The table below looks at the statistics for the ICT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICT Project Manager
Rank 21 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Project Manager 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.39% 1.44% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 1.55% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £363 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.06% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
- -3.24%
ICT Project Manager
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 129 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.61% 92.81% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 75 81
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 25
Average hourly rate £16.42 £17.42 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £23.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

ICT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ICT Project Manager in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ICT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ICT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ICT Project Manager across the Chester region.

ICT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Chester

ICT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ICT Project Manager across the Chester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

ICT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

ICT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ICT Project Manager across the Chester region.

ICT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

ICT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited ICT 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 ICT Project Manager in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Local Government
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) ERP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Release Management
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (12.50%) AppSense
7 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (12.50%) XenApp
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Intune
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

ICT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited ICT 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 ICT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 8 (100.00%) Local Government
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) ERP
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
6 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) AppSense
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft