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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.17% 12.28% 10.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 14.43% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 8
Median daily rate £275 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £494 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.10
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +24.58%

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
65 97 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 67.71% 85.09% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 73 76
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 14
Median hourly rate £32.56 £23.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.07% -40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.84 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) Benchmarking
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
5 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) MS Project
5 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.79%) QA
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design
5 3 (15.79%) Local Government
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) F5
6 2 (10.53%) Big Data

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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
1 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) Anycast
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SAS EBI
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Local Government
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) IT Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Head of IT
5 2 (10.53%) Head of IT Operations
5 2 (10.53%) Head of Operations
5 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Process Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) DHTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) MDX
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Benchmarking
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) F5
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau
2 1 (5.26%) Talend