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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 15 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 29 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.16% 5.98% 11.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.65% 7.26% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 41
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £304 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £515 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +20.46%
Project Manager
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
379 248 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 93.58% 82.39% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 193 283
Average daily rate £450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 19
Average hourly rate £16.72 £22.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 39 (61.90%) Finance
2 38 (60.32%) Project Management
3 27 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 20 (31.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (26.98%) Change Management
5 17 (26.98%) PRINCE
5 17 (26.98%) Banking
6 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (19.05%) Business Transformation
8 11 (17.46%) Retail
8 11 (17.46%) Retail Banking
9 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (11.11%) Migration
11 6 (9.52%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.52%) UNIX
11 6 (9.52%) Linux
12 5 (7.94%) SAP
12 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
12 5 (7.94%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (6.35%) Matrix Management
13 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
13 4 (6.35%) Scrum
13 4 (6.35%) MS Project
14 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
14 3 (4.76%) ERP
14 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
14 3 (4.76%) CMS
14 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
14 3 (4.76%) Digital Media

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.76%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Project
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Agresso
1 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) ATM
2 1 (1.59%) VoIP
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
General
1 39 (61.90%) Finance
2 17 (26.98%) Banking
3 11 (17.46%) Retail
3 11 (17.46%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.17%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) UNIX
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Project Management
2 27 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 20 (31.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (26.98%) Change Management
4 17 (26.98%) PRINCE
5 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.05%) Business Transformation
7 7 (11.11%) Migration
8 6 (9.52%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Matrix Management
10 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.35%) Scrum
11 3 (4.76%) ERP
11 3 (4.76%) Release Management
11 3 (4.76%) Content Management
12 2 (3.17%) Change Control
12 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
12 2 (3.17%) Service Management
12 2 (3.17%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.17%) CIMA
3 2 (3.17%) ACCA
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) COREP
1 2 (3.17%) FINREP
1 2 (3.17%) FATCA
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) SAP
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) EMC
3 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Avaya