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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 115 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 28 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.81% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 19
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.27 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £38.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-35.19% +86.77%
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
2218 2590 2506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.50% 81.14% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1819 1687
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 106 126
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £25.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +10 10 £425 +21.42% 1
Wiltshire -1 7 £245 -38.75% 2
Devon +6 4 £205 +36.46% 1
Gloucestershire +1 2 £450 +10.76%
Somerset - 1 £413 - 2
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 24 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 19 (37.25%) MS Project
4 15 (29.41%) Project Management
5 14 (27.45%) Finance
6 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
8 9 (17.65%) ITIL
8 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 9 (17.65%) Programme Management
9 8 (15.69%) Change Control
10 6 (11.76%) SLA
10 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
11 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
11 5 (9.80%) MS Office
11 5 (9.80%) SAP
11 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (9.80%) Portfolio Management
12 4 (7.84%) Office 365
12 4 (7.84%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
12 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity Planning
12 4 (7.84%) Matrix Organization
12 4 (7.84%) CCNP
12 4 (7.84%) CISSP
12 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (7.84%) Internet

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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) MS Project
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
3 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.92%) Primavera
2 2 (3.92%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) BGP
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.88%) DHCP
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) IPsec
2 3 (5.88%) Network Security
2 3 (5.88%) OSPF
2 3 (5.88%) VoIP
2 3 (5.88%) VPN
2 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.84%) Electronics
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 3 (5.88%) Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Project Planner
3 6 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 6 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
4 5 (9.80%) Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Security Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Junior
6 3 (5.88%) Network Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) WCF
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) CESG
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) PMI
3 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Project Management
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
4 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 9 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 8 (15.69%) Change Control
6 5 (9.80%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (7.84%) BCP
7 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.84%) Change Management
7 4 (7.84%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.84%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.84%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.84%) Security Management
7 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) C#
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Security Cleared
2 24 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (7.84%) CCNP
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.84%) CISSP
4 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.88%) CCDP
5 3 (5.88%) CCNA
5 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 3 (5.88%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) PMP
7 1 (1.96%) CCA
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.96%) MCSA
7 1 (1.96%) MCSE
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) XenApp
1 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.80%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) Dell
2 3 (5.88%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) Juniper
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) BMC
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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