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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 90 76 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 17 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.93% 0.99% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.28% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 15
Average daily rate £333 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.39% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £740 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.85 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+64.11% -40.93%
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
1494 1096 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.95% 77.24% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 675 460
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -4 1 £150 -62.02%
Oldham - 1 £400 -
Project Planning
North West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (54.84%) Project Management
2 13 (41.94%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) MS Project
3 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Banking
4 6 (19.35%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Project Governance
6 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.68%) Office 365
7 3 (9.68%) Change Control
7 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (9.68%) Retail
7 3 (9.68%) Primavera
7 3 (9.68%) SAP PS
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
7 3 (9.68%) ERP
7 3 (9.68%) SAP
7 3 (9.68%) HND
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) Windows
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) Java
8 2 (6.45%) SharePoint

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Documentum
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
1 7 (22.58%) MS Project
2 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (9.68%) Primavera
1 3 (9.68%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) 4G
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
1 1 (3.23%) ISDN
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) NAS
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Local Government
4 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Coordinator
3 3 (9.68%) Programme Planner
3 3 (9.68%) Project Controller
3 3 (9.68%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (9.68%) Project Planner
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Voice Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Project Governance
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
6 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) C++
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) HND
2 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.23%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Avaya
3 1 (3.23%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) Lotus
Manchester
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