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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 9 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 12 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.11% 12.70% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.79% 14.41% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 2
Median daily rate £425 £359 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £251 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.44 £29.35
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +7.13%
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
87 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.56% 88.10% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 86 40
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £360 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 19
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, 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 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) Validation
4 5 (23.81%) Network Design
4 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
4 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
4 5 (23.81%) MS Project
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Service Management
4 5 (23.81%) ITSM
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (14.29%) F5
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) ERP

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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) MS Project
1 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
1 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SAS EBI
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Local Government
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Design Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Implementation Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Head of IT
3 2 (9.52%) Head of IT Operations
3 2 (9.52%) Head of Operations
3 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Process Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) DHTML
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) MDX
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) ITSM
3 5 (23.81%) Network Design
3 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 5 (23.81%) Validation
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Coaching
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Benchmarking
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) Kanban
5 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.76%) SEPA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau
2 1 (4.76%) Talend
2 1 (4.76%) VocaLink