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 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 19 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.28% 14.46% 12.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.78% 14.96% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 2
Average daily rate £370 £425 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £342 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 9
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.69%
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
184 234 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.85% 96.69% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 151 83
Average daily rate £363 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.81 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 18 (52.94%) Project Management
2 17 (50.00%) Finance
3 13 (38.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
5 9 (26.47%) Banking
6 8 (23.53%) Migration
6 8 (23.53%) Local Government
6 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (17.65%) Project Governance
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
9 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (11.76%) Change Management
9 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (11.76%) Windows
9 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (8.82%) Marketing
11 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (5.88%) Office 365
11 2 (5.88%) Windows Intune
11 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk
11 2 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
11 2 (5.88%) SQL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) NAS
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
1 1 (2.94%) VLAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Local Government
4 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (8.82%) Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Retail
7 1 (2.94%) Billing
7 1 (2.94%) Legal
7 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk
1 2 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Project Management
2 13 (38.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
4 8 (23.53%) Migration
5 6 (17.65%) Project Governance
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Change Management
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (2.94%) Android Development
9 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
9 1 (2.94%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (2.94%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ECDL
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) AppSense
2 1 (2.94%) BT
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix
Chester, Cheshire
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Rate: Competitive
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