The first table below looks at the demand for Time Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Time Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Time Management
Rank 63 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Time Management 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.99% 0.79% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.07% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £310 £371 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.49% -25.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £320 £344
% change year-on-year
+3.90% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.71 £31.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-56.47% +110.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
622 560 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.27% 74.07% 62.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 245 235
Average daily rate £388 £351 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Time Management
North West

Time Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Time Management across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Time Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Time Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Time Management across the Cheshire region.

Time Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Time Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Time Management across the Cheshire region.

Time Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Time Management
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 Time Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 4 £333 -
Chester -16 3 £310 -16.49%
Knutsford +4 1 £278 -
Macclesfield - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Daresbury - - - -
Time Management
North West

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Time Management also 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 that cited Time Management.

1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 5 (25.00%) User Stories
2 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (10.00%) Transition Management
5 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) SCCM
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) VBScript
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

Time Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Time Management also 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 that cited Time Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (5.00%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) SMS
3 1 (5.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Games
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) GIS Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 5 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (10.00%) Transition Management
4 2 (10.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
1 2 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) GMP
3 1 (5.00%) GLP
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) CA