Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 20 5
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 5 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.59% 6.75% 12.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 7.14% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Knutsford median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% -10.59%
10th Percentile £413 £343 £312
90th Percentile £438 £438 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -0.06% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £36.11 - £21.05

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Knutsford
Contract vacancies in Knutsford with a recognized job title 179 154 63
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.75% 94.48% 86.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 87 44
Knutsford median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.35% -12.94%
10th Percentile £306 £261 £300
90th Percentile £460 £493 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Knutsford median hourly rate - £70.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +536.36% +22.22%
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.23% -11.34%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

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 18 December 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Knutsford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Finacle
4 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) PMI
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco

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 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware