The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Macclesfield during the 3 months to 24 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 / Macclesfield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 5.26% 10.64% 19.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.71% 11.11% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £325 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.38% -1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £394 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £444 £450
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 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

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 35 45 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 92.11% 95.74% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 21
Median daily rate £425 £388 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -3.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Macclesfield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Macclesfield over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Macclesfield

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Macclesfield region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) ABAP
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) CIMA
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) PMP

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ACCA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CIMA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft