The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 68 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.69% 0.89% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.16% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £254 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £475 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-41.87% -24.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 601 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.94% 76.66% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 408 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 13
Average hourly rate £44.44 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.76% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Project Planning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Planning.

1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) MS Project
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
8 2 (10.53%) Publishing
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Product Management
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) Kindle
9 1 (5.26%) Change Control
9 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
9 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
9 1 (5.26%) Logistics
9 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
9 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
9 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
9 1 (5.26%) Banking

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Project Planning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Project
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Project Planner
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Kindle
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Product Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft