Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £399 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 27 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.

Project Manager
England > South West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 22 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 416 435 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.60% 7.22% 8.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.94% 7.56% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 329 394
South West median daily rate £399 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £287 £300 £310
90th Percentile £516 £511 £517
England median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% -28.64% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30.60 £21.43 £30.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £36.95 £42.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -10.96% +4.29%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5237 5752 6080
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.64% 95.53% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3710 3827
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £220 £230 £225
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 318 372
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +57.14% +10.53%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.70 £45.25
England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.42% +8.57% +2.94%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in the South West

Project Manager
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 Manager in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in the South West

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in the South West

Project Manager
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 Manager in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in the South West

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Manager in the South West

Project Manager
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 Manager within the South West region over the 6 months to 27 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
Bristol +6 165 £375 -7.41% 9
Wiltshire +5 98 £425 +13.33% 5
Devon -5 56 £372 +3.62% 1
Gloucestershire -6 28 £425 - 1
Somerset -12 16 £373 -11.31% 1
Dorset -18 12 £413 -6.25% 5
Cornwall -7 6 £360 +15.20%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 West region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 195 (46.88%) Project Management
2 179 (43.03%) PRINCE2
3 113 (27.16%) Finance
4 98 (23.56%) Security Cleared
5 94 (22.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (17.55%) SC Cleared
7 54 (12.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 43 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 42 (10.10%) Telecoms
10 41 (9.86%) Migration
11 36 (8.65%) Wi-Fi
12 34 (8.17%) APMP
13 33 (7.93%) Programme Management
14 32 (7.69%) Change Management
14 32 (7.69%) ITIL
15 29 (6.97%) Microsoft Project
16 27 (6.49%) Marketing
17 26 (6.25%) LAN
17 26 (6.25%) DV Cleared
18 25 (6.01%) WAN
18 25 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (5.77%) SAP
19 24 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 23 (5.53%) Manufacturing
20 23 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (5.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 21 (5.05%) Electronics
21 21 (5.05%) Microsoft
21 21 (5.05%) Digital Marketing

Project Manager Skill Set
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 8 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.96%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.72%) CMS
3 3 (0.72%) Confluence
4 2 (0.48%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.48%) SAS
4 2 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.24%) Drupal
5 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (6.97%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Primavera
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.65%) Wi-Fi
2 26 (6.25%) LAN
3 25 (6.01%) WAN
4 18 (4.33%) Broadband
5 17 (4.09%) Wireless
6 9 (2.16%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.68%) Internet
8 5 (1.20%) LDAP
8 5 (1.20%) SMS
9 3 (0.72%) Firewall
10 2 (0.48%) 3G
10 2 (0.48%) 4G
10 2 (0.48%) Intelligent Network
10 2 (0.48%) Network Security
10 2 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (0.24%) Extranet
11 1 (0.24%) MPLS
11 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.24%) RFID
11 1 (0.24%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.48%) Big Data
2 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (0.96%) JIRA
2 3 (0.72%) Bitbucket
2 3 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
General
1 113 (27.16%) Finance
2 42 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.49%) Marketing
4 23 (5.53%) Manufacturing
5 21 (5.05%) Electronics
6 16 (3.85%) Retail
7 11 (2.64%) Banking
8 9 (2.16%) Legal
9 8 (1.92%) Local Government
10 6 (1.44%) Billing
10 6 (1.44%) Military
11 3 (0.72%) Automotive
11 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.48%) Avionics
12 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.72%) Middleware
2 1 (0.24%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.13%) PMI
4 12 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.20%) NHS
6 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (0.96%) User Experience
7 2 (0.48%) APACS
7 2 (0.48%) EMV
7 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.48%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.24%) CCTV
8 1 (0.24%) CMDB
8 1 (0.24%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.24%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.24%) RIA
8 1 (0.24%) SCADA
8 1 (0.24%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.85%) Windows
2 10 (2.40%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.96%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.48%) AIX
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (46.88%) Project Management
2 179 (43.03%) PRINCE2
3 94 (22.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 41 (9.86%) Migration
7 33 (7.93%) Programme Management
8 32 (7.69%) Change Management
8 32 (7.69%) ITIL
9 25 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
10 21 (5.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 20 (4.81%) Project Planning
12 17 (4.09%) Change Control
13 16 (3.85%) Scrum
14 15 (3.61%) Waterfall
15 13 (3.13%) Data Migration
15 13 (3.13%) E-Commerce
15 13 (3.13%) Project Governance
15 13 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (0.96%) SQL
2 1 (0.24%) C
Qualifications
1 98 (23.56%) Security Cleared
2 73 (17.55%) SC Cleared
3 54 (12.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 34 (8.17%) APMP
5 26 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 24 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (4.57%) PMI Certification
8 16 (3.85%) Degree
9 15 (3.61%) PMP
10 7 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.96%) CITP
12 4 (0.96%) MBCS
13 3 (0.72%) CCNA
13 3 (0.72%) CCNP
13 3 (0.72%) HNC
13 3 (0.72%) HND
13 3 (0.72%) ISEB
13 3 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.37%) PMO
2 11 (2.64%) QA
3 8 (1.92%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.96%) GDPR
5 2 (0.48%) MiFID
6 1 (0.24%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.24%) IFRS
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.72%) Firmware
2 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 24 (5.77%) SAP
2 21 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.57%) Cisco
4 9 (2.16%) Citrix
5 7 (1.68%) Oracle
6 5 (1.20%) BT
6 5 (1.20%) IBM
6 5 (1.20%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.72%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.72%) IFS
7 3 (0.72%) Talend
7 3 (0.72%) VMware
8 2 (0.48%) Gemalto
8 2 (0.48%) Huawei
8 2 (0.48%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.48%) Verint
9 1 (0.24%) Genesys
9 1 (0.24%) Lotus
9 1 (0.24%) NetApp
South West
Baltimore
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Resource Group
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
IQ Telecom
Rate: £0.0000 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago