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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 111 91 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.07% 11.40% 10.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.60% 14.65% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 36
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £48.00 - £57.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 - £50.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 - £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
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
816 621 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.36% 77.82% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 294 240
Average daily rate £401 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 28
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.50 £57.00
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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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
Chester +14 24 £425 +91.01% 3
Macclesfield - 20 £415 - 2
Warrington -20 14 £463 +8.82% 7
Knutsford -2 7 £345 -23.33%
Alderley Edge - 6 - - 1
Wilmslow - 6 £350 -
Crewe -3 3 £400 - 5
Northwich 0 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 84 (42.00%) Finance
2 47 (23.50%) Banking
3 46 (23.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (21.50%) PRINCE2
5 40 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
7 25 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 25 (12.50%) Migration
8 24 (12.00%) PMI Certification
9 23 (11.50%) Degree
10 20 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 19 (9.50%) MS Excel
12 18 (9.00%) ITIL
12 18 (9.00%) Windows
12 18 (9.00%) PMP
13 16 (8.00%) Change Management
14 15 (7.50%) Java
14 15 (7.50%) MS Project
14 15 (7.50%) Waterfall
15 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (7.00%) Time Management
16 12 (6.00%) Telecoms
17 11 (5.50%) Risk Management
17 11 (5.50%) Retail
17 11 (5.50%) MS Office
17 11 (5.50%) Oracle
17 11 (5.50%) Agile Project Management
18 10 (5.00%) 4G
18 10 (5.00%) Cisco
18 10 (5.00%) Manufacturing

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (3.00%) Confluence
1 6 (3.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (3.00%) CICS
2 3 (1.50%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (1.50%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.50%) LiveLink
3 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.50%) MS Project
3 11 (5.50%) MS Office
4 8 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.50%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.50%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.00%) 4G
2 8 (4.00%) Firewall
3 5 (2.50%) WAN
4 4 (2.00%) LAN
5 3 (1.50%) Internet
5 3 (1.50%) ATM
6 2 (1.00%) Wireless
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.50%) Intranet
7 1 (0.50%) 3G
7 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.50%) Broadband
7 1 (0.50%) GSM
7 1 (0.50%) UMTS
7 1 (0.50%) DHCP
7 1 (0.50%) VPN
7 1 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.00%) DB2
2 5 (2.50%) Big Data
3 4 (2.00%) QlikView
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.50%) MySQL
4 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.00%) JIRA
2 5 (2.50%) Subversion
2 5 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.50%) JUnit
3 3 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.00%) Gradle
4 2 (1.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.00%) FishEye
4 2 (1.00%) Maven
5 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
General
1 84 (42.00%) Finance
2 47 (23.50%) Banking
3 25 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.50%) Retail
6 10 (5.00%) Manufacturing
7 9 (4.50%) Local Government
8 6 (3.00%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.50%) Legal
10 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Marketing
11 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 99 (49.50%) Project Manager
2 28 (14.00%) Analyst
3 14 (7.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (7.00%) Architect
3 14 (7.00%) Business Manager
4 13 (6.50%) Developer
5 10 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
6 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.50%) Engagement Manager
8 7 (3.50%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (3.50%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.50%) Coordinator
8 7 (3.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (3.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 5 (2.50%) Technical Leader
10 5 (2.50%) Change Manager
10 5 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.50%) JSP
2 7 (3.50%) .NET
3 6 (3.00%) J2EE
3 6 (3.00%) HTML
3 6 (3.00%) JDBC
3 6 (3.00%) JMS
3 6 (3.00%) Spring
3 6 (3.00%) JNDI
4 4 (2.00%) jQuery
4 4 (2.00%) CSS
4 4 (2.00%) XML
5 3 (1.50%) Ajax
5 3 (1.50%) XSD
5 3 (1.50%) Dojo
5 3 (1.50%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.00%) Web Services
7 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.50%) Java SE
7 1 (0.50%) Java EE
7 1 (0.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.00%) PMI
3 6 (3.00%) User Experience
3 6 (3.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.50%) Informatics
4 5 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.00%) Handset
6 3 (1.50%) GIS
6 3 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.50%) iPad
7 2 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.00%) IVR
7 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.50%) Telematics
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.00%) Windows
2 7 (3.50%) Linux
3 6 (3.00%) UNIX
4 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (21.50%) PRINCE2
3 40 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.50%) Migration
5 18 (9.00%) ITIL
6 16 (8.00%) Change Management
7 15 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 14 (7.00%) Time Management
9 11 (5.50%) Risk Management
9 11 (5.50%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (5.00%) Information Security
10 10 (5.00%) Programme Management
10 10 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 9 (4.50%) Resource Management
11 9 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.00%) Quality Management
12 8 (4.00%) Business Development
13 7 (3.50%) Validation
13 7 (3.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.50%) Java
2 8 (4.00%) SQL
3 5 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.50%) C
6 2 (1.00%) C++
6 2 (1.00%) Perl
6 2 (1.00%) Python
6 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.50%) C#
7 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (12.00%) PMI Certification
2 23 (11.50%) Degree
3 20 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 18 (9.00%) PMP
5 6 (3.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.00%) ISEB
7 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.50%) MCITP
8 1 (0.50%) CAPM
8 1 (0.50%) MCSE
8 1 (0.50%) MCP
8 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.50%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) GxP
2 7 (3.50%) SLA
3 5 (2.50%) GMP
4 4 (2.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (1.50%) QA
5 3 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.00%) COBIT
7 1 (0.50%) GAAP
7 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.50%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.50%) XenApp
2 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.50%) Cisco IPCC
1 3 (1.50%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (1.00%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) MOM
3 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.50%) Oracle
3 10 (5.00%) Cisco
4 8 (4.00%) F5
4 8 (4.00%) ArcSight
4 8 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 8 (4.00%) TippingPoint
4 8 (4.00%) McAfee
4 8 (4.00%) Nokia
4 8 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (4.00%) Juniper
4 8 (4.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (3.50%) IBM
6 6 (3.00%) VMware
7 5 (2.50%) SAP
8 3 (1.50%) Citrix
8 3 (1.50%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.50%) ESRI
8 3 (1.50%) HP
8 3 (1.50%) hybris
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