The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 28 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 35 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 26 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.90% 4.23% 7.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 4.35% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 36
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
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 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 509 460 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 95.86% 97.25% 97.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1026 1349
Median daily rate £355 £370 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.98% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 94 73
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -1.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.31 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in South Wales

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 Project Manager in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in South Wales

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in South Wales

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in South Wales

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 Project Manager within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Cardiff +3 16 £425 +9.67% 3
Newport +4 5 £364 +7.77%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £310 -
Project Manager
Wales

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

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

1 23 (40.35%) Project Management
2 19 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 13 (22.81%) Finance
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
6 9 (15.79%) PMO
7 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
7 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (10.53%) PMI
9 6 (10.53%) PMP
9 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
9 6 (10.53%) Information Security
9 6 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
10 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (7.02%) Oracle
11 4 (7.02%) PRINCE
11 4 (7.02%) Migration
12 3 (5.26%) Information Management
12 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
12 3 (5.26%) Back Office
12 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (5.26%) Windows
12 3 (5.26%) LAN
12 3 (5.26%) WLAN
12 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.51%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.75%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.75%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) LAN
1 3 (5.26%) Skype
1 3 (5.26%) WLAN
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Back Office
2 3 (5.26%) French Language
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) PMI
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
1 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Project Management
2 19 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (10.53%) Information Security
6 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE
8 3 (5.26%) Information Management
8 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.51%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (3.51%) Contract Management
9 2 (3.51%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.51%) ERP
9 2 (3.51%) Line Management
9 2 (3.51%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
1 6 (10.53%) PMP
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) PMO
2 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Sage
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
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