The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 7.59% 9.33% 7.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 10.29% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +8.39% -8.33%  

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 76 68 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 96.20% 90.67% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 57
Median daily rate £400 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) MiFID
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) GDPR
5 2 (14.29%) Temenos
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (14.29%) PMI
5 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) RUP
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.14%) Telecoms

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 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
General
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) RUP
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.14%) DNA
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GDPR
1 2 (14.29%) MiFID
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Temenos