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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 13 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 73 95 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.17% 10.50% 8.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.01% 11.38% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 34
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£438 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.94% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £476 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
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
663 835 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.34% 92.27% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 423 367
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 53
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.55 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.96% +20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £44.76 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +6 22 £463 +51.63% 3
Chester -4 8 £500 +21.21% 2
Macclesfield +9 6 £450 -2.70%
Crewe +3 3 £413 +10.00% 3
Wilmslow - 2 £350 -
Knutsford -9 1 - -
Runcorn - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Project Manager
North West

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 73 (55.30%) Project Management
2 55 (41.67%) Finance
3 40 (30.30%) PRINCE2
4 30 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (18.18%) Banking
6 21 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (12.12%) ITIL
8 15 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (9.85%) PMI Certification
9 13 (9.85%) MS Project
10 12 (9.09%) PMP
11 11 (8.33%) Change Management
12 10 (7.58%) Retail
12 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
12 10 (7.58%) Local Government
12 10 (7.58%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.06%) Supplier Management
13 8 (6.06%) Project Planning
13 8 (6.06%) Cisco
13 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
13 8 (6.06%) Information Security
13 8 (6.06%) Legal
14 7 (5.30%) Handset
14 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
14 7 (5.30%) Programme Management
14 7 (5.30%) Business Development
14 7 (5.30%) Degree
15 6 (4.55%) Retail Banking
15 6 (4.55%) Time Management
15 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Project
2 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.79%) MS Office
4 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.76%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.76%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) Firewall
2 3 (2.27%) LAN
3 2 (1.52%) 4G
3 2 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) 3G
4 1 (0.76%) DMZ
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 55 (41.67%) Finance
2 24 (18.18%) Banking
3 10 (7.58%) Retail
3 10 (7.58%) Local Government
4 8 (6.06%) Legal
5 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.55%) Retail Banking
7 4 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.76%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) Middleware
2 1 (0.76%) CSS
2 1 (0.76%) XML
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
2 1 (0.76%) CSS3
2 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.76%) HTML5
2 1 (0.76%) jQuery
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Handset
2 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.03%) PMI
4 3 (2.27%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.52%) GIS
5 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.76%) CMDB
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.76%) Open Source
6 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.27%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.30%) Project Management
2 40 (30.30%) PRINCE2
3 30 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.12%) ITIL
6 11 (8.33%) Change Management
7 10 (7.58%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.06%) Supplier Management
8 8 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 8 (6.06%) Information Security
9 7 (5.30%) Programme Management
9 7 (5.30%) Business Development
10 6 (4.55%) Time Management
11 5 (3.79%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.79%) Migration
11 5 (3.79%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.03%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.03%) Resource Management
12 4 (3.03%) People Management
12 4 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.55%) C
1 6 (4.55%) SQL
2 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
2 2 (1.52%) Java
3 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.76%) PHP
3 1 (0.76%) C#
3 1 (0.76%) VB
3 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (9.85%) PMI Certification
3 12 (9.09%) PMP
4 7 (5.30%) Degree
5 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.52%) ISEB
8 1 (0.76%) CISSP
8 1 (0.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) GxP
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.06%) Cisco
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle
3 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 5 (3.79%) McAfee
4 5 (3.79%) Juniper
4 5 (3.79%) Nokia
4 5 (3.79%) Blue Coat
4 5 (3.79%) F5
4 5 (3.79%) ArcSight
4 5 (3.79%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (3.79%) TippingPoint
5 4 (3.03%) SAP
5 4 (3.03%) HP
6 2 (1.52%) Trapeze
6 2 (1.52%) VMware
6 2 (1.52%) EMC
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.76%) Sage
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £270 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago