The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
South West / Bristol
Rank 14 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 72 77 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.90% 8.51% 9.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.33% 8.81% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 49
Median daily rate £385 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £341 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -14.66% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 772 874 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.43% 96.57% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 609 551
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 £235 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 27
Median hourly rate £20.18 £37.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.18% +170.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Bristol

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Bristol

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Bristol

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Bristol

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 58 (48.33%) Project Management
2 40 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 34 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (26.67%) Finance
5 23 (19.17%) Telecoms
6 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
8 13 (10.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (9.17%) Migration
9 11 (9.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
10 10 (8.33%) APMP
11 9 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.67%) Change Control
12 8 (6.67%) SAP
12 8 (6.67%) Banking
13 7 (5.83%) ITIL
13 7 (5.83%) Change Management
13 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
14 6 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (5.00%) Oracle
14 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.17%) Programme Management
15 5 (4.17%) Marketing
15 5 (4.17%) Broadband
15 5 (4.17%) PMP
15 5 (4.17%) Risk Management
15 5 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
16 4 (3.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (1.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) FileNet
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.67%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.67%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (4.17%) Broadband
3 4 (3.33%) Wireless
4 3 (2.50%) LAN
5 2 (1.67%) Internet
5 2 (1.67%) WAN
6 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.83%) Big Data
2 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.83%) GIS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (26.67%) Finance
2 23 (19.17%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.67%) Banking
4 5 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) Legal
5 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Military
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.67%) PMI
2 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
2 2 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.83%) Graphic Design
3 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.33%) Project Management
2 40 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 34 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.17%) Migration
6 9 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 8 (6.67%) Change Control
8 7 (5.83%) Change Management
8 7 (5.83%) ITIL
9 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (4.17%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.17%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 4 (3.33%) Project Governance
11 4 (3.33%) Service Management
12 3 (2.50%) Project Planning
12 3 (2.50%) Scrum
12 3 (2.50%) Six Sigma
12 3 (2.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.50%) SQL
2 2 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (9.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.33%) APMP
5 5 (4.17%) PMP
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.50%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.67%) CFA
7 2 (1.67%) Degree
7 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) APMG
8 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.83%) CCNA
8 1 (0.83%) CCNP
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) PMO
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) IFRS
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (6.67%) SAP
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle
3 4 (3.33%) BT
3 4 (3.33%) Cisco
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.50%) Huawei
5 2 (1.67%) Citrix
5 2 (1.67%) Lotus
6 1 (0.83%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.83%) Pega
6 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.83%) Thales
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