The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Job Titles advertised 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 17 15 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.17% 2.78% 4.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.66% 2.90% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Average daily rate £375 £538 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £23.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 69 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.38% 95.83% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 169
Average daily rate £350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.88 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Project Manager
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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 13 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Economics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Capita
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) PLM
3 1 (14.29%) Windchill
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) APMP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Windchill
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) PLM
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) APMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Capita