The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 21 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 87 120 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.88% 11.81% 14.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.47% 12.32% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 77 47
Median daily rate £425 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 9
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.69%
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
1027 974 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.03% 95.87% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 588 368
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 57
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.25 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 -1 25 £425 +6.25% 1
Chester -10 18 £370 -13.00% 1
Macclesfield -7 11 £445 +6.14%
Knutsford -16 6 £450 +20.00%
Daresbury - 5 £425 -
Crewe +2 2 £375 +3.44% 1
Alderley Edge 0 2 £510 +20.00% 1
Northwich -1 2 - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 63 (45.32%) Project Management
2 52 (37.41%) Finance
3 34 (24.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (24.46%) PRINCE2
4 23 (16.55%) Migration
5 22 (15.83%) Banking
6 21 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.23%) Change Management
8 15 (10.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
9 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
9 14 (10.07%) Data Centre
10 13 (9.35%) Windows
10 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
11 11 (7.91%) Supplier Management
11 11 (7.91%) PMI Certification
12 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (7.19%) Local Government
12 10 (7.19%) SC Cleared
13 9 (6.47%) Office 365
13 9 (6.47%) MS Project
13 9 (6.47%) MS Office
14 8 (5.76%) PMP
14 8 (5.76%) Programme Management
14 8 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (5.76%) Project Planning
15 7 (5.04%) Degree
15 7 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
15 7 (5.04%) ArcSight
15 7 (5.04%) SIEM

Project Manager Skill Set
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 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) Apache
2 1 (0.72%) CMS
2 1 (0.72%) IIS
2 1 (0.72%) JBoss
2 1 (0.72%) SAS
2 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.47%) MS Office
2 9 (6.47%) MS Project
3 7 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.47%) Office 365
2 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) Firewall
2 4 (2.88%) WAN
3 3 (2.16%) LAN
3 3 (2.16%) VoIP
4 2 (1.44%) 2G
4 2 (1.44%) 3G
4 2 (1.44%) 4G
4 2 (1.44%) CTI
4 2 (1.44%) GSM
4 2 (1.44%) H.323
4 2 (1.44%) LTE
4 2 (1.44%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.44%) UMTS
5 1 (0.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) NAS
5 1 (0.72%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.72%) Network Security
5 1 (0.72%) SAN
5 1 (0.72%) Skype
5 1 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (2.16%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.72%) MSI
General
1 52 (37.41%) Finance
2 22 (15.83%) Banking
3 15 (10.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (7.19%) Local Government
5 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.16%) Legal
7 3 (2.16%) Marketing
7 3 (2.16%) Retail
8 2 (1.44%) Billing
8 2 (1.44%) German Language
9 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) Middleware
1 1 (0.72%) Web Services
1 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.16%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.16%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.16%) PKI
3 3 (2.16%) PMI
3 3 (2.16%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.44%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.44%) IVR
4 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.35%) Windows
2 7 (5.04%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.60%) Unix
4 4 (2.88%) AIX
4 4 (2.88%) Android
5 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.44%) Linux
6 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.32%) Project Management
2 34 (24.46%) PRINCE2
2 34 (24.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (16.55%) Migration
4 21 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.23%) Change Management
6 11 (7.91%) Supplier Management
7 8 (5.76%) Programme Management
7 8 (5.76%) Project Planning
7 8 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (5.04%) Project Governance
8 7 (5.04%) SIEM
9 6 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.32%) Contingency Planning
9 6 (4.32%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.32%) ITIL
9 6 (4.32%) Line Management
9 6 (4.32%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
9 6 (4.32%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.60%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.88%) C
2 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.16%) SQL
3 2 (1.44%) Java
3 2 (1.44%) PHP
4 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.91%) PMI Certification
3 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.76%) PMP
5 7 (5.04%) Degree
6 5 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.72%) ECDL
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.72%) QA
1 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) SCCM
2 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.16%) Puppet
2 3 (2.16%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.44%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.04%) ArcSight
2 7 (5.04%) BT
3 6 (4.32%) Citrix
4 5 (3.60%) HP
4 5 (3.60%) Openreach
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle
5 4 (2.88%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco
7 2 (1.44%) Avaya
7 2 (1.44%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.44%) Genesys
7 2 (1.44%) Huawei
7 2 (1.44%) Nokia
7 2 (1.44%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (1.44%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) AppSense
8 1 (0.72%) F5
8 1 (0.72%) Polycom
8 1 (0.72%) VMware
Runcorn, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bray leino
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Alderley Edge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £470.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago