Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

IT Project Manager
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 83 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.73% 0.48% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.49% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
South Wales median daily rate £363 £374 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.95% -3.61% -3.13%
10th Percentile £294 £318 £303
90th Percentile £438 £427 £442
Wales median daily rate £363 £374 £388
% change year-on-year -2.95% -3.61% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1053 1017 1039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.61% 98.36% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 673 756
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £200
90th Percentile £534 £513 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 69 45
South Wales median hourly rate £21.13 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.26% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.30 £9.85
90th Percentile £77.50 £69.20 £29.05
Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +36.67% +11.11% -10.00%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in South Wales

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in South Wales

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in South Wales

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Cardiff +9 4 £375 +3.59%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £310 -
IT Project Manager
Wales

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT 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 South Wales region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
4 1 (12.50%) PMO
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle