The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Stockport 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 6.06% 7.69% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 12.50% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £413 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 66.67% 61.54% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
Manchester

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Project Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus
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