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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 14 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 21 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.71% 16.74% 16.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.25% 17.91% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
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£425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £378 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.76%
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
227 201 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.19% 93.49% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 69 38
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.50 £14.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (54.35%) PRINCE2
1 25 (54.35%) Project Management
2 21 (45.65%) ITIL
3 18 (39.13%) Local Government
4 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (28.26%) Finance
6 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
7 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (21.74%) MS Project
9 8 (17.39%) Matrix Management
10 7 (15.22%) Migration
10 7 (15.22%) Banking
10 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle
11 6 (13.04%) Change Management
11 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
12 5 (10.87%) Business Transformation
13 4 (8.70%) Oracle HRMS
13 4 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
13 4 (8.70%) SQL
13 4 (8.70%) MS Office
13 4 (8.70%) CRM
13 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
14 3 (6.52%) WAN
14 3 (6.52%) SAP
14 3 (6.52%) Windows

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Project
2 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.70%) MS Office
4 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle HRMS
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) DMZ
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (39.13%) Local Government
2 13 (28.26%) Finance
3 7 (15.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) PRINCE2
1 25 (54.35%) Project Management
2 21 (45.65%) ITIL
3 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.39%) Matrix Management
5 7 (15.22%) Migration
6 6 (13.04%) Change Management
7 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
7 5 (10.87%) Business Transformation
8 4 (8.70%) CRM
9 2 (4.35%) Data Management
9 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.35%) ERP
9 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.35%) Master Data Management
9 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
10 1 (2.17%) Business Development
10 1 (2.17%) Project Governance
10 1 (2.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) SAP
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
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