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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 22 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.24% 5.24% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 6.01% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.93 £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-17.35% -33.33%
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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
133 183 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.61% 87.14% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 62 31
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.60 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle HRMS
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Local Government
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle HRMS
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 4 (44.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
3 3 (33.33%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle