The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 58 83 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.41% 10.96% 9.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 14.74% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £218 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 563 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.16% 74.37% 63.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 243 306
Average daily rate £395 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
North West

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 July 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 July 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
Chester -6 11 - - 6
Knutsford -1 8 £470 +34.28% 1
Warrington -13 7 £388 - 2
Macclesfield -1 3 £368 -18.33% 2
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - - 2
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 69 (45.70%) Finance
2 37 (24.50%) Banking
3 35 (23.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (15.89%) PRINCE2
5 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
6 19 (12.58%) Migration
7 18 (11.92%) MS Project
8 16 (10.60%) SAP
9 15 (9.93%) MS Excel
10 14 (9.27%) PMI
10 14 (9.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (8.61%) SharePoint
11 13 (8.61%) MS Office
11 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (7.95%) QA
12 12 (7.95%) Java
12 12 (7.95%) PMI Certification
12 12 (7.95%) Service Delivery
12 12 (7.95%) Change Management
13 11 (7.28%) Change Control
13 11 (7.28%) Agile Project Management
14 10 (6.62%) Waterfall
14 10 (6.62%) Retail
15 9 (5.96%) Supplier Management
16 8 (5.30%) Matrix Management
16 8 (5.30%) Scrum
16 8 (5.30%) PMP
16 8 (5.30%) .NET
16 8 (5.30%) ITIL
16 8 (5.30%) Windows

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.99%) Lync
2 3 (1.99%) IIS
2 3 (1.99%) CICS
2 3 (1.99%) CMS
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.66%) nginx
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (11.92%) MS Project
2 15 (9.93%) MS Excel
3 13 (8.61%) MS Office
4 8 (5.30%) MS Visio
5 7 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) SAP EWM
2 4 (2.65%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.32%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.66%) Exstream
4 1 (0.66%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.66%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) SAN
2 5 (3.31%) DHCP
2 5 (3.31%) DNS
3 3 (1.99%) LAN
3 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.99%) VPN
4 2 (1.32%) NGN
4 2 (1.32%) MPLS
4 2 (1.32%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.32%) WAN
4 2 (1.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.66%) MGW
5 1 (0.66%) NAS
5 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.66%) PSTN
5 1 (0.66%) VoIP
5 1 (0.66%) H.323
5 1 (0.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) DB2
2 4 (2.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Big Data
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) MS Access
5 1 (0.66%) DTS
5 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Maven
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 69 (45.70%) Finance
2 37 (24.50%) Banking
3 10 (6.62%) Retail
4 6 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.31%) Advertising
5 5 (3.31%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.99%) Billing
7 2 (1.32%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Automotive
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
8 1 (0.66%) French Language
8 1 (0.66%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (49.67%) Project Manager
2 19 (12.58%) Analyst
3 17 (11.26%) Senior Manager
4 16 (10.60%) Senior Project Manager
5 10 (6.62%) Programme Manager
6 8 (5.30%) Architect
7 7 (4.64%) Developer
7 7 (4.64%) Project Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.31%) Change Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.31%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (3.31%) PMO Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Business Manager
10 4 (2.65%) Security Manager
10 4 (2.65%) Service Manager
10 4 (2.65%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) .NET
2 5 (3.31%) Web Services
2 5 (3.31%) JMS
3 4 (2.65%) JSON
3 4 (2.65%) XML
3 4 (2.65%) DOM
3 4 (2.65%) REST
4 3 (1.99%) HTML5
4 3 (1.99%) CSS3
4 3 (1.99%) HTML
4 3 (1.99%) J2EE
4 3 (1.99%) CSS
4 3 (1.99%) JDBC
4 3 (1.99%) JSP
4 3 (1.99%) Middleware
4 3 (1.99%) Java EE
4 3 (1.99%) JNDI
4 3 (1.99%) Ajax
5 2 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.32%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) PMI
2 7 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.65%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.99%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.32%) CMDB
6 2 (1.32%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.32%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.66%) Open Source
7 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.66%) GIS
7 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.66%) IVR
7 1 (0.66%) Clustering
7 1 (0.66%) Handset
7 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.30%) Windows
2 6 (3.97%) Linux
3 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.65%) UNIX
3 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.32%) AIX
4 2 (1.32%) HPUX
4 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (15.89%) PRINCE2
3 19 (12.58%) Migration
4 14 (9.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.95%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.95%) Change Management
7 11 (7.28%) Change Control
7 11 (7.28%) Agile Project Management
8 10 (6.62%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.96%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.30%) Matrix Management
10 8 (5.30%) Scrum
10 8 (5.30%) ITIL
10 8 (5.30%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (4.64%) Data Migration
11 7 (4.64%) ERP
12 6 (3.97%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.97%) Project Planning
12 6 (3.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.95%) Java
2 4 (2.65%) XPath
2 4 (2.65%) SQL
3 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.99%) C#
4 2 (1.32%) VBA
5 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.66%) C
5 1 (0.66%) C++
5 1 (0.66%) Python
5 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) PMI Certification
2 8 (5.30%) PMP
3 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.64%) Degree
4 6 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.65%) APMP
7 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.32%) ISEB
8 2 (1.32%) MCSE
9 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.66%) MCP
9 1 (0.66%) HNC
9 1 (0.66%) HND
9 1 (0.66%) CISA
9 1 (0.66%) CISSP
9 1 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) SLA
3 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) GCP
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) Hyper-V
1 5 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.60%) SAP
3 6 (3.97%) VMware
3 6 (3.97%) IBM
4 5 (3.31%) HP
5 4 (2.65%) JDA
5 4 (2.65%) RedPrairie
6 3 (1.99%) Oracle
7 2 (1.32%) Dell
7 2 (1.32%) NetApp
7 2 (1.32%) Cisco
7 2 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.66%) Verint
8 1 (0.66%) NorthgateArinso
8 1 (0.66%) JBoss
8 1 (0.66%) Progress
8 1 (0.66%) Trillium
8 1 (0.66%) Primavera
8 1 (0.66%) Remedy
8 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
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