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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 16 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 64 97 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.09% 10.67% 14.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.78% 11.77% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 67
Average daily rate
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£440 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.93% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £38.73 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -7.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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
729 824 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.16% 90.65% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 396 475
Average daily rate £385 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 56 45
Average hourly rate £16.16 £31.56 £19.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +60.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.74 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +6 15 £463 - 4
Chester +3 10 £455 +22.97% 4
Knutsford +1 10 £450 +15.75% 2
Macclesfield -2 4 £525 +23.52% 2
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Runcorn - - - - 2
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 71 (45.51%) Project Management
1 71 (45.51%) Finance
2 49 (31.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (24.36%) PRINCE2
4 29 (18.59%) Banking
5 21 (13.46%) Migration
6 17 (10.90%) Change Management
6 17 (10.90%) ITIL
7 14 (8.97%) Retail
8 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.33%) MS Project
8 13 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 12 (7.69%) SAP
10 11 (7.05%) Matrix Management
10 11 (7.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (6.41%) PMI
12 9 (5.77%) ERP
12 9 (5.77%) Supplier Management
12 9 (5.77%) Security Cleared
13 8 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (5.13%) Data Migration
13 8 (5.13%) Local Government
13 8 (5.13%) Service Delivery
13 8 (5.13%) MS Excel
13 8 (5.13%) LAN
14 7 (4.49%) WAN
14 7 (4.49%) Windows
14 7 (4.49%) PMP
14 7 (4.49%) PMI Certification
14 7 (4.49%) Manufacturing

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (1.28%) IIS
1 2 (1.28%) CMS
2 1 (0.64%) Lync
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Project
2 8 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.56%) MS Office
4 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.49%) SAP EWM
2 5 (3.21%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) LAN
2 7 (4.49%) WAN
3 2 (1.28%) DHCP
3 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.28%) DNS
3 2 (1.28%) H.323
3 2 (1.28%) PSTN
3 2 (1.28%) VoIP
3 2 (1.28%) MGW
4 1 (0.64%) ATM
4 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.64%) DB2
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
General
1 71 (45.51%) Finance
2 29 (18.59%) Banking
3 14 (8.97%) Retail
4 8 (5.13%) Local Government
5 7 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (3.21%) Legal
8 4 (2.56%) Advertising
8 4 (2.56%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) PMI
2 5 (3.21%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.92%) Reference Data
3 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.28%) IVR
4 2 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.64%) Life Science
5 1 (0.64%) CMDB
5 1 (0.64%) Handset
5 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.49%) Windows
2 4 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.92%) Linux
4 2 (1.28%) UNIX
5 1 (0.64%) VMS
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (45.51%) Project Management
2 49 (31.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (24.36%) PRINCE2
4 21 (13.46%) Migration
5 17 (10.90%) ITIL
5 17 (10.90%) Change Management
6 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 11 (7.05%) Matrix Management
7 11 (7.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (5.77%) Supplier Management
8 9 (5.77%) ERP
9 8 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.13%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.49%) Time Management
10 7 (4.49%) Information Security
11 6 (3.85%) Business Analysis
11 6 (3.85%) Waterfall
11 6 (3.85%) Change Control
12 5 (3.21%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.28%) C
2 1 (0.64%) Java
2 1 (0.64%) PHP
2 1 (0.64%) SQL
2 1 (0.64%) VB
2 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) PMP
3 7 (4.49%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.21%) APMP
5 2 (1.28%) Degree
5 2 (1.28%) CISSP
5 2 (1.28%) CISA
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.64%) CAPM
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.92%) QA
3 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (7.69%) SAP
2 6 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.21%) JDA
3 5 (3.21%) RedPrairie
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle
5 2 (1.28%) VMware
5 2 (1.28%) Verint
5 2 (1.28%) Avaya
6 1 (0.64%) Ariba
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco
6 1 (0.64%) IBM
6 1 (0.64%) Remedy
6 1 (0.64%) Primavera
6 1 (0.64%) Ab Initio
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