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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 27 7 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 53 69 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.87% 12.50% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.27% 13.42% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 19
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£410 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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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
729 514 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.55% 93.12% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 326 278
Average daily rate £350 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 33
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -18 36 £400 +1.01% 6
West Wales - 13 £460 -
North Wales -2 1 £300 -10.44% 1
Mid Wales - - - -
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 93 (63.70%) Project Management
2 81 (55.48%) Finance
3 69 (47.26%) PRINCE2
4 53 (36.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (19.86%) Banking
7 25 (17.12%) Microsoft
8 20 (13.70%) MS Project
9 16 (10.96%) Oracle
9 16 (10.96%) Security Cleared
10 14 (9.59%) MS Office
11 13 (8.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (8.90%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (7.53%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (7.53%) PRINCE
12 11 (7.53%) Test Planning
13 10 (6.85%) Network Architecture
13 10 (6.85%) SC Cleared
13 10 (6.85%) Project Planning
14 9 (6.16%) SAP
14 9 (6.16%) Coaching
15 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
15 8 (5.48%) Change Control
15 8 (5.48%) Oracle Receivables
15 8 (5.48%) Risk Management
16 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
16 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 7 (4.79%) Retail
16 7 (4.79%) Thunderhead
16 7 (4.79%) Guidewire

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (2.05%) Lync
1 3 (2.05%) SAS
2 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (13.70%) MS Project
2 14 (9.59%) MS Office
3 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.74%) Agresso
3 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) MPLS
1 1 (0.68%) Wireless
1 1 (0.68%) LAN
1 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
General
1 81 (55.48%) Finance
2 29 (19.86%) Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Retail
4 4 (2.74%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
1 4 (2.74%) AS400
2 2 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.37%) Informatics
2 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.68%) Social Media
3 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.68%) GIS
3 1 (0.68%) NHS
3 1 (0.68%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.74%) Windows
1 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (63.70%) Project Management
2 69 (47.26%) PRINCE2
3 53 (36.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.90%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (7.53%) GAP Analysis
6 11 (7.53%) PRINCE
6 11 (7.53%) Test Planning
7 10 (6.85%) Network Architecture
7 10 (6.85%) Project Planning
8 9 (6.16%) Coaching
9 8 (5.48%) Waterfall
9 8 (5.48%) Change Control
9 8 (5.48%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.11%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.11%) ERP
10 6 (4.11%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.11%) Change Management
11 5 (3.42%) Service Management
11 5 (3.42%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.11%) Java
2 1 (0.68%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (6.85%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.42%) CCA
6 3 (2.05%) ISEB
6 3 (2.05%) MAPM
7 2 (1.37%) PMP
8 1 (0.68%) APMP
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) P3O
Vendors
1 25 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.96%) Oracle
3 9 (6.16%) SAP
4 7 (4.79%) Thunderhead
4 7 (4.79%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.37%) VMware
5 2 (1.37%) EMC
6 1 (0.68%) Ventyx
6 1 (0.68%) ESRI
6 1 (0.68%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) Open Text
North Wales
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago