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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 20 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.74% 7.21% 17.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.07% 8.11% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 11
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£475 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
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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
99 185 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.15% 88.94% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 62 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 18
Average hourly rate £18.03 £34.06 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.38 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 18 December 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) QA
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) People Management
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) E-business
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) PMO Lead
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) People Management
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) E-business
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy