The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 15 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.08% 8.23% 7.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 8.90% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Median daily rate £500 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £345 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £510 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £35.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.79% +19.31%
Project Manager
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 146 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.92% 92.41% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 101 47
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £303 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -58.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Chester region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Chester region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Chester region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Chester region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Banking
4 6 (26.09%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Unix
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
8 2 (8.70%) Office 365
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) MS Office
8 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
8 2 (8.70%) Retail
8 2 (8.70%) Local Government
8 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
9 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
9 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (4.35%) NAS
9 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.35%) Web Development
9 1 (4.35%) Degree
9 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ATM
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) NAS
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Local Government
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
1 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
4 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) SEPA
1 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
1 1 (4.35%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) Talend
2 1 (4.35%) VocaLink