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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 15 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 260 215 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.79% 9.52% 10.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.34% 10.26% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 171 262
Average daily rate
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£420 £390 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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
3117 2096 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.44% 92.83% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2021 1336 1699
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 163 249
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -5 81 £423 +6.69% 18
Wiltshire -7 53 £413 -1.78% 16
Devon -2 38 £400 +15.94% 2
Gloucestershire -4 28 £425 +13.33% 5
Somerset +8 22 £425 +21.42% 7
Dorset 0 12 £500 +11.11% 7
Cornwall -7 1 £293 -5.64%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 294 (55.16%) Project Management
2 223 (41.84%) PRINCE2
3 173 (32.46%) Finance
4 113 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (21.01%) Security Cleared
6 90 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (16.14%) SC Cleared
8 56 (10.51%) Change Management
9 52 (9.76%) MS Project
10 50 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 49 (9.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 46 (8.63%) Risk Management
13 45 (8.44%) Microsoft
14 41 (7.69%) Retail
15 40 (7.50%) Banking
16 39 (7.32%) SAP
17 36 (6.75%) Oracle
17 36 (6.75%) Change Control
18 35 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (6.00%) Migration
20 30 (5.63%) PRINCE
21 28 (5.25%) Service Delivery
22 27 (5.07%) Scrum
23 26 (4.88%) PMI Certification
24 25 (4.69%) Supplier Management
25 24 (4.50%) Programme Management
26 23 (4.32%) SharePoint
26 23 (4.32%) ITIL
27 22 (4.13%) MS Excel
28 21 (3.94%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 23 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (0.75%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.38%) SAS
5 2 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Drupal
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 52 (9.76%) MS Project
2 22 (4.13%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.56%) MS Office
4 12 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Summit
1 8 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.13%) Maximo
3 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.31%) Office 365
2 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.69%) WAN
2 5 (0.94%) LAN
2 5 (0.94%) Internet
3 4 (0.75%) 3G
3 4 (0.75%) 2G
4 2 (0.38%) IMAP
4 2 (0.38%) VoIP
5 1 (0.19%) DNS
5 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.19%) QlikView
4 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 173 (32.46%) Finance
2 41 (7.69%) Retail
3 40 (7.50%) Banking
4 18 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.25%) Marketing
6 12 (2.25%) Legal
7 11 (2.06%) Military
8 7 (1.31%) Local Government
9 4 (0.75%) Billing
9 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.75%) Advertising
10 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.56%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.44%) .NET
2 7 (1.31%) Web Services
2 7 (1.31%) Middleware
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.56%) XML
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.19%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.38%) NHS
3 17 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.19%) Economics
4 12 (2.25%) PMI
4 12 (2.25%) Open Source
5 9 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.31%) GIS
6 7 (1.31%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.31%) User Experience
7 6 (1.13%) CMDB
8 5 (0.94%) Wiki
9 4 (0.75%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.56%) Robotics
10 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.56%) FMCG
11 2 (0.38%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.38%) Health Informatics
11 2 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.94%) Windows
2 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (1.31%) Linux
3 7 (1.31%) UNIX
4 6 (1.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (55.16%) Project Management
2 223 (41.84%) PRINCE2
3 113 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (10.51%) Change Management
6 46 (8.63%) Risk Management
7 36 (6.75%) Change Control
8 32 (6.00%) Migration
9 30 (5.63%) PRINCE
10 28 (5.25%) Service Delivery
11 27 (5.07%) Scrum
12 25 (4.69%) Supplier Management
13 24 (4.50%) Programme Management
14 23 (4.32%) ITIL
15 21 (3.94%) Business Transformation
16 20 (3.75%) Waterfall
16 20 (3.75%) Asset Management
16 20 (3.75%) Business Analysis
17 19 (3.56%) Project Planning
17 19 (3.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.25%) Java
2 11 (2.06%) C
3 5 (0.94%) SQL
4 2 (0.38%) PHP
4 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.19%) C#
5 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 112 (21.01%) Security Cleared
2 86 (16.14%) SC Cleared
3 50 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 49 (9.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 26 (4.88%) PMI Certification
6 20 (3.75%) PMP
7 13 (2.44%) Degree
8 11 (2.06%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.31%) ISEB
10 6 (1.13%) APMP
11 3 (0.56%) MAPM
12 2 (0.38%) APMG
13 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.19%) ACCA
13 1 (0.19%) CIMA
13 1 (0.19%) MBA
13 1 (0.19%) MOS
13 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.00%) ISO 9001
2 13 (2.44%) Solvency II
3 10 (1.88%) QA
4 8 (1.50%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.38%) SLA
6 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.38%) FATCA
6 2 (0.38%) P3O
6 2 (0.38%) COREP
6 2 (0.38%) FINREP
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.75%) vSphere
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.75%) Netcool
1 4 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) WSUS
3 1 (0.19%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 45 (8.44%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.32%) SAP
3 36 (6.75%) Oracle
4 10 (1.88%) Citrix
5 7 (1.31%) IBM
5 7 (1.31%) HP
6 6 (1.13%) VMware
6 6 (1.13%) SolarWinds
7 4 (0.75%) EMC
7 4 (0.75%) Cisco
8 3 (0.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (0.56%) Primavera
9 2 (0.38%) Omniture
9 2 (0.38%) Google
9 2 (0.38%) Infor
9 2 (0.38%) Sun
9 2 (0.38%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.38%) Cognos
10 1 (0.19%) Progress
10 1 (0.19%) Software AG
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