The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 135 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 22 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 1.01% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.28% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 20
Median daily rate £390 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £268 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £689 £467 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £38.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-35.19% +86.77%
Project Planning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2636 3292 2535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 79.34% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1993 1510
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 129 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.46 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Manchester -5 9 £359 +2.50% 3
Cumbria +16 5 £689 +48.11%
Lancashire -6 4 £425 -10.52%
Cheshire +5 1 £203 -45.86%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 12 (27.27%) Migration
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
3 9 (20.45%) Finance
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
5 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.64%) C#
6 6 (13.64%) SOA
6 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
7 5 (11.36%) AIX
7 5 (11.36%) Solaris
7 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.36%) CRM
7 5 (11.36%) .NET
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle
7 5 (11.36%) SAP
7 5 (11.36%) XML
7 5 (11.36%) XSD
7 5 (11.36%) HP
7 5 (11.36%) Banking
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (9.09%) Silverlight
8 4 (9.09%) Retail
8 4 (9.09%) Workflow

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) IaaS
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
1 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.27%) VoIP
1 1 (2.27%) Wireless
1 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Rational Robot
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Publishing
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Local Government
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 5 (11.36%) CRM Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Data Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Data Migration Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) SAP Data Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) SAP Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) AIX Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Finance Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Finance Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Head of IT Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
1 5 (11.36%) XML
1 5 (11.36%) XSD
2 4 (9.09%) CSS
2 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) RESTful
2 4 (9.09%) Silverlight
2 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 4 (9.09%) XML Messaging
2 4 (9.09%) XSL
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) CryEngine
4 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.27%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (2.27%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (2.27%) WinForms
4 1 (2.27%) WPF
4 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Data Conversion
3 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) AIX
1 5 (11.36%) Solaris
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Migration
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.64%) SOA
4 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) CRM
6 4 (9.09%) Earned Value Management
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security
6 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) Workflow
6 4 (9.09%) Workflow Development
7 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.82%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) IT Governance
8 2 (4.55%) Network Design
8 2 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Lua
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) HP
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) Perforce
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
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