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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
North West / Cheshire
Rank 14 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 35 71 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.89% 7.55% 13.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.54% 9.09% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 70
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £42.48 £20.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.37% -51.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%

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
410 781 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.71% 83.00% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 493 385
Median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +17 6 £350 -25.33% 1
Crewe - 5 - -
Chester -4 4 £350 -12.50% 1
Knutsford 0 3 £450 +5.88% 3
Macclesfield -5 3 £475 +18.75% 1
Nantwich - 1 £500 -
Northwich - 1 £500 - 2
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 62 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.16%) Finance
2 38 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
5 22 (17.46%) Windows
6 21 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 19 (15.08%) MS Office
7 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
8 17 (13.49%) JIRA
9 16 (12.70%) Banking
9 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
10 15 (11.90%) Change Control
10 15 (11.90%) MS Visio
10 15 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 14 (11.11%) Oracle
11 14 (11.11%) QA
11 14 (11.11%) Migration
11 14 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
12 13 (10.32%) SDLC
12 13 (10.32%) Service Delivery
12 13 (10.32%) Change Management
13 12 (9.52%) Programme Management
13 12 (9.52%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.52%) Supplier Management
14 11 (8.73%) Scrum
14 11 (8.73%) Coaching
14 11 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement

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 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.59%) Apache
2 2 (1.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.79%) Content Management Server
3 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.79%) JBoss
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (15.08%) MS Office
3 17 (13.49%) MS Excel
4 15 (11.90%) MS Visio
5 10 (7.94%) MS Project
6 5 (3.97%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.79%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.79%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) IaaS
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) Firewall
1 4 (3.17%) Internet
1 4 (3.17%) LAN
1 4 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (1.59%) IPsec
2 2 (1.59%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.59%) SAN
2 2 (1.59%) SSL
2 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) Anycast
3 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.17%) Big Data
2 4 (3.17%) GIS
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.79%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.79%) Gradle
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (30.16%) Finance
2 16 (12.70%) Banking
3 4 (3.17%) Legal
3 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.38%) Local Government
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Back Office
5 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 23 (18.25%) Analyst
3 22 (17.46%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (11.90%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Architect
6 9 (7.14%) Technical Manager
7 8 (6.35%) Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 7 (5.56%) Applications Architect
8 7 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 7 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
8 7 (5.56%) Service Manager
8 7 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Administrator
9 6 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Migration Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Migration Project Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Project Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) .NET
2 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.97%) CSS
2 5 (3.97%) HTML
3 3 (2.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.38%) Entity Framework
3 3 (2.38%) jQuery
3 3 (2.38%) Web Services
3 3 (2.38%) XML
4 2 (1.59%) Ajax
4 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.59%) NHibernate
4 2 (1.59%) SAML
4 2 (1.59%) WCF
5 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.79%) JMS
5 1 (0.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.79%) WSDL
5 1 (0.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.14%) Wiki
3 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.97%) NHS
6 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.17%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.38%) PMI
7 3 (2.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) Unix
3 8 (6.35%) Linux
4 6 (4.76%) Windows Phone
5 5 (3.97%) AIX
6 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 15 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (11.90%) Change Control
5 14 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
5 14 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 14 (11.11%) Migration
6 13 (10.32%) Change Management
6 13 (10.32%) SDLC
6 13 (10.32%) Service Delivery
7 12 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 12 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 12 (9.52%) Supplier Management
8 11 (8.73%) Coaching
8 11 (8.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (8.73%) Scrum
9 8 (6.35%) CRM
9 8 (6.35%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
1 8 (6.35%) SQL
2 5 (3.97%) Java
3 4 (3.17%) C#
4 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.79%) Groovy
6 1 (0.79%) Perl
6 1 (0.79%) PHP
6 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.79%) VB
6 1 (0.79%) VB6
6 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) Degree
4 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.17%) ECDL
5 4 (3.17%) MCSE
5 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.17%) RHCSA
6 3 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ACCA
7 1 (0.79%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) SLA
3 3 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.79%) GDPR
5 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.79%) Netcool
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.11%) Oracle
3 8 (6.35%) SAP
4 6 (4.76%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.17%) Citrix
5 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.17%) Veritas
6 2 (1.59%) Apple
6 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.79%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.79%) F5
7 1 (0.79%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) IBM
7 1 (0.79%) Informatica
7 1 (0.79%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.79%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.79%) Talend
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