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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 109 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 34 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 0.76% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.98% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £302 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
2366 2445 1630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.13% 76.96% 70.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1513 1007
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 107 61
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Bristol +9 14 £325 -2.62% 7
Wiltshire +12 11 £300 -25.00% 2
Gloucestershire -12 5 - - 6
Devon +4 2 £418 -
Somerset +7 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £353 - 3
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 24 (38.10%) Project Management
2 24 (38.10%) Finance
3 17 (26.98%) MS Project
4 15 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
5 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 11 (17.46%) DV Cleared
6 11 (17.46%) Risk Management
6 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
7 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.29%) Change Management
8 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (12.70%) Change Control
9 8 (12.70%) Windows
9 8 (12.70%) MS Office
9 8 (12.70%) Degree
10 7 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) Information Governance
10 7 (11.11%) Qualitative Analysis
11 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (9.52%) OpenText
11 6 (9.52%) ITIL
12 5 (7.94%) Web Services
12 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
12 5 (7.94%) Retail
12 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) MS Project
2 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
3 8 (12.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) LAN
1 2 (3.17%) WAN
1 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.17%) Firewall
1 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.59%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) PPP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) OLTP
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Maven
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Project Planner
4 7 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Project Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Security Specialist
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Data Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Business Change Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Web Services
2 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) Middleware
2 3 (4.76%) WinForms
2 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.76%) WCF
2 3 (4.76%) RESTful
3 2 (3.17%) REST
3 2 (3.17%) Java EE
3 2 (3.17%) JSON
3 2 (3.17%) SOAP
3 2 (3.17%) XSD
3 2 (3.17%) WSDL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) NHS
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Economics
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) CentOS
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) VME
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Project Management
2 15 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 11 (17.46%) Risk Management
4 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.29%) Change Management
5 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (12.70%) Change Control
7 7 (11.11%) Information Governance
7 7 (11.11%) Qualitative Analysis
7 7 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) ITIL
9 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
1 3 (4.76%) Python
1 3 (4.76%) Ruby
1 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 3 (4.76%) C#
2 2 (3.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) DV Cleared
4 8 (12.70%) Degree
5 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.17%) CISSP
6 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CISM
7 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) P3O
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) COREP
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Puppet
1 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) OpenText
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Nokia
4 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.17%) F5
5 1 (1.59%) McAfee
5 1 (1.59%) Niku
5 1 (1.59%) ICL
5 1 (1.59%) Fujitsu
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