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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 119 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 25 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 1.44% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.84% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 18
Median daily rate £423 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £240 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £764 £480 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.66%
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 £35.50 £35.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +102.89%
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
2214 2605 2419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.90% 77.92% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 1740 1598
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 136 89
Median hourly rate £33.00 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 14 £350 - 1
Wiltshire +6 5 £644 +83.92%
Gloucestershire +2 3 £463 +24.16% 1
Somerset +2 2 £408 -9.44% 1
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
4 16 (24.62%) Telecoms
4 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (23.08%) Firewall
5 15 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 15 (23.08%) Project Management
6 14 (21.54%) High Availability
7 13 (20.00%) Office 365
8 11 (16.92%) Finance
8 11 (16.92%) ITIL
9 10 (15.38%) Windows
9 10 (15.38%) SaaS
10 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
11 8 (12.31%) MS Project
11 8 (12.31%) Migration
11 8 (12.31%) Network Design
12 7 (10.77%) CCNP
12 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
13 6 (9.23%) IBM
13 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (9.23%) Requirements Management
13 6 (9.23%) Degree
13 6 (9.23%) VMware
13 6 (9.23%) Quality Management
13 6 (9.23%) QA
13 6 (9.23%) Change Control
14 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Project
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.00%) Office 365
3 10 (15.38%) SaaS
4 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.15%) IaaS
5 4 (6.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Firewall
2 5 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (4.62%) BGP
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.62%) DHCP
3 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 3 (4.62%) IPsec
3 3 (4.62%) Network Security
3 3 (4.62%) OSPF
3 3 (4.62%) VoIP
3 3 (4.62%) VPN
3 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.62%) Wireless
4 2 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.54%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (24.62%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.92%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 12 (18.46%) Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Programme Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Programme Manager
6 4 (6.15%) VMware Architect
7 3 (4.62%) AWS Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Azure Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Network Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) CESG
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) BYOD
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) PMI
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) PRINCE2
1 15 (23.08%) Project Management
2 14 (21.54%) High Availability
3 11 (16.92%) ITIL
4 8 (12.31%) Migration
4 8 (12.31%) Network Design
5 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.23%) Change Control
5 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.23%) Quality Management
5 6 (9.23%) Requirements Management
6 4 (6.15%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) Data Privacy
6 4 (6.15%) Information Security
6 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.62%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Manual Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Resource Management
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.62%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) C
2 1 (1.54%) Java
2 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.77%) CCNP
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.23%) Degree
5 5 (7.69%) CCNA
5 5 (7.69%) CISSP
5 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (4.62%) CCDP
7 3 (4.62%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.62%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.08%) APMP
8 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.08%) PMP
9 1 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.62%) SLA
4 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) IBM
2 6 (9.23%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco
3 3 (4.62%) Dell
3 3 (4.62%) HP
3 3 (4.62%) Juniper
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.54%) BMC
5 1 (1.54%) Cadence
5 1 (1.54%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.54%) Nortel
5 1 (1.54%) Polycom
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