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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 22 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 14 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.11% 6.64% 26.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 7.69% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 24
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
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
98 182 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 71.53% 86.26% 81.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 65
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 6
Average hourly rate £29.75 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £30.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (27.78%) MS Office
3 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) QA
4 4 (22.22%) Time Management
4 4 (22.22%) People Management
5 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Office 365
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) DB2
6 2 (11.11%) AIX
6 2 (11.11%) HPUX
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) SAP PM
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) SAN
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) PMO Lead
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) AIX
1 2 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (22.22%) People Management
2 4 (22.22%) Time Management
2 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.56%) DSDM
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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