The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 18 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 62 80 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.62% 8.70% 12.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.39% 9.67% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 50
Average daily rate
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£425 £384 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% +7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% +30.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +2.94%
Project Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
739 827 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.79% 89.89% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 391 447
Average daily rate £380 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 63 30
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Cheshire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Cheshire region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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 0 15 £390 -23.52% 3
Chester +6 10 £430 +25.09% 2
Knutsford -6 6 £450 +17.26% 1
Macclesfield +1 5 £438 +2.94%
Crewe - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Widnes - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 66 (48.89%) Finance
2 63 (46.67%) Project Management
3 36 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (24.44%) Banking
5 32 (23.70%) PRINCE2
6 16 (11.85%) ITIL
7 15 (11.11%) Migration
8 14 (10.37%) Retail
8 14 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.89%) MS Project
9 12 (8.89%) Change Management
10 11 (8.15%) Supplier Management
11 10 (7.41%) SAP
11 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (6.67%) ERP
12 9 (6.67%) Project Planning
13 8 (5.93%) Legal
13 8 (5.93%) PMI
13 8 (5.93%) PMP
13 8 (5.93%) Time Management
14 7 (5.19%) Matrix Management
14 7 (5.19%) SAP EWM
14 7 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
14 7 (5.19%) Local Government
15 6 (4.44%) Retail Banking
15 6 (4.44%) PMI Certification
15 6 (4.44%) LAN
15 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
16 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.48%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MS Project
2 5 (3.70%) MS Office
3 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) SAP EWM
2 5 (3.70%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) LAN
2 5 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (1.48%) H.323
3 2 (1.48%) PSTN
3 2 (1.48%) VoIP
3 2 (1.48%) MGW
4 1 (0.74%) ATM
4 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.74%) DB2
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
General
1 66 (48.89%) Finance
2 33 (24.44%) Banking
3 14 (10.37%) Retail
4 8 (5.93%) Legal
5 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (5.19%) Local Government
6 6 (4.44%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) Middleware
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) PMI
2 5 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.22%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.48%) CMDB
4 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.48%) IVR
4 2 (1.48%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Life Science
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Open Source
5 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.22%) Linux
2 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.48%) UNIX
2 2 (1.48%) Windows
3 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.67%) Project Management
2 36 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (23.70%) PRINCE2
4 16 (11.85%) ITIL
5 15 (11.11%) Migration
6 14 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.89%) Change Management
8 11 (8.15%) Supplier Management
9 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 9 (6.67%) ERP
11 8 (5.93%) Time Management
12 7 (5.19%) Matrix Management
13 5 (3.70%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.70%) Waterfall
13 5 (3.70%) Cyber Security
13 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
13 5 (3.70%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.70%) Information Security
14 4 (2.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.96%) C
2 2 (1.48%) Java
3 1 (0.74%) PHP
3 1 (0.74%) SQL
3 1 (0.74%) VB
3 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (5.93%) PMP
2 6 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.48%) CISSP
5 2 (1.48%) CISA
5 2 (1.48%) APMP
5 2 (1.48%) Degree
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.74%) CAPM
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (7.41%) SAP
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.70%) JDA
3 5 (3.70%) RedPrairie
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle
5 2 (1.48%) Verint
5 2 (1.48%) Avaya
6 1 (0.74%) Ariba
6 1 (0.74%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.74%) Remedy
6 1 (0.74%) Primavera
6 1 (0.74%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.74%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
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