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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 57 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 10 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 1.06% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.28% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £455 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £425 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £480 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £42.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +133.33%
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
655 782 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.97% 83.28% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 474 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 - 7 £455 -
Wilmslow - 2 £308 -
Project Planning
North West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
1 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
5 3 (15.79%) MS Project
5 3 (15.79%) HNC
5 3 (15.79%) HND
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Publishing
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) XML Messaging
6 2 (10.53%) XSD
6 2 (10.53%) XSL
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) .NET

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 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (15.79%) MS Project
4 2 (10.53%) MS Office
5 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) PaaS
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Local Government
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) CRM Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (5.26%) ICT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Assistant
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) XML Messaging
2 2 (10.53%) XSD
2 2 (10.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.53%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
1 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) SIEM
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) HNC
2 3 (15.79%) HND
3 2 (10.53%) APMP
3 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) AppSense
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix