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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / South West
Rank 30 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 142 228 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.50% 7.89% 7.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.75% 8.25% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 181 187
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £490 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £48.50 £20.63 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.15% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.41% -21.87%

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
2468 2765 2904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.51% 95.64% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1615 1873 1865
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 161 178
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -6 54 £405 -2.40% 14
Wiltshire -2 43 £400 +8.10% 8
Devon +10 15 £350 -15.66% 2
Gloucestershire -22 13 £375 -9.09% 5
Dorset -18 3 £475 +11.76% 3
Somerset -5 1 - - 5
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 142 (48.30%) Project Management
2 92 (31.29%) PRINCE2
3 90 (30.61%) Finance
4 66 (22.45%) Security Cleared
5 63 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (13.95%) SC Cleared
8 32 (10.88%) Migration
9 28 (9.52%) MS Excel
10 27 (9.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (8.84%) ITIL
11 26 (8.84%) MS Office
11 26 (8.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 25 (8.50%) Waterfall
13 24 (8.16%) Microsoft
14 23 (7.82%) Telecoms
15 19 (6.46%) DV Cleared
16 17 (5.78%) APMP
16 17 (5.78%) SAP
16 17 (5.78%) Project Governance
17 16 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (5.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 16 (5.44%) Banking
18 15 (5.10%) Retail
18 15 (5.10%) MS Project
18 15 (5.10%) Gantt Chart
19 14 (4.76%) Change Control
19 14 (4.76%) ERP
19 14 (4.76%) Programme Management
19 14 (4.76%) Change Management

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 11 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.36%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.68%) Confluence
3 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.34%) CMS
4 1 (0.34%) FileNet
Applications
1 28 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.84%) MS Office
3 15 (5.10%) MS Project
4 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 3 (1.02%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.04%) Office 365
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.36%) Firewall
1 4 (1.36%) SAN
2 1 (0.34%) Broadband
2 1 (0.34%) LAN
2 1 (0.34%) MPLS
2 1 (0.34%) VPLS
2 1 (0.34%) WAN
2 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.34%) Big Data
2 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 90 (30.61%) Finance
2 23 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.44%) Banking
4 15 (5.10%) Retail
5 8 (2.72%) Marketing
6 7 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) Billing
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
9 2 (0.68%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.70%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.06%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.06%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.38%) RIA
4 5 (1.70%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.70%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.36%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.02%) Biology
6 3 (1.02%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.02%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.02%) PMI
6 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.34%) EPoS
7 1 (0.34%) FMCG
7 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.34%) NHS
7 1 (0.34%) PKI
7 1 (0.34%) SCADA
7 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (48.30%) Project Management
2 92 (31.29%) PRINCE2
3 63 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (10.88%) Migration
6 26 (8.84%) ITIL
6 26 (8.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 25 (8.50%) Waterfall
8 17 (5.78%) Project Governance
9 15 (5.10%) Gantt Chart
10 14 (4.76%) Change Control
10 14 (4.76%) Change Management
10 14 (4.76%) ERP
10 14 (4.76%) Programme Management
11 13 (4.42%) Risk Management
12 12 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (3.74%) Data Migration
13 11 (3.74%) Resource Allocation
13 11 (3.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.06%) C
2 1 (0.34%) COBOL
2 1 (0.34%) Java
2 1 (0.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 41 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 27 (9.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (6.46%) DV Cleared
5 17 (5.78%) APMP
6 16 (5.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (4.76%) Degree
8 7 (2.38%) PMP
9 6 (2.04%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.36%) CISSP
12 3 (1.02%) CISM
13 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.68%) CFA
13 2 (0.68%) ISEB
14 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.34%) CIMA
14 1 (0.34%) CISA
14 1 (0.34%) CompTIA Security+
14 1 (0.34%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (1.70%) SLA
2 4 (1.36%) GxP
2 4 (1.36%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) COREP
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.34%) FINREP
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.78%) SAP
3 5 (1.70%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.02%) Cisco
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle
4 3 (1.02%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.68%) BT
5 2 (0.68%) Epicor
6 1 (0.34%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.34%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.34%) Huawei
6 1 (0.34%) Infor
6 1 (0.34%) Juniper
6 1 (0.34%) MAPICS
6 1 (0.34%) Pega
6 1 (0.34%) Sage
6 1 (0.34%) Thales
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