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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 11 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.73% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.88% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Median daily rate £368 £303 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% -28.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £133 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £32.67
% change year-on-year
-34.66% +14.77%

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
1166 1587 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 83.05% 82.31% 76.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 925 668
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 34
Median hourly rate £29.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 £525 -
Project Planning
North West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Local Government
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Governance
5 1 (6.25%) Post-Production
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading

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 (6.25%) MS Project Server
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
1 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
1 1 (6.25%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Local Government
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Finance Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Finance Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Head of Development
2 2 (12.50%) Head of IT
2 2 (12.50%) Head of IT Development
2 2 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CryEngine
1 1 (6.25%) DirectX
1 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
1 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (6.25%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (6.25%) Economics
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (6.25%) Game Development
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Lua
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PgMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Dell
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) VMware