The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
UK / Wales
Rank 32 40 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 36 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.13% 5.45% 7.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.31% 5.54% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 31
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £278 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 £54.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.48% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 678 668 694
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.58% 98.38% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 445 390
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £186 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 39 44
Median hourly rate £17.77 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.62% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Wales

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Wales

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Wales

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Wales

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +10 32 £363 -3.33% 5
North Wales - 1 £600 -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 26 (36.62%) Project Management
2 21 (29.58%) Finance
3 19 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2
4 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
5 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.68%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.27%) PMP
8 7 (9.86%) PMI Certification
8 7 (9.86%) PMI
8 7 (9.86%) MS Project
8 7 (9.86%) Supplier Management
9 6 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (8.45%) PRINCE
10 5 (7.04%) Avaya
10 5 (7.04%) Oracle
10 5 (7.04%) SAP
10 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
10 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
11 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.63%) ERP
11 4 (5.63%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (5.63%) Information Security
12 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
12 3 (4.23%) Back Office
12 3 (4.23%) ITIL
12 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (4.23%) MS Excel

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Project
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Intranet
1 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Back Office
2 3 (4.23%) French Language
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) PMI
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Project Management
2 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2
2 19 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.68%) Waterfall
5 7 (9.86%) Supplier Management
6 6 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.45%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.63%) ERP
7 4 (5.63%) Information Security
8 3 (4.23%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.23%) Information Management
8 3 (4.23%) ISMS
8 3 (4.23%) ITIL
8 3 (4.23%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.82%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.82%) CRM
9 2 (2.82%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) PMP
2 7 (9.86%) PMI Certification
3 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.82%) CISSP
7 1 (1.41%) APMP
7 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Avaya
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) Sage
3 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Expenses
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