The table below looks at the statistics for Time Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Time Management over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Time Management
Rank 21 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Time Management 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.90% 1.45% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 1.69% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£410 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +6.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 178 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 71.74% 85.99% 81.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 65
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 6
Average hourly rate £31.56 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £30.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Time Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Time Management across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Time Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Time Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Time Management across the Chester region.

Time Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Time Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Time Management across the Chester region.

Time Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Time Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Time Management also 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 that cited Time Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) People Management
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

Time Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Time Management also 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 that cited Time Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) People Management
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft