The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 29 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
UK > Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 36 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 30 23 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.86% 4.14% 6.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 4.27% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 38
Wales median daily rate £413 £373 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.73% +5.52%  
10th Percentile £319 £224 £266
90th Percentile £520 £456 £438
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £426
% change year-on-year - +5.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £54.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.78% -  
UK median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% -2.56%  

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 594 539 823
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.27% 96.94% 96.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1205 1749
Wales median daily rate £363 £378 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.97% +4.71%  
10th Percentile £175 £200 £200
90th Percentile £538 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 112 143
Wales median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £54.00 £44.03 £18.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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 +2 28 £425 +13.33% 3
Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 26 (39.39%) Project Management
2 22 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (24.24%) PRINCE2
4 15 (22.73%) Finance
4 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.15%) PMO
7 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 6 (9.09%) PMI
8 6 (9.09%) PMP
8 6 (9.09%) PMI Certification
8 6 (9.09%) Information Security
8 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 6 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.58%) Oracle
9 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (6.06%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (6.06%) Migration
10 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
11 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
11 3 (4.55%) Information Management
11 3 (4.55%) French Language
11 3 (4.55%) Spanish Language
11 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (4.55%) Skype

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.03%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.52%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.52%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) LAN
1 3 (4.55%) Skype
1 3 (4.55%) WLAN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
2 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Back Office
2 3 (4.55%) French Language
2 3 (4.55%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) PMI
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
1 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Project Management
2 22 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (24.24%) PRINCE2
4 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 6 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (9.09%) Information Security
6 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (6.06%) Migration
7 4 (6.06%) PRINCE
7 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) ERP
8 3 (4.55%) Information Management
9 2 (3.03%) Line Management
9 2 (3.03%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.03%) Project Governance
9 2 (3.03%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.03%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 6 (9.09%) PMP
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) PMO
2 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Sage
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
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