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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 118 109 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.85% 13.44% 13.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 14.83% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 44 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -23.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +0.80%
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
944 735 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.78% 90.63% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 369 324
Average daily rate £416 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.80% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 54 45
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +4 35 £425 +28.20% 1
Macclesfield +6 18 £419 - 2
Warrington -21 17 £400 -11.11% 4
Knutsford +2 9 £375 -15.91%
Alderley Edge - 6 £425 - 3
Wilmslow - 6 £350 -
Crewe - 4 £363 - 3
Northwich -1 1 £350 -12.50% 1
Runcorn - 1 £370 - 1
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 99 (52.66%) Project Management
2 67 (35.64%) Finance
3 62 (32.98%) PRINCE2
4 47 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (17.02%) Banking
6 30 (15.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 29 (15.43%) ITIL
7 29 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (12.23%) MS Project
8 23 (12.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (11.17%) Local Government
10 15 (7.98%) SAP
11 14 (7.45%) SharePoint
11 14 (7.45%) Degree
12 13 (6.91%) Cisco
12 13 (6.91%) Microsoft
12 13 (6.91%) PMP
12 13 (6.91%) PMI Certification
12 13 (6.91%) Change Management
12 13 (6.91%) Firewall
12 13 (6.91%) Migration
13 12 (6.38%) MS Excel
14 11 (5.85%) Windows
14 11 (5.85%) Oracle
14 11 (5.85%) Manufacturing
14 11 (5.85%) Retail
15 10 (5.32%) Business Development
15 10 (5.32%) Matrix Management
16 9 (4.79%) QlikView
16 9 (4.79%) Software Delivery

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (12.23%) MS Project
2 12 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.19%) MS Office
5 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.53%) Maximo
3 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.53%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.91%) Firewall
2 7 (3.72%) WAN
3 6 (3.19%) LAN
3 6 (3.19%) 4G
4 5 (2.66%) SAN
5 2 (1.06%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) Internet
6 1 (0.53%) 3G
6 1 (0.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.79%) QlikView
2 4 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.53%) Big Data
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) JIRA
1 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (35.64%) Finance
2 32 (17.02%) Banking
3 23 (12.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 21 (11.17%) Local Government
5 11 (5.85%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.85%) Retail
6 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.19%) Legal
7 6 (3.19%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.06%) .NET
2 1 (0.53%) HTML5
2 1 (0.53%) CSS3
2 1 (0.53%) jQuery
2 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.53%) CSS
2 1 (0.53%) XML
2 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.72%) Handset
2 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.60%) GIS
4 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.06%) PMI
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.53%) BYOD
6 1 (0.53%) Telematics
6 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) IVR
6 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.85%) Windows
2 2 (1.06%) UNIX
3 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (52.66%) Project Management
2 62 (32.98%) PRINCE2
3 47 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (15.43%) ITIL
4 29 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.91%) Change Management
5 13 (6.91%) Migration
6 10 (5.32%) Business Development
6 10 (5.32%) Matrix Management
7 9 (4.79%) Software Delivery
8 8 (4.26%) Information Security
8 8 (4.26%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.26%) Waterfall
8 8 (4.26%) Project Planning
9 7 (3.72%) Supplier Management
9 7 (3.72%) Coaching
9 7 (3.72%) Quality Management
9 7 (3.72%) Programme Management
10 6 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.19%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.72%) SQL
2 4 (2.13%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.60%) C
4 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.53%) C#
5 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (15.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (7.45%) Degree
3 13 (6.91%) PMP
3 13 (6.91%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.72%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.13%) ISEB
7 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.53%) APMP
8 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.26%) QA
2 6 (3.19%) SLA
3 5 (2.66%) GxP
4 4 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 15 (7.98%) SAP
2 13 (6.91%) Cisco
2 13 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.85%) Oracle
4 9 (4.79%) VMware
4 9 (4.79%) CheckPoint
5 8 (4.26%) McAfee
5 8 (4.26%) Juniper
5 8 (4.26%) Nokia
5 8 (4.26%) Cyber-Ark
5 8 (4.26%) F5
5 8 (4.26%) ArcSight
5 8 (4.26%) TippingPoint
5 8 (4.26%) Blue Coat
6 5 (2.66%) Informatica
7 3 (1.60%) HP
8 2 (1.06%) EMC
8 2 (1.06%) Citrix
8 2 (1.06%) Trapeze
9 1 (0.53%) Siebel
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