The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 30 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.06% 3.83% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 4.49% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.69% -13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
Project Planning
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 178 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 86.01% 85.17% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 55 32
Average daily rate £400 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £31.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Project Planning
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Local Government
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 5 (41.67%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) ICT Project Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Senior ICT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle