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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 112 61 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.24% 7.52% 11.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.40% 10.13% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 47
Average daily rate
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£440 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +3.44%
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
903 602 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.54% 74.23% 74.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 321 295
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £31.53 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.76% -0.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +12 44 £463 +18.58% 6
Macclesfield +5 15 £380 -14.84%
Chester -2 11 £500 +68.06% 3
Knutsford -5 8 £400 -14.89%
Alderley Edge - 3 - -
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £275 -
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 84 (39.62%) Finance
2 53 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 53 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (20.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 40 (18.87%) Banking
5 33 (15.57%) PRINCE2
6 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
7 24 (11.32%) Migration
8 19 (8.96%) Risk Management
8 19 (8.96%) ITIL
9 18 (8.49%) MS Excel
10 16 (7.55%) Manufacturing
10 16 (7.55%) Service Delivery
11 15 (7.08%) Supplier Management
12 14 (6.60%) Business Analysis
12 14 (6.60%) Service Management
12 14 (6.60%) Windows
12 14 (6.60%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (6.13%) MS Office
13 13 (6.13%) PMI Certification
13 13 (6.13%) Change Management
14 12 (5.66%) PMP
14 12 (5.66%) Retail
14 12 (5.66%) Agile Project Management
15 11 (5.19%) Time Management
15 11 (5.19%) Degree
15 11 (5.19%) Cisco
15 11 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (4.72%) Telecoms

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (0.47%) Lync
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.13%) MS Office
3 9 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.77%) MS Project
5 4 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.47%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.25%) LAN
2 8 (3.77%) WAN
3 5 (2.36%) DHCP
3 5 (2.36%) DNS
3 5 (2.36%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (2.36%) Network Security
4 4 (1.89%) Wireless
5 3 (1.42%) SAN
5 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.94%) VPN
6 2 (0.94%) Internet
6 2 (0.94%) Firewall
6 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.94%) VoIP
7 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.47%) UMTS
7 1 (0.47%) Broadband
7 1 (0.47%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.30%) Big Data
2 5 (2.36%) QlikView
3 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.47%) MySQL
3 1 (0.47%) MS Access
3 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.30%) JIRA
2 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.42%) Subversion
2 3 (1.42%) Maven
2 3 (1.42%) FishEye
2 3 (1.42%) Gradle
2 3 (1.42%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.94%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 84 (39.62%) Finance
2 44 (20.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 40 (18.87%) Banking
4 16 (7.55%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.66%) Retail
6 10 (4.72%) Telecoms
7 9 (4.25%) Legal
8 7 (3.30%) Retail Banking
8 7 (3.30%) Billing
9 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 93 (43.87%) Project Manager
2 43 (20.28%) Analyst
3 28 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 12 (5.66%) Architect
5 11 (5.19%) IT Project Manager
6 10 (4.72%) Business Manager
7 9 (4.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (4.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (3.30%) Agile Project Manager
9 7 (3.30%) Consultant
10 6 (2.83%) Data Architect
10 6 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.83%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.83%) Developer
10 6 (2.83%) Change Manager
10 6 (2.83%) Technical Manager
10 6 (2.83%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.83%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.36%) HTML
2 2 (0.94%) CSS
2 2 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) Ajax
3 1 (0.47%) Java SE
3 1 (0.47%) Java EE
3 1 (0.47%) HTML5
3 1 (0.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.30%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.36%) PMI
5 4 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.42%) Informatics
7 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.47%) Google Search Appliance
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) Life Science
8 1 (0.47%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) IVR
8 1 (0.47%) CESG
8 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.60%) Windows
2 5 (2.36%) Linux
2 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.94%) UNIX
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 53 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.57%) PRINCE2
3 24 (11.32%) Migration
4 19 (8.96%) Risk Management
4 19 (8.96%) ITIL
5 16 (7.55%) Service Delivery
6 15 (7.08%) Supplier Management
7 14 (6.60%) Business Analysis
7 14 (6.60%) Service Management
7 14 (6.60%) Waterfall
8 13 (6.13%) Change Management
9 12 (5.66%) Agile Project Management
10 11 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.19%) Time Management
11 10 (4.72%) Scrum
11 10 (4.72%) Coaching
12 9 (4.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (4.25%) Project Planning
13 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.83%) Java
2 4 (1.89%) C
3 3 (1.42%) C++
3 3 (1.42%) Perl
3 3 (1.42%) Python
3 3 (1.42%) Objective-C
4 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.47%) PHP
5 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.47%) SQL
5 1 (0.47%) VB
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.13%) PMI Certification
2 12 (5.66%) PMP
3 11 (5.19%) Degree
4 7 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.94%) APMP
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.94%) MCITP
7 2 (0.94%) MCP
7 2 (0.94%) MCSE
8 1 (0.47%) CCIE
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) GxP
2 5 (2.36%) P3O
3 4 (1.89%) QA
3 4 (1.89%) SLA
4 3 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (1.42%) GMP
4 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.94%) COBIT
6 1 (0.47%) GAAP
6 1 (0.47%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.89%) XenApp
2 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.94%) XenServer
3 2 (0.94%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) SCCM
2 2 (0.94%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.94%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.47%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.19%) Cisco
3 10 (4.72%) BT
4 7 (3.30%) VMware
5 6 (2.83%) SAP
5 6 (2.83%) Citrix
5 6 (2.83%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.36%) HP
7 4 (1.89%) Oracle
7 4 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.94%) TippingPoint
8 2 (0.94%) F5
8 2 (0.94%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.94%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (0.94%) Avaya
8 2 (0.94%) Juniper
8 2 (0.94%) Informatica
8 2 (0.94%) Nokia
8 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.94%) Blue Coat
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