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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
North West / Cheshire
Rank 16 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 34 52 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.91% 5.75% 10.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.79% 7.32% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 55
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.66 £20.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% -51.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +31.57%

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
387 710 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.66% 78.54% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 459 331
Median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +14 12 £450 - 2
Chester -6 5 £475 +18.75% 2
Crewe - 4 - - 2
Macclesfield -6 2 £450 +12.50% 1
Knutsford +8 1 £425 -
Nantwich - 1 £500 -
Northwich - 1 £500 - 1
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 60 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (26.72%) Finance
4 33 (25.19%) Microsoft
5 28 (21.37%) Waterfall
6 27 (20.61%) MS Office
7 26 (19.85%) MS Excel
8 25 (19.08%) MS PowerPoint
9 24 (18.32%) Windows
10 23 (17.56%) MS Visio
11 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
12 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (13.74%) Migration
14 17 (12.98%) Banking
15 16 (12.21%) JIRA
15 16 (12.21%) Change Control
16 15 (11.45%) Configuration Management
16 15 (11.45%) Change Management
16 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
18 13 (9.92%) SC Cleared
18 13 (9.92%) Supplier Management
18 13 (9.92%) Service Delivery
18 13 (9.92%) Agile Project Management
19 12 (9.16%) Programme Management
19 12 (9.16%) QA
20 11 (8.40%) Scrum
20 11 (8.40%) Oracle
20 11 (8.40%) Coaching
21 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis

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 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.53%) Apache
2 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.53%) SAS
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Content Management Server
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (20.61%) MS Office
2 26 (19.85%) MS Excel
3 25 (19.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (17.56%) MS Visio
5 8 (6.11%) MS Project
6 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.76%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) IaaS
1 4 (3.05%) SaaS
2 3 (2.29%) PaaS
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) Firewall
2 5 (3.82%) LAN
2 5 (3.82%) WAN
3 3 (2.29%) BIG-IP
3 3 (2.29%) DNS
3 3 (2.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (2.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.29%) Internet
3 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.53%) Intranet
4 2 (1.53%) IPsec
4 2 (1.53%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.53%) SAN
4 2 (1.53%) SSL
5 1 (0.76%) DHCP
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.05%) Big Data
2 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.29%) GIS
4 2 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.76%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.76%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (26.72%) Finance
2 17 (12.98%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Marketing
3 4 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.29%) Local Government
4 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (29.01%) Project Manager
2 22 (16.79%) Delivery Manager
3 21 (16.03%) Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.40%) Architect
6 8 (6.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 8 (6.11%) Technical Manager
7 7 (5.34%) Applications Architect
7 7 (5.34%) Developer
7 7 (5.34%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.34%) Oracle Architect
7 7 (5.34%) Service Manager
7 7 (5.34%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.58%) Administrator
8 6 (4.58%) Migration Manager
8 6 (4.58%) Migration Project Manager
8 6 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Digital Project Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) .NET
2 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.82%) CSS
2 5 (3.82%) HTML
3 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.29%) Entity Framework
3 3 (2.29%) Middleware
4 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.53%) jQuery
4 2 (1.53%) NHibernate
4 2 (1.53%) SAML
4 2 (1.53%) WCF
4 2 (1.53%) Web Services
4 2 (1.53%) XML
5 1 (0.76%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.76%) Ajax
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.76%) DHTML
5 1 (0.76%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.87%) Wiki
3 6 (4.58%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.58%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.58%) NHS
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.05%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.29%) User Experience
7 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.76%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.32%) Windows
2 7 (5.34%) Unix
3 6 (4.58%) Windows Phone
3 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.05%) Linux
6 3 (2.29%) AIX
6 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (21.37%) Waterfall
4 18 (13.74%) Migration
5 16 (12.21%) Change Control
6 15 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.45%) Change Management
6 15 (11.45%) Configuration Management
7 13 (9.92%) Agile Project Management
7 13 (9.92%) Service Delivery
7 13 (9.92%) Supplier Management
8 12 (9.16%) Programme Management
9 11 (8.40%) Coaching
9 11 (8.40%) Scrum
10 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
11 9 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.87%) ITIL
11 9 (6.87%) SDLC
12 8 (6.11%) CRM
12 8 (6.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.87%) SQL
2 7 (5.34%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.05%) C#
3 4 (3.05%) Java
4 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.53%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.76%) Perl
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.76%) VB
6 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) Degree
4 5 (3.82%) MCSE
4 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.29%) ECDL
6 3 (2.29%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) SLA
3 3 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.76%) P3O
5 1 (0.76%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.76%) Netcool
2 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (25.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle
3 4 (3.05%) Citrix
4 3 (2.29%) F5
4 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.29%) SAP
4 3 (2.29%) Veritas
5 2 (1.53%) Apple
5 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.53%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.76%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.76%) Google
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) Informatica
6 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.76%) Symantec
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