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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 123 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 21 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 1.10% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.44% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 16
Median daily rate £414 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £195 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £473 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +162.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +108.33%
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
2226 2492 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.55% 76.39% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 1656 1690
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 137 85
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £27.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £41.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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 +6 16 £350 -4.76% 1
Somerset +16 3 £466 +23.10%
Gloucestershire +3 2 £500 +19.04%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (27.78%) Firewall
5 15 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 14 (25.93%) High Availability
7 13 (24.07%) Office 365
8 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
9 11 (20.37%) Project Management
10 10 (18.52%) ITIL
10 10 (18.52%) Windows
10 10 (18.52%) SaaS
11 9 (16.67%) MS Project
12 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
12 8 (14.81%) Finance
12 8 (14.81%) Network Design
13 7 (12.96%) CCNP
13 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (11.11%) CISSP
14 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (11.11%) QA
14 6 (11.11%) Migration
15 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (9.26%) Internet
15 5 (9.26%) CCNA
15 5 (9.26%) Change Control
16 4 (7.41%) IaaS
16 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (7.41%) PaaS

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 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Project
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Primavera
2 1 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (24.07%) Office 365
3 10 (18.52%) SaaS
4 4 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.41%) IaaS
4 4 (7.41%) PaaS
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (9.26%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) BGP
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.56%) DHCP
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) IPsec
3 3 (5.56%) Network Security
3 3 (5.56%) OSPF
3 3 (5.56%) VoIP
3 3 (5.56%) VPN
3 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.56%) Wireless
4 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.81%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Architect
1 11 (20.37%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 6 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Administrator
4 4 (7.41%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Security Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Programme Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Azure Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Junior
5 3 (5.56%) Network Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Project Planner
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) CESG
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) BYOD
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) High Availability
2 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 11 (20.37%) Project Management
4 10 (18.52%) ITIL
5 8 (14.81%) Network Design
6 6 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (9.26%) Change Control
8 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.41%) BCP
8 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (7.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Data Privacy
8 4 (7.41%) Information Security
8 4 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (7.41%) Security Management
8 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
1 1 (1.85%) Java
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
1 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) CCNP
3 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.11%) CISSP
5 5 (9.26%) CCNA
5 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (7.41%) Degree
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (5.56%) CCDP
7 3 (5.56%) JNCIA
7 3 (5.56%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.85%) CCA
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.85%) MCSA
8 1 (1.85%) MCSE
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
3 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco
3 3 (5.56%) Dell
3 3 (5.56%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Juniper
4 2 (3.70%) Citrix
4 2 (3.70%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.85%) BMC
5 1 (1.85%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Nortel
5 1 (1.85%) Polycom