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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 24 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 8 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.52% 5.84% 6.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 6.21% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £520 £500 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +68.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £580 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%
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
142 145 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.23% 94.16% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 85 44
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £438 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 17
Median hourly rate - £30.25 £33.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) J2EE
7 3 (14.29%) MS Project
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 3 (14.29%) IBM
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 3 (14.29%) ITSM
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Validation
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) CICS
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Project
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
1 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Banking Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Project Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) X-Windows
3 1 (4.76%) JDBC
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) JNDI
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) ITSM
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) F5
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) VocaLink