Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Project Manager
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 24 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 126 111 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.38% 6.36% 7.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.73% 6.69% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 81 99
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £290 £231 £312
90th Percentile £526 £500 £490
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -51.52% -
10th Percentile £37.50 £20.00 £40.63
90th Percentile £42.50 £20.00 £41.88
South West median hourly rate £38.43 £38.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +1.12% -7.88% +70.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1873 1660 1658
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.07% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1175 1218
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £236
90th Percentile £523 £538 £536
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 85
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +53.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £51.95 £47.40 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Bristol

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 - -
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 50 (39.68%) Project Management
2 44 (34.92%) Finance
2 44 (34.92%) PRINCE2
3 38 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (17.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 21 (16.67%) WAN
5 21 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 20 (15.87%) Telecoms
6 20 (15.87%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (15.87%) LAN
7 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (11.90%) Broadband
9 14 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 12 (9.52%) APMP
11 11 (8.73%) Change Management
11 11 (8.73%) Cisco
11 11 (8.73%) SAP
12 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Project
12 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (7.94%) Programme Management
12 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
13 9 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (6.35%) GDPR
15 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (5.56%) Manufacturing
15 7 (5.56%) Wireless
15 7 (5.56%) Marketing
15 7 (5.56%) Scrum

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.67%) WAN
2 20 (15.87%) LAN
2 20 (15.87%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (11.90%) Broadband
4 7 (5.56%) Wireless
5 2 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (0.79%) 3G
6 1 (0.79%) 4G
6 1 (0.79%) Firewall
6 1 (0.79%) Intranet
6 1 (0.79%) MPLS
6 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 44 (34.92%) Finance
2 20 (15.87%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.56%) Marketing
4 6 (4.76%) Billing
4 6 (4.76%) Electronics
5 4 (3.17%) Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) Local Government
6 2 (1.59%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.79%) NHS
4 1 (0.79%) PMI
4 1 (0.79%) RIA
4 1 (0.79%) SCADA
4 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
1 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (39.68%) Project Management
2 44 (34.92%) PRINCE2
3 38 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.73%) Change Management
7 10 (7.94%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.56%) Scrum
9 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (4.76%) Migration
9 6 (4.76%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.97%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 5 (3.97%) Project Planning
10 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.97%) Time Management
11 4 (3.17%) Change Control
11 4 (3.17%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 22 (17.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.52%) APMP
4 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.97%) Degree
7 4 (3.17%) PMP
8 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) GDPR
2 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (8.73%) Cisco
1 11 (8.73%) SAP
2 4 (3.17%) Citrix
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.79%) BT
3 1 (0.79%) CyberArk
3 1 (0.79%) Ericsson
3 1 (0.79%) Huawei
3 1 (0.79%) Nokia
3 1 (0.79%) Virgin Media
3 1 (0.79%) VMware