Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 25 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 31 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 28 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.12% 4.69% 6.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 4.97% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 43
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +7.21%
10th Percentile £349 £233 £313
90th Percentile £478 £585 £518
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.00 - £30.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £24.60 £36.00
% change year-on-year +62.59% -31.66% -10.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 658 906 919
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.91% 94.47% 97.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 478 565
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £193 £225 £213
90th Percentile £513 £575 £510
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 61 59
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -7.41% +58.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.63 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.75
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.15% +57.14% +10.53%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 July 2017. 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 -9 12 £375 +19.05%
Cheltenham +2 7 £443 -9.23% 2
Cirencester - 2 £469 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £525 -
Project Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 11 (39.29%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 5 (17.86%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 4 (14.29%) Banking
6 4 (14.29%) Retail
7 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) PMI
7 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
7 3 (10.71%) ISEB
7 3 (10.71%) NHS
7 3 (10.71%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) APACS
8 2 (7.14%) EMV
8 2 (7.14%) CMS
8 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.14%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.14%) Gemalto
8 2 (7.14%) Personalization

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Military
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) NHS
1 3 (10.71%) PMI
2 2 (7.14%) APACS
2 2 (7.14%) EMV
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) CCTV
3 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Project Management
2 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) Personalization
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.57%) Conflict Management
8 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) MiFID
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Gemalto
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) SAP