The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 29 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.98% 0.56% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.76% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -30.00%
Project Planning
Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 131 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 61.27% 73.18% 66.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 70
Average daily rate £375 £406 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Project Planning
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft