The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 26 June 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 26 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.63% 4.66% 7.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.84% 4.81% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 24
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £230 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £425 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.89% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 310 270 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.68% 96.77% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 184 267
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Cardiff

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Cardiff

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Cardiff over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Cardiff

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cardiff region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
5 6 (16.22%) Information Security
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (13.51%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (13.51%) PMO
7 4 (10.81%) PRINCE
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) Information Management
8 3 (8.11%) French Language
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle
8 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (8.11%) Back Office
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
9 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.41%) Sage X3
9 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (5.41%) Contract Management
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (5.41%) Advertising
9 2 (5.41%) Sage
9 2 (5.41%) ERP
9 2 (5.41%) Project Planning

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.41%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.70%) Sage 50
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
1 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Back Office
2 3 (8.11%) French Language
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 6 (16.22%) Information Security
5 5 (13.51%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) PRINCE
7 3 (8.11%) Information Management
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Contract Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.41%) ERP
8 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.70%) Analytics
9 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
9 1 (2.70%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.70%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) APMP
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) PMO
2 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Sage
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