Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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 > Devon
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 53 51 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.37% 8.17% 10.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.99% 8.59% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 30
Devon median daily rate £368 £368 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.67% +7.42%
10th Percentile £306 £308 £310
90th Percentile £475 £490 £403
South West median daily rate £425 £399 £400
% change year-on-year +6.58% -0.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Devon median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.94
% change year-on-year +6.25% +25.23% -23.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 442 594 394
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.19% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 371 236
Devon median daily rate £366 £385 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.87% +11.59% -1.43%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £185
90th Percentile £509 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 41
Devon median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +17.65% +74.36%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.49 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.00 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +44.44%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Devon

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Devon

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Devon over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Devon

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Devon

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Exeter +2 38 £366 -0.34% 1
Plymouth +13 1 £350 +6.87% 1
Torquay - 1 - -
Project Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 33 (62.26%) PRINCE2
2 24 (45.28%) Project Management
3 19 (35.85%) Finance
4 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
6 9 (16.98%) Migration
6 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.21%) SDLC
8 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
8 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
9 6 (11.32%) Product Management
10 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (9.43%) GDPR
10 5 (9.43%) FinancialForce
10 5 (9.43%) PRINCE
10 5 (9.43%) Process Management
11 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.55%) Change Management
11 4 (7.55%) Contingency Planning
11 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
12 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
12 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (5.66%) ERP
12 3 (5.66%) Data Management
13 2 (3.77%) Scrum
13 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
13 2 (3.77%) ITIL
13 2 (3.77%) Windows

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) FinancialForce
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DMZ
1 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) SMS
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (1.89%) PMI
1 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) PRINCE2
2 24 (45.28%) Project Management
3 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Waterfall
5 9 (16.98%) Migration
5 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (13.21%) SDLC
8 6 (11.32%) Product Management
9 5 (9.43%) PRINCE
9 5 (9.43%) Process Management
10 4 (7.55%) Change Management
10 4 (7.55%) Contingency Planning
10 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.66%) Data Management
11 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
11 3 (5.66%) ERP
12 2 (3.77%) CRM
12 2 (3.77%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.77%) Google
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco