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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 87 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 18 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 0.86% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.14% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Median daily rate £463 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £298 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £910 £505 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -
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
1496 1137 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.56% 75.45% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 623 460
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.75 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Stockport - 3 £950 - 1
Project Planning
North West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (61.54%) Project Management
2 14 (35.90%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.08%) MS Project
5 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) Banking
6 7 (17.95%) Degree
7 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.38%) Change Management
8 5 (12.82%) Migration
8 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.26%) Change Control
9 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.26%) Office 365
10 3 (7.69%) ERP
10 3 (7.69%) SAP
10 3 (7.69%) Oracle
10 3 (7.69%) Primavera
10 3 (7.69%) PMP
10 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
10 3 (7.69%) HND
10 3 (7.69%) SAP PS
10 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
10 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
10 3 (7.69%) High Availability

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 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Project
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (7.69%) Primavera
1 3 (7.69%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) 4G
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Project Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Project Planner
3 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce Manager
3 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Project Controller
4 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Programme Planner
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Coach
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Azure Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Banking Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Digital Agile Coach
5 2 (5.13%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Resource Planner
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Economics
4 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Project Management
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
7 5 (12.82%) Migration
7 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.26%) Change Control
8 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.69%) ERP
9 3 (7.69%) High Availability
9 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
9 3 (7.69%) Resource Management
10 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL
10 2 (5.13%) Network Design
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
10 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) HND
2 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (2.56%) APMP
3 1 (2.56%) PgMP
3 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) BT
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix