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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 19 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 61 98 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.46% 12.71% 11.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 15.96% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 67 52
Average daily rate £428 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.22% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £265 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £41.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +14.32%
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
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 15 £400 -5.88% 2
Warrington -17 15 £463 +7.24% 3
Knutsford -2 10 £438 +4.47% 2
Macclesfield +3 9 £400 -5.88% 3
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 71 (47.02%) Finance
2 49 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (20.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (20.53%) PRINCE2
4 29 (19.21%) Banking
5 20 (13.25%) Service Management
6 19 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (11.26%) ITIL
8 14 (9.27%) Migration
9 13 (8.61%) Change Management
9 13 (8.61%) Management Information System
9 13 (8.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (7.95%) Performance Management
10 12 (7.95%) ServiceNow
11 11 (7.28%) Security Cleared
11 11 (7.28%) Waterfall
11 11 (7.28%) Project Governance
11 11 (7.28%) Service Delivery
12 10 (6.62%) BT
13 9 (5.96%) Scrum
13 9 (5.96%) WAN
13 9 (5.96%) Cisco
13 9 (5.96%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.96%) Supplier Management
13 9 (5.96%) Agile Project Management
14 8 (5.30%) ITIL V3
14 8 (5.30%) Case Management
14 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
14 8 (5.30%) LAN
14 8 (5.30%) CRM

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (3.31%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.32%) CICS
4 2 (1.32%) eRoom
4 2 (1.32%) JBoss
4 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.97%) MS Office
2 4 (2.65%) MS Project
3 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.96%) WAN
2 8 (5.30%) LAN
3 6 (3.97%) Network Security
4 5 (3.31%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (3.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.65%) VoIP
6 3 (1.99%) Wireless
7 2 (1.32%) DHCP
7 2 (1.32%) DNS
7 2 (1.32%) Internet
7 2 (1.32%) SAN
7 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.32%) VPN
8 1 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.99%) GIS
3 2 (1.32%) DB2
3 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.66%) MySQL
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.99%) HP UFT
1 3 (1.99%) Hudson
1 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.99%) Selenium
2 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.32%) eggPlant
2 2 (1.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.66%) Maven
3 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (47.02%) Finance
2 29 (19.21%) Banking
3 13 (8.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.97%) Billing
6 4 (2.65%) Retail
7 3 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Local Government
8 2 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.66%) Back Office
9 1 (0.66%) Front Office
9 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (39.07%) Project Manager
2 19 (12.58%) Analyst
3 14 (9.27%) Business Analyst
4 12 (7.95%) Senior Manager
5 10 (6.62%) Architect
6 9 (5.96%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Banking Project Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (4.64%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.97%) Portfolio Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Data Centre Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.31%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Network Specialist
9 5 (3.31%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.31%) Service Manager
10 4 (2.65%) Developer
10 4 (2.65%) Financial Services Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.64%) Web Services
2 4 (2.65%) Middleware
3 2 (1.32%) EJB
3 2 (1.32%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.32%) J2EE
3 2 (1.32%) JMS
3 2 (1.32%) JSP
3 2 (1.32%) Servlets
3 2 (1.32%) Struts
3 2 (1.32%) WSDL
3 2 (1.32%) XML
3 2 (1.32%) XSD
4 1 (0.66%) .NET
4 1 (0.66%) Ajax
4 1 (0.66%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.99%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.99%) PMI
4 3 (1.99%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.66%) Google Search Appliance
6 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.64%) Windows
2 3 (1.99%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Unix
3 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.53%) PRINCE2
2 31 (20.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (13.25%) Service Management
4 17 (11.26%) ITIL
5 14 (9.27%) Migration
6 13 (8.61%) Change Management
7 12 (7.95%) Performance Management
8 11 (7.28%) Project Governance
8 11 (7.28%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.28%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.96%) Agile Project Management
9 9 (5.96%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.96%) Scrum
9 9 (5.96%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.30%) Case Management
10 8 (5.30%) CRM
10 8 (5.30%) ITIL V3
10 8 (5.30%) Risk Management
11 7 (4.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.64%) Python
2 6 (3.97%) Java
3 4 (2.65%) SQL
4 3 (1.99%) Groovy
4 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.99%) Perl
5 2 (1.32%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.32%) C
5 2 (1.32%) COBOL
6 1 (0.66%) C#
6 1 (0.66%) Delphi
6 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (7.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (3.97%) Degree
3 6 (3.97%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.31%) PMP
5 3 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.32%) MBA
7 1 (0.66%) APMP
7 1 (0.66%) ECDL
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.99%) P3O
3 2 (1.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) XenApp
2 4 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (7.95%) ServiceNow
2 10 (6.62%) BT
3 9 (5.96%) Cisco
4 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.97%) Citrix
6 5 (3.31%) HP
6 5 (3.31%) Oracle
6 5 (3.31%) SAP
6 5 (3.31%) VMware
7 4 (2.65%) Splunk
8 3 (1.99%) Avaya
9 2 (1.32%) Chordiant
9 2 (1.32%) IBM
9 2 (1.32%) Toshiba
10 1 (0.66%) ESRI
10 1 (0.66%) Google
10 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.66%) Mercator
10 1 (0.66%) Sun
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