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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 13 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.45% 13.45% 15.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 13.91% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 12
Median daily rate £250 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £415
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £32.56 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -21.87%

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
82 115 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.17% 96.64% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 78 82
Median daily rate £350 £361 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 23
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.89 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Local Government
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) GIS
4 2 (18.18%) LLPG
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
5 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Tableau
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Talend
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (9.09%) IVR
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) LLPG
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Tableau
1 1 (9.09%) Talend