The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 6 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 35 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.52% 12.10% 16.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.02% 13.04% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £332 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £297 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £366 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £31.25 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £28.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £54.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +0.80%
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
233 230 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.68% 92.74% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 83 41
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 23 (56.10%) PRINCE2
2 21 (51.22%) Project Management
3 20 (48.78%) ITIL
4 17 (41.46%) Local Government
5 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
6 11 (26.83%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (21.95%) MS Project
9 8 (19.51%) Matrix Management
10 7 (17.07%) MS Visio
10 7 (17.07%) Banking
11 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (14.63%) Migration
12 5 (12.20%) Business Transformation
12 5 (12.20%) Change Management
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle
13 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
13 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (9.76%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
14 3 (7.32%) MS Office
14 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
14 3 (7.32%) SQL
14 3 (7.32%) WAN
14 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
14 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
14 3 (7.32%) CRM
14 3 (7.32%) Oracle HRMS
14 3 (7.32%) Oracle Applications

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Project
2 7 (17.07%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) Maximo
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (41.46%) Local Government
2 11 (26.83%) Finance
3 7 (17.07%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.76%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) PRINCE2
2 21 (51.22%) Project Management
3 20 (48.78%) ITIL
4 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.51%) Matrix Management
6 6 (14.63%) Migration
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
7 5 (12.20%) Business Transformation
8 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
9 3 (7.32%) CRM
10 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.88%) ERP
10 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
10 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.44%) Master Data Management
11 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (2.44%) People Management
11 1 (2.44%) Time Management
11 1 (2.44%) Product Management
11 1 (2.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
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