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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 51 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.17% 0.34% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.63% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.83% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £300 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +11.11%
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
335 159 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.43% 53.72% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 85 144
Average daily rate £425 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -63.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 - -
Project Planning
South West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Primavera
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) MS Project
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Maven
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (23.08%) MS Project Server
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) Puppet
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project Server
1 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Perimeter Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) CentOS
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Information Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) vCloud
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Primavera
3 2 (15.38%) Infoflex