The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in Macclesfield 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 / Macclesfield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 5 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 15.15% 16.33% 34.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.13% 17.78% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £498 £445 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.79% +6.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £445 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £489 £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 Macclesfield. 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
Macclesfield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31 45 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 93.94% 91.84% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 16
Median daily rate £425 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.66%  
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 Macclesfield

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Macclesfield

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Macclesfield

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

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 Macclesfield region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SAP
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) PMP
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) ABAP
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) Saba
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) ACCA
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) ACCA
2 1 (14.29%) CIMA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 1 (14.29%) Saba