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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 19 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 61 87 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.89% 9.49% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.47% 11.34% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 27
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £254 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £535 £500
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 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +11.66%
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
644 767 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.31% 83.64% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 458 310
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 24
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -2 23 £363 -21.62% 4
Knutsford +5 12 £314 -23.93%
Macclesfield -1 9 £450 +18.42% 1
Chester -11 6 £388 +9.77%
Project Management
North West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 72 (42.60%) Finance
2 47 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.26%) PRINCE2
4 35 (20.71%) Microsoft
5 27 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (15.98%) Waterfall
6 24 (14.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 23 (13.61%) Risk Management
7 23 (13.61%) Banking
8 22 (13.02%) PMI Certification
8 22 (13.02%) Degree
9 19 (11.24%) MS Excel
9 19 (11.24%) Migration
10 15 (8.88%) Windows
10 15 (8.88%) SQL
10 15 (8.88%) PMI
11 14 (8.28%) Java
11 14 (8.28%) MS Office
11 14 (8.28%) Programme Management
11 14 (8.28%) Agile Project Management
12 13 (7.69%) SDLC
12 13 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 13 (7.69%) SAP
12 13 (7.69%) ITIL
12 13 (7.69%) Linux
13 12 (7.10%) MS Project
13 12 (7.10%) Oracle
14 11 (6.51%) J2EE
14 11 (6.51%) JavaScript
14 11 (6.51%) JSP

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 (5.92%) JBoss
2 9 (5.33%) CICS
3 8 (4.73%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.55%) Apache
5 6 (3.55%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.96%) IIS
6 5 (2.96%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.59%) eRoom
Applications
1 19 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.28%) MS Office
3 12 (7.10%) MS Project
4 11 (6.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (4.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.59%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) SaaS
2 4 (2.37%) IaaS
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.37%) Office 365
2 4 (2.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) GSM
1 8 (4.73%) UMTS
2 5 (2.96%) Firewall
2 5 (2.96%) Internet
2 5 (2.96%) Skype
3 4 (2.37%) SAN
4 3 (1.78%) 2G
4 3 (1.78%) 3G
4 3 (1.78%) 4G
5 2 (1.18%) DNS
5 2 (1.18%) LTE
5 2 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.18%) SSL
6 1 (0.59%) DHCP
6 1 (0.59%) MPLS
6 1 (0.59%) NAS
6 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.33%) DB2
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.18%) MySQL
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.59%) Big Data
4 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) ClearCase
1 8 (4.73%) Subversion
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (42.60%) Finance
2 24 (14.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 23 (13.61%) Banking
4 11 (6.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.96%) Retail
6 4 (2.37%) Local Government
6 4 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.78%) Legal
8 2 (1.18%) Back Office
8 2 (1.18%) Law
8 2 (1.18%) Military
9 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Marketing
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (28.40%) Project Manager
2 20 (11.83%) Analyst
3 14 (8.28%) Architect
3 14 (8.28%) Business Analyst
3 14 (8.28%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (5.92%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 10 (5.92%) Senior Manager
5 9 (5.33%) Consultant
6 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (4.14%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.14%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (4.14%) Transition Manager
8 6 (3.55%) Banking Project Manager
8 6 (3.55%) Implementation Controller
8 6 (3.55%) Migration Manager
8 6 (3.55%) Test Manager
9 5 (2.96%) Designer
9 5 (2.96%) Security Manager
9 5 (2.96%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.51%) J2EE
1 11 (6.51%) JSP
1 11 (6.51%) Web Services
2 9 (5.33%) JMS
3 8 (4.73%) EJB
3 8 (4.73%) Hibernate
3 8 (4.73%) Servlets
3 8 (4.73%) Struts
3 8 (4.73%) WSDL
3 8 (4.73%) XML
3 8 (4.73%) XSD
4 3 (1.78%) Middleware
5 2 (1.18%) .NET
5 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.18%) LAMP
5 2 (1.18%) WAMP
5 2 (1.18%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.59%) JDBC
6 1 (0.59%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.88%) PMI
2 9 (5.33%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.73%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.96%) User Experience
6 3 (1.78%) Clustering
6 3 (1.78%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.59%) CESG
8 1 (0.59%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) Statistics
8 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.88%) Windows
2 13 (7.69%) Linux
3 7 (4.14%) AIX
4 6 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.96%) Android
5 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.78%) CentOS
7 3 (1.78%) Unix
7 3 (1.78%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.26%) PRINCE2
3 27 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (15.98%) Waterfall
4 23 (13.61%) Risk Management
5 19 (11.24%) Migration
6 14 (8.28%) Agile Project Management
6 14 (8.28%) Programme Management
7 13 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 13 (7.69%) ITIL
7 13 (7.69%) SDLC
8 11 (6.51%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.51%) Service Management
8 11 (6.51%) Supplier Management
9 10 (5.92%) Change Management
9 10 (5.92%) Information Security
10 9 (5.33%) Project Planning
11 8 (4.73%) Change Control
11 8 (4.73%) CMMI
11 8 (4.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.88%) SQL
2 14 (8.28%) Java
3 11 (6.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.73%) Assembly Language
4 8 (4.73%) COBOL
5 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.78%) C++
6 3 (1.78%) Python
7 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.18%) C
7 2 (1.18%) PHP
7 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.18%) VB
7 2 (1.18%) VBScript
8 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.59%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.59%) Perl
8 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (13.02%) Degree
1 22 (13.02%) PMI Certification
2 8 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.14%) PMP
3 7 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.96%) Sun Certification
6 4 (2.37%) CISMP
6 4 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.78%) APMP
7 3 (1.78%) HNC
7 3 (1.78%) HND
7 3 (1.78%) ISEB
7 3 (1.78%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.18%) CCNA
8 2 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.78%) vSphere
4 2 (1.18%) UAG
5 1 (0.59%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) Puppet
1 4 (2.37%) vRealize
2 2 (1.18%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.59%) Legato
3 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.69%) SAP
3 12 (7.10%) Oracle
4 11 (6.51%) HP
4 11 (6.51%) IBM
5 9 (5.33%) VMware
6 8 (4.73%) Chordiant
7 6 (3.55%) Cisco
7 6 (3.55%) Sun
8 4 (2.37%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.37%) FireEye
9 3 (1.78%) BT
9 3 (1.78%) Citrix
9 3 (1.78%) Polycom
9 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.18%) Brocade
10 2 (1.18%) EMC
10 2 (1.18%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.18%) Huawei
10 2 (1.18%) Nokia