Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 63 76
Rank change year-on-year -25 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing PMO 11 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.83% 2.04% 2.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.94% 19.53% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 29
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £297 £297 £260
90th Percentile £760 £438 £711
North West median daily rate £350 £361 £350
% change year-on-year -3.11% +3.21% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £34.50 £18.98 £20.39
% change year-on-year +81.77% -6.92% -18.83%

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 123 128 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.29% 10.45% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 93 117
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £261
90th Percentile £550 £524 £588
North West median daily rate £413 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.25 £13.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.08% -50.00% +70.49%
10th Percentile £11.58 £8.38 £15.55
90th Percentile £67.50 £13.00 £36.85
North West median hourly rate £28.19 £19.06 £34.00
% change year-on-year +47.90% -43.94% +61.37%

PMO
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +2 5 £650 +52.94%
Knutsford -9 2 £400 +5.26% 2
Macclesfield - 2 £325 -
PMO
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Logistics
5 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (27.27%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Talend
6 2 (18.18%) GitHub
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
6 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
6 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Java

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior PMO
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
1 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISM
1 1 (9.09%) CRISC
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Talend