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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 49 12 33
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 34 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.35% 9.63% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 10.34% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 16
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£380 £396 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% -11.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £425 £489
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 £41.88 £36.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+15.51% +9.02%
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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
736 532 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.24% 93.17% 91.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 309 252
Average daily rate £350 £333 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 31
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -27 26 £350 -11.61% 19
West Wales - 6 £380 - 2
North Wales - - - -
Mid Wales - - - -
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 85 (65.89%) Project Management
2 71 (55.04%) Finance
3 58 (44.96%) PRINCE2
4 53 (41.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (21.71%) Banking
7 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
8 18 (13.95%) MS Project
9 14 (10.85%) MS Office
9 14 (10.85%) Oracle
9 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
10 13 (10.08%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (8.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (8.53%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (7.75%) Network Architecture
12 10 (7.75%) Test Planning
13 9 (6.98%) Coaching
13 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
14 8 (6.20%) SAP
14 8 (6.20%) Oracle Receivables
15 7 (5.43%) Waterfall
15 7 (5.43%) Change Control
15 7 (5.43%) Mentoring
15 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (5.43%) Risk Management
15 7 (5.43%) PRINCE
15 7 (5.43%) Retail
16 6 (4.65%) Service Management
16 6 (4.65%) Java
16 6 (4.65%) MS Excel

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (2.33%) SAS
2 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.55%) Lync
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (13.95%) MS Project
2 14 (10.85%) MS Office
3 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.10%) Agresso
3 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.78%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) WAN
2 1 (0.78%) LAN
2 1 (0.78%) MPLS
2 1 (0.78%) Wireless
General
1 71 (55.04%) Finance
2 28 (21.71%) Banking
3 7 (5.43%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) REST
1 1 (0.78%) CSS3
1 1 (0.78%) HTML5
1 1 (0.78%) HTML
1 1 (0.78%) CSS
1 1 (0.78%) Ajax
1 1 (0.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.10%) AS400
2 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.78%) Social Media
3 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.78%) Open Source
3 1 (0.78%) User Experience
3 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.78%) NHS
3 1 (0.78%) LIMS
3 1 (0.78%) GIS
3 1 (0.78%) Informatics
3 1 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.10%) Windows
2 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.55%) Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (65.89%) Project Management
2 58 (44.96%) PRINCE2
3 53 (41.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.08%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (8.53%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (7.75%) Network Architecture
7 10 (7.75%) Test Planning
8 9 (6.98%) Coaching
9 7 (5.43%) Waterfall
9 7 (5.43%) Change Control
9 7 (5.43%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.43%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.43%) PRINCE
10 6 (4.65%) Service Management
10 6 (4.65%) CRM
11 5 (3.88%) ITIL
11 5 (3.88%) ERP
11 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) Java
2 1 (0.78%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.10%) CCA
6 3 (2.33%) MAPM
7 2 (1.55%) ISEB
7 2 (1.55%) PMP
8 1 (0.78%) APMP
8 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.85%) Oracle
3 8 (6.20%) SAP
4 6 (4.65%) Guidewire
5 4 (3.10%) Thunderhead
6 3 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Ventyx
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) ESRI
7 1 (0.78%) Open Text
South Wales
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Jumar
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 days ago