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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 26 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 14 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.64% 7.14% 16.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 7.56% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 2
Median daily rate £401 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £356 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
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
203 225 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.21% 94.54% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 139 66
Median daily rate £388 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.11 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.04% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £14.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 17 (53.13%) Project Management
3 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (31.25%) Banking
5 8 (25.00%) Migration
5 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (21.88%) Project Governance
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) Unix
9 3 (9.38%) Windows
9 3 (9.38%) Marketing
10 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.25%) Local Government
10 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
10 2 (6.25%) Retail
10 2 (6.25%) Legal
10 2 (6.25%) Linux
10 2 (6.25%) MS Office
10 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
10 2 (6.25%) Office 365
10 2 (6.25%) Windows Intune

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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) NAS
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (9.38%) Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (6.25%) Local Government
5 2 (6.25%) Retail
6 1 (3.13%) Billing
6 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Project Management
2 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.88%) Project Governance
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Android Development
8 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
8 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.13%) Content Management
8 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
8 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.13%) Scrum
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) AppSense
2 1 (3.13%) BT
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix