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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 100 80 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.18% 9.94% 10.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.36% 12.97% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 33
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.17% -
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
809 617 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.38% 76.65% 78.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 306 237
Average daily rate £408 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 26
Average hourly rate £18.48 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.21% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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
Macclesfield +9 20 £415 - 2
Chester +2 15 £400 - 2
Warrington -5 14 £463 +8.82% 8
Knutsford +2 7 £425 +3.65%
Alderley Edge - 6 - -
Crewe -2 3 £400 - 1
Northwich +2 1 £350 -12.50%
Runcorn - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £400 - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 78 (40.84%) Finance
2 46 (24.08%) Banking
3 45 (23.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (18.85%) PRINCE2
6 27 (14.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 26 (13.61%) Microsoft
7 26 (13.61%) Migration
8 21 (10.99%) Windows
8 21 (10.99%) PMI Certification
9 18 (9.42%) MS Excel
10 17 (8.90%) SDLC
11 16 (8.38%) ITIL
11 16 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 16 (8.38%) Degree
12 15 (7.85%) Change Management
12 15 (7.85%) Java
13 14 (7.33%) MS Project
13 14 (7.33%) PMP
13 14 (7.33%) Waterfall
14 13 (6.81%) Agile Project Management
15 12 (6.28%) Risk Management
15 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (5.76%) Retail
16 11 (5.76%) Business Analysis
16 11 (5.76%) Oracle
17 10 (5.24%) MS Office
17 10 (5.24%) Manufacturing
18 9 (4.71%) Telecoms
18 9 (4.71%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 7 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.14%) Confluence
2 6 (3.14%) CICS
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (1.57%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.33%) MS Project
3 10 (5.24%) MS Office
4 8 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.09%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.09%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.57%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.52%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.66%) 4G
2 4 (2.09%) Firewall
2 4 (2.09%) WAN
3 3 (1.57%) ATM
3 3 (1.57%) LAN
3 3 (1.57%) DNS
3 3 (1.57%) DHCP
3 3 (1.57%) Internet
4 2 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.05%) Wireless
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.52%) UMTS
5 1 (0.52%) Broadband
5 1 (0.52%) GSM
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.14%) DB2
2 5 (2.62%) Big Data
3 4 (2.09%) QlikView
3 4 (2.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.05%) MySQL
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) DTS
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.19%) JIRA
2 6 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.62%) Subversion
4 3 (1.57%) Maven
4 3 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.57%) FishEye
4 3 (1.57%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.57%) Gradle
4 3 (1.57%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.05%) JUnit
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 78 (40.84%) Finance
2 46 (24.08%) Banking
3 27 (14.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (5.76%) Retail
5 10 (5.24%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.71%) Local Government
7 8 (4.19%) Retail Banking
8 6 (3.14%) Legal
9 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 94 (49.21%) Project Manager
2 28 (14.66%) Analyst
3 15 (7.85%) Business Analyst
4 13 (6.81%) Developer
4 13 (6.81%) Architect
4 13 (6.81%) Business Manager
5 9 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (4.19%) PMO Analyst
6 8 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.66%) Service Manager
7 7 (3.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (3.66%) Consultant
8 6 (3.14%) Business Engagement Manager
8 6 (3.14%) Change Manager
8 6 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (3.14%) Engagement Manager
9 5 (2.62%) Transition Manager
9 5 (2.62%) Technical Leader
9 5 (2.62%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (2.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.19%) JSP
1 8 (4.19%) .NET
2 7 (3.66%) HTML
3 6 (3.14%) J2EE
3 6 (3.14%) JDBC
3 6 (3.14%) JMS
3 6 (3.14%) JNDI
4 5 (2.62%) Spring
5 4 (2.09%) CSS
6 3 (1.57%) XML
6 3 (1.57%) jQuery
6 3 (1.57%) Dojo
7 2 (1.05%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.05%) HTML5
7 2 (1.05%) XSD
7 2 (1.05%) Web Services
7 2 (1.05%) Ajax
8 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.52%) Java SE
8 1 (0.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.71%) PMI
3 6 (3.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (3.14%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.14%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.62%) User Experience
4 5 (2.62%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (2.62%) Informatics
5 4 (2.09%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.09%) Handset
6 3 (1.57%) GIS
6 3 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.05%) iPad
7 2 (1.05%) IVR
8 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.99%) Windows
2 9 (4.71%) Linux
3 5 (2.62%) UNIX
4 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.85%) PRINCE2
4 26 (13.61%) Migration
5 17 (8.90%) SDLC
6 16 (8.38%) ITIL
7 15 (7.85%) Change Management
8 14 (7.33%) Waterfall
9 13 (6.81%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (6.28%) Risk Management
11 11 (5.76%) Business Analysis
12 9 (4.71%) Programme Management
12 9 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (4.71%) Time Management
13 8 (4.19%) Change Control
13 8 (4.19%) Quality Management
14 7 (3.66%) Workflow
14 7 (3.66%) PRINCE
14 7 (3.66%) Business Transformation
15 6 (3.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.85%) Java
2 8 (4.19%) SQL
3 5 (2.62%) C
3 5 (2.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.57%) Objective-C
5 3 (1.57%) Python
5 3 (1.57%) Perl
5 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.57%) C++
6 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (10.99%) PMI Certification
2 16 (8.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (8.38%) Degree
3 14 (7.33%) PMP
4 7 (3.66%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.57%) ISEB
6 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.05%) MCSE
7 2 (1.05%) MCP
7 2 (1.05%) MCITP
8 1 (0.52%) CAPM
8 1 (0.52%) CCIE
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) APMG
8 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) GxP
2 6 (3.14%) SLA
3 5 (2.62%) GMP
4 4 (2.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.57%) QA
6 2 (1.05%) COBIT
6 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.52%) GAAP
7 1 (0.52%) FATCA
7 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) Cisco IPCC
1 3 (1.57%) TIBCO Hawk
1 3 (1.57%) SCCM
2 2 (1.05%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.76%) Oracle
3 7 (3.66%) VMware
3 7 (3.66%) Cisco
3 7 (3.66%) IBM
4 6 (3.14%) SAP
5 4 (2.09%) TippingPoint
5 4 (2.09%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.09%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (2.09%) F5
5 4 (2.09%) ArcSight
5 4 (2.09%) Nokia
5 4 (2.09%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.09%) Juniper
5 4 (2.09%) McAfee
5 4 (2.09%) HP
5 4 (2.09%) Blue Coat
6 3 (1.57%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.57%) Citrix
6 3 (1.57%) ESRI
Chester
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago