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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 105 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 37 9 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 0.40% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.57% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £328 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -30.00%
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
2263 1586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.32% 71.06% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1046 1275
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 154
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.29% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £8.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Bristol -17 5 £269 -20.29% 7
Gloucestershire - 5 £372 - 2
Dorset - 4 £260 -
Devon -10 3 - -
Somerset - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 38 (56.72%) Project Management
2 30 (44.78%) Finance
3 24 (35.82%) MS Project
4 17 (25.37%) PRINCE2
5 16 (23.88%) Change Management
6 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
7 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
8 10 (14.93%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
9 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.43%) Dependency Management
10 8 (11.94%) MS Office
10 8 (11.94%) Benchmarking
10 8 (11.94%) Performance Management
10 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
10 8 (11.94%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (10.45%) Analytics
11 7 (10.45%) Banking
11 7 (10.45%) HP
11 7 (10.45%) Windows
11 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
12 6 (8.96%) Primavera
12 6 (8.96%) Programme Management
12 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (8.96%) Retail
12 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (7.46%) Retail Banking
13 5 (7.46%) MS Project Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.99%) Drupal
3 2 (2.99%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (35.82%) MS Project
2 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
3 10 (14.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (11.94%) MS Office
5 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Summit
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LTE
1 2 (2.99%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 5 (7.46%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.99%) Publishing
6 2 (2.99%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 16 (23.88%) Project Manager
3 12 (17.91%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Project Planner
5 5 (7.46%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (7.46%) Project Officer
6 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Project Support Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.99%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.99%) Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Applications Manager
8 2 (2.99%) ERP Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Project Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) Economics
3 2 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.99%) FMCG
3 2 (2.99%) Kindle
4 1 (1.49%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.49%) Statistics
4 1 (1.49%) Wiki
4 1 (1.49%) Informatics
4 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Project Management
2 17 (25.37%) PRINCE2
3 16 (23.88%) Change Management
4 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.43%) Dependency Management
5 8 (11.94%) Benchmarking
5 8 (11.94%) Performance Management
5 8 (11.94%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (10.45%) Analytics
7 6 (8.96%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.46%) Validation
9 4 (5.97%) ERP
9 4 (5.97%) Change Control
9 4 (5.97%) Business Transformation
10 3 (4.48%) Document Management
10 3 (4.48%) Migration
11 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.99%) Scrum
11 2 (2.99%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) PHP
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PMP
5 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.48%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.49%) FINREP
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) HP
3 6 (8.96%) Primavera
4 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 4 (5.97%) Niku
5 2 (2.99%) Nokia
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.49%) Sage
6 1 (1.49%) Remedy
6 1 (1.49%) VMware
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