The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 48 31 12
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 25 44 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.99% 5.68% 10.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 5.88% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 43
Median daily rate £366 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £307 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £433 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £407
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.30% -12.00%
Project Manager
UK

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
613 748 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.92% 96.64% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 454 435
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 42 28
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.40 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% -15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.95 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -9 25 £366 -2.40% 5
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 42 (50.00%) Project Management
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.90%) PRINCE2
3 30 (35.71%) Finance
4 22 (26.19%) Scrum
5 19 (22.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (20.24%) Programme Management
7 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 15 (17.86%) Migration
9 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
9 10 (11.90%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (10.71%) ITIL
11 8 (9.52%) WAN
11 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
12 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
12 7 (8.33%) JIRA
12 7 (8.33%) Windows
13 6 (7.14%) Linux
13 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
13 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (7.14%) Matrix Management
13 6 (7.14%) Atlassian
13 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (7.14%) DevOps
13 6 (7.14%) GitHub
13 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (5.95%) OpenStack
14 5 (5.95%) Rackspace
14 5 (5.95%) Jenkins

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.95%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.14%) GitHub
3 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (2.38%) Skype
3 1 (1.19%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.19%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) JIRA
2 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.95%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (5.95%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) CSS
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Economics
2 2 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.19%) Informatics
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (50.00%) Project Management
2 31 (36.90%) PRINCE2
3 22 (26.19%) Scrum
4 19 (22.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (20.24%) Programme Management
6 15 (17.86%) Migration
7 10 (11.90%) Agile Project Management
8 9 (10.71%) ITIL
9 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.14%) DevOps
10 6 (7.14%) Matrix Management
10 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.95%) Project Planning
12 4 (4.76%) CRM
12 4 (4.76%) DSDM
12 4 (4.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.19%) C
3 1 (1.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.57%) MAPM
4 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.57%) PMP
4 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.19%) BICSI Certification
5 1 (1.19%) BICSI RCDD
5 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.57%) P3O
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Ansible
1 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.19%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 5 (5.95%) AppDynamics
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) New Relic
2 5 (5.95%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.19%) Alterian
3 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco
3 1 (1.19%) Lotus
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Network ITR
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago