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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 24 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 79 105 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.71% 10.67% 14.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.18% 11.23% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 48
Median daily rate £425 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 13
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.69%
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
966 935 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.24% 95.02% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 581 391
Median daily rate £425 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 47
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 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 27 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 26 £438 +9.37% 3
Chester -11 12 £400 -5.88% 2
Macclesfield -6 8 £445 +1.71%
Knutsford -8 5 £450 +5.88%
Daresbury - 5 £425 -
Crewe +3 2 £375 +3.44%
Runcorn +2 2 £425 +14.86%
Northwich -2 2 - -
Alderley Edge +1 1 £510 +20.00%
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 61 (45.52%) Project Management
2 52 (38.81%) Finance
3 36 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (22.39%) PRINCE2
5 24 (17.91%) Migration
5 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.67%) Banking
7 17 (12.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (11.94%) Change Management
8 16 (11.94%) Security Cleared
9 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
9 15 (11.19%) Data Centre
10 13 (9.70%) PMI Certification
10 13 (9.70%) Windows
10 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
10 13 (9.70%) Supplier Management
11 12 (8.96%) SC Cleared
12 11 (8.21%) MS Project
13 10 (7.46%) PMP
13 10 (7.46%) Programme Management
14 9 (6.72%) SIEM
15 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 8 (5.97%) Office 365
15 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
15 8 (5.97%) BT
15 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (5.97%) MS Office
16 7 (5.22%) Windows 10
16 7 (5.22%) Coaching
16 7 (5.22%) People Management

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 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) JBoss
3 1 (0.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.21%) MS Project
3 8 (5.97%) MS Office
3 8 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.97%) Office 365
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Firewall
2 3 (2.24%) 2G
2 3 (2.24%) 3G
2 3 (2.24%) 4G
2 3 (2.24%) GSM
2 3 (2.24%) LAN
2 3 (2.24%) LTE
2 3 (2.24%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.24%) UMTS
2 3 (2.24%) VoIP
2 3 (2.24%) WAN
3 2 (1.49%) CTI
3 2 (1.49%) H.323
3 2 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) DHCP
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) MPLS
4 1 (0.75%) NetScreen
4 1 (0.75%) SAN
4 1 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.75%) DB2
3 1 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (2.24%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.75%) MSI
General
1 52 (38.81%) Finance
2 21 (15.67%) Banking
3 17 (12.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.99%) Local Government
5 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.24%) Legal
6 3 (2.24%) Marketing
6 3 (2.24%) Retail
7 2 (1.49%) German Language
8 1 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) Middleware
1 1 (0.75%) Web Services
1 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.24%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.24%) PKI
3 3 (2.24%) PMI
3 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.24%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.49%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.49%) IVR
4 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.70%) Windows
2 7 (5.22%) Windows 10
3 6 (4.48%) AIX
4 5 (3.73%) Unix
5 4 (2.99%) Android
6 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.24%) Linux
7 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.75%) CentOS
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.52%) Project Management
2 36 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (22.39%) PRINCE2
4 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.91%) Migration
5 16 (11.94%) Change Management
6 13 (9.70%) Supplier Management
7 10 (7.46%) Programme Management
8 9 (6.72%) SIEM
9 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.22%) Coaching
10 7 (5.22%) Line Management
10 7 (5.22%) People Management
10 7 (5.22%) Project Governance
11 6 (4.48%) Contingency Planning
11 6 (4.48%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.48%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
11 6 (4.48%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.73%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.73%) C
2 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.49%) Java
3 2 (1.49%) SQL
4 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.70%) PMI Certification
3 12 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.46%) PMP
5 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (3.73%) Degree
6 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.24%) Puppet
1 3 (2.24%) SCCM
1 3 (2.24%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.49%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.97%) BT
3 7 (5.22%) ArcSight
4 6 (4.48%) Hyperion
4 6 (4.48%) Oracle
5 5 (3.73%) Citrix
5 5 (3.73%) HP
5 5 (3.73%) Openreach
6 4 (2.99%) Cisco
7 3 (2.24%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.24%) Huawei
7 3 (2.24%) Nokia
7 3 (2.24%) Nokia Networks
8 2 (1.49%) Adobe
8 2 (1.49%) Avaya
8 2 (1.49%) Genesys
8 2 (1.49%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.49%) SAP
8 2 (1.49%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.49%) Tripwire
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £475 - £510 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago