The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 114 109 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 28 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.90% 0.61% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.87% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 22
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£325 £310 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £241 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £421 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-41.87% -33.33%
Project Planning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2235 1731 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.89% 70.60% 69.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1121 1085
Average daily rate £405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 95 101
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.00 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Wiltshire -4 6 £325 -
Bristol -5 6 £320 - 6
Gloucestershire -15 6 £360 +15.96% 2
Somerset -2 3 - -
Dorset - - - - 3
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 29 (53.70%) Project Management
2 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
3 19 (35.19%) Finance
4 18 (33.33%) MS Project
5 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
5 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
6 11 (20.37%) DV Cleared
7 10 (18.52%) Windows
7 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 7 (12.96%) MS Office
10 6 (11.11%) Open Text
10 6 (11.11%) MS Project Server
10 6 (11.11%) Change Control
11 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
12 4 (7.41%) Primavera
12 4 (7.41%) Validation
12 4 (7.41%) Migration
12 4 (7.41%) Retail
12 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (7.41%) SQL
12 4 (7.41%) HP
12 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
12 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (11.11%) MS Project Server
2 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Project
2 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (12.96%) MS Office
4 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.85%) PPP
1 1 (1.85%) VPN
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
1 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) OLTP
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Project Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Project Planner
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Programme Manager
7 1 (1.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Perimeter Security Specialist
7 1 (1.85%) Application Development Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Application Development Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Software Release Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Junior
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) RESTful
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) WinForms
2 2 (3.70%) WCF
2 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) XSD
3 1 (1.85%) WSDL
3 1 (1.85%) JSON
3 1 (1.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Kindle
2 2 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) CentOS
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Project Management
2 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
3 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) Change Control
5 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.41%) Validation
6 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.56%) Dependency Management
7 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.56%) Change Management
7 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.70%) Logistics
8 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.56%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) Ruby
3 2 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) DV Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) APMP
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) ISEB
7 1 (1.85%) CISSP
7 1 (1.85%) CISM
7 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.85%) P3O
3 1 (1.85%) COREP
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) COBIT
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Open Text
3 4 (7.41%) Primavera
3 4 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) Infoflex
5 1 (1.85%) F5
5 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.85%) Nokia
5 1 (1.85%) Sage
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
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