The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 26 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.89% 0.57% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 0.72% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£353 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% -3.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+102.89% -15.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 138 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.62% 79.31% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 117 99
Average daily rate £356 £415 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £279 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) APMP
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) SAS
5 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley