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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.95% 3.25% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.16% 3.64% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
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£465 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.56% +4.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.14%
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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
147 110 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.35% 89.43% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 57 35
Average daily rate £414 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 August 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 6 (40.00%) LogRhythm
4 5 (33.33%) SIEM
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) MS Project
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (13.33%) People Management
8 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.67%) Workflow
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (6.67%) DNS
8 1 (6.67%) CISSP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Project
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) People Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Sourcefire
1 6 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee