The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 21 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 20 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.81% 13.91% 12.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.35% 18.75% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate £255 £329 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £312 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £346 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £53.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 112 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.59% 74.17% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 14
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
Cheshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 16 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) SAP
2 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) AIX
3 7 (16.67%) QA
4 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (11.90%) UNIX
6 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) MS Office
6 4 (9.52%) PowerHA
7 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
7 3 (7.14%) BMC
7 3 (7.14%) SLA
7 3 (7.14%) HP
7 3 (7.14%) Windows
7 3 (7.14%) DNS
7 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (7.14%) WAN
7 3 (7.14%) DHCP
7 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) Information Management
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.38%) CA Clarity
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) LAN
1 3 (7.14%) WAN
1 3 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Local Government
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML5
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
1 1 (2.38%) CSS3
1 1 (2.38%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) XSLT
1 1 (2.38%) Flash
1 1 (2.38%) JSF
1 1 (2.38%) WCF
1 1 (2.38%) WPF
1 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
1 1 (2.38%) Ajax
1 1 (2.38%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) AIX
2 5 (11.90%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Information Management
5 3 (7.14%) Web Development
5 3 (7.14%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Workflow
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Data Management
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) ERP
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile Transformation
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
1 2 (4.76%) Java
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCITP
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) PowerHA
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) SAP
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) BMC
3 3 (7.14%) HP
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.38%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) CA
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) EMC
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
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