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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 90 109 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.20% 12.18% 9.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.93% 15.75% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 56 39
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£390 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £41.25 £23.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.53% -11.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £23.50 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £23.50 £32.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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
565 692 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.56% 77.32% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 345 272
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £565 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
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 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 24 £431 +1.47% 8
Knutsford -8 8 £419 +26.41% 2
Chester -6 7 £463 +32.14% 4
Wilmslow +3 6 £275 - 2
Macclesfield +2 2 £450 +50.00% 2
Crewe -1 2 £413 - 2
Widnes - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (44.08%) Finance
2 37 (24.34%) PRINCE2
3 33 (21.71%) Banking
4 30 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (17.11%) Microsoft
7 19 (12.50%) ITIL
7 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (11.18%) Migration
9 16 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.21%) MS Project
10 14 (9.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (9.21%) PMI Certification
11 13 (8.55%) PMP
11 13 (8.55%) MS Office
11 13 (8.55%) Degree
12 12 (7.89%) Change Management
13 11 (7.24%) Java
13 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
13 11 (7.24%) Cisco
14 10 (6.58%) JSP
14 10 (6.58%) Risk Management
14 10 (6.58%) Time Management
14 10 (6.58%) Information Security
15 9 (5.92%) Programme Management
15 9 (5.92%) Retail
15 9 (5.92%) Data Migration
15 9 (5.92%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (5.92%) .NET
15 9 (5.92%) Business Intelligence

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (4.61%) CICS
1 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) Confluence
2 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.66%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (9.21%) MS Project
2 13 (8.55%) MS Office
3 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.66%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) Firewall
2 6 (3.95%) 4G
3 3 (1.97%) LAN
4 2 (1.32%) ATM
4 2 (1.32%) WAN
4 2 (1.32%) Intranet
4 2 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.66%) 3G
5 1 (0.66%) SMTP
5 1 (0.66%) SNMP
5 1 (0.66%) VPN
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) GSM
5 1 (0.66%) UMTS
5 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.61%) DB2
1 7 (4.61%) Big Data
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) MySQL
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.66%) DTS
4 1 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.63%) JIRA
2 3 (1.97%) Subversion
2 3 (1.97%) JUnit
3 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (44.08%) Finance
2 33 (21.71%) Banking
3 9 (5.92%) Retail
4 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.29%) Legal
6 4 (2.63%) Local Government
7 3 (1.97%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 17 (11.18%) Analyst
3 13 (8.55%) Architect
4 8 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 8 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 7 (4.61%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (4.61%) Developer
6 6 (3.95%) Business Analyst
6 6 (3.95%) Business Manager
6 6 (3.95%) Engagement Manager
7 5 (3.29%) Designer
7 5 (3.29%) Project Administrator
7 5 (3.29%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.29%) Project Analyst
7 5 (3.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (3.29%) Administrator
8 4 (2.63%) Service Transition Manager
8 4 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.63%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.58%) JSP
2 9 (5.92%) .NET
3 7 (4.61%) JNDI
3 7 (4.61%) JDBC
3 7 (4.61%) J2EE
3 7 (4.61%) JMS
4 5 (3.29%) XML
5 4 (2.63%) CSS
5 4 (2.63%) HTML
5 4 (2.63%) Spring
5 4 (2.63%) jQuery
6 3 (1.97%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.97%) Ajax
6 3 (1.97%) XSD
7 1 (0.66%) HTML5
7 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.66%) Dojo
7 1 (0.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.61%) Visualisation
2 7 (4.61%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (4.61%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.63%) User Experience
3 4 (2.63%) PMI
3 4 (2.63%) Handset
3 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.97%) iPad
5 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.66%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) GIS
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.26%) Windows
2 4 (2.63%) UNIX
3 3 (1.97%) Linux
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.34%) PRINCE2
2 30 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.50%) ITIL
5 17 (11.18%) Migration
6 16 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 12 (7.89%) Change Management
8 10 (6.58%) Risk Management
8 10 (6.58%) Time Management
8 10 (6.58%) Information Security
9 9 (5.92%) Programme Management
9 9 (5.92%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.26%) Data Architecture
11 7 (4.61%) Resource Management
11 7 (4.61%) Supplier Management
11 7 (4.61%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.61%) Agile Project Management
12 6 (3.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.24%) Java
2 7 (4.61%) SQL
3 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.32%) C
5 1 (0.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (9.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 14 (9.21%) PMI Certification
2 13 (8.55%) PMP
2 13 (8.55%) Degree
3 5 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.97%) ISEB
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) CIPD
7 1 (0.66%) CISA
7 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) XenApp
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) MOM
2 1 (0.66%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 26 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.24%) Cisco
3 8 (5.26%) IBM
4 7 (4.61%) CheckPoint
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle
5 6 (3.95%) F5
5 6 (3.95%) ArcSight
5 6 (3.95%) Cyber-Ark
5 6 (3.95%) Juniper
5 6 (3.95%) Nokia
5 6 (3.95%) McAfee
5 6 (3.95%) Blue Coat
5 6 (3.95%) TippingPoint
6 5 (3.29%) SAP
7 3 (1.97%) hybris
7 3 (1.97%) VMware
7 3 (1.97%) HP
8 2 (1.32%) Trapeze
8 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.32%) EMC
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