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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 68 100 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.60% 11.00% 10.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.62% 14.47% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 50 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £373 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £208 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £32.86 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
585 691 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.96% 76.02% 65.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 334 353
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 28
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.10 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
Warrington +7 14 £400 +33.33% 6
Knutsford 0 9 £470 +35.25% 2
Chester -7 8 £298 -14.38% 9
Macclesfield +3 7 £269 -40.27% 1
Crewe -7 1 - - 3
Runcorn - - - -
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 65 (47.10%) Finance
2 32 (23.19%) Banking
3 30 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (19.57%) PRINCE2
5 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 19 (13.77%) Migration
7 17 (12.32%) MS Project
8 16 (11.59%) SAP
8 16 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
9 15 (10.87%) MS Office
10 14 (10.14%) PMI
11 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
11 12 (8.70%) Retail
11 12 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (7.97%) Waterfall
12 11 (7.97%) QA
12 11 (7.97%) PMI Certification
12 11 (7.97%) Change Management
13 9 (6.52%) Service Delivery
13 9 (6.52%) Data Migration
14 8 (5.80%) Supplier Management
14 8 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (5.80%) ERP
14 8 (5.80%) ITIL
15 7 (5.07%) PMP
15 7 (5.07%) Information Security
15 7 (5.07%) Project Planning
15 7 (5.07%) Degree

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.17%) CICS
3 2 (1.45%) CMS
3 2 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.72%) nginx
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.72%) Lync
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 17 (12.32%) MS Project
2 15 (10.87%) MS Office
2 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) SAP EWM
2 4 (2.90%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (1.45%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.72%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) DNS
2 3 (2.17%) SAN
3 2 (1.45%) Firewall
3 2 (1.45%) LAN
3 2 (1.45%) DHCP
3 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) LDAP
4 1 (0.72%) SNMP
4 1 (0.72%) PSTN
4 1 (0.72%) VoIP
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
4 1 (0.72%) SMTP
4 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.72%) MGW
4 1 (0.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) DB2
2 4 (2.90%) Big Data
3 2 (1.45%) MS Access
4 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
General
1 65 (47.10%) Finance
2 32 (23.19%) Banking
3 12 (8.70%) Retail
4 6 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.90%) Advertising
6 4 (2.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.45%) Billing
7 2 (1.45%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) French Language
8 1 (0.72%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 71 (51.45%) Project Manager
2 20 (14.49%) Analyst
3 17 (12.32%) Senior Manager
4 16 (11.59%) Senior Project Manager
5 9 (6.52%) Architect
6 8 (5.80%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.07%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (5.07%) Project Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Security Manager
9 5 (3.62%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) PMO Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.62%) PMO Lead
10 4 (2.90%) Coordinator
10 4 (2.90%) Change Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Security Project Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Business Manager
11 3 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.17%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) .NET
2 3 (2.17%) J2EE
2 3 (2.17%) JMS
2 3 (2.17%) JDBC
2 3 (2.17%) JSP
2 3 (2.17%) JNDI
3 1 (0.72%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.72%) Struts
3 1 (0.72%) XML
3 1 (0.72%) Middleware
3 1 (0.72%) Spring
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.14%) PMI
3 5 (3.62%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.45%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.72%) GIS
7 1 (0.72%) Handset
7 1 (0.72%) IVR
7 1 (0.72%) Statistics
7 1 (0.72%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.72%) Life Science
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.62%) Windows
2 3 (2.17%) Linux
2 3 (2.17%) UNIX
3 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.45%) AIX
3 2 (1.45%) HPUX
3 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (19.57%) PRINCE2
3 19 (13.77%) Migration
4 12 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (7.97%) Waterfall
5 11 (7.97%) Change Management
6 9 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.52%) Data Migration
7 8 (5.80%) Supplier Management
7 8 (5.80%) ERP
7 8 (5.80%) ITIL
8 7 (5.07%) Information Security
8 7 (5.07%) Project Planning
9 6 (4.35%) Matrix Management
9 6 (4.35%) Time Management
9 6 (4.35%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.35%) Scrum
9 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (3.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.35%) Java
2 4 (2.90%) SQL
3 2 (1.45%) VBA
4 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.72%) C
4 1 (0.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.07%) PMP
2 7 (5.07%) Degree
3 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.90%) APMP
6 2 (1.45%) CISA
6 2 (1.45%) ISEB
6 2 (1.45%) CISSP
6 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.72%) HNC
7 1 (0.72%) HND
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 4 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) GCP
4 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.59%) SAP
3 5 (3.62%) IBM
4 4 (2.90%) RedPrairie
4 4 (2.90%) JDA
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle
5 3 (2.17%) Cisco
5 3 (2.17%) VMware
6 2 (1.45%) Trillium
6 2 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (0.72%) Dell
7 1 (0.72%) Avaya
7 1 (0.72%) Ariba
7 1 (0.72%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.72%) NetApp
7 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.72%) Remedy
7 1 (0.72%) Primavera
7 1 (0.72%) FatWire
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago