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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 8 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.34% 13.56% 15.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.76% 17.02% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
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£400 £470 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +35.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £435 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £473 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +1.69%
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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
82 47 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 75.23% 79.66% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 51
Average daily rate £400 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 12 (80.00%) Finance
1 12 (80.00%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Time Management
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Market Research
4 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) PMP
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) PMI
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) Java
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) MySQL
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
1 12 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Tools Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) PMI
1 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Time Management
3 4 (26.67%) Market Research
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP