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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 16 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.88% 5.04% 8.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.51% 5.65% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £455 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £419 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £491 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.58%
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
139 124 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.56% 89.21% 89.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 51
Average daily rate £375 £285 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £216 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £424 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £33.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -46.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 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 28 August 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 17 (51.52%) Project Management
2 16 (48.48%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (30.30%) Banking
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.21%) Local Government
6 6 (18.18%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Change Management
7 5 (15.15%) Oracle
7 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
7 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
7 5 (15.15%) Business Transformation
8 4 (12.12%) CRM
9 3 (9.09%) VMware
9 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (9.09%) MS Project
9 3 (9.09%) MS Office
9 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.09%) Windows
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (9.09%) Release Management
10 2 (6.06%) Time Management
10 2 (6.06%) Android
10 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
10 2 (6.06%) Master Data Management
10 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
10 2 (6.06%) People Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Project
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
1 1 (3.03%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Project Management
2 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Change Management
6 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Business Transformation
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.09%) Release Management
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.06%) Data Management
9 2 (6.06%) Time Management
9 2 (6.06%) Master Data Management
9 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.06%) People Management
9 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (3.03%) Line Management
10 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Sage
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + Dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £430 - £478 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago