The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Time Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Time Management over the 3 months to 27 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.

Time Management
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 27 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Contract jobs citing Time Management 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.81% 2.65% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 3.28% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £275 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.98% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £26.83 £14.00
% change year-on-year -40.88% +91.64%  

Time 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 83 122 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 79.81% 80.79% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 87 112
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 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
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 £18.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Time Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Time Management in Chester

Time Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Time Management in Chester

Time Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Time Management in Chester

Time Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Time 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 Time Management.

1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Windows

Time 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 2 (25.00%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Swagger
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Coaching
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Kanban
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) API Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft