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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 52 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.83% 1.52% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.13% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £310 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.93 £36.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-20.20% -30.95%
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
334 235 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 69.44% 71.43% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 115 178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -56.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.93 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
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 5 March 2015. 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 -11 2 - -
Project Planning
South West

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Change Control
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Maven
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) CentOS
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) vCloud
5 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
5 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (23.08%) Puppet
5 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (15.38%) VCP4
6 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (15.38%) Infoflex
6 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Perimeter Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Coach
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%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) CentOS
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Control
1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) VCP4
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Infoflex
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) Primavera