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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 22 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 54 76 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.00% 10.47% 11.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.48% 11.31% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £328 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +0.80%
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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
722 672 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.64% 92.56% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 412 235
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.10 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 38 £395 -2.46% 7
West Wales +11 15 £400 +12.35%
North Wales - 1 £500 - 1
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 54 (50.47%) PRINCE2
2 51 (47.66%) Project Management
3 48 (44.86%) Finance
4 33 (30.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (18.69%) Security Cleared
7 19 (17.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 18 (16.82%) Risk Management
9 16 (14.95%) MS Project
9 16 (14.95%) SC Cleared
10 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (11.21%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (10.28%) Scrum
12 11 (10.28%) Service Delivery
12 11 (10.28%) Project Planning
13 10 (9.35%) SharePoint
14 9 (8.41%) HTML
14 9 (8.41%) Internet
14 9 (8.41%) Migration
15 8 (7.48%) Intranet
15 8 (7.48%) CSS
15 8 (7.48%) Web Services
15 8 (7.48%) XML
15 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
15 8 (7.48%) ERP
15 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
15 8 (7.48%) Web Design
15 8 (7.48%) Alterian
15 8 (7.48%) Content Management
15 8 (7.48%) User Experience

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (9.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
3 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) MS Project
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.87%) Agresso
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Office 365
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) Internet
2 8 (7.48%) Intranet
3 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
3 2 (1.87%) Wireless
4 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) Ingres
2 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 48 (44.86%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) HTML
2 8 (7.48%) CSS
2 8 (7.48%) Web Services
2 8 (7.48%) XML
3 3 (2.80%) .NET
4 1 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) User Experience
2 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.87%) Economics
3 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.93%) Life Science
3 1 (0.93%) IPTV
3 1 (0.93%) PACS
3 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.93%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.87%) Windows
1 2 (1.87%) AIX
1 2 (1.87%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.47%) PRINCE2
2 51 (47.66%) Project Management
3 33 (30.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (16.82%) Risk Management
6 12 (11.21%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (10.28%) Scrum
7 11 (10.28%) Service Delivery
7 11 (10.28%) Project Planning
8 9 (8.41%) Migration
9 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.48%) ERP
9 8 (7.48%) Web Design
9 8 (7.48%) Content Management
10 7 (6.54%) Coaching
10 7 (6.54%) PRINCE
11 6 (5.61%) Change Management
12 5 (4.67%) DSDM
12 5 (4.67%) Change Control
13 4 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.80%) C
2 1 (0.93%) Java
2 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 16 (14.95%) SC Cleared
4 14 (13.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (4.67%) MAPM
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) APMP
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) P3O
2 2 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
1 8 (7.48%) Alterian
2 2 (1.87%) IBM
2 2 (1.87%) EMC
2 2 (1.87%) BT
3 1 (0.93%) Blue Coat
3 1 (0.93%) VMware
3 1 (0.93%) Thunderhead
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco
3 1 (0.93%) Sage
3 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.93%) Guidewire
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