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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 10 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 13.70% 13.27% 11.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.15% 15.63% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £465 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £406 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £493 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 96 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 90.41% 84.96% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 46
Average daily rate £425 £398 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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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 24 July 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 13 (68.42%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
3 5 (26.32%) PMI
3 5 (26.32%) PMP
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.26%) QA
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (5.26%) MGW
7 1 (5.26%) Exstream
7 1 (5.26%) Verint
7 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
7 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
7 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.26%) CMS
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) MGW
1 1 (5.26%) PSTN
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) H.323
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) IVR
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Change Control
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Verint
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) Avaya