The table below looks at the statistics for the ICT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICT Project Manager
Rank 71 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Project Manager 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.42% 0.52% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.55% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £363 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £43.00 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
- -3.24%
ICT Project Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
859 727 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.00% 94.29% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 421 427
Average daily rate £400 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -10.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.30 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

ICT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ICT Project Manager in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ICT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ICT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ICT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ICT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ICT Project Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

ICT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

ICT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ICT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ICT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICT Project Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Chester +3 4 £400 -
ICT Project Manager
North West

ICT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited ICT Project Manager in their job title 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 with ICT Project Manager in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Local Government
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Project Planning
4 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (60.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
6 2 (20.00%) Release Management
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (10.00%) AppSense
7 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Intune
7 1 (10.00%) XenApp
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) WAN

ICT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited ICT Project Manager in their job title 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 with ICT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 10 (100.00%) Local Government
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (60.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (60.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) AppSense
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft