The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 48 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% 1.05% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.39% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £323
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -2.85%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
347 360 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 73.83% 75.95% 69.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 222 138
Average daily rate £400 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 32
Average hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (85.71%) MS Project
2 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
4 3 (42.86%) MODAF
4 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (42.86%) Polycom
4 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Nortel
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WLAN
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (85.71%) MS Project
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planner
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior NHS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SSIS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SSRS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Contingency Planning
3 3 (42.86%) MODAF
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (28.57%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) APMG
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 3 (42.86%) Polycom
3 2 (28.57%) Genesys
3 2 (28.57%) Meraki
3 2 (28.57%) Siemens
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk