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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 102 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 36 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 0.80% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.04% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 16
Median daily rate £388 £355 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £898 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £327
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -
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
2287 2297 2431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.16% 76.62% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1489 1520 1592
Median daily rate £393 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 96 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -4 14 £475 +33.80%
Bristol +3 11 £350 -5.72%
Gloucestershire -4 4 £375 - 1
Somerset +15 3 £900 -
Dorset -6 2 £375 +6.38%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 25 (35.71%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 19 (27.14%) SC Cleared
3 19 (27.14%) PRINCE2
4 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 16 (22.86%) Project Management
5 16 (22.86%) Migration
6 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 10 (14.29%) QA
8 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.86%) ITIL
8 9 (12.86%) MS Project
9 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
9 8 (11.43%) Firewall
9 8 (11.43%) High Availability
9 8 (11.43%) Office 365
10 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (10.00%) Coaching
10 7 (10.00%) Requirements Management
10 7 (10.00%) CRM
10 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (8.57%) Service Management
11 6 (8.57%) Quality Management
11 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.57%) IBM
11 6 (8.57%) CCNA
11 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.14%) SaaS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Project
2 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Office 365
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.14%) SaaS
4 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.86%) IaaS
5 2 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
2 3 (4.29%) LAN
2 3 (4.29%) WAN
3 2 (2.86%) Wireless
3 2 (2.86%) WLAN
4 1 (1.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) MSTest
2 1 (1.43%) NUnit
2 1 (1.43%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (35.71%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Project Manager
2 9 (12.86%) Architect
2 9 (12.86%) Consultant
3 7 (10.00%) Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.71%) CRM Manager
6 4 (5.71%) CRM Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Project Planner
7 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) VMware Architect
8 2 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (2.86%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
1 1 (1.43%) WCF
1 1 (1.43%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.86%) Tandem
3 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.43%) BYOD
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) PRINCE2
2 16 (22.86%) Migration
2 16 (22.86%) Project Management
3 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 9 (12.86%) ITIL
5 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.43%) High Availability
7 7 (10.00%) Coaching
7 7 (10.00%) CRM
7 7 (10.00%) Requirements Management
8 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.57%) Quality Management
8 6 (8.57%) Service Management
8 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.14%) Data Transformation
9 5 (7.14%) SDLC
10 4 (5.71%) Contingency Planning
10 4 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) C
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.57%) CCNA
5 5 (7.14%) CCNP
6 3 (4.29%) Degree
6 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.86%) APMP
7 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.86%) CCIE
7 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.43%) CISSP
8 1 (1.43%) PMP
8 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.29%) ISO 14001
3 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) IBM
3 4 (5.71%) VMware
4 3 (4.29%) Nortel
4 3 (4.29%) Polycom
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco
5 2 (2.86%) Genesys
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Meraki
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Siemens
6 1 (1.43%) Cadence
6 1 (1.43%) Forcepoint
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