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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.32% 10.00% 11.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 13.79% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £448 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £337 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £480 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
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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
68 58 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 82.93% 72.50% 86.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 48
Average daily rate £400 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
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 7 July 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
1 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 4 (33.33%) Market Research
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) PMP
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) PMI
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
1 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Time Management
3 4 (33.33%) Market Research
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP