The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 20 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.12% 6.47% 13.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 8.33% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.06% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £388 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Project Management
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
137 108 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.20% 77.70% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 43
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £410 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £39.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -19.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £19.74 £30.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Project 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 Project Management.

1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (12.50%) DHCP
5 3 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (8.33%) SAP
6 2 (8.33%) MCP
6 2 (8.33%) MCSE
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.33%) MCITP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Project 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Business Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Business Change Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Business Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Change Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) People Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.17%) Test Management
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago