Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 29 17
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 88 73 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.92% 5.75% 7.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.38% 6.06% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 63 95
Wiltshire median daily rate £455 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +2.41% -7.78%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £265
90th Percentile £574 £591 £528
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £36.71 £38.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year -3.39% +84.24% -22.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,050 1,205 1,360
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 94.96% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 839 942
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £273 £217 £223
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 49
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.25 £38.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.22% +24.19% +41.71%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.90 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.08 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -11.29% +55.00%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Wiltshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Wiltshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Wiltshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Wiltshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +10 45 £475 +2.15% 4
Corsham +9 21 £438 -7.89%
Marlborough +1 1 £420 -13.85%
Salisbury -10 1 - - 1
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Warminster - 1 £460 -
Project Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Wiltshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 52 (59.09%) Project Management
2 37 (42.05%) Security Cleared
3 32 (36.36%) Finance
4 30 (34.09%) SC Cleared
5 22 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (20.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 17 (19.32%) Office 365
9 16 (18.18%) Project Planning
10 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Project
11 11 (12.50%) Change Management
11 11 (12.50%) Programme Management
12 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
13 9 (10.23%) ITIL
13 9 (10.23%) Project Governance
14 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (9.09%) Six Sigma
14 8 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (9.09%) Degree
14 8 (9.09%) DV Cleared
15 7 (7.95%) Lean Six Sigma
15 7 (7.95%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (7.95%) PMI Certification
15 7 (7.95%) Military
16 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
16 6 (6.82%) Automotive
16 6 (6.82%) PMI
16 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.14%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Office 365
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Skype
1 2 (2.27%) SMS
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Network Security
2 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) Big Data
1 2 (2.27%) EDRMS
1 2 (2.27%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (1.14%) VersionOne
General
1 32 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Military
3 6 (6.82%) Automotive
4 5 (5.68%) Legal
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
5 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
7 1 (1.14%) French Language
7 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.82%) PMI
3 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.09%) Project Management
2 22 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 22 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 16 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 11 (12.50%) Change Management
6 11 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 9 (10.23%) ITIL
7 9 (10.23%) Project Governance
8 8 (9.09%) Six Sigma
8 8 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (7.95%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (6.82%) Strategic Thinking
11 5 (5.68%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (5.68%) CRM
11 5 (5.68%) Process Improvement
12 4 (4.55%) Business Analysis
12 4 (4.55%) ERP
12 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) C
2 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (42.05%) Security Cleared
2 30 (34.09%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.09%) Degree
3 8 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.95%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.41%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.27%) PMP
6 2 (2.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.14%) APMP
7 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.14%) MBA
7 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) PMO
2 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.14%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.68%) SAP
2 4 (4.55%) WSO2
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco
3 2 (2.27%) NetApp
3 2 (2.27%) Splunk
4 1 (1.14%) Anaplan
4 1 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.14%) Citrix
4 1 (1.14%) HP
4 1 (1.14%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.14%) VMware