Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 6 months to 22 November 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 > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 144 121
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 23 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.78% 0.51% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.60% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 26
Manchester median daily rate £450 £900 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +125.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £373 £295 £293
90th Percentile £538 £1,000 £470
North West median daily rate £425 £525 £400
% change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £19.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -52.94% - -

Project Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2394 2979 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.10% 83.92% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1894 1794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Manchester

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Manchester

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Manchester

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Manchester

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +2 1 £450 -52.63%
Project Planning
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 9 (39.13%) Photoshop
1 9 (39.13%) Adobe
1 9 (39.13%) 3D Graphics
1 9 (39.13%) 3ds Max
1 9 (39.13%) Animation
1 9 (39.13%) Photography
1 9 (39.13%) Time Management
1 9 (39.13%) 3D Modelling
1 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
1 9 (39.13%) ZBrush
1 9 (39.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 9 (39.13%) Texturing
1 9 (39.13%) Wireframes
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 4 (17.39%) PMO
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) People Management
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) 3ds Max
1 9 (39.13%) Photoshop
1 9 (39.13%) ZBrush
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Base SAS
1 2 (8.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (8.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 3D Modeller
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 3D Artist
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SAS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Planner
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Public Sector Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) 3D Graphics
1 9 (39.13%) Animation
1 9 (39.13%) Photography
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
1 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) 3D Modelling
1 9 (39.13%) Texturing
1 9 (39.13%) Time Management
1 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
1 9 (39.13%) Wireframes
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Line Management
4 3 (13.04%) People Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Data Management
5 2 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (4.35%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Wyse
4 1 (4.35%) Capita
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle