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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 17 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 83 85 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.27% 8.84% 8.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 10.77% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 30
Median daily rate £410 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £62.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -2.15%
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
742 789 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.91% 82.10% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 480 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £18.48 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.29% -47.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 32 £400 -13.51% 1
Knutsford -1 13 £320 -20.00%
Chester -8 12 £400 - 1
Macclesfield -4 10 £410 +72.63%
Daresbury - 2 £425 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 77 (43.50%) Finance
2 51 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.42%) PRINCE2
4 34 (19.21%) Microsoft
5 33 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (15.25%) Waterfall
7 26 (14.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 25 (14.12%) Banking
9 22 (12.43%) Risk Management
9 22 (12.43%) PMI Certification
10 20 (11.30%) Migration
10 20 (11.30%) Degree
11 17 (9.60%) MS Excel
12 16 (9.04%) Windows
12 16 (9.04%) Agile Project Management
13 15 (8.47%) PMI
13 15 (8.47%) Business Analysis
13 15 (8.47%) Programme Management
14 14 (7.91%) MS Office
14 14 (7.91%) Java
14 14 (7.91%) SQL
15 13 (7.34%) SAP
15 13 (7.34%) ITIL
15 13 (7.34%) Linux
15 13 (7.34%) SDLC
16 12 (6.78%) MS Project
16 12 (6.78%) Oracle
16 12 (6.78%) Service Delivery
16 12 (6.78%) Change Management
17 11 (6.21%) Telecoms

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 10 (5.65%) JBoss
2 9 (5.08%) CICS
3 8 (4.52%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.52%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.39%) Apache
5 6 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.82%) IIS
6 5 (2.82%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) eRoom
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.91%) MS Office
3 12 (6.78%) MS Project
4 11 (6.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.95%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) Office 365
1 4 (2.26%) SaaS
2 2 (1.13%) IaaS
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.13%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) GSM
1 8 (4.52%) UMTS
2 5 (2.82%) Firewall
2 5 (2.82%) Internet
2 5 (2.82%) Skype
3 4 (2.26%) SAN
4 3 (1.69%) 2G
4 3 (1.69%) 3G
4 3 (1.69%) 4G
5 2 (1.13%) DNS
5 2 (1.13%) LTE
5 2 (1.13%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.13%) SSL
5 2 (1.13%) VoIP
6 1 (0.56%) DHCP
6 1 (0.56%) MPLS
6 1 (0.56%) NAS
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.08%) DB2
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.13%) MySQL
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (4.52%) ClearCase
1 8 (4.52%) Subversion
2 2 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (43.50%) Finance
2 26 (14.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 25 (14.12%) Banking
4 11 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.39%) Retail
6 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.26%) Local Government
8 3 (1.69%) Back Office
8 3 (1.69%) Legal
9 2 (1.13%) Law
9 2 (1.13%) Marketing
9 2 (1.13%) Military
10 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Front Office
10 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (32.77%) Project Manager
2 20 (11.30%) Analyst
3 14 (7.91%) Business Analyst
3 14 (7.91%) Delivery Manager
4 12 (6.78%) Architect
5 10 (5.65%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (5.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (5.08%) Consultant
6 9 (5.08%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.52%) Senior Manager
8 7 (3.95%) Transition Manager
9 6 (3.39%) Banking Project Manager
9 6 (3.39%) Implementation Controller
9 6 (3.39%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.39%) Migration Manager
9 6 (3.39%) Programme Manager
9 6 (3.39%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.82%) Migration Project Manager
10 5 (2.82%) Security Manager
10 5 (2.82%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.21%) J2EE
1 11 (6.21%) JSP
1 11 (6.21%) Web Services
2 9 (5.08%) JMS
3 8 (4.52%) EJB
3 8 (4.52%) Hibernate
3 8 (4.52%) Servlets
3 8 (4.52%) Struts
3 8 (4.52%) WSDL
3 8 (4.52%) XML
3 8 (4.52%) XSD
4 2 (1.13%) .NET
4 2 (1.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.13%) LAMP
4 2 (1.13%) WAMP
4 2 (1.13%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.56%) JDBC
5 1 (0.56%) JNDI
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) PMI
2 9 (5.08%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.82%) User Experience
7 4 (2.26%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.69%) Clustering
9 2 (1.13%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.13%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.13%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.56%) CESG
10 1 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Statistics
10 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.04%) Windows
2 13 (7.34%) Linux
3 7 (3.95%) AIX
4 6 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.82%) Android
5 5 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.26%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.69%) CentOS
7 3 (1.69%) Unix
8 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.42%) PRINCE2
3 33 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (15.25%) Waterfall
5 22 (12.43%) Risk Management
6 20 (11.30%) Migration
7 16 (9.04%) Agile Project Management
8 15 (8.47%) Business Analysis
8 15 (8.47%) Programme Management
9 13 (7.34%) ITIL
9 13 (7.34%) SDLC
10 12 (6.78%) Change Management
10 12 (6.78%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.21%) Service Management
11 11 (6.21%) Supplier Management
12 10 (5.65%) Information Security
13 8 (4.52%) Change Control
13 8 (4.52%) PRINCE
13 8 (4.52%) Project Governance
13 8 (4.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.91%) Java
1 14 (7.91%) SQL
2 11 (6.21%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.52%) Assembly Language
3 8 (4.52%) COBOL
4 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.69%) C++
5 3 (1.69%) Python
6 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.13%) C
6 2 (1.13%) PHP
6 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.13%) VB
6 2 (1.13%) VBScript
7 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (12.43%) PMI Certification
2 20 (11.30%) Degree
3 10 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (4.52%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.95%) PMP
7 5 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.82%) Sun Certification
8 4 (2.26%) CISMP
8 4 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.69%) APMP
9 3 (1.69%) HNC
9 3 (1.69%) HND
9 3 (1.69%) ISEB
9 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.13%) CCNA
10 2 (1.13%) MCSA
10 2 (1.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) QA
2 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) Basel II
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.69%) vSphere
3 2 (1.13%) UAG
4 1 (0.56%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Puppet
1 4 (2.26%) vRealize
2 2 (1.13%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.56%) Legato
3 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.34%) SAP
3 12 (6.78%) Oracle
4 11 (6.21%) HP
4 11 (6.21%) IBM
5 10 (5.65%) VMware
6 8 (4.52%) Chordiant
7 7 (3.95%) Cisco
8 6 (3.39%) Sun
9 4 (2.26%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.69%) BT
10 3 (1.69%) Citrix
10 3 (1.69%) FireEye
10 3 (1.69%) Polycom
10 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.13%) EMC
11 2 (1.13%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.13%) Huawei
11 2 (1.13%) Nokia
11 2 (1.13%) Nokia Networks