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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 60 67 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.18% 0.69% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.91% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £269 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.75% -20.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £269 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £334 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £399 £393
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -12.19%
Project Planning
South West

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
703 661 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.43% 75.72% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 473 323
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) MS Project
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (11.76%) Budget Control
7 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
7 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.88%) Chemistry
8 1 (5.88%) QlikView
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Test Management
8 1 (5.88%) Time Management
8 1 (5.88%) Banking
8 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.88%) JFC
8 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (5.88%) Degree

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Project Planner
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) JFC
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Chemistry
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.76%) Budget Control
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) Birst