The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 26 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 49 101 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.58% 9.56% 7.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 11.32% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 58 36
Median daily rate £413 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%
Project Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
614 892 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.42% 84.39% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 563 367
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 37
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.50 £31.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -44.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -3 13 £390 -15.21% 3
Chester -2 8 £520 +4.00% 3
Macclesfield -2 8 £325 -14.47%
Knutsford +5 6 £373 -9.14%
Crewe +12 2 £165 - 1
Alderley Edge +7 1 - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 56 (35.90%) Finance
2 40 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 35 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (19.87%) PRINCE2
5 30 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 24 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 23 (14.74%) Migration
8 22 (14.10%) MS Office
9 21 (13.46%) Risk Management
10 20 (12.82%) Windows
11 18 (11.54%) Degree
12 17 (10.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (10.26%) ITIL
14 15 (9.62%) Banking
14 15 (9.62%) Supplier Management
14 15 (9.62%) MS Visio
15 14 (8.97%) PMI Certification
15 14 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
16 13 (8.33%) MS Project
16 13 (8.33%) Linux
17 12 (7.69%) HP
17 12 (7.69%) Change Management
17 12 (7.69%) Security Cleared
18 11 (7.05%) Telecoms
18 11 (7.05%) Programme Management
19 10 (6.41%) Information Security
19 10 (6.41%) Service Delivery
19 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
19 10 (6.41%) Change Control

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.85%) Apache
2 6 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.21%) IIS
3 5 (3.21%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.28%) JBoss
5 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.64%) CICS
Applications
1 24 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 22 (14.10%) MS Office
3 15 (9.62%) MS Visio
4 14 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (8.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.64%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) IaaS
1 4 (2.56%) Office 365
1 4 (2.56%) PaaS
1 4 (2.56%) SaaS
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) Firewall
1 8 (5.13%) GSM
1 8 (5.13%) UMTS
2 5 (3.21%) Skype
3 4 (2.56%) DNS
3 4 (2.56%) SAN
4 3 (1.92%) 2G
4 3 (1.92%) 3G
4 3 (1.92%) 4G
5 2 (1.28%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.28%) DHCP
5 2 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.28%) Internet
5 2 (1.28%) LTE
5 2 (1.28%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.28%) SSL
5 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.28%) MySQL
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.64%) Big Data
3 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.64%) DB2
3 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (35.90%) Finance
2 17 (10.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (9.62%) Banking
4 11 (7.05%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.21%) Local Government
6 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.92%) Retail
8 2 (1.28%) Back Office
8 2 (1.28%) Law
8 2 (1.28%) Legal
8 2 (1.28%) Marketing
8 2 (1.28%) Military
9 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (28.85%) Project Manager
2 16 (10.26%) Analyst
2 16 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (6.41%) Business Analyst
3 10 (6.41%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 9 (5.77%) Architect
4 9 (5.77%) Consultant
4 9 (5.77%) Senior Manager
5 7 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (4.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (4.49%) Transition Manager
6 6 (3.85%) Implementation Controller
6 6 (3.85%) Migration Manager
6 6 (3.85%) Migration Project Manager
6 6 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (3.21%) Administrator
7 5 (3.21%) Banking Project Manager
7 5 (3.21%) Programme Manager
7 5 (3.21%) Test Manager
7 5 (3.21%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.92%) J2EE
1 3 (1.92%) JSP
1 3 (1.92%) Middleware
1 3 (1.92%) Web Services
2 2 (1.28%) .NET
2 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.28%) LAMP
2 2 (1.28%) WAMP
2 2 (1.28%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.64%) JDBC
3 1 (0.64%) JMS
3 1 (0.64%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.49%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.49%) PMI
3 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.28%) Clustering
6 2 (1.28%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.28%) NHS
6 2 (1.28%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.28%) User Experience
6 2 (1.28%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.64%) CESG
7 1 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.64%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.64%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) Windows
2 13 (8.33%) Linux
3 8 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.49%) AIX
4 7 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.56%) Unix
8 3 (1.92%) CentOS
8 3 (1.92%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.28%) Android
9 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.87%) PRINCE2
3 30 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 23 (14.74%) Migration
6 21 (13.46%) Risk Management
7 16 (10.26%) ITIL
8 15 (9.62%) Supplier Management
9 12 (7.69%) Change Management
10 11 (7.05%) Programme Management
11 10 (6.41%) Change Control
11 10 (6.41%) Information Security
11 10 (6.41%) Service Delivery
12 9 (5.77%) Business Analysis
12 9 (5.77%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.13%) Project Planning
13 8 (5.13%) User Stories
14 7 (4.49%) ITSM
14 7 (4.49%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.49%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.49%) SQL
2 6 (3.85%) Java
3 3 (1.92%) C++
3 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.92%) Python
4 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.28%) C
4 2 (1.28%) PHP
4 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.64%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.64%) Perl
5 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.64%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.54%) Degree
2 14 (8.97%) PMI Certification
3 12 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.49%) PMP
6 6 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.56%) CISMP
8 4 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.92%) APMP
9 3 (1.92%) HNC
9 3 (1.92%) HND
9 3 (1.92%) ISEB
9 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.92%) MCSE
10 2 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.92%) SLA
4 2 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.64%) P3O
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.64%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.92%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.92%) vSphere
4 2 (1.28%) UAG
5 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.64%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Puppet
1 4 (2.56%) vRealize
2 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.64%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.64%) Legato
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.69%) HP
3 9 (5.77%) VMware
4 7 (4.49%) SAP
5 6 (3.85%) Cisco
6 4 (2.56%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.56%) FireEye
6 4 (2.56%) IBM
7 3 (1.92%) BT
7 3 (1.92%) Citrix
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle
7 3 (1.92%) Polycom
7 3 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.28%) Brocade
8 2 (1.28%) EMC
8 2 (1.28%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.28%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.28%) Huawei
8 2 (1.28%) Nokia
8 2 (1.28%) Nokia Networks
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