The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 27 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 16 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.75% 4.90% 7.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 5.09% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 24
Median daily rate £388 £353 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -14.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £500
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 £37.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -8.33%  

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 314 334 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 93.18% 96.25% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 239 253
Median daily rate £400 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £38.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.23% +128.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 28 (70.00%) Project Management
2 16 (40.00%) Finance
3 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Retail
6 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.00%) Marketing
7 4 (10.00%) Degree
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (7.50%) PMI
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.50%) Automotive
8 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
8 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (5.00%) Verint
9 2 (5.00%) Office 365
9 2 (5.00%) Big Data
9 2 (5.00%) User Experience
9 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.00%) Change Control
9 2 (5.00%) QA
9 2 (5.00%) Business Development

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 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Automotive
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Back Office
6 1 (2.50%) Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.50%) PMI
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Project Management
2 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
7 2 (5.00%) Business Development
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.00%) Document Management
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL
7 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
1 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) APMP
2 2 (5.00%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) MBA
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) MiFID
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Verint
3 1 (2.50%) Avaya
3 1 (2.50%) Genesys
3 1 (2.50%) Talend
3 1 (2.50%) Teradata