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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
North West / Manchester
Rank 83 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 8 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 1.16% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.37% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £406 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £143 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £509 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £21.60
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +73.63%

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
1118 1533 1177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.69% 84.98% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 894 702
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 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
Salford -9 1 £425 +183.33%
Project Planning
North West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Local Government
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.56%) PMI
6 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
6 1 (5.56%) DirectX
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) DNA
6 1 (5.56%) MS Visio

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.56%) Value-Added Service
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Local Government
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.56%) Games
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Finance Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Finance Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Head of Development
4 2 (11.11%) Head of IT
4 2 (11.11%) Head of IT Development
4 2 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CryEngine
1 1 (5.56%) DirectX
1 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
1 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) DNA
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Post-Production
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Governance
6 1 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) Lua
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PgMP
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Actimize
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft