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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 90 121 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.22% 10.45% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.12% 12.23% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 76 42
Median daily rate £450 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £295 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £31.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +4.80%
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
686 989 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.54% 85.41% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 677 322
Median daily rate £413 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -1 38 £450 -2.70% 7
Chester +5 16 £500 -13.04% 3
Macclesfield -3 7 £325 -14.47% 1
Crewe +11 2 £165 -
Knutsford +3 2 £400 -5.32%
Alderley Edge +5 1 - -
Winsford - 1 £400 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 58 (32.58%) Finance
2 55 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.16%) Microsoft
3 43 (24.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (17.98%) MS Excel
5 30 (16.85%) MS Office
6 27 (15.17%) Windows
6 27 (15.17%) MS Visio
6 27 (15.17%) Migration
6 27 (15.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 24 (13.48%) Waterfall
8 21 (11.80%) PRINCE2
9 20 (11.24%) Security Cleared
10 19 (10.67%) Degree
10 19 (10.67%) Programme Management
10 19 (10.67%) Banking
11 18 (10.11%) Change Management
12 17 (9.55%) ITIL
13 16 (8.99%) Configuration Management
13 16 (8.99%) Service Delivery
13 16 (8.99%) Change Control
14 15 (8.43%) Business Analysis
14 15 (8.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (7.87%) Active Directory
15 14 (7.87%) Computer Science
15 14 (7.87%) SC Cleared
16 13 (7.30%) JIRA
16 13 (7.30%) Agile Project Management
16 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (6.18%) Linux

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 8 (4.49%) Apache
2 6 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.81%) IIS
4 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.12%) JBoss
5 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) CICS
Applications
1 32 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 30 (16.85%) MS Office
3 27 (15.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (15.17%) MS Visio
4 11 (6.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) IaaS
2 5 (2.81%) PaaS
2 5 (2.81%) SaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) GSM
1 8 (4.49%) UMTS
2 6 (3.37%) Firewall
3 5 (2.81%) DNS
4 4 (2.25%) LAN
4 4 (2.25%) WAN
5 3 (1.69%) 2G
5 3 (1.69%) 3G
5 3 (1.69%) 4G
5 3 (1.69%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (1.69%) Internet
5 3 (1.69%) SAN
6 2 (1.12%) DHCP
6 2 (1.12%) Intranet
6 2 (1.12%) LTE
6 2 (1.12%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (1.12%) SSL
6 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.12%) Big Data
3 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.56%) DB2
4 1 (0.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.30%) JIRA
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 58 (32.58%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Banking
3 15 (8.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.37%) Local Government
6 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.69%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Marketing
8 2 (1.12%) Back Office
8 2 (1.12%) Retail
9 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (28.65%) Project Manager
2 24 (13.48%) Analyst
2 24 (13.48%) Delivery Manager
3 16 (8.99%) Business Analyst
4 11 (6.18%) Technical Manager
5 10 (5.62%) Architect
5 10 (5.62%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 9 (5.06%) Migration Manager
6 9 (5.06%) Migration Project Manager
7 8 (4.49%) Consultant
7 8 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (3.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.37%) Implementation Controller
9 6 (3.37%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.37%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.81%) Banking Project Manager
10 5 (2.81%) Digital Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) .NET
1 4 (2.25%) Middleware
2 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.69%) J2EE
2 3 (1.69%) JSP
3 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.12%) CSS
3 2 (1.12%) HTML
3 2 (1.12%) LAMP
3 2 (1.12%) WAMP
4 1 (0.56%) Ajax
4 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.56%) JDBC
4 1 (0.56%) JMS
4 1 (0.56%) JNDI
4 1 (0.56%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.06%) Wiki
5 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.93%) PMI
6 5 (2.81%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (2.25%) NHS
8 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.69%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.69%) User Experience
9 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.56%) CESG
10 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.56%) Clustering
10 1 (0.56%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.17%) Windows
2 11 (6.18%) Linux
3 8 (4.49%) AIX
4 7 (3.93%) Unix
4 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.81%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.69%) CentOS
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (15.17%) Migration
4 24 (13.48%) Waterfall
5 21 (11.80%) PRINCE2
6 19 (10.67%) Programme Management
7 18 (10.11%) Change Management
8 17 (9.55%) ITIL
9 16 (8.99%) Change Control
9 16 (8.99%) Configuration Management
9 16 (8.99%) Service Delivery
10 15 (8.43%) Business Analysis
11 13 (7.30%) Agile Project Management
12 11 (6.18%) Risk Management
12 11 (6.18%) Supplier Management
13 10 (5.62%) Coaching
13 10 (5.62%) ITSM
14 8 (4.49%) Information Security
14 8 (4.49%) Open Source
15 7 (3.93%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.62%) SQL
2 9 (5.06%) Java
3 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.69%) PHP
3 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.12%) C
4 2 (1.12%) C#
4 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.56%) Perl
5 1 (0.56%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.56%) VB
5 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.67%) Degree
3 14 (7.87%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.18%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.25%) CISMP
6 4 (2.25%) MCSE
6 4 (2.25%) PMP
7 3 (1.69%) HNC
7 3 (1.69%) HND
7 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.12%) CCNA
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.12%) MCITP
8 2 (1.12%) MCTS
8 2 (1.12%) RHCE
9 1 (0.56%) CLAS
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) P3O
4 1 (0.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) UAG
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) Puppet
2 4 (2.25%) vRealize
3 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.56%) Legato
4 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (24.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.06%) HP
3 6 (3.37%) Oracle
3 6 (3.37%) SAP
4 4 (2.25%) FireEye
4 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.25%) VMware
5 3 (1.69%) BT
5 3 (1.69%) Cisco
5 3 (1.69%) Citrix
5 3 (1.69%) F5
5 3 (1.69%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.12%) Brocade
6 2 (1.12%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.12%) Huawei
6 2 (1.12%) Nokia
6 2 (1.12%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.12%) Veritas
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