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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.91% 9.93% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 12.30% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £490 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year -15.38% +16.59%  

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 81 122 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.64% 80.79% 83.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 87 111
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Median hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.76 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Chester

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (23.08%) MS Project
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Big Data
5 2 (15.38%) PMO
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) SAS
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design

Project Management
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Anycast
1 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SAS EBI
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (15.38%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) DHTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) MDX
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) Kanban
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) F5
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
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