The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 100 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 5 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 1.10% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.40% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 3
Median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £332 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £484 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +102.89%
Project Planning
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1485 1428 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.28% 78.81% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 869 613
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +113.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 1 £410 -
Oldham - 1 £300 -
Project Planning
North West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 4 (17.39%) MS Project
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Office 365
5 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (8.70%) Network Design
6 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) SCCM
6 2 (8.70%) SaaS
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.70%) Active Directory

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) GIS
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Project Planner
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Resource Planner
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (4.35%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Agile Coach
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Officer
4 1 (4.35%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Economics
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) High Availability
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) APMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) BT
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) VMware