The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 25 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
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.53% 17.33% 10.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 19.40% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £400 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -20.28%  

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 Knutsford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 64 67 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 81.01% 89.33% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 47
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Knutsford

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SAN

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle