The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Planning
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 77 58
Rank change year-on-year +32 -19  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 11 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.04% 0.60% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 0.71% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Median daily rate £425 £463 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% -5.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £540 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.66% +7.14%  

Project Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 453 845 704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.04% 84.08% 83.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 541 447
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 35
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Cheshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Cheshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Cheshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Cheshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Cheshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Chester +9 2 £560 +86.66% 1
Knutsford - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
Project Planning
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) Security Management
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (23.08%) MS Project
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) RUP
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) CISSP
6 2 (15.38%) PMI
6 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
6 2 (15.38%) CISM
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
6 2 (15.38%) PMO
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) IT Risk Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) PMO Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PMI
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) RUP
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
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