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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 106 107 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 38 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.25% 1.25% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.62% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 21
Median daily rate £431 £435 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £340 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £498 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £35.60 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.00 £15.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £42.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +133.33%
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
2378 2473 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.99% 77.28% 77.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1661 1550
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 112 103
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.82 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Bristol +9 14 £328 -12.53% 4
Wiltshire -9 13 £863 +100.58%
Somerset +7 4 £900 +91.48%
Gloucestershire -1 4 £375 +0.67%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.94%) SC Cleared
3 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2
5 18 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 17 (23.61%) Finance
6 17 (23.61%) Project Management
7 16 (22.22%) Firewall
7 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (19.44%) High Availability
9 13 (18.06%) Office 365
9 13 (18.06%) Migration
10 12 (16.67%) ITIL
11 10 (13.89%) Windows
11 10 (13.89%) MS Project
11 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (13.89%) SaaS
11 10 (13.89%) QA
12 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.50%) CCNP
12 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (11.11%) Network Design
14 7 (9.72%) CCNA
14 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 6 (8.33%) Resource Management
15 6 (8.33%) Requirements Management
15 6 (8.33%) SDLC
15 6 (8.33%) IBM
15 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management

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 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Project
2 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (18.06%) Office 365
3 10 (13.89%) SaaS
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.56%) IaaS
5 4 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) Firewall
2 6 (8.33%) Internet
3 5 (6.94%) Wireless
4 3 (4.17%) BGP
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.17%) DHCP
4 3 (4.17%) DNS
4 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.17%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.17%) IPsec
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
4 3 (4.17%) Network Security
4 3 (4.17%) OSPF
4 3 (4.17%) VoIP
4 3 (4.17%) VPN
4 3 (4.17%) WAN
4 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.78%) WLAN
6 1 (1.39%) ATM
6 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (23.61%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Project Manager
2 13 (18.06%) Architect
3 8 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 7 (9.72%) Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Administrator
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Programme Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) VMware Architect
7 3 (4.17%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) CESG
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Tandem
3 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.39%) BYOD
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) PMI
4 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2
2 17 (23.61%) Project Management
3 14 (19.44%) High Availability
4 13 (18.06%) Migration
5 12 (16.67%) ITIL
6 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.11%) Network Design
8 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.33%) Quality Management
8 6 (8.33%) Requirements Management
8 6 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 6 (8.33%) SDLC
9 5 (6.94%) Change Control
9 5 (6.94%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.94%) Service Management
10 4 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
10 4 (5.56%) CRM
10 4 (5.56%) Data Privacy
10 4 (5.56%) Information Security
10 4 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) C
2 1 (1.39%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) CCNP
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (9.72%) CCNA
5 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (6.94%) CISSP
7 4 (5.56%) Degree
7 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (4.17%) CCDP
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.17%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.17%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.78%) APMP
9 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.78%) PMP
10 1 (1.39%) CCA
10 1 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
2 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.39%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
3 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) IBM
2 6 (8.33%) VMware
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco
3 5 (6.94%) HP
4 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.17%) Dell
4 3 (4.17%) Juniper
4 3 (4.17%) Nortel
4 3 (4.17%) Polycom
5 2 (2.78%) Citrix
5 2 (2.78%) Forcepoint
5 2 (2.78%) Genesys
5 2 (2.78%) Meraki
5 2 (2.78%) Siemens
6 1 (1.39%) BMC
6 1 (1.39%) Cadence
6 1 (1.39%) Cyber-Ark