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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 77 97 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.95% 9.88% 12.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.81% 12.86% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 51 58
Average daily rate
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£389 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £41.50 £23.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.59% -11.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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
601 754 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.65% 76.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 364 293
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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
Warrington +2 23 £400 -27.27% 2
Wilmslow +4 7 £275 - 1
Chester +3 7 £475 +16.92% 2
Knutsford -5 6 £419 +86.11%
Macclesfield +2 3 - -
Crewe +1 2 £413 - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Frodsham - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Widnes - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 67 (46.21%) Finance
2 34 (23.45%) PRINCE2
3 28 (19.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (19.31%) Banking
4 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
5 21 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (13.79%) ITIL
7 17 (11.72%) Migration
7 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (10.34%) MS Project
9 14 (9.66%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.97%) MS Office
10 13 (8.97%) PMP
10 13 (8.97%) Change Management
11 12 (8.28%) Degree
12 11 (7.59%) Time Management
12 11 (7.59%) Data Migration
12 11 (7.59%) Supplier Management
12 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (7.59%) PMI Certification
13 10 (6.90%) Java
13 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
13 10 (6.90%) Information Security
13 10 (6.90%) Retail
14 9 (6.21%) E-Commerce
14 9 (6.21%) JSP
14 9 (6.21%) Cisco
15 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (5.52%) PMI
15 8 (5.52%) Enterprise Architecture

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.14%) CICS
3 3 (2.07%) Confluence
3 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (10.34%) MS Project
2 13 (8.97%) MS Office
3 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
4 6 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.38%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) Firewall
1 6 (4.14%) 4G
2 4 (2.76%) LAN
3 3 (2.07%) WAN
4 2 (1.38%) DNS
4 2 (1.38%) ATM
5 1 (0.69%) LDAP
5 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.69%) SAN
5 1 (0.69%) Intranet
5 1 (0.69%) 3G
5 1 (0.69%) SMTP
5 1 (0.69%) SNMP
5 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) DB2
1 6 (4.14%) Big Data
2 4 (2.76%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) MS Access
4 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) JIRA
2 3 (2.07%) Subversion
2 3 (2.07%) JUnit
3 1 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 67 (46.21%) Finance
2 28 (19.31%) Banking
3 10 (6.90%) Retail
4 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.45%) Legal
6 4 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (50.34%) Project Manager
2 18 (12.41%) Analyst
3 12 (8.28%) Architect
4 8 (5.52%) Coordinator
4 8 (5.52%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (4.83%) Data Architect
6 5 (3.45%) Project Administrator
6 5 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (3.45%) Project Analyst
6 5 (3.45%) Administrator
6 5 (3.45%) Service Manager
6 5 (3.45%) Transition Manager
6 5 (3.45%) Security Manager
7 4 (2.76%) Security Project Manager
7 4 (2.76%) Applications Manager
7 4 (2.76%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (2.76%) Developer
7 4 (2.76%) Service Transition Manager
8 3 (2.07%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.21%) JSP
2 7 (4.83%) .NET
3 6 (4.14%) J2EE
3 6 (4.14%) JDBC
3 6 (4.14%) JMS
3 6 (4.14%) JNDI
4 4 (2.76%) Spring
4 4 (2.76%) Spring MVC
4 4 (2.76%) XML
5 3 (2.07%) XSD
5 3 (2.07%) HTML
5 3 (2.07%) CSS
5 3 (2.07%) jQuery
5 3 (2.07%) Ajax
6 1 (0.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) PMI
3 6 (4.14%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (4.14%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.07%) iPad
5 3 (2.07%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.38%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) Life Science
7 1 (0.69%) CMDB
7 1 (0.69%) IVR
7 1 (0.69%) Statistics
7 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.76%) UNIX
2 3 (2.07%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.45%) PRINCE2
2 28 (19.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.79%) ITIL
5 17 (11.72%) Migration
6 14 (9.66%) Waterfall
7 13 (8.97%) Change Management
8 11 (7.59%) Data Migration
8 11 (7.59%) Supplier Management
8 11 (7.59%) Time Management
9 10 (6.90%) Information Security
10 9 (6.21%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (5.52%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (4.83%) Resource Management
12 7 (4.83%) Data Architecture
12 7 (4.83%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
13 6 (4.14%) Agile Project Management
13 6 (4.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.90%) Java
2 6 (4.14%) SQL
3 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.38%) C
5 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) PMP
2 12 (8.28%) Degree
3 11 (7.59%) PMI Certification
3 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.38%) ISEB
6 2 (1.38%) CISSP
6 2 (1.38%) CISA
7 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.69%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.38%) SLA
3 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.69%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) XenApp
2 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) MOM
1 1 (0.69%) SCCM
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.21%) Cisco
3 6 (4.14%) IBM
3 6 (4.14%) Oracle
4 5 (3.45%) SAP
4 5 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.76%) Nokia
5 4 (2.76%) Juniper
5 4 (2.76%) McAfee
5 4 (2.76%) Blue Coat
5 4 (2.76%) TippingPoint
5 4 (2.76%) F5
5 4 (2.76%) ArcSight
5 4 (2.76%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (2.07%) hybris
6 3 (2.07%) Trillium
6 3 (2.07%) HP
7 2 (1.38%) Remedy
7 2 (1.38%) VMware
7 2 (1.38%) Trapeze
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