.18%) QlikView
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.18%) LSMW
2 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 168 (30.60%) Finance
2 40 (7.29%) Retail
3 38 (6.92%) Banking
4 21 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.73%) Marketing
6 12 (2.19%) Legal
7 11 (2.00%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.82%) Military
9 8 (1.46%) Local Government
10 5 (0.91%) Billing
11 4 (0.73%) Automotive
12 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.55%) Back Office
12 3 (0.55%) Advertising
12 3 (0.55%) Publishing
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.73%) .NET
2 9 (1.64%) Middleware
3 8 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (1.28%) Web Services
5 3 (0.55%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) CSS
6 1 (0.18%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.18%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.28%) Economics
2 16 (2.91%) NHS
3 15 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.55%) PMI
5 11 (2.00%) Open Source
6 8 (1.46%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.46%) GIS
7 6 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.09%) Robotics
7 6 (1.09%) CMDB
8 5 (0.91%) Wiki
9 4 (0.73%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.55%) FMCG
10 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.36%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.36%) Health Informatics
11 2 (0.36%) Social Media
11 2 (0.36%) iSeries
11 2 (0.36%) Equities
11 2 (0.36%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.37%) Windows
2 10 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 9 (1.64%) Windows XP
4 7 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.09%) Linux
5 6 (1.09%) UNIX
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (54.83%) Project Management
2 229 (41.71%) PRINCE2
3 97 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (9.11%) Change Management
5 41 (7.47%) Risk Management
6 39 (7.10%) Migration
6 39 (7.10%) Change Control
7 38 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (6.38%) PRINCE
9 28 (5.10%) Scrum
9 28 (5.10%) Service Delivery
10 25 (4.55%) Supplier Management
10 25 (4.55%) Business Transformation
11 24 (4.37%) ITIL
12 21 (3.83%) ERP
12 21 (3.83%) Programme Management
13 18 (3.28%) Business Analysis
13 18 (3.28%) Waterfall
14 17 (3.10%) Asset Management
15 16 (2.91%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.55%) Java
2 9 (1.64%) C
3 6 (1.09%) SQL
4 2 (0.36%) PHP
4 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.18%) C#
5 1 (0.18%) VBA
5 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 116 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 84 (15.30%) SC Cleared
3 55 (10.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 46 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 28 (5.10%) PMI Certification
6 22 (4.01%) PMP
7 15 (2.73%) Degree
8 14 (2.55%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.00%) APMP
10 8 (1.46%) ISEB
11 3 (0.55%) MAPM
12 2 (0.36%) MBA
13 1 (0.18%) MOS
13 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.91%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.00%) Solvency II
3 9 (1.64%) QA
4 8 (1.46%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.36%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) P3O
7 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.18%) COREP
7 1 (0.18%) FINREP
7 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.73%) vSphere
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.73%) Netcool
1 4 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) WSUS
3 1 (0.18%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 46 (8.38%) SAP
2 45 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.74%) Oracle
4 9 (1.64%) IBM
4 9 (1.64%) Citrix
5 8 (1.46%) HP
6 6 (1.09%) VMware
6 6 (1.09%) SolarWinds
6 6 (1.09%) Cisco
7 4 (0.73%) EMC
8 3 (0.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (0.36%) Omniture
9 2 (0.36%) Google
9 2 (0.36%) Infor
9 2 (0.36%) Dell
9 2 (0.36%) Primavera
9 2 (0.36%) Sun
9 2 (0.36%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.36%) Cognos
9 2 (0.36%) Cerner
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £480 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Baltimore
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
DP Connect
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £500 - £700 a day depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 20 days ago