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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 26 5
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Project Management 24 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.04% 7.00% 13.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 8.21% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £223 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.01% -32.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £222 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £275 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.86% -6.08%
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
203 207 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 84.94% 85.19% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 64 30
Average daily rate £401 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £222 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £20.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
3 11 (35.48%) Banking
4 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) Business Transformation
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
7 4 (12.90%) SQL
7 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (12.90%) Local Government
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.68%) VMware
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 3 (9.68%) WAN
8 3 (9.68%) MS Office
9 2 (6.45%) MS Project
9 2 (6.45%) ERP
9 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
9 2 (6.45%) PMP
9 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
9 2 (6.45%) BMC

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (3.23%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS Project
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) ATM
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DTS
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Business Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Leader
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Business Change Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Change Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Business Change Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Business Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Change Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Business Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.23%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
2 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (19.35%) Migration
3 6 (19.35%) Business Transformation
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management
6 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.23%) Project Governance
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Product Management
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) BMC
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
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