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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 20 30 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.96% 0.66% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.82% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £625 £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.33% -40.00%  
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 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 82 122 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.85% 80.79% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 108
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 13
Median hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.76 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Chester

Project Planning
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 1 (50.00%) MS 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%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor

Project Planning
Top Related 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%) MS Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Assistant
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%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Chester, Cheshire
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Rate: £450 - £540 per day
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