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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 13 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 64 82 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.94% 14.36% 7.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.50% 15.19% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 16
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£388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.34% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +138.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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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
674 540 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.13% 94.57% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 315 214
Average daily rate £363 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -4 43 £375 -6.25% 9
West Wales +1 15 £388 +8.84%
Mid Wales - - - -
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 53 (53.54%) PRINCE2
2 47 (47.47%) Project Management
3 39 (39.39%) Finance
4 38 (38.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (24.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 18 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 17 (17.17%) Risk Management
10 16 (16.16%) MS Project
11 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (12.12%) Scrum
11 12 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
13 10 (10.10%) Migration
13 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
14 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 8 (8.08%) HTML
15 8 (8.08%) Project Planning
15 8 (8.08%) Coaching
16 7 (7.07%) User Experience
16 7 (7.07%) CSS
16 7 (7.07%) Internet
17 6 (6.06%) Change Management
17 6 (6.06%) Intranet
17 6 (6.06%) Web Services
17 6 (6.06%) XML
17 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
17 6 (6.06%) ERP
17 6 (6.06%) Dynamics AX

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (10.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.02%) Lync
2 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.01%) CMS
3 1 (1.01%) SAS
3 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (16.16%) MS Project
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Internet
2 6 (6.06%) Intranet
3 2 (2.02%) WAN
3 2 (2.02%) Wireless
4 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.01%) Firewall
4 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.01%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) Ingres
2 1 (1.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 39 (39.39%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.08%) HTML
2 7 (7.07%) CSS
3 6 (6.06%) Web Services
3 6 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) Ajax
4 1 (1.01%) RESTful
4 1 (1.01%) HTML5
4 1 (1.01%) JSON
4 1 (1.01%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) REST
4 1 (1.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) User Experience
2 1 (1.01%) IPTV
2 1 (1.01%) Open Source
2 1 (1.01%) Life Science
2 1 (1.01%) LIMS
2 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.01%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.02%) Windows
1 2 (2.02%) AIX
1 2 (2.02%) Linux
2 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) PRINCE2
2 47 (47.47%) Project Management
3 38 (38.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.17%) Risk Management
6 12 (12.12%) Scrum
6 12 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 10 (10.10%) Migration
9 8 (8.08%) Project Planning
9 8 (8.08%) Coaching
10 6 (6.06%) Change Management
10 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.06%) ERP
10 6 (6.06%) Content Management
10 6 (6.06%) Web Design
11 5 (5.05%) CRM
11 5 (5.05%) DSDM
11 5 (5.05%) PRINCE
11 5 (5.05%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.03%) C
2 1 (1.01%) Java
2 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 18 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (5.05%) MAPM
6 2 (2.02%) PMP
6 2 (2.02%) VCP4
7 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) P3O
2 3 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Alterian
3 2 (2.02%) EMC
3 2 (2.02%) IBM
3 2 (2.02%) BT
4 1 (1.01%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.01%) VMware
4 1 (1.01%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco
4 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.01%) Guidewire
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
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Pertemps ERP
Rate: £475 - £500 per day all inclusive
Posted: 14 days ago