The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 19 40 17
Rank change year-on-year +21 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 22 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.47% 4.80% 8.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.77% 4.85% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 19
Median daily rate £413 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -7.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £240 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £403 £425
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 £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 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 325 412 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.59% 98.80% 98.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 289 197
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Cardiff

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cardiff region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (31.71%) Project Management
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE
5 4 (9.76%) Avaya
5 4 (9.76%) MS Project
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Supplier Management
5 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
5 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (7.32%) French Language
6 3 (7.32%) Information Management
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) SAP
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (7.32%) Back Office
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) ISMS
7 2 (4.88%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (17.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
1 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (9.76%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.32%) Information Management
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Mapping
7 2 (4.88%) ISMS
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.44%) APMP
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Avaya
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Sage
4 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
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