The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 19 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.24% 1.69% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.86% 1.69% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£428 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £375 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.11% 100.00% 86.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 27 32
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 21
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £30.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 10 (58.82%) MS Project
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 10 (58.82%) DV Cleared
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) Project Planning
3 6 (35.29%) Project Governance
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Primavera
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) MS Project Server
5 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) vCloud
5 3 (17.65%) OpenStack

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project Server
1 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Project
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Planning
2 6 (35.29%) Project Governance
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
1 3 (17.65%) Ruby
1 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) DV Cleared
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) APMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Primavera