The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 37 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 20 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.91% 5.88% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.97% 11.18% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £203 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £409 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.60 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -7.69%
Project Management
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 152 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.56% 52.60% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 79 133
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £209 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 39
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -7 8 £500 - 2
Gloucester 0 6 £338 -15.62% 4
Tewkesbury - - - -
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 30 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 21 (33.87%) PRINCE2
3 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.97%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (19.35%) MS Office
6 12 (19.35%) MS Visio
6 12 (19.35%) LAN
6 12 (19.35%) Finance
6 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
7 9 (14.52%) Degree
8 8 (12.90%) MS Project
8 8 (12.90%) PMP
8 8 (12.90%) PMI Certification
9 7 (11.29%) Windows
9 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
9 7 (11.29%) Banking
9 7 (11.29%) Project Planning
10 6 (9.68%) ITIL
10 6 (9.68%) Service Management
10 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.68%) Retail
10 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.06%) SQL
11 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
11 5 (8.06%) Time Management
12 4 (6.45%) C
12 4 (6.45%) Business Objects
12 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Office
1 12 (19.35%) MS Visio
2 8 (12.90%) MS Project
3 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) LAN
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
3 3 (4.84%) WAN
4 2 (3.23%) DMZ
4 2 (3.23%) Firewall
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.61%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.61%) Network Security
5 1 (1.61%) Intranet
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
5 1 (1.61%) VoIP
5 1 (1.61%) MPLS
5 1 (1.61%) BGP
5 1 (1.61%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.61%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Toad
2 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.23%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.84%) Marketing
6 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.61%) Electronics
7 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Project Manager
2 14 (22.58%) Architect
3 13 (20.97%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (12.90%) Network Architect
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Business Objects Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Excel Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Economics
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) DTV
4 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) PRINCE2
2 13 (20.97%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (11.29%) Project Planning
4 6 (9.68%) Business Analysis
4 6 (9.68%) ITIL
4 6 (9.68%) Service Management
4 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.06%) Time Management
6 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Change Management
7 3 (4.84%) Validation
7 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.23%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.23%) Scrum
8 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) C
3 3 (4.84%) VBA
4 2 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.52%) Degree
5 8 (12.90%) PMP
5 8 (12.90%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.84%) APMP
7 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.23%) ISEB
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.61%) CCNP
8 1 (1.61%) CCNA
8 1 (1.61%) MBA
8 1 (1.61%) CCSA
8 1 (1.61%) CCSE
8 1 (1.61%) CAPM
8 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) HP
2 4 (6.45%) Business Objects
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco
3 3 (4.84%) Primavera
4 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.61%) webMethods
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Juniper
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) Nokia
5 1 (1.61%) Teradata