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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 19 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.47% 8.82% 15.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 10.71% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Average daily rate
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£356 £185 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.43% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £185 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
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
149 112 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 87.65% 82.35% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 41 38
Average daily rate £370 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £402 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 12
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £27.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Migration
4 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (14.71%) Business Transformation
6 5 (14.71%) Windows
6 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (14.71%) MS Office
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) VMware
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (11.76%) Local Government
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
8 3 (8.82%) MS Project
8 3 (8.82%) DNS
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (8.82%) SQL
8 3 (8.82%) WAN
8 3 (8.82%) DHCP
8 3 (8.82%) Workflow
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle Applications

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Project
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
1 3 (8.82%) DHCP
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) ATM
General
1 21 (61.76%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Local Government
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Business Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Business Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Change Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Business Change Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Business Change Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Change Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Business Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) IVR
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Business Transformation
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.88%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) People Management
6 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.94%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (2.94%) ERP
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) PMP
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) VMware
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy