Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Manager
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 23 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.79% 3.70% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 4.15% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 11
Cheltenham median daily rate £443 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.23% +14.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £414 £451 £388
90th Percentile £475 £544 £503
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.00 - £30.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 140 193 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 95.89% 89.35% 97.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 91 194
Cheltenham median daily rate £353 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -16.17% +17.61%
10th Percentile £125 £225 £285
90th Percentile £481 £525 £510
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 19
Cheltenham median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.82% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.63 £12.85
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £45.00
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +8.70% -12.10% +53.92%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Cheltenham

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Cheltenham

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Cheltenham

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) PMI
2 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) IBM Sterling