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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 22 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 52 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.57% 10.81% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.83% 11.53% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 14
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£420 £386 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% -3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £364 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +106.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
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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
664 477 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.65% 93.71% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 242 260
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 42
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -14 37 £420 +5.00% 9
West Wales +10 12 £409 +13.77% 1
North Wales - 2 £513 -
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 57 (58.76%) Project Management
2 52 (53.61%) PRINCE2
3 42 (43.30%) Finance
4 33 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (32.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
7 20 (20.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
9 14 (14.43%) MS Project
10 11 (11.34%) Oracle
11 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
11 9 (9.28%) Coaching
12 8 (8.25%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (8.25%) HTML
12 8 (8.25%) Migration
13 7 (7.22%) QA
13 7 (7.22%) Scrum
13 7 (7.22%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (7.22%) Internet
13 7 (7.22%) Service Delivery
13 7 (7.22%) CSS
13 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
13 7 (7.22%) User Experience
14 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
14 6 (6.19%) CRM
14 6 (6.19%) Web Services
14 6 (6.19%) XML
14 6 (6.19%) Intranet
14 6 (6.19%) Risk Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.03%) Lync
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) MS Project
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.06%) Agresso
4 1 (1.03%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Internet
2 6 (6.19%) Intranet
3 3 (3.09%) Wireless
4 2 (2.06%) WAN
5 1 (1.03%) LAN
5 1 (1.03%) MPLS
5 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
General
1 42 (43.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.09%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) HTML
2 7 (7.22%) CSS
3 6 (6.19%) Web Services
3 6 (6.19%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) Ajax
4 1 (1.03%) JSON
4 1 (1.03%) RESTful
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) REST
4 1 (1.03%) CSS3
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) User Experience
2 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.03%) GIS
3 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) IPTV
3 1 (1.03%) Life Science
3 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.03%) Open Source
3 1 (1.03%) Social Media
3 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.03%) New Media
3 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.03%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) Project Management
2 52 (53.61%) PRINCE2
3 33 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (32.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.28%) Coaching
6 8 (8.25%) Migration
7 7 (7.22%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.22%) Scrum
7 7 (7.22%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (6.19%) Web Design
8 6 (6.19%) Content Management
8 6 (6.19%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.19%) CRM
8 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.12%) Test Planning
9 4 (4.12%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.12%) DSDM
9 4 (4.12%) PRINCE
9 4 (4.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) C
2 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.12%) PMP
6 3 (3.09%) MAPM
7 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.06%) ISEB
8 1 (1.03%) CCA
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) Degree
8 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) P3O
3 1 (1.03%) GxP
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.19%) Alterian
4 3 (3.09%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Ventyx
5 1 (1.03%) ESRI
5 1 (1.03%) Open Text
5 1 (1.03%) VMware
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