The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 20 10
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 21.62% 2.59% 12.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.22% 2.86% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £375 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +7.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £385 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 36 105 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 97.30% 90.52% 91.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 79 27
Median daily rate £406 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -3.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Knutsford

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Knutsford

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Knutsford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Knutsford

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Knutsford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) GDPR
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) MiFID
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Temenos
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) PMI
4 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) RUP
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
1 2 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Temenos
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft