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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 1.11% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.41% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £225 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £250 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £410 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £32.67
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.77%

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
381 710 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.72% 78.63% 80.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 456 336
Median daily rate £410 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Chester -3 1 £203 -45.86%
Northwich - 1 £500 -
Project Planning
North West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Publishing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) XML Messaging
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XSD
3 2 (25.00%) XSL
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow Development
3 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) CRM Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XML Messaging
1 2 (25.00%) XSD
1 2 (25.00%) XSL
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow Development
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft