The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Management
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 13 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 18 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.36% 9.58% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 12.65% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 21
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £279 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £595 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +2.80% +0.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year -21.42% +23.89%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 285 340 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 84.82% 75.72% 75.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 174 214
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.66 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Gloucestershire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Gloucestershire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Gloucestershire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Gloucestershire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -2 5 £438 +38.44%
Cheltenham +2 2 £400 -5.88% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £250 -
Project Management
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 29 (64.44%) Security Cleared
2 24 (53.33%) C
3 22 (48.89%) PRINCE2
4 20 (44.44%) Finance
4 20 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 18 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 17 (37.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (37.78%) Information Assurance
6 17 (37.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (37.78%) Document Management
6 17 (37.78%) Requirements Management
6 17 (37.78%) Change Control
7 8 (17.78%) PMO
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.33%) Coaching
9 5 (11.11%) Primavera
9 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.11%) Migration
10 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.89%) MS Project
10 4 (8.89%) MS Office
10 4 (8.89%) QA
10 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
11 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
11 3 (6.67%) Marketing
11 3 (6.67%) Earned Value Management
11 3 (6.67%) Content Management
11 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Documentum
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Captiva
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
1 4 (8.89%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Primavera
2 1 (2.22%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Project Officer
2 11 (24.44%) Project Support Officer
2 11 (24.44%) Support Officer
3 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.89%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.44%) IT Technician
6 2 (4.44%) PMO Planner
6 2 (4.44%) Programme Planner
6 2 (4.44%) Project Implementation Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Software Implementation Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Software Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
1 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) PRINCE2
2 18 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 17 (37.78%) Change Control
3 17 (37.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (37.78%) Document Management
3 17 (37.78%) Information Assurance
3 17 (37.78%) Requirements Management
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) Coaching
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.67%) Content Management
6 3 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
6 3 (6.67%) Earned Value Management
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) Workflow
7 2 (4.44%) Analytics
7 2 (4.44%) Database Security
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C
2 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Security Cleared
2 20 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 17 (37.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) PMO
2 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) HP