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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 128 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 40 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.71% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.96% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 12
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£400 £418 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £521 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+102.89% -15.85%
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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Manchester -5 20 £400 +23.07% 8
Cheshire -6 13 £425 +1.79% 4
Merseyside -5 5 £300 -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (45.21%) Project Management
2 28 (38.36%) Finance
3 22 (30.14%) PRINCE2
4 19 (26.03%) ITIL
5 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (19.18%) Change Management
6 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
8 11 (15.07%) MS Office
8 11 (15.07%) Banking
9 10 (13.70%) Scrum
10 9 (12.33%) Oracle
10 9 (12.33%) Change Control
10 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis
11 8 (10.96%) Local Government
11 8 (10.96%) Kanban
11 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
11 8 (10.96%) Service Management
12 6 (8.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
12 6 (8.22%) Cisco
12 6 (8.22%) SAS
13 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (6.85%) PMI Certification
13 5 (6.85%) UNIX
13 5 (6.85%) Windows
13 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (6.85%) TOGAF
13 5 (6.85%) Coaching

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (8.22%) SAS
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) CICS
4 1 (1.37%) Documentum
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Office
2 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Primavera
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.37%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.37%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) SAN
2 2 (2.74%) NAS
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless
3 1 (1.37%) SSH
3 1 (1.37%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) OLAP
2 3 (4.11%) Base SAS
2 3 (4.11%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (2.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.37%) EDMS
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (38.36%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Local Government
4 6 (8.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.74%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Retail
6 2 (2.74%) Billing
7 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
7 1 (1.37%) Automotive
7 1 (1.37%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) German Language
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.70%) ICT Project Manager
3 9 (12.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Senior ICT Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) PMO Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.74%) SAS Consultant
9 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.37%) Administrator
9 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) ISPF
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Grid Computing
1 3 (4.11%) PMI
1 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) Economics
3 1 (1.37%) PKI
3 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) UNIX
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) AIX
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
4 1 (1.37%) zOS
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Project Management
2 22 (30.14%) PRINCE2
3 19 (26.03%) ITIL
4 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (19.18%) Change Management
6 10 (13.70%) Scrum
7 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis
7 9 (12.33%) Change Control
8 8 (10.96%) Kanban
8 8 (10.96%) Service Management
9 5 (6.85%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.85%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.85%) Coaching
10 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.48%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.11%) Data Management
11 3 (4.11%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) Assembly Language
2 1 (1.37%) REXX
2 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.37%) JCL
2 1 (1.37%) CLIST
2 1 (1.37%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) Perl
2 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (6.85%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) ISEB
3 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.11%) PMP
3 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) APMP
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.37%) RACF
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.37%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Nagios
1 1 (1.37%) Cacti
1 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.37%) Icinga
1 1 (1.37%) zSecure
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 6 (8.22%) Cisco
4 4 (5.48%) HP
4 4 (5.48%) VMware
5 2 (2.74%) NetApp
5 2 (2.74%) IBM
5 2 (2.74%) EMC
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) CA
6 1 (1.37%) CommVault
6 1 (1.37%) Sybase
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) Sage
6 1 (1.37%) Dell
6 1 (1.37%) Teradata
6 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £190 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £Market Rate
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago