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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 17 8 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 59 68 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.63% 13.47% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.99% 14.08% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 13
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£413 £386 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £374 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
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 £40.00 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
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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
656 483 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.91% 95.64% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 268 244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 44
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £130.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 -15 38 £375 -5.30% 10
North Wales - 6 £500 - 1
Mid Wales - - - -
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 50 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 45 (47.37%) Project Management
3 37 (38.95%) Finance
3 37 (38.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (23.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
6 17 (17.89%) MS Project
7 16 (16.84%) SC Cleared
8 11 (11.58%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
10 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (8.42%) HTML
10 8 (8.42%) Migration
10 8 (8.42%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.37%) Scrum
11 7 (7.37%) CSS
11 7 (7.37%) Internet
11 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
11 7 (7.37%) Coaching
11 7 (7.37%) User Experience
12 6 (6.32%) Alterian
12 6 (6.32%) Content Management
12 6 (6.32%) Web Design
12 6 (6.32%) QA
12 6 (6.32%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.32%) ERP
12 6 (6.32%) Web Services

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) Lync
2 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.05%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (17.89%) MS Project
2 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.11%) Agresso
4 1 (1.05%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Internet
2 6 (6.32%) Intranet
3 2 (2.11%) WAN
3 2 (2.11%) Wireless
4 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
General
1 37 (38.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Billing
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) HTML
2 7 (7.37%) CSS
3 6 (6.32%) Web Services
3 6 (6.32%) XML
4 1 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) JSON
4 1 (1.05%) Ajax
4 1 (1.05%) RESTful
4 1 (1.05%) HTML5
4 1 (1.05%) REST
4 1 (1.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) User Experience
2 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.05%) GIS
3 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.05%) LIMS
3 1 (1.05%) Life Science
3 1 (1.05%) IPTV
3 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.05%) New Media
3 1 (1.05%) Open Source
3 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 45 (47.37%) Project Management
3 37 (38.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.58%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (8.42%) Migration
6 8 (8.42%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.42%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.37%) Scrum
7 7 (7.37%) Coaching
8 6 (6.32%) Content Management
8 6 (6.32%) Web Design
8 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.32%) ERP
8 6 (6.32%) Change Management
9 5 (5.26%) CRM
9 5 (5.26%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.21%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.21%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.11%) C
2 1 (1.05%) Java
2 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.84%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.16%) PMP
4 3 (3.16%) MAPM
5 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) CCA
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) P3O
3 1 (1.05%) GxP
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) Alterian
3 3 (3.16%) SAP
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle
5 1 (1.05%) Open Text
5 1 (1.05%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.05%) VMware
5 1 (1.05%) ESRI
5 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.05%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.05%) Ventyx
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