The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 25 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.14% 2.70% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 5.00% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£533 £250 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.00% -45.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £250 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £250 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.86% -6.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 60 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.00% 54.05% 82.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 26 42
Average daily rate £438 £425 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) People Management
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) PMP
5 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
5 2 (18.18%) C

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) Swing
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) People Management
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) PMP
3 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) APMP
4 1 (9.09%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Juniper
1 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
1 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
1 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm