The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Knutsford region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 14.52% 26.14% 10.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.25% 27.71% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 6
Average daily rate £446 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.54% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £399 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.65 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
59 83 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 95.16% 94.32% 89.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 38
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £226 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.64 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Project Manager
Cheshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 15 (65.22%) Banking
3 14 (60.87%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) Change Control
5 6 (26.09%) Change Management
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.04%) Retail
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
9 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
9 2 (8.70%) Exstream
9 2 (8.70%) Windows
9 2 (8.70%) AIX
9 2 (8.70%) Linux
9 2 (8.70%) HP
9 2 (8.70%) PMI
9 2 (8.70%) PMP
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL
9 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
10 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.35%) ITSM
10 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
10 1 (4.35%) H.323
10 1 (4.35%) DSL
10 1 (4.35%) Service Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) H.323
1 1 (4.35%) DSL
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) PSTN
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) MGW
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 15 (65.22%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) AIX
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) Change Control
3 6 (26.09%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) ITSM
8 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.35%) Information Security
8 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) GIAC
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) Verint