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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 18 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 236 255 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.96% 8.04% 7.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 8.39% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 199 139
Average daily rate £400 £414 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.32% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £415 £401
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.63 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
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
2833 3039 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.58% 95.84% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 1921 1483
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 172 158
Average hourly rate £31.50 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 69 £413 +3.12% 17
Wiltshire +1 59 £375 -13.04% 9
Gloucestershire +3 36 £398 +6.00% 10
Dorset +7 26 £425 +9.67% 2
Devon -17 16 £405 -18.18%
Somerset -8 11 £410 +18.84% 5
Cornwall +6 2 £350 -16.66%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 204 (46.36%) Project Management
2 176 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 130 (29.55%) Finance
4 113 (25.68%) Security Cleared
5 91 (20.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (15.91%) SC Cleared
8 54 (12.27%) MS Project
9 40 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 40 (9.09%) ITIL
9 40 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 39 (8.86%) MS Excel
11 37 (8.41%) DV Cleared
11 37 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (7.05%) Change Management
12 31 (7.05%) Risk Management
12 31 (7.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 31 (7.05%) APMP
13 28 (6.36%) Project Planning
14 27 (6.14%) Banking
14 27 (6.14%) NHS
14 27 (6.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 26 (5.91%) Programme Management
16 25 (5.68%) Management Information System
17 24 (5.45%) MS Office
18 23 (5.23%) Data Centre
18 23 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 23 (5.23%) Migration
19 22 (5.00%) WAN
20 21 (4.77%) Resource Management

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 9 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.91%) CMS
3 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.23%) Drupal
4 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (12.27%) MS Project
2 39 (8.86%) MS Excel
3 24 (5.45%) MS Office
4 11 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.45%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.00%) WAN
2 16 (3.64%) LAN
3 10 (2.27%) Firewall
4 4 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (0.91%) Wireless
5 3 (0.68%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.45%) Internet
6 2 (0.45%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.23%) Broadband
7 1 (0.23%) DMZ
7 1 (0.23%) DSL
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) MPLS
7 1 (0.23%) PABX
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) SMS
7 1 (0.23%) Softphone
7 1 (0.23%) VoIP
7 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (1.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.45%) Pentaho
2 2 (0.45%) QlikView
3 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.23%) MS Access
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.68%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 130 (29.55%) Finance
2 40 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.14%) Banking
4 14 (3.18%) Retail
5 10 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.27%) Marketing
6 7 (1.59%) Electronics
7 4 (0.91%) Billing
7 4 (0.91%) Local Government
8 3 (0.68%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Advertising
9 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.68%) .NET
2 2 (0.45%) HTML
2 2 (0.45%) Middleware
2 2 (0.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.14%) NHS
3 25 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 23 (5.23%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.59%) PMI
6 6 (1.36%) iPad
7 5 (1.14%) User Experience
8 3 (0.68%) BYOD
8 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.45%) Chemistry
9 2 (0.45%) Informatics
9 2 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.45%) Social Media
10 1 (0.23%) Biology
10 1 (0.23%) FMCG
10 1 (0.23%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.23%) Robotics
10 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.05%) Linux
2 7 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
2 7 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (1.59%) Windows
3 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.23%) AIX
5 1 (0.23%) Android
5 1 (0.23%) Unix
5 1 (0.23%) VMS
5 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (46.36%) Project Management
2 176 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 91 (20.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (9.09%) ITIL
6 31 (7.05%) Change Management
6 31 (7.05%) Risk Management
7 28 (6.36%) Project Planning
8 27 (6.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 26 (5.91%) Programme Management
10 23 (5.23%) Migration
11 21 (4.77%) Resource Management
12 20 (4.55%) Scrum
13 19 (4.32%) PRINCE
14 17 (3.86%) CRM
14 17 (3.86%) Waterfall
15 16 (3.64%) Service Management
16 15 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (3.41%) ERP
16 15 (3.41%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.82%) C
2 7 (1.59%) AWK
2 7 (1.59%) Bash Shell
2 7 (1.59%) Perl
2 7 (1.59%) Python
2 7 (1.59%) sed
3 4 (0.91%) SQL
4 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 113 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 70 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 37 (8.41%) DV Cleared
4 31 (7.05%) APMP
4 31 (7.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 23 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 18 (4.09%) PMI Certification
6 18 (4.09%) PMP
7 9 (2.05%) Degree
8 4 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.68%) APMG
9 3 (0.68%) CCNA
9 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.68%) HNC
9 3 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.45%) CCIE
10 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB
11 1 (0.23%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.18%) QA
2 12 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.14%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.45%) FATCA
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.59%) NFS
2 7 (1.59%) Samba
3 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (1.59%) Puppet
2 3 (0.68%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.23%) Nagios
4 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.23%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 40 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.55%) SAP
3 8 (1.82%) Oracle
4 7 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.36%) NetApp
6 5 (1.14%) Cisco
7 4 (0.91%) IBM
7 4 (0.91%) LANDesk
8 3 (0.68%) Citrix
8 3 (0.68%) Facebook
8 3 (0.68%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.45%) Cognos
9 2 (0.45%) F5
9 2 (0.45%) HP
9 2 (0.45%) Informatica
9 2 (0.45%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.45%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.45%) Siebel
9 2 (0.45%) Tableau
9 2 (0.45%) Teradata
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Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
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