The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank - 38 32
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.30% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.72% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
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 £32.00 £35.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 291 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 77.06% 75.39% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 148 100
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £135.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.88% +520.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £47.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Project Planning
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 4 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
2 1 (16.67%) VBA Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft