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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 17 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 67 80 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.14% 8.73% 12.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.74% 11.30% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 52
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£400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £32.86 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
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
624 708 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 75.82% 77.29% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 313 318
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 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 54 13
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.78 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £59.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -3 18 £400 +33.33% 8
Macclesfield +3 10 £180 -51.67% 1
Chester +4 7 £410 +9.33% 2
Knutsford -7 3 £450 +30.43% 2
Crewe -7 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Frodsham - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Widnes - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 61 (48.80%) Finance
2 27 (21.60%) Banking
3 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (15.20%) PRINCE2
6 17 (13.60%) Migration
6 17 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (12.00%) MS Office
8 14 (11.20%) SAP
8 14 (11.20%) MS Project
9 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
10 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
10 10 (8.00%) ITIL
10 10 (8.00%) Data Migration
10 10 (8.00%) Retail
10 10 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.00%) Supplier Management
11 9 (7.20%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (7.20%) QA
11 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (7.20%) ERP
11 9 (7.20%) Change Management
12 8 (6.40%) PMI
12 8 (6.40%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.40%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (5.60%) Data Architecture
13 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.60%) Information Security
14 6 (4.80%) Manufacturing
14 6 (4.80%) PMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.40%) CICS
3 1 (0.80%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.80%) nginx
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (12.00%) MS Office
2 14 (11.20%) MS Project
3 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (7.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.80%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) SAP EWM
2 4 (3.20%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.60%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.80%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) DNS
2 2 (1.60%) SAN
2 2 (1.60%) Firewall
2 2 (1.60%) LAN
3 1 (0.80%) WAN
3 1 (0.80%) SMTP
3 1 (0.80%) DHCP
3 1 (0.80%) SNMP
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) Big Data
2 5 (4.00%) DB2
3 2 (1.60%) MS Access
4 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL
General
1 61 (48.80%) Finance
2 27 (21.60%) Banking
3 10 (8.00%) Retail
4 6 (4.80%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.20%) Legal
7 3 (2.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.80%) French Language
8 1 (0.80%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 62 (49.60%) Project Manager
2 16 (12.80%) Analyst
3 12 (9.60%) Architect
4 8 (6.40%) Senior Manager
4 8 (6.40%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (5.60%) Data Architect
6 6 (4.80%) Coordinator
6 6 (4.80%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (4.80%) Security Manager
7 5 (4.00%) Project Analyst
7 5 (4.00%) Administrator
7 5 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (4.00%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.00%) PMO Lead
8 4 (3.20%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.20%) Project Administrator
8 4 (3.20%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) .NET
2 3 (2.40%) J2EE
2 3 (2.40%) JDBC
2 3 (2.40%) JSP
2 3 (2.40%) JMS
2 3 (2.40%) JNDI
3 1 (0.80%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.80%) Middleware
3 1 (0.80%) Spring
3 1 (0.80%) Struts
3 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) PMI
3 6 (4.80%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.40%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.60%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.80%) Life Science
7 1 (0.80%) CMDB
7 1 (0.80%) GIS
7 1 (0.80%) IVR
7 1 (0.80%) Statistics
7 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.80%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.40%) UNIX
1 3 (2.40%) Linux
2 2 (1.60%) Windows
2 2 (1.60%) AIX
2 2 (1.60%) HPUX
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (15.20%) PRINCE2
3 17 (13.60%) Migration
4 10 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.00%) Supplier Management
4 10 (8.00%) ITIL
4 10 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (7.20%) ERP
5 9 (7.20%) Change Management
6 8 (6.40%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (6.40%) Waterfall
7 7 (5.60%) Data Architecture
7 7 (5.60%) Information Security
7 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.80%) Time Management
9 5 (4.00%) Cyber Security
9 5 (4.00%) People Management
9 5 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.00%) Java
2 3 (2.40%) SQL
3 2 (1.60%) VBA
3 2 (1.60%) C
4 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) PMP
1 6 (4.80%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.60%) CISA
4 2 (1.60%) CISSP
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.80%) CIPD
5 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.80%) GCP
4 1 (0.80%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.20%) SAP
3 5 (4.00%) Cisco
3 5 (4.00%) IBM
4 4 (3.20%) JDA
4 4 (3.20%) RedPrairie
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle
6 2 (1.60%) VMware
6 2 (1.60%) Trillium
6 2 (1.60%) HP
7 1 (0.80%) Dell
7 1 (0.80%) Ariba
7 1 (0.80%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.80%) Northgate
7 1 (0.80%) NorthgateArinso
7 1 (0.80%) Adobe
7 1 (0.80%) NetApp
7 1 (0.80%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.80%) Remedy
7 1 (0.80%) Primavera
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