The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 24 22 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.28% 7.12% 14.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 7.93% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 40
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£430 £413 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.18% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £504 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £35.03
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +8.92%
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Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 353 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.99% 89.82% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 261 224
Average daily rate £420 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Swindon region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Swindon region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 34 (66.67%) Finance
2 25 (49.02%) Project Management
3 21 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 18 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (33.33%) Banking
6 14 (27.45%) PRINCE
7 11 (21.57%) Change Management
7 11 (21.57%) Business Transformation
8 10 (19.61%) Retail Banking
8 10 (19.61%) Retail
9 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.73%) Migration
11 4 (7.84%) Release Management
11 4 (7.84%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
11 4 (7.84%) MS Project
11 4 (7.84%) SAP
12 3 (5.88%) Internet
12 3 (5.88%) PMI
12 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
12 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
12 3 (5.88%) ERP
12 3 (5.88%) CMS
12 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
12 3 (5.88%) Content Management
12 3 (5.88%) Marketing
12 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (3.92%) Office 365
13 2 (3.92%) User Experience

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Agresso
1 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) ATM
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
General
1 34 (66.67%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Banking
3 10 (19.61%) Retail
3 10 (19.61%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.88%) PMI
3 2 (3.92%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Project Management
2 21 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 18 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (27.45%) PRINCE
5 11 (21.57%) Change Management
5 11 (21.57%) Business Transformation
6 7 (13.73%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Release Management
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) Content Management
8 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.88%) ERP
9 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.92%) ITIL
9 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.92%) Service Management
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) Web Development
9 2 (3.92%) Change Control
9 2 (3.92%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ACCA
4 1 (1.96%) CIMA
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.96%) FATCA
1 1 (1.96%) COREP
1 1 (1.96%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) EMC
4 1 (1.96%) Avaya
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft