Period
to 19 June 2018

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 6 months to 19 June 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 94 80 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.28% 6.87% 9.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.55% 8.12% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 123
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £352 £299 £261
90th Percentile £538 £528 £574
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - £44.95 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% -1.20%
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £36.24 £18.99
% change year-on-year -18.59% +90.87% -50.37%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,100 985 1,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.14% 84.55% 84.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 684 1,076
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 47 41
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.03 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.57% +50.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.87 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £57.00 £52.00 £49.75
North West median hourly rate £22.65 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -33.38% +4.62% +30.00%

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 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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 6 months to 19 June 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
Knutsford +5 21 £400 -5.88% 1
Chester +6 20 £375 +25.00% 7
Warrington -7 12 £525 +34.62% 6
Macclesfield -5 6 £440 -2.22% 2
Wilmslow -1 5 £250 -15.97%
Alderley Edge - 3 £525 -
Runcorn -2 1 - -
Crewe -21 1 - - 2
Project Management
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.04%) Finance
3 28 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (24.47%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (18.09%) .NET
5 17 (18.09%) Docker
6 16 (17.02%) .NET Framework
7 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (15.96%) Web Services
8 14 (14.89%) SQL
8 14 (14.89%) C#
8 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
8 14 (14.89%) DB2
8 14 (14.89%) Visual Studio
8 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
8 14 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (14.89%) Teradata
8 14 (14.89%) Entity Framework
8 14 (14.89%) NoSQL
8 14 (14.89%) Redis
8 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
8 14 (14.89%) SDLC
8 14 (14.89%) .NET Core
9 13 (13.83%) Change Management
9 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Project
10 12 (12.77%) PMI Certification
10 12 (12.77%) Waterfall
11 11 (11.70%) Change Control
11 11 (11.70%) Project Planning

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 4 (4.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.19%) Apache
2 3 (3.19%) JBoss
2 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) CMS
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.06%) SAS
4 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) HFM
2 2 (2.13%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (2.13%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.06%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) OpenShift
2 3 (3.19%) PaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.06%) DHCP
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Skype
2 1 (1.06%) VLAN
2 1 (1.06%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) DB2
1 14 (14.89%) NoSQL
1 14 (14.89%) Redis
1 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.06%) GIS
2 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.06%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.32%) JIRA
3 3 (3.19%) Rational Rose
General
1 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.38%) Law
5 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.19%) Legal
7 2 (2.13%) Advertising
7 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.06%) Billing
8 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (1.06%) Retail
8 1 (1.06%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (45.74%) Project Manager
2 19 (20.21%) Developer
3 14 (14.89%) Lead Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Technical Manager
5 9 (9.57%) Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (8.51%) Technical Project Manager
7 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Lead .NET Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Technical Product Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Delivery Project Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Engineering Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Product Delivery Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Programme Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Tester
11 3 (3.19%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) .NET
2 16 (17.02%) .NET Framework
3 15 (15.96%) Web Services
4 14 (14.89%) .NET Core
4 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
4 14 (14.89%) Entity Framework
5 6 (6.38%) Middleware
6 3 (3.19%) Ajax
6 3 (3.19%) jQuery
6 3 (3.19%) JSON
7 2 (2.13%) HTML
8 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.06%) CSS
8 1 (1.06%) HTML5
8 1 (1.06%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.06%) REST
8 1 (1.06%) SOAP
8 1 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) PMI
2 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.06%) Fintech
5 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.06%) iPhone
5 1 (1.06%) IPTV
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Linux
3 7 (7.45%) Unix
4 3 (3.19%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (24.47%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.89%) SDLC
5 13 (13.83%) Change Management
6 12 (12.77%) Waterfall
7 11 (11.70%) Change Control
7 11 (11.70%) Project Planning
8 10 (10.64%) Scrum
9 9 (9.57%) ITIL
9 9 (9.57%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.51%) PRINCE
10 8 (8.51%) RUP
10 8 (8.51%) Supplier Management
11 6 (6.38%) Agile Project Management
11 6 (6.38%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 6 (6.38%) Migration
11 6 (6.38%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) C#
1 14 (14.89%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) Java
3 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.19%) Perl
3 3 (3.19%) Ruby
4 2 (2.13%) C
4 2 (2.13%) Go
5 1 (1.06%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.13%) CISM
3 2 (2.13%) PMP
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.06%) CISSP
4 1 (1.06%) CRISC
4 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) PMO
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) COBIT
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) GDPR
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Teradata
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Hyperion
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) Casewise
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.19%) SAP
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco
5 2 (2.13%) Google
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) CA
6 1 (1.06%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.06%) Meraki
6 1 (1.06%) NetApp
6 1 (1.06%) Samsung
6 1 (1.06%) VMware