The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.00% 14.47% 14.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.71% 15.49% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £384 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £282 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £435 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +2.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford 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
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
56 142 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 93.33% 93.42% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 66 43
Average daily rate £365 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 9 (52.94%) Project Management
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) PMI
3 4 (23.53%) PMP
3 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) MS Project
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Legal
6 1 (5.88%) QA
6 1 (5.88%) CMDB
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (5.88%) MGW
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Verint
6 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.88%) Transition Management
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (5.88%) MS Office
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) PSTN

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) PSTN
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) H.323
1 1 (5.88%) MGW
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.88%) Transition Management
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) Avaya
1 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
1 1 (5.88%) Verint