Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 21 November 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 21 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.48% 7.02% 9.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 8.54% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 14
Chester median daily rate £300 £510 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.18% +42.26% -12.56%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £238
90th Percentile £448 £574 £550
Cheshire median daily rate £403 £425 £440
% change year-on-year -5.29% -3.41% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Chester median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -61.82% +254.84%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 174 246 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 81.31% 82.27% 91.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 220 181
Chester median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £261 £237 £304
90th Percentile £502 £526 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 20
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Chester

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Chester

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Chester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Chester

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) SCCM
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (18.75%) Office 365
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Line Management
5 3 (18.75%) Presales
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (18.75%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
6 2 (12.50%) Demand Management
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) SAP

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SMS
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Project Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Digital Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (18.75%) Line Management
4 3 (18.75%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Demand Management
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) TSYS