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 3 months to 28 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 87 74
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 8 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.57% 0.79% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.95% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 14
Median daily rate £325 £900 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.88% +125.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £346 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £1,000 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +4.48% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1113 1469 1147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.50% 82.62% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2209 3375 2319
Median daily rate £400 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 64
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Bolton - 1 £325 -
Project Planning
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) PMO
3 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) MOM
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Programme Governance
6 3 (15.79%) Planning and Forecasting
7 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
7 2 (10.53%) People Management
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (10.53%) CISM
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) CISSP
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Information Security
7 2 (10.53%) Banking
8 1 (5.26%) Document Management
8 1 (5.26%) Logistics
8 1 (5.26%) Actimize
8 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis

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 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
1 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) Junior PMO
4 3 (15.79%) PMO Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Banking Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (10.53%) HR Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Finance Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Finance Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Project Change Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) People Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Budget Control
7 1 (5.26%) Data Validation
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISM
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
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