Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Management
England > South West
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 325 487 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.38% 9.28% 8.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 11.12% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 347 369
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -2.60%
10th Percentile £286 £225 £263
90th Percentile £575 £533 £504
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 10
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -17.81%
10th Percentile £21.25 £22.75 £22.37
90th Percentile £47.55 £44.88 £44.38
England median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £27.32
% change year-on-year +3.64% +0.68% -1.71%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,171 4,378 4,853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.85% 83.44% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,512 2,849 3,239
South West median daily rate £405 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £253
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 222 259
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +15.94%
10th Percentile £11.18 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the South West

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in the South West

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the South West over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in the South West

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in the South West

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the South West over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in the South West

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Bristol -9 99 £400 +2.56% 34
Wiltshire -8 81 £425 +6.25% 15
Gloucestershire +4 41 £470 +25.33% 13
Devon -7 30 £363 -3.33% 15
Cornwall +9 25 £400 +33.33% 11
Somerset +2 12 £450 +24.14% 11
Dorset -14 6 £420 -4.00% 19
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 115 (35.38%) PRINCE2
2 114 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (32.92%) Finance
4 96 (29.54%) Security Cleared
5 77 (23.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (16.62%) SC Cleared
7 48 (14.77%) Microsoft
8 44 (13.54%) Risk Management
9 35 (10.77%) ITIL
10 34 (10.46%) Waterfall
11 33 (10.15%) Migration
12 32 (9.85%) Programme Management
13 30 (9.23%) Military
13 30 (9.23%) Change Management
13 30 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 27 (8.31%) Change Control
16 26 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (8.00%) PMO
17 23 (7.08%) C
18 22 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
18 22 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
18 22 (6.77%) Office 365
18 22 (6.77%) Degree
19 21 (6.46%) Microsoft Project
20 20 (6.15%) Management Information System
20 20 (6.15%) Manufacturing
20 20 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
21 19 (5.85%) SDLC
21 19 (5.85%) Service Management

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.15%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.23%) IIS
3 4 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.92%) Confluence
5 2 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.31%) nginx
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 22 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (6.46%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.62%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.62%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.31%) Maximo
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Primavera
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.77%) Office 365
2 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.92%) SaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.46%) Skype
2 6 (1.85%) Intranet
3 5 (1.54%) SMS
4 4 (1.23%) Firewall
4 4 (1.23%) VoIP
4 4 (1.23%) WAN
4 4 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.92%) Broadband
5 3 (0.92%) LAN
6 2 (0.62%) ADSL
6 2 (0.62%) BGP
6 2 (0.62%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.62%) MPLS
6 2 (0.62%) NGN
6 2 (0.62%) OSPF
6 2 (0.62%) Tactical Data Link
6 2 (0.62%) VDSL
6 2 (0.62%) VLAN
6 2 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.92%) Big Data
1 3 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
1 3 (0.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.62%) MySQL
2 2 (0.62%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.31%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 107 (32.92%) Finance
2 30 (9.23%) Military
3 20 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.92%) Banking
4 16 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.00%) Legal
5 13 (4.00%) Marketing
6 10 (3.08%) Retail
7 8 (2.46%) Electronics
8 6 (1.85%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.23%) Automotive
9 4 (1.23%) Billing
9 4 (1.23%) Law
10 3 (0.92%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.92%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 164 (50.46%) Project Manager
2 26 (8.00%) Analyst
3 22 (6.77%) Delivery Manager
4 21 (6.46%) IT Manager
5 19 (5.85%) Senior Manager
6 18 (5.54%) IT Project Manager
6 18 (5.54%) Senior Project Manager
7 16 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (4.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 13 (4.00%) Programme Manager
9 13 (4.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 12 (3.69%) Coordinator
10 12 (3.69%) Project Officer
10 12 (3.69%) Service Manager
11 11 (3.38%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.38%) Junior
12 10 (3.08%) Junior Project Manager
13 9 (2.77%) ERP Manager
13 9 (2.77%) Project Coordinator
14 8 (2.46%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.92%) Middleware
1 3 (0.92%) Web Services
2 2 (0.62%) .NET
2 2 (0.62%) JFC
2 2 (0.62%) jQuery
2 2 (0.62%) JSON
3 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.31%) React
3 1 (0.31%) RESTful
3 1 (0.31%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.46%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.15%) NHS
5 5 (1.54%) PMI
6 3 (0.92%) User Experience
7 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.31%) FMCG
8 1 (0.31%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.23%) Windows
2 7 (2.15%) Windows 10
2 7 (2.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.62%) Unix
4 1 (0.31%) Android
4 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.31%) Linux
4 1 (0.31%) SUSE
4 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (35.38%) PRINCE2
2 114 (35.08%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (23.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (13.54%) Risk Management
5 35 (10.77%) ITIL
6 34 (10.46%) Waterfall
7 33 (10.15%) Migration
8 32 (9.85%) Programme Management
9 30 (9.23%) Change Management
10 27 (8.31%) Change Control
11 26 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
13 19 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (5.85%) SDLC
13 19 (5.85%) Service Management
14 17 (5.23%) PRINCE
14 17 (5.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 16 (4.92%) Scrum
16 15 (4.62%) Information Assurance
16 15 (4.62%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.08%) C
2 8 (2.46%) SQL
3 2 (0.62%) Java
3 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.62%) PHP
3 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 96 (29.54%) Security Cleared
2 54 (16.62%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 22 (6.77%) Degree
5 17 (5.23%) APMP
6 15 (4.62%) PMP
7 14 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (4.00%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.15%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.85%) CISSP
10 6 (1.85%) ISEB
11 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.92%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.92%) CCNA
12 3 (0.92%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.92%) CISM
12 3 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.92%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.00%) PMO
2 14 (4.31%) GDPR
3 10 (3.08%) QA
4 3 (0.92%) COBIT
5 2 (0.62%) P3O
5 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) BS25999
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Firmware
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.77%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.23%) SAP
3 4 (1.23%) Cisco
3 4 (1.23%) Juniper
4 3 (0.92%) Capita
4 3 (0.92%) HP
4 3 (0.92%) Sophos
5 2 (0.62%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.62%) Citrix
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle
5 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds
5 2 (0.62%) VMware
6 1 (0.31%) Aruba
6 1 (0.31%) Cognos
6 1 (0.31%) CommVault
6 1 (0.31%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.31%) Planview
6 1 (0.31%) Siebel
6 1 (0.31%) Splunk