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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 111 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 33 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.99% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.32% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 13
Average daily rate £403 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £249 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.27 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.60 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+73.63% -44.17%
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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 14 £500 +53.84%
Devon +7 8 £405 -19.40%
Gloucestershire +9 4 £338 -6.11% 1
Somerset 0 2 £360 - 2
Bristol -4 2 £425 +32.81% 4
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (37.93%) Project Management
2 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
3 17 (29.31%) Finance
4 16 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 11 (18.97%) Migration
5 11 (18.97%) MS Project
6 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.07%) Resource Management
8 7 (12.07%) QA
8 7 (12.07%) Coaching
9 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
9 6 (10.34%) Service Management
9 6 (10.34%) CRM
10 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.62%) Data Transformation
10 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
10 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.90%) APMP
11 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.90%) SDLC
11 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
11 4 (6.90%) MS Office
11 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
11 4 (6.90%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Project
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) BASE24
2 1 (1.72%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
1 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
1 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) ATM
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) MPLS
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
2 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.45%) Pentaho
3 2 (3.45%) QlikView
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) MSTest
2 1 (1.72%) NUnit
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
2 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 4 (6.90%) Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) CRM Manager
3 4 (6.90%) CRM Project Manager
3 4 (6.90%) Test Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Consultant
4 3 (5.17%) Project Planner
4 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Support
5 2 (3.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Perimeter Security Specialist
5 2 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) UAT Manager
5 2 (3.45%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
1 1 (1.72%) JFC
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
1 1 (1.72%) WCF
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.45%) Tandem
4 1 (1.72%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) PMI
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Project Management
2 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
3 16 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.97%) Migration
5 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
7 7 (12.07%) Coaching
7 7 (12.07%) Resource Management
8 6 (10.34%) CRM
8 6 (10.34%) Service Management
9 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
9 5 (8.62%) Data Transformation
9 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.90%) ITIL
10 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.90%) SDLC
10 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Line Management
11 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) C
2 1 (1.72%) C#
2 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) APMP
4 3 (5.17%) CCNA
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) CCIE
5 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.72%) APMG
6 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.72%) PMP
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) ISO 14001
2 3 (5.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Cognos
2 3 (5.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Birst
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) Citrix
3 2 (3.45%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) Tableau
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) Genesys
4 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.72%) Meraki
4 1 (1.72%) Nortel
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Polycom
4 1 (1.72%) Siemens
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