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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 66 97 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.64% 11.60% 9.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.28% 15.54% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 49
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£400 £348 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.72 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -62.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +5.35%
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
642 624 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.31% 74.64% 64.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 298 332
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 26
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.22 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -4 11 £390 - 3
Chester -8 10 £298 -8.46% 2
Knutsford 0 9 £470 +35.25% 2
Macclesfield -1 4 £446 -0.83% 3
Runcorn - - - - 1
Crewe - - - - 2
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 72 (48.00%) Finance
2 39 (26.00%) Banking
3 36 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 22 (14.67%) Microsoft
6 21 (14.00%) Migration
7 15 (10.00%) PMI
7 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
8 14 (9.33%) MS Project
8 14 (9.33%) SAP
8 14 (9.33%) Retail
9 13 (8.67%) MS Office
9 13 (8.67%) MS Excel
9 13 (8.67%) PMI Certification
10 12 (8.00%) QA
11 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.33%) SharePoint
12 10 (6.67%) Change Management
13 9 (6.00%) Service Delivery
14 8 (5.33%) Supplier Management
14 8 (5.33%) Data Migration
14 8 (5.33%) Scrum
14 8 (5.33%) PMP
14 8 (5.33%) ITIL
14 8 (5.33%) .NET
14 8 (5.33%) Agile Project Management
15 7 (4.67%) Change Control
15 7 (4.67%) Java
15 7 (4.67%) IBM

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.67%) CICS
3 2 (1.33%) CMS
3 2 (1.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) Lync
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.67%) nginx
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (9.33%) MS Project
2 13 (8.67%) MS Office
2 13 (8.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) SAP EWM
2 4 (2.67%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.33%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.67%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) SAN
2 4 (2.67%) DNS
3 3 (2.00%) DHCP
3 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.00%) VPN
3 3 (2.00%) LAN
4 2 (1.33%) NGN
4 2 (1.33%) MPLS
4 2 (1.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.67%) PSTN
5 1 (0.67%) VoIP
5 1 (0.67%) H.323
5 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.67%) MGW
5 1 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) DB2
2 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.67%) MySQL
4 1 (0.67%) MS Access
4 1 (0.67%) DTS
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 72 (48.00%) Finance
2 39 (26.00%) Banking
3 14 (9.33%) Retail
4 7 (4.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.33%) Advertising
5 5 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.33%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.67%) Legal
9 1 (0.67%) French Language
9 1 (0.67%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 20 (13.33%) Analyst
3 19 (12.67%) Senior Manager
4 18 (12.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 9 (6.00%) Architect
5 9 (6.00%) Programme Manager
5 9 (6.00%) Project Analyst
6 7 (4.67%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (4.00%) Security Manager
7 6 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
8 5 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (3.33%) PMO Manager
8 5 (3.33%) Business Manager
8 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.67%) Change Manager
9 4 (2.67%) Security Project Manager
9 4 (2.67%) PMO Lead
9 4 (2.67%) Designer
10 3 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.33%) .NET
2 4 (2.67%) JNDI
2 4 (2.67%) JMS
2 4 (2.67%) JDBC
2 4 (2.67%) JSP
2 4 (2.67%) J2EE
3 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.67%) Struts
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) Middleware
3 1 (0.67%) RESTful
3 1 (0.67%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) PMI
2 5 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.33%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.67%) Open Source
6 1 (0.67%) Handset
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) GIS
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.67%) CMDB
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) Life Science
6 1 (0.67%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.33%) Windows
2 3 (2.00%) UNIX
3 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.33%) AIX
3 2 (1.33%) HPUX
3 2 (1.33%) Linux
3 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 21 (14.00%) Migration
4 15 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
6 11 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.67%) Change Management
8 9 (6.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.33%) Supplier Management
9 8 (5.33%) Data Migration
9 8 (5.33%) Scrum
9 8 (5.33%) ITIL
9 8 (5.33%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (4.67%) Change Control
10 7 (4.67%) Information Security
11 6 (4.00%) Project Planning
11 6 (4.00%) Matrix Management
11 6 (4.00%) Time Management
11 6 (4.00%) ERP
11 6 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.67%) Java
2 5 (3.33%) SQL
3 3 (2.00%) C#
4 2 (1.33%) VBA
5 1 (0.67%) C++
5 1 (0.67%) C
5 1 (0.67%) Python
5 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) PMI Certification
2 8 (5.33%) PMP
3 7 (4.67%) Degree
4 6 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.67%) APMP
7 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.33%) CISA
8 2 (1.33%) CISSP
8 2 (1.33%) ISEB
9 1 (0.67%) MCSE
9 1 (0.67%) HNC
9 1 (0.67%) HND
9 1 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) GCP
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.33%) SAP
3 7 (4.67%) IBM
4 4 (2.67%) JDA
4 4 (2.67%) VMware
4 4 (2.67%) RedPrairie
5 3 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (1.33%) NetApp
6 2 (1.33%) Dell
6 2 (1.33%) Trillium
6 2 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.67%) Verint
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle
7 1 (0.67%) Progress
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix
7 1 (0.67%) Avaya
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe
7 1 (0.67%) EMC
7 1 (0.67%) FatWire
7 1 (0.67%) Minitab
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