The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheltenham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 20 15 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.59% 2.78% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 3.39% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate £250 £538 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.48% +43.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 59 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.17% 81.94% 88.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 152
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
Gloucestershire

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Cheltenham region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Cheltenham region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Project Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) Windchill
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Economics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Practice Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) APMP
3 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Windchill
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Officer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Buyer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Buyer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Economics
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) PLM
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Practice Management
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft