The first table below looks at the demand for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 56 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 17 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.00% 0.94% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.28% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £310 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +158.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
663 548 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.82% 73.46% 61.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 253 221
Average daily rate £400 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £470 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Project Planning
North West

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -8 11 - -
Warrington 0 3 £310 +3.33%
Daresbury - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Project Planning
North West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Project Planning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Planning.

1 15 (42.86%) Migration
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2
3 13 (37.14%) Local Government
4 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
5 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (28.57%) Change Management
5 10 (28.57%) MS Office
6 9 (25.71%) ITIL
7 8 (22.86%) MS Project
7 8 (22.86%) Citrix
7 8 (22.86%) XenApp
8 7 (20.00%) Application Packaging
8 7 (20.00%) MSI
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (20.00%) AppSense
9 6 (17.14%) Critical Path Analysis
9 6 (17.14%) Finance
9 6 (17.14%) Project Management
10 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
10 5 (14.29%) SCCM
11 4 (11.43%) Finite Element Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) ANSYS
11 4 (11.43%) Stress Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) CAD
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle
11 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
11 4 (11.43%) Validation
11 4 (11.43%) Electronics

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Project Planning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Office
2 8 (22.86%) MS Project
3 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (11.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.86%) Wireless
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
1 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 13 (37.14%) Local Government
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.43%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Project Manager
2 10 (28.57%) ICT Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Project Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Mechanical Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Web Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) IT Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Migration
2 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2
3 10 (28.57%) Change Management
3 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (25.71%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) Critical Path Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) CAD
6 4 (11.43%) Validation
6 4 (11.43%) Finite Element Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Stress Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.71%) V-Model
8 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.86%) Change Control
9 1 (2.86%) Procure-to-pay
9 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
1 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) XenApp
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Citrix
2 7 (20.00%) AppSense
3 4 (11.43%) ANSYS
3 4 (11.43%) SolidWorks
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis IT
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 2 days ago