Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 55 17
Rank change year-on-year +23 -38 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 27 23 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.36% 2.78% 9.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 2.99% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 72
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.32% +3.44%
10th Percentile £408 £261 £313
90th Percentile £438 £505 £523
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £48.50 -
South West median hourly rate £36.71 £38.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year -3.39% +84.24% -40.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 571 768 925
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.25% 92.98% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 477 515
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £158 £213
90th Percentile £550 £563 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 87 59
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.29% +28.79%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.09 £46.00 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -7.27% -19.12% +70.00%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Gloucestershire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Gloucestershire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Gloucestershire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +11 12 £419 -22.09% 2
Cheltenham +7 5 - - 1
Tewkesbury +2 1 £425 +70.00%
Berkeley - 1 - -
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) Project Management
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
4 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) ISEB
5 5 (18.52%) PMI
5 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
6 4 (14.81%) C
6 4 (14.81%) PMO
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 3 (11.11%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Banking
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.41%) Change Control
8 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.70%) Programme Delivery

Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
2 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.70%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.70%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (3.70%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) ISEB
3 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) NEC
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) SAP