The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 70 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £368 £338 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -11.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £389 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.98 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+48.28% -10.08%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
767 684 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.66% 91.08% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 323 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 27
Average hourly rate £31.56 £19.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.77% -31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
IT Project Manager
North West

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

IT 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 IT Project Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 - -
Widnes - - - -
IT Project Manager
North West

IT Project Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Local Government
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) SCCM
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (7.69%) MS Project
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Local Government
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy