The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 28 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.

Project Manager
South West / Devon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 20 10
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 31 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.97% 7.14% 10.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.55% 7.33% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 22
Median daily rate £375 £401 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% -19.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £335 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £427 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -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 Devon. 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
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 247 191 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 95.37% 97.45% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 138 116
Median daily rate £376 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +106.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +3 20 £371 -7.53% 5
Plymouth +1 10 £475 +35.71%
Project Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Devon region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 22 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 21 (47.73%) Project Management
3 12 (27.27%) Finance
4 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.45%) MS Project
6 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.91%) ERP
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.64%) ITIL
8 6 (13.64%) Project Planning
8 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.64%) Project Governance
8 6 (13.64%) PMO
9 5 (11.36%) MS Project Server
9 5 (11.36%) Local Government
9 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
10 4 (9.09%) Migration
10 4 (9.09%) Office 365
10 4 (9.09%) SDLC
11 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 3 (6.82%) IFS
11 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (4.55%) ISO 14001
12 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
12 2 (4.55%) Change Management
12 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
12 2 (4.55%) PRINCE
12 2 (4.55%) Primavera

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 5 (11.36%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Project
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Home Automation
1 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 21 (47.73%) Project Management
3 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) ERP
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Project Governance
6 6 (13.64%) Project Planning
7 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) SDLC
9 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 2 (4.55%) Change Management
10 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.55%) PRINCE
10 2 (4.55%) Process Improvement
10 2 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) APMP
5 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.27%) HNC
5 1 (2.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) PMO
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 14001
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) IFS
3 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Northgate
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Exeter, Devon
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Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
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Exeter, Devon
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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