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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 38 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 2 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.00% 2.10% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.40% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -
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
160 208 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.60% 87.39% 87.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 137 59
Median daily rate £413 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 20
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Chester region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) MSI
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (25.00%) SAS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) AppSense
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft