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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.19% 10.37% 14.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.64% 10.94% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £500 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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
157 128 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.01% 94.81% 90.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 47
Average daily rate £375 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £212 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 19
Average hourly rate £18.89 £31.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.03% -0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 31 July 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%) Project Management
2 21 (45.65%) PRINCE2
3 20 (43.48%) ITIL
4 17 (36.96%) Local Government
5 16 (34.78%) Finance
6 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
8 10 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (19.57%) MS Project
9 9 (19.57%) Migration
9 9 (19.57%) Banking
10 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
10 7 (15.22%) Matrix Management
11 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle
12 5 (10.87%) MS Office
12 5 (10.87%) Change Management
12 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
13 4 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (8.70%) CRM
13 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
14 3 (6.52%) Oracle HRMS
14 3 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
14 3 (6.52%) VMware
14 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
14 3 (6.52%) SQL
14 3 (6.52%) WAN
14 3 (6.52%) Windows
14 3 (6.52%) MS Excel

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Project
2 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.87%) MS Office
4 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.17%) Maximo
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 17 (36.96%) Local Government
2 16 (34.78%) Finance
3 9 (19.57%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) IVR
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Project Management
2 21 (45.65%) PRINCE2
3 20 (43.48%) ITIL
4 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.57%) Migration
6 7 (15.22%) Matrix Management
7 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
8 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
9 4 (8.70%) CRM
10 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.35%) Release Management
10 2 (4.35%) Time Management
10 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.35%) Data Management
10 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
10 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.35%) Master Data Management
10 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.35%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
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