The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.73% 16.67% 12.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.42% 22.92% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
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£345 £450 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +31.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £348 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £478 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
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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 Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 69.09% 72.73% 81.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 48
Average daily rate £375 £413 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £470 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £16.64 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Project 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 Project Management.

1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (33.33%) Time Management
5 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) JNDI
5 5 (33.33%) CICS
5 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) DB2
5 5 (33.33%) JDBC
5 5 (33.33%) JSP
5 5 (33.33%) JMS
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Market Research
6 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
8 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Project 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ATM Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) J2EE
1 5 (33.33%) JDBC
1 5 (33.33%) JSP
1 5 (33.33%) JMS
1 5 (33.33%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 5 (33.33%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Market Research
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) IBM