The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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
North West > Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 38 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.30% 1.21% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.48% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Merseyside median daily rate £360 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -35.00%  
North West median daily rate £368 £513 £400
% change year-on-year -28.29% +28.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £38.75 - £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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 275 271 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.85% 82.12% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 588 592
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £399 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.64% -16.10%  
10th Percentile £313 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £700
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
% change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £8.50 £50.83
90th Percentile £15.25 £18.80 £52.50
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Merseyside

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Merseyside

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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