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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 272 261 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.13% 8.25% 9.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.66% 8.84% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 181 169
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£405 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.58%
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
3140 2951 2056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.87% 93.33% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2002 1896 1261
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 167 164
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 74 £375 -10.71% 17
Wiltshire +1 72 £425 +4.93% 10
Gloucestershire +7 39 £430 +1.17% 3
Dorset +9 27 £450 -2.70%
Devon -8 27 £350 -12.50% 6
Somerset +4 18 £450 +4.89% 1
Cornwall +2 2 £230 -8.00%
Avon - 1 - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 286 (54.27%) Project Management
2 206 (39.09%) PRINCE2
3 177 (33.59%) Finance
4 98 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 91 (17.27%) Security Cleared
6 88 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (11.95%) MS Project
8 61 (11.57%) SC Cleared
9 50 (9.49%) ITIL
10 49 (9.30%) Banking
11 44 (8.35%) Telecoms
12 43 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 41 (7.78%) Programme Management
14 39 (7.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 38 (7.21%) Retail
16 37 (7.02%) Change Management
17 34 (6.45%) Microsoft
17 34 (6.45%) MS Excel
18 29 (5.50%) SAP
18 29 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 29 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (5.31%) PMI Certification
20 27 (5.12%) ERP
21 26 (4.93%) Marketing
22 25 (4.74%) Scrum
23 24 (4.55%) Migration
23 24 (4.55%) MS Office
23 24 (4.55%) PMP
24 23 (4.36%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.38%) CICS
2 2 (0.38%) CMS
2 2 (0.38%) MS Project Server
2 2 (0.38%) Drupal
3 1 (0.19%) WordPress
3 1 (0.19%) SAS
3 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 63 (11.95%) MS Project
2 34 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 24 (4.55%) MS Office
4 15 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Agresso
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.47%) Office 365
2 2 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.23%) WAN
2 10 (1.90%) Internet
3 9 (1.71%) LAN
4 5 (0.95%) SMS
5 4 (0.76%) Intranet
6 3 (0.57%) SAN
6 3 (0.57%) HTTP
7 2 (0.38%) ATM
7 2 (0.38%) Broadband
7 2 (0.38%) Network Security
7 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.19%) NAS
8 1 (0.19%) Firewall
8 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.19%) DMZ
8 1 (0.19%) PBX
8 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (0.95%) QlikView
3 5 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (0.95%) Pentaho
4 4 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.57%) DB2
6 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.38%) EDMS
7 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.19%) Ingres
7 1 (0.19%) MySQL
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.76%) JIRA
2 3 (0.57%) ERwin
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 177 (33.59%) Finance
2 49 (9.30%) Banking
3 44 (8.35%) Telecoms
4 38 (7.21%) Retail
5 26 (4.93%) Marketing
6 19 (3.61%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.66%) Legal
8 13 (2.47%) Electronics
9 11 (2.09%) Local Government
10 8 (1.52%) Billing
11 7 (1.33%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.33%) Games
11 7 (1.33%) Military
12 4 (0.76%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.76%) Back Office
13 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.38%) Advertising
14 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.76%) .NET
2 3 (0.57%) Middleware
2 3 (0.57%) HTML
3 1 (0.19%) JFC
3 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.19%) JSON
3 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.42%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.23%) NHS
4 16 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.47%) DTV
6 6 (1.14%) PMI
6 6 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.95%) Social Media
7 5 (0.95%) User Experience
8 4 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.57%) iPad
10 2 (0.38%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.38%) FMCG
10 2 (0.38%) Economics
10 2 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.19%) SCADA
11 1 (0.19%) Informatics
11 1 (0.19%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.19%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.09%) Windows
2 5 (0.95%) Linux
3 3 (0.57%) Android
3 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.38%) VMS
4 2 (0.38%) AIX
4 2 (0.38%) UNIX
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (54.27%) Project Management
2 206 (39.09%) PRINCE2
3 98 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (9.49%) ITIL
6 41 (7.78%) Programme Management
7 37 (7.02%) Change Management
8 29 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 28 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (5.12%) ERP
11 25 (4.74%) Scrum
12 24 (4.55%) Migration
13 23 (4.36%) Project Planning
14 21 (3.98%) PRINCE
15 20 (3.80%) CRM
16 18 (3.42%) E-Commerce
16 18 (3.42%) Resource Management
16 18 (3.42%) Waterfall
17 17 (3.23%) Risk Management
18 16 (3.04%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.47%) C
2 5 (0.95%) SQL
3 3 (0.57%) Java
4 1 (0.19%) PHP
4 1 (0.19%) C++
4 1 (0.19%) Ruby
4 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 91 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 61 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 43 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 39 (7.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 28 (5.31%) PMI Certification
6 24 (4.55%) PMP
7 19 (3.61%) DV Cleared
8 18 (3.42%) Degree
9 12 (2.28%) APMP
10 5 (0.95%) MAPM
11 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.57%) HNC
12 2 (0.38%) HND
12 2 (0.38%) ISEB
13 1 (0.19%) CISSP
13 1 (0.19%) ACCA
13 1 (0.19%) CIMA
13 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.71%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.57%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.38%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.19%) FATCA
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Snort
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.19%) Control-M
1 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.50%) SAP
3 9 (1.71%) Sourcefire
4 8 (1.52%) Oracle
4 8 (1.52%) LogRhythm
4 8 (1.52%) Citrix
5 7 (1.33%) Cognos
6 5 (0.95%) Birst
6 5 (0.95%) Tableau
7 4 (0.76%) Cisco
8 3 (0.57%) Informatica
8 3 (0.57%) Sage
9 2 (0.38%) IBM
9 2 (0.38%) Kronos
9 2 (0.38%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.38%) Google
9 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.38%) Cerner
9 2 (0.38%) Teradata
10 1 (0.19%) Mitel
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