The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 83 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 10 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.91% 1.40% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.67% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Median daily rate £400 £416 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +34.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -2.85%
Project Planning
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
931 836 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.41% 83.68% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 524 311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 46
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.77 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Cheshire region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Cheshire region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -12 5 £500 +11.73%
Chester +2 3 £300 -33.33%
Crewe - 1 £300 -
Project Planning
North West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (23.53%) MS Project
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
5 3 (17.65%) Local Government
6 2 (11.76%) APMP
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (11.76%) GAMP
6 2 (11.76%) GMP
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
7 1 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.88%) Case Management
7 1 (5.88%) Contingency Planning

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Project
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (17.65%) Local Government
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) ICT Manager
2 2 (11.76%) ICT Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Programme Office Manager
2 2 (11.76%) QA Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Validation Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Planner
3 1 (5.88%) Project Assistant
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior ICT Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.88%) Case Management
6 1 (5.88%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (11.76%) GAMP
1 2 (11.76%) GMP
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) AppSense
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle