Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 23 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 30 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 44 40 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.99% 5.90% 9.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.43% 6.20% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 71
Swindon median daily rate £475 £423 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.29% -3.86% +3.53%
10th Percentile £374 £313 £325
90th Percentile £574 £543 £531
Wiltshire median daily rate £460 £414 £425
% change year-on-year +11.18% -2.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 684 645 812
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.06% 95.13% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 470 596
Swindon median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £257
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 29
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.23
90th Percentile £30.55 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.68% +64.44% +3.75%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 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 Swindon region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 27 (61.36%) Project Management
2 21 (47.73%) Finance
3 18 (40.91%) PRINCE2
4 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (20.45%) Project Governance
6 9 (20.45%) Office 365
7 8 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 8 (18.18%) Six Sigma
7 8 (18.18%) Change Management
8 7 (15.91%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (13.64%) Degree
9 6 (13.64%) PMO
9 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 6 (13.64%) ITIL
10 5 (11.36%) Retail
10 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
10 5 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
11 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
11 4 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
11 4 (9.09%) Service Design
11 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.09%) WSO2
11 4 (9.09%) Automotive

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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP APO
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) VoIP
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (47.73%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Automotive
3 4 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Project Management
2 18 (40.91%) PRINCE2
3 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (20.45%) Project Governance
6 8 (18.18%) Change Management
6 8 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 8 (18.18%) Six Sigma
7 7 (15.91%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.64%) ITIL
9 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
9 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
9 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.09%) CRM
10 4 (9.09%) ERP
10 4 (9.09%) Service Design
10 4 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.55%) Master's Degree
5 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (2.27%) APMP
6 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) PMO
2 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.09%) WSO2
2 3 (6.82%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Anaplan
3 1 (2.27%) Hyperion