The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
North West > Cheshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 42 83 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.69% 9.27% 8.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 11.04% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 52
Cheshire median daily rate £317 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.68% +2.50%  
10th Percentile £300 £306 £250
90th Percentile £480 £603 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £408 £385
% change year-on-year -1.84% +5.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £55.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -  
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £20.39 £41.95
% change year-on-year +83.91% -51.38%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 528 752 814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.08% 84.02% 84.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1415 2376 1817
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £288 £310 £294
90th Percentile £563 £605 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
% change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 26 62
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £68.75 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Cheshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Cheshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Cheshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Cheshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Cheshire

Project Management
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 Project Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 13 £395 -1.25% 2
Chester +12 10 £300 -25.00% 1
Runcorn - 5 £300 - 1
Macclesfield -2 3 £385 -6.09%
Knutsford -7 2 £400 +25.00% 2
Crewe - 2 £350 -
Widnes - 1 £475 -
Wilmslow - 1 £225 - 2
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 37 (45.68%) Finance
2 25 (30.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 12 (14.81%) Banking
4 11 (13.58%) Business Analysis
5 10 (12.35%) ITIL
6 9 (11.11%) SAP
6 9 (11.11%) PMI Certification
6 9 (11.11%) Degree
7 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (9.88%) Change Control
7 8 (9.88%) Office 365
7 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (8.64%) Windows
8 7 (8.64%) PMI
8 7 (8.64%) Service Management
8 7 (8.64%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.64%) PMO
9 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (7.41%) PRINCE
9 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (7.41%) Hyperion
9 6 (7.41%) SharePoint

Project Management
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 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) JBoss
2 2 (2.47%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.47%) SAP CRM
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.23%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.23%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.23%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (9.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) DMVPN
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) Skype
2 1 (1.23%) Wireless
2 1 (1.23%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Big Data
2 2 (2.47%) GIS
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) DB2
3 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.23%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Gradle
2 1 (1.23%) JUnit
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 37 (45.68%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 3 (3.70%) Legal
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Project Manager
2 15 (18.52%) Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Consultant
5 5 (6.17%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Administrator
7 3 (3.70%) Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.70%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Project Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.47%) J2EE
1 2 (2.47%) jQuery
1 2 (2.47%) Web Services
1 2 (2.47%) XML
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) Ajax
2 1 (1.23%) EJB
2 1 (1.23%) Java EE
2 1 (1.23%) JMS
2 1 (1.23%) JSP
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.23%) REST
2 1 (1.23%) Servlets
2 1 (1.23%) Spring
2 1 (1.23%) Struts
2 1 (1.23%) Struts2
2 1 (1.23%) WSDL
2 1 (1.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) PMI
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.47%) EPoS
4 2 (2.47%) Life Science
4 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Unix
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.70%) AIX
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (30.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 11 (13.58%) Business Analysis
4 10 (12.35%) ITIL
5 8 (9.88%) Change Control
6 7 (8.64%) Project Planning
6 7 (8.64%) Service Management
7 6 (7.41%) PRINCE
7 6 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.17%) Analytics
8 5 (6.17%) Change Management
8 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) Data Management
8 5 (6.17%) SDLC
9 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.94%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (4.94%) Scrum
9 4 (4.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) Java
1 4 (4.94%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.23%) ABAP
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) Groovy
3 1 (1.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
1 9 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.94%) CCNA
5 3 (3.70%) ECDL
5 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.47%) PMP
6 2 (2.47%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) ACCA
7 1 (1.23%) CCNP
7 1 (1.23%) CIMA
7 1 (1.23%) HNC
7 1 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) PMO
2 5 (6.17%) QA
2 5 (6.17%) SLA
3 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.47%) GDPR
5 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.47%) Ansible
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) SAP
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) Hyperion
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) Cisco
5 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.47%) Veritas
6 1 (1.23%) Aruba
6 1 (1.23%) CA
6 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.23%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.23%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) Informatica
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