Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PMO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMO over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management Office (PMO)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 61 76
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15 -25
Contract jobs citing PMO 18 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.37% 1.61% 2.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.14% 17.65% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 38
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% +42.11%
10th Percentile £242 £213 £193
90th Percentile £710 £475 £611
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £44.95 -
North West median hourly rate £24.56 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +53.50% +28.00% -61.61%

PMO is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 137 102 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.43% 9.13% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 69 136
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -12.12% +3.13%
10th Percentile £215 £213 £190
90th Percentile £550 £513 £591
North West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 £28.98 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.97% +122.88% -13.33%
10th Percentile £10.48 £16.20 £10.90
90th Percentile £67.50 £41.76 £17.03
North West median hourly rate £30.21 £24.87 £38.75
% change year-on-year +21.50% -35.83% +103.95%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMO in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in Cheshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in Cheshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -3 7 £579 +157.33%
Knutsford -7 3 £400 +30.08% 1
Crewe -12 3 £263 -
Warrington -7 1 £275 - 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £325 -
Macclesfield - 1 £325 -
PMO
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for PMO.

1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (16.67%) Logistics
5 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (11.11%) PMI
6 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
7 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) WFM
7 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) PMO Planner
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Officer
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Public Sector Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (16.67%) Logistics
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (5.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (5.56%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) SFIA
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (5.56%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
2 1 (5.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft