The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 June 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
Cheshire > Chester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 30
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.90% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.14% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Chester median daily rate - £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.51%  
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £35.00
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 176 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 86.23% 78.92% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 720 382
Chester median daily rate £361 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +3.12%  
10th Percentile £284 £294 £307
90th Percentile £494 £500 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 23
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -40.00%  
10th Percentile £10.61 £20.78 £32.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
% change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Chester

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Chester

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Transformation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO