Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 47 29
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 43 40 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.59% 3.58% 7.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 3.64% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 82
South Wales median daily rate £425 £406 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +14.12% -11.00%
10th Percentile £308 £240 £269
90th Percentile £538 £481 £440
Wales median daily rate £419 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +4.69% +10.34% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £25.50 -
Wales median hourly rate - £24.25 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 908 1098 1249
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 98.21% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 751 942
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £168 £193 £213
90th Percentile £520 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 68 54
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +4.20% +10.19%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £9.58
90th Percentile £47.15 £72.25 £28.68
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +12.89% -1.82% -5.17%

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 +4 33 £425 -
Newport +17 3 £400 +14.29%
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £120 -
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 19 November 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 18 (41.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (39.53%) Project Management
3 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2
4 10 (23.26%) Finance
4 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) PMO
6 8 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (13.95%) Information Security
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
9 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.98%) Spanish Language
10 3 (6.98%) Banking
10 3 (6.98%) CRM
10 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
10 3 (6.98%) Windows
10 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.98%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.65%) Skype
11 2 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (4.65%) GDPR
11 2 (4.65%) Trello
11 2 (4.65%) Line Management

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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Trello
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) Skype
1 2 (4.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (39.53%) Project Management
3 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2
4 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (13.95%) Information Security
6 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (9.30%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.65%) Business Transformation
9 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.65%) High Availability
9 2 (4.65%) Project Governance
9 2 (4.65%) SIEM
9 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) APMP
4 1 (2.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) PMO
2 2 (4.65%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) VMware