The first table below looks at the demand for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Halifax 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 27 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.60% 3.35% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 4.69% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £392 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% -8.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £389 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.59% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-19.51% -22.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 128 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 80.95% 71.51% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 85 127
Average daily rate £413 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Project Planning
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMP