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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 92 92 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.66% 11.50% 9.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.48% 12.27% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 45 34
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£413 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £410 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 5
Average hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £36.50 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £49.60 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.48%
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
737 750 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.41% 93.75% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 374 317
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 70 52
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.61 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 March 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
Chester +14 29 £425 +21.42% 2
Warrington -2 21 £413 +6.45% 5
Macclesfield +2 6 £419 -9.45% 1
Wilmslow - 6 £350 - 1
Knutsford -5 5 £356 +23.91%
Crewe +1 2 - - 2
Runcorn - 1 £370 -
Sandbach - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 82 (53.59%) Project Management
2 57 (37.25%) PRINCE2
2 57 (37.25%) Finance
3 37 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (18.30%) Banking
4 28 (18.30%) ITIL
5 24 (15.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 23 (15.03%) MS Project
7 22 (14.38%) Local Government
8 20 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
10 12 (7.84%) PMP
10 12 (7.84%) PMI Certification
10 12 (7.84%) SharePoint
10 12 (7.84%) Cisco
10 12 (7.84%) Change Management
10 12 (7.84%) Degree
11 11 (7.19%) Matrix Management
11 11 (7.19%) Telecoms
11 11 (7.19%) MS Excel
12 10 (6.54%) Migration
13 9 (5.88%) Retail
13 9 (5.88%) MS Visio
13 9 (5.88%) Oracle
13 9 (5.88%) Supplier Management
13 9 (5.88%) Project Planning
14 8 (5.23%) Business Development
14 8 (5.23%) Waterfall
14 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (5.23%) SQL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (15.03%) MS Project
2 11 (7.19%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.92%) MS Office
5 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.65%) Maximo
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) WAN
2 6 (3.92%) Firewall
2 6 (3.92%) 4G
3 5 (3.27%) LAN
4 1 (0.65%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.65%) DMZ
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 57 (37.25%) Finance
2 28 (18.30%) Banking
3 22 (14.38%) Local Government
4 11 (7.19%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.88%) Retail
6 6 (3.92%) Legal
6 6 (3.92%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.31%) .NET
2 1 (0.65%) CSS
2 1 (0.65%) XML
2 1 (0.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.65%) jQuery
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.65%) HTML5
2 1 (0.65%) CSS3
2 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.58%) Handset
3 3 (1.96%) Reference Data
3 3 (1.96%) GIS
4 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.31%) PMI
5 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.65%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.65%) IVR
5 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.61%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Linux
2 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.59%) Project Management
2 57 (37.25%) PRINCE2
3 37 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (18.30%) ITIL
5 20 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.84%) Change Management
7 11 (7.19%) Matrix Management
8 10 (6.54%) Migration
9 9 (5.88%) Supplier Management
9 9 (5.88%) Project Planning
10 8 (5.23%) Business Development
10 8 (5.23%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.58%) Coaching
12 6 (3.92%) Information Security
12 6 (3.92%) Programme Management
12 6 (3.92%) Quality Management
12 6 (3.92%) E-Commerce
13 5 (3.27%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.27%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.23%) SQL
2 5 (3.27%) C
3 4 (2.61%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.65%) C#
4 1 (0.65%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (15.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (7.84%) PMP
2 12 (7.84%) PMI Certification
2 12 (7.84%) Degree
3 7 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.96%) ISEB
6 2 (1.31%) VCP4
6 2 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.84%) Cisco
3 9 (5.88%) Oracle
4 7 (4.58%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.92%) McAfee
5 6 (3.92%) Blue Coat
5 6 (3.92%) TippingPoint
5 6 (3.92%) Juniper
5 6 (3.92%) Nokia
5 6 (3.92%) F5
5 6 (3.92%) ArcSight
5 6 (3.92%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (2.61%) SAP
6 4 (2.61%) HP
7 2 (1.31%) EMC
7 2 (1.31%) Trapeze
7 2 (1.31%) VMware
8 1 (0.65%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.65%) Sage
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