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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 103 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 39 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 0.50% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.70% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 24
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£380 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £321 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -39.06%
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
2414 1564 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.78% 70.90% 69.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1603 1054 1274
Average daily rate £399 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.70% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 77 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.00 £47.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire -4 12 £399 +9.02% 4
Bristol -12 10 £380 +15.15% 4
Gloucestershire - 8 £335 - 2
Dorset -1 4 £260 -35.00%
Devon -17 4 £416 +4.00% 2
Somerset - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 43 (58.11%) Project Management
2 29 (39.19%) Finance
3 24 (32.43%) MS Project
4 20 (27.03%) Security Cleared
5 19 (25.68%) PRINCE2
6 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 14 (18.92%) Change Management
7 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
7 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (12.16%) DV Cleared
8 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
8 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.16%) Dependency Management
9 8 (10.81%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (10.81%) Windows
9 8 (10.81%) MS Office
9 8 (10.81%) Benchmarking
9 8 (10.81%) HP
9 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
9 8 (10.81%) Performance Management
10 7 (9.46%) MS Project Server
10 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
10 7 (9.46%) Analytics
11 6 (8.11%) Coaching
11 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
11 6 (8.11%) Validation
11 6 (8.11%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
1 7 (9.46%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.70%) Drupal
2 2 (2.70%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (32.43%) MS Project
2 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (10.81%) MS Office
5 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Summit
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) LTE
1 2 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.70%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 29 (39.19%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Military
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Project Manager
2 17 (22.97%) Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Project Planner
5 5 (6.76%) Project Officer
5 5 (6.76%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (5.41%) Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Project Support Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Applications Manager
8 2 (2.70%) ERP Project Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (2.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 2 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.70%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Project Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Economics
3 3 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.70%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.70%) FMCG
4 2 (2.70%) Kindle
5 1 (1.35%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
5 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Informatics
5 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Project Management
2 19 (25.68%) PRINCE2
3 14 (18.92%) Change Management
4 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.16%) Dependency Management
5 8 (10.81%) Benchmarking
5 8 (10.81%) Performance Management
5 8 (10.81%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (9.46%) Analytics
7 6 (8.11%) Coaching
7 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.11%) Validation
7 6 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.41%) ERP
8 4 (5.41%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.05%) Document Management
9 3 (4.05%) Logistics
9 3 (4.05%) Change Control
9 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) PHP
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) C
2 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.35%) PMP
6 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.05%) ISO 14001
3 2 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (1.35%) P3O
4 1 (1.35%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) HP
3 6 (8.11%) Primavera
4 4 (5.41%) SAP
5 3 (4.05%) Niku
6 2 (2.70%) Infoflex
6 2 (2.70%) Nokia
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.35%) Sage
7 1 (1.35%) Remedy
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle
7 1 (1.35%) VMware
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