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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 14 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 103 56 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.49% 7.01% 11.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.07% 7.58% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 36 50
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£450 £446 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% +11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
1023 739 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.29% 92.49% 91.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 390 370
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 56
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.72 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -50.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -1 28 £509 +7.10% 2
Chester +4 17 £425 -6.59% 5
Knutsford -4 12 £425 -5.55%
Alderley Edge - 6 £475 -
Macclesfield +1 5 £425 -19.04%
Crewe - 2 £325 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £275 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 93 (45.59%) Project Management
2 74 (36.27%) Finance
3 64 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (21.08%) Banking
5 42 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (20.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 36 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 22 (10.78%) SAP
8 18 (8.82%) Migration
8 18 (8.82%) ITIL
9 17 (8.33%) Change Management
10 15 (7.35%) Oracle
11 14 (6.86%) Manufacturing
12 12 (5.88%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.88%) Service Management
12 12 (5.88%) Data Centre
13 11 (5.39%) Retail
13 11 (5.39%) QlikView
14 10 (4.90%) Waterfall
14 10 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (4.41%) MS Project
15 9 (4.41%) Windows
15 9 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (4.41%) Legal
15 9 (4.41%) QA
15 9 (4.41%) Project Planning
16 8 (3.92%) Network Management
16 8 (3.92%) ServiceNow
16 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
16 8 (3.92%) VMware

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.41%) MS Project
2 8 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.43%) MS Office
4 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.49%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.49%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.49%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.43%) Firewall
2 6 (2.94%) SAN
3 2 (0.98%) Internet
3 2 (0.98%) Wireless
4 1 (0.49%) DMZ
4 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.49%) LAN
4 1 (0.49%) DHCP
4 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.39%) QlikView
2 7 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 74 (36.27%) Finance
2 43 (21.08%) Banking
3 42 (20.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (6.86%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.39%) Retail
6 9 (4.41%) Legal
7 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
8 7 (3.43%) Retail Banking
8 7 (3.43%) Billing
9 5 (2.45%) Local Government
10 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.49%) Back Office
11 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Marketing
11 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.49%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.47%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.49%) Web Services
2 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.47%) PMI
4 3 (1.47%) CESG
4 3 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) NHS
6 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Life Science
6 1 (0.49%) FMCG
6 1 (0.49%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.41%) Windows
2 4 (1.96%) Android
2 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.47%) UNIX
4 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (45.59%) Project Management
2 64 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 18 (8.82%) ITIL
5 18 (8.82%) Migration
6 17 (8.33%) Change Management
7 12 (5.88%) Service Management
7 12 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 10 (4.90%) Waterfall
9 9 (4.41%) Project Planning
9 9 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.92%) Network Management
10 8 (3.92%) Software Delivery
11 7 (3.43%) Business Transformation
11 7 (3.43%) Performance Management
11 7 (3.43%) CRM
11 7 (3.43%) Programme Management
12 6 (2.94%) Information Management
12 6 (2.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.98%) C
2 1 (0.49%) C++
2 1 (0.49%) Java
2 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.49%) SQL
2 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (3.92%) PMP
3 7 (3.43%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.43%) Degree
4 4 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.98%) APMP
5 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) QA
2 5 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.96%) GxP
4 2 (0.98%) P3O
4 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.49%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (10.78%) SAP
2 15 (7.35%) Oracle
3 8 (3.92%) BT
3 8 (3.92%) VMware
3 8 (3.92%) ServiceNow
4 7 (3.43%) Informatica
4 7 (3.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.47%) Citrix
6 2 (0.98%) Juniper
6 2 (0.98%) Cisco
6 2 (0.98%) Nokia
6 2 (0.98%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.98%) Blue Coat
6 2 (0.98%) TippingPoint
6 2 (0.98%) Riverbed
6 2 (0.98%) F5
6 2 (0.98%) ArcSight
6 2 (0.98%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (0.98%) McAfee
7 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + Dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £430 - £478 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago