Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 9.23% 9.23% 9.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.30% 9.68% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 20
Knutsford median daily rate £325 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.27% -11.76% +16.44%
10th Percentile £318 £282 £413
90th Percentile £332 £455 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £26.80 £23.20
% change year-on-year - +15.52% -43.93%

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 129 62 220
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.23% 95.38% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 173
Knutsford median daily rate £361 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £262 £300 £283
90th Percentile £476 £438 £499
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.33% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Knutsford median hourly rate £70.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.78% - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -0.99%

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 19 February 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Law
3 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) PMI
6 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) GIS

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 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Law
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO