Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 17 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 425 437 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.58% 7.70% 7.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 9.64% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 319 381
South West median daily rate £410 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +0.65% -3.75%
10th Percentile £264 £253 £256
90th Percentile £561 £545 £523
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 5
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.49% +59.18%
10th Percentile £22.50 £21.88 £35.80
90th Percentile £38.29 £42.63 £41.95
England median hourly rate £26.93 £27.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -2.06% -12.53% +12.29%

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 4561 4534 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2876 3058 3555
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £259 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 267 258
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.01
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Wiltshire +5 154 £425 +8.83% 4
Bristol -6 129 £400 +3.23% 21
Gloucestershire +5 34 £325 -27.78% 3
Devon +1 32 £475 +32.87% 3
Somerset -12 23 £375 +4.82% 4
Cornwall +2 19 £350 +16.67% 1
Dorset -10 11 £413 -8.33% 11
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 163 (38.35%) Finance
2 139 (32.71%) PRINCE2
2 139 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (30.12%) Security Cleared
4 79 (18.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (16.94%) SC Cleared
6 63 (14.82%) Programme Management
7 58 (13.65%) Degree
8 57 (13.41%) Change Management
9 56 (13.18%) Risk Management
10 55 (12.94%) Management Information System
10 55 (12.94%) ITIL
11 51 (12.00%) DV Cleared
12 49 (11.53%) Microsoft
12 49 (11.53%) SAP
13 44 (10.35%) Telecoms
13 44 (10.35%) Scrum
14 42 (9.88%) Microsoft Project
15 41 (9.65%) Manufacturing
16 39 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
18 36 (8.47%) Migration
19 35 (8.24%) Project Planning
20 34 (8.00%) Marketing
20 34 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
21 33 (7.76%) PMO
22 32 (7.53%) Office 365
23 30 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
23 30 (7.06%) Electronics
24 29 (6.82%) Computer Science

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 23 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.24%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (3.06%) CMS
4 10 (2.35%) Confluence
5 5 (1.18%) JBoss
6 3 (0.71%) Apache
6 3 (0.71%) SAS
6 3 (0.71%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.47%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.47%) IIS
7 2 (0.47%) nginx
7 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (9.88%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (2.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.94%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.71%) Maximo
3 3 (0.71%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.71%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.47%) Primavera
4 2 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.53%) Office 365
2 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.47%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.47%) Trello
4 1 (0.24%) Boomi
4 1 (0.24%) CheetahMail
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.24%) Firebase
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.29%) SMS
2 6 (1.41%) NetScaler
2 6 (1.41%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.18%) WAN
4 4 (0.94%) DNS
4 4 (0.94%) Firewall
4 4 (0.94%) LAN
4 4 (0.94%) VPN
5 3 (0.71%) DHCP
5 3 (0.71%) Skype
5 3 (0.71%) VLAN
5 3 (0.71%) WebEx
5 3 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.47%) Internet
6 2 (0.47%) Network Security
6 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) 3G
7 1 (0.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.12%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.71%) Big Data
5 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.47%) Clusterpoint
5 2 (0.47%) GIS
5 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.47%) HBase
5 2 (0.47%) MySQL
5 2 (0.47%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.24%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (4.00%) JIRA
2 8 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.47%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.24%) Appium
4 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.24%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.24%) TestRail
4 1 (0.24%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 163 (38.35%) Finance
2 44 (10.35%) Telecoms
3 41 (9.65%) Manufacturing
4 34 (8.00%) Marketing
5 30 (7.06%) Electronics
6 19 (4.47%) Retail
7 17 (4.00%) Banking
8 14 (3.29%) Legal
9 12 (2.82%) Military
10 11 (2.59%) Billing
11 8 (1.88%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.65%) Automotive
13 6 (1.41%) Law
14 4 (0.94%) Back Office
14 4 (0.94%) Local Government
15 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (38.82%) Project Manager
2 55 (12.94%) Analyst
3 28 (6.59%) IT Manager
4 21 (4.94%) Architect
4 21 (4.94%) IT Project Manager
5 20 (4.71%) Business Analyst
6 19 (4.47%) Coordinator
7 18 (4.24%) Senior Manager
8 17 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
9 16 (3.76%) Senior Project Manager
10 15 (3.53%) Project Officer
11 14 (3.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 13 (3.06%) DV Cleared Project Manager
13 11 (2.59%) Business Manager
14 10 (2.35%) Administrator
14 10 (2.35%) Developer
14 10 (2.35%) Project Coordinator
14 10 (2.35%) Technical Manager
14 10 (2.35%) Technical Project Manager
15 9 (2.12%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.88%) CSS
1 8 (1.88%) Middleware
2 7 (1.65%) HTML
3 6 (1.41%) .NET
3 6 (1.41%) XML
4 5 (1.18%) CSS3
4 5 (1.18%) XForms
4 5 (1.18%) XSD
4 5 (1.18%) XSL
5 4 (0.94%) HTML5
5 4 (0.94%) Sass
6 3 (0.71%) REST
6 3 (0.71%) Web Services
7 2 (0.47%) Enzyme
7 2 (0.47%) FFmpeg
7 2 (0.47%) Jest
7 2 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.47%) Node.js
7 2 (0.47%) OpenCV
7 2 (0.47%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.94%) Management Information System
2 39 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.82%) PMI
4 12 (2.82%) User Experience
5 7 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (1.65%) Freedom of Information Act
6 6 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.94%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.47%) Clustering
10 2 (0.47%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.47%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.47%) Replication
10 2 (0.47%) Social Media
11 1 (0.24%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.47%) Windows
2 13 (3.06%) Linux
3 11 (2.59%) Unix
4 10 (2.35%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.88%) Solaris
6 7 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) Debian
8 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
1 139 (32.71%) PRINCE2
2 79 (18.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (14.82%) Programme Management
4 57 (13.41%) Change Management
5 56 (13.18%) Risk Management
6 55 (12.94%) ITIL
7 44 (10.35%) Scrum
8 38 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (8.47%) Migration
10 35 (8.24%) Project Planning
11 30 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (6.82%) Change Control
12 29 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
13 28 (6.59%) Collaborative Working
13 28 (6.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 24 (5.65%) Agile Project Management
15 23 (5.41%) CRM
15 23 (5.41%) DevOps
15 23 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.88%) SQL
2 16 (3.76%) C
3 5 (1.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.18%) XPath
3 5 (1.18%) XQuery
4 4 (0.94%) C#
4 4 (0.94%) ES6
4 4 (0.94%) Python
4 4 (0.94%) Ruby
5 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.47%) C++
6 2 (0.47%) PHP
6 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.24%) Java
7 1 (0.24%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 128 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 72 (16.94%) SC Cleared
3 58 (13.65%) Degree
4 51 (12.00%) DV Cleared
5 20 (4.71%) PMI Certification
6 19 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (4.24%) PMP
8 17 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (2.82%) APMP
10 8 (1.88%) ISEB
11 5 (1.18%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.94%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.94%) HND
12 4 (0.94%) NVQ Level 4
13 3 (0.71%) CIPD
13 3 (0.71%) MBA
14 2 (0.47%) CISM
14 2 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.76%) PMO
2 23 (5.41%) QA
3 10 (2.35%) GDPR
4 8 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.65%) JSP 440
6 5 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.47%) GxP
8 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.24%) COBIT
9 1 (0.24%) PSD2
9 1 (0.24%) SEPA
9 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (0.94%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.24%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.94%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.71%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (11.53%) Microsoft
1 49 (11.53%) SAP
2 13 (3.06%) Cisco
3 11 (2.59%) Citrix
4 6 (1.41%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (1.18%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.18%) NetApp
6 4 (0.94%) Oracle
6 4 (0.94%) WSO2
7 2 (0.47%) ATG
7 2 (0.47%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.47%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.47%) HP
7 2 (0.47%) MapR
7 2 (0.47%) Nuix
7 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.47%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.47%) Splunk
7 2 (0.47%) Workday