The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 21 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 61 96 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.12% 12.24% 13.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.60% 12.82% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 39
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£356 £389 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% -1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £281 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £509 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
803 749 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.70% 95.54% 90.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 468 262
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
South Wales -13 48 £356 -8.71% 7
West Wales +11 11 £406 +18.61%
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 60 (50.85%) Project Management
2 57 (48.31%) PRINCE2
3 56 (47.46%) Finance
4 33 (27.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 31 (26.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (16.95%) Project Planning
8 19 (16.10%) Risk Management
9 18 (15.25%) Security Cleared
10 15 (12.71%) PRINCE
10 15 (12.71%) SC Cleared
11 13 (11.02%) Office 365
12 12 (10.17%) Banking
12 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
13 10 (8.47%) Service Delivery
13 10 (8.47%) MS Project
14 9 (7.63%) Change Control
15 8 (6.78%) Linux
16 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
16 7 (5.93%) PMP
16 7 (5.93%) PMI Certification
16 7 (5.93%) AIX
16 7 (5.93%) Ingres
16 7 (5.93%) Retail
17 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 6 (5.08%) ERP
17 6 (5.08%) Lotus
17 6 (5.08%) IBM Notes
17 6 (5.08%) Windows
17 6 (5.08%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 6 (5.08%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.85%) Lync
4 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) MS Project
2 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Agresso
1 4 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.02%) Office 365
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) LAN
1 2 (1.69%) WAN
1 2 (1.69%) Intranet
1 2 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) Ingres
2 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 56 (47.46%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Banking
3 7 (5.93%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) HTML
1 2 (1.69%) .NET
1 2 (1.69%) CSS
1 2 (1.69%) Web Services
1 2 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.54%) Economics
3 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.85%) GIS
4 1 (0.85%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Linux
2 7 (5.93%) AIX
3 6 (5.08%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.85%) Project Management
2 57 (48.31%) PRINCE2
3 31 (26.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (16.95%) Project Planning
6 19 (16.10%) Risk Management
7 15 (12.71%) PRINCE
8 10 (8.47%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.63%) Change Control
10 6 (5.08%) Protective Monitoring
10 6 (5.08%) Change Management
10 6 (5.08%) ERP
10 6 (5.08%) Scrum
11 5 (4.24%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.39%) Resource Management
12 4 (3.39%) HOOD
12 4 (3.39%) ITSM
12 4 (3.39%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.69%) C
2 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (27.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 18 (15.25%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.71%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.93%) PMP
4 7 (5.93%) PMI Certification
5 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.69%) MAPM
6 2 (1.69%) Degree
7 1 (0.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.08%) Oracle
2 6 (5.08%) Lotus
3 3 (2.54%) SAP
4 2 (1.69%) EMC
4 2 (1.69%) BT
4 2 (1.69%) Alterian
4 2 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.85%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.85%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.85%) VMware
5 1 (0.85%) Sage
5 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer People
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
CPS Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago