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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 22 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 38 72 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.93% 7.12% 9.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 7.54% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 34
Median daily rate £405 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +27.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £37.05 £41.13
% change year-on-year
-15.65% -9.90%
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
607 955 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.70% 94.46% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 667 380
Median daily rate £413 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 51
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +5 12 £419 -40.17% 3
Chester -10 5 £375 -
Macclesfield +1 4 £410 -4.92%
Knutsford -4 2 £375 -11.76%
Crewe - 1 - -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Winsford - 1 £400 -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 37 (43.53%) Project Management
2 29 (34.12%) Finance
3 26 (30.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.00%) Migration
6 13 (15.29%) Banking
7 11 (12.94%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.59%) Change Management
9 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
9 7 (8.24%) Data Migration
9 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
9 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
10 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
10 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.06%) Cisco
10 6 (7.06%) Windows
10 6 (7.06%) Avaya
10 6 (7.06%) IVR
11 5 (5.88%) Scrum
11 5 (5.88%) NHS
11 5 (5.88%) Unix
11 5 (5.88%) Coaching
12 4 (4.71%) Matrix Organization
12 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
12 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.71%) ETL
12 4 (4.71%) Apple
12 4 (4.71%) JIRA
12 4 (4.71%) Matrix Management
12 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint

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 1 (1.18%) Apache
1 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.18%) CMS
1 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.35%) MPLS
3 1 (1.18%) ATM
3 1 (1.18%) DHCP
3 1 (1.18%) LAN
3 1 (1.18%) Skype
3 1 (1.18%) WAN
3 1 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.18%) DB2
3 1 (1.18%) GIS
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Local Government
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) .NET
1 1 (1.18%) Middleware
1 1 (1.18%) OAuth2
1 1 (1.18%) OpenID
1 1 (1.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.06%) IVR
3 5 (5.88%) NHS
4 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.53%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) Android
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.35%) AIX
5 1 (1.18%) HPUX
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Solaris
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Project Management
2 26 (30.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.00%) Migration
5 11 (12.94%) PRINCE2
6 9 (10.59%) Change Management
7 7 (8.24%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.88%) Coaching
9 5 (5.88%) Scrum
10 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.71%) ETL
10 4 (4.71%) Matrix Management
10 4 (4.71%) Matrix Organization
11 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.53%) CRM
11 3 (3.53%) ITIL
11 3 (3.53%) Kanban
11 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) C
1 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) PMP
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.18%) SEPA
3 1 (1.18%) TARGET2
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) AirWatch
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Avaya
2 6 (7.06%) Cisco
3 4 (4.71%) Apple
4 3 (3.53%) Citrix
4 3 (3.53%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle
5 2 (2.35%) Workday
6 1 (1.18%) EMC
6 1 (1.18%) Saba
6 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.18%) Tableau
6 1 (1.18%) Talend
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) VocaLink