The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 28 March 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 34 22
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 25 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 7.31% 3.38% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.67% 3.56% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 18
Median daily rate £500 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -3.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £276 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £511 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 326 309 383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.32% 95.08% 97.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 213 267
Median daily rate £425 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £122.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Swindon

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Manager in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Swindon

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Swindon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Swindon

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Swindon region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 26 (66.67%) Project Management
2 15 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 14 (35.90%) Finance
4 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.95%) Retail
5 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Change Management
5 6 (15.38%) Degree
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (12.82%) Project Governance
6 5 (12.82%) PMI Certification
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) Office 365
7 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
7 4 (10.26%) Smart Meter
7 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (7.69%) Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) SaaS
8 3 (7.69%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) People Management
8 3 (7.69%) MS Project
8 3 (7.69%) MS Office
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (7.69%) PMP

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Automotive
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Billing
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
1 4 (10.26%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.56%) FMCG
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Project Management
2 15 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Change Management
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Project Governance
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
6 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.69%) Document Management
7 3 (7.69%) People Management
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) Dependency Management
8 2 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (5.13%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (7.69%) PMP
4 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (2.56%) APMP
6 1 (2.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) MiFID
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Avaya
2 1 (2.56%) Genesys
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.56%) Talend
2 1 (2.56%) Verint