The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 17 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 241 246 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.10% 8.13% 9.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.49% 8.49% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 177 200
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £21.83 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.69%
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
2839 2896 2794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.43% 95.67% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 1828 1815
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 181 192
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -3 74 £425 - 14
Dorset +9 49 £440 +17.33% 4
Wiltshire -10 40 £360 -2.70% 5
Gloucestershire +7 26 £383 -8.80% 5
Devon +1 22 £345 +6.00%
Somerset -8 9 £425 +0.59%
Cornwall +8 1 £300 -7.69%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 225 (47.87%) Project Management
2 163 (34.68%) PRINCE2
3 131 (27.87%) Finance
4 123 (26.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 101 (21.49%) Security Cleared
6 96 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (12.13%) SC Cleared
8 51 (10.85%) Migration
9 39 (8.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 38 (8.09%) Waterfall
11 36 (7.66%) Telecoms
12 35 (7.45%) DV Cleared
13 34 (7.23%) Banking
14 31 (6.60%) Change Management
14 31 (6.60%) MS Project
15 30 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 27 (5.74%) Retail
17 26 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 25 (5.32%) MS Excel
18 25 (5.32%) E-Commerce
19 24 (5.11%) SAP
19 24 (5.11%) ITIL
19 24 (5.11%) Programme Management
19 24 (5.11%) Resource Management
19 24 (5.11%) Data Centre
20 23 (4.89%) Microsoft
21 22 (4.68%) CRM
21 22 (4.68%) NHS
21 22 (4.68%) Project Planning
22 21 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.91%) IIS
2 9 (1.91%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.06%) CMS
4 4 (0.85%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.43%) Confluence
5 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (6.60%) MS Project
2 25 (5.32%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.77%) MS Office
4 7 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.64%) Magento
3 3 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.43%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.43%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.43%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.21%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.21%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.40%) Office 365
2 4 (0.85%) IaaS
3 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.64%) SaaS
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.77%) Firewall
2 10 (2.13%) LAN
2 10 (2.13%) Unified Communications
3 9 (1.91%) Skype
3 9 (1.91%) WAN
4 5 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (1.06%) Wireless
5 2 (0.43%) Internet
5 2 (0.43%) VoIP
5 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.21%) Broadband
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) Intranet
6 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.21%) NAS
6 1 (0.21%) PABX
6 1 (0.21%) SAN
6 1 (0.21%) SMS
6 1 (0.21%) Softphone
6 1 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.70%) Oracle Database
2 7 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) JIRA
1 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 131 (27.87%) Finance
2 36 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.23%) Banking
4 27 (5.74%) Retail
5 11 (2.34%) Marketing
6 9 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.28%) Electronics
8 5 (1.06%) Billing
9 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.64%) Law
10 3 (0.64%) Legal
10 3 (0.64%) Military
10 3 (0.64%) Publishing
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.21%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.21%) HTML
2 1 (0.21%) HTML5
2 1 (0.21%) J2EE
2 1 (0.21%) JFC
2 1 (0.21%) Middleware
2 1 (0.21%) SOAP
2 1 (0.21%) Symfony
2 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.11%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.68%) NHS
3 18 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.70%) User Experience
6 7 (1.49%) iPad
7 5 (1.06%) BYOD
8 4 (0.85%) Informatics
8 4 (0.85%) PMI
9 3 (0.64%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.64%) Handset
10 2 (0.43%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.43%) Social Media
10 2 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.21%) FMCG
11 1 (0.21%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.21%) Robotics
11 1 (0.21%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.04%) Windows
2 9 (1.91%) Unix
3 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.21%) AIX
4 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.21%) VMS
4 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (47.87%) Project Management
2 163 (34.68%) PRINCE2
3 123 (26.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 96 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (10.85%) Migration
6 38 (8.09%) Waterfall
7 31 (6.60%) Change Management
8 30 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 25 (5.32%) E-Commerce
10 24 (5.11%) ITIL
10 24 (5.11%) Programme Management
10 24 (5.11%) Resource Management
11 22 (4.68%) CRM
11 22 (4.68%) Project Planning
12 21 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (4.47%) ERP
13 20 (4.26%) Data Migration
14 19 (4.04%) Change Control
15 18 (3.83%) Risk Management
16 16 (3.40%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.77%) C
2 12 (2.55%) Java
3 5 (1.06%) SQL
4 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (21.49%) Security Cleared
2 57 (12.13%) SC Cleared
3 39 (8.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 35 (7.45%) DV Cleared
5 26 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (3.40%) APMP
6 16 (3.40%) Degree
7 14 (2.98%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.98%) PMP
8 4 (0.85%) CCNA
8 4 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.43%) CCIE
9 2 (0.43%) CCNP
10 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.21%) CAPM
10 1 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.21%) ISEB
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.34%) QA
2 5 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.85%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.85%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) SEPA
6 1 (0.21%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.64%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.21%) QRadar
3 1 (0.21%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (5.11%) SAP
2 23 (4.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.40%) Oracle
4 7 (1.49%) Cisco
5 5 (1.06%) IBM
5 5 (1.06%) Polycom
6 4 (0.85%) ATG
6 4 (0.85%) Siemens
6 4 (0.85%) VMware
7 3 (0.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (0.64%) Citrix
7 3 (0.64%) Google
7 3 (0.64%) NEC
7 3 (0.64%) Sourcefire
8 2 (0.43%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.43%) Omniture
8 2 (0.43%) Remedy
8 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.43%) Symantec
8 2 (0.43%) Teradata
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