The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 30 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.85% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.24% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 19
Median daily rate £356 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £338 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.24% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +27.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £37.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +64.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1882 2141 1657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.68% 82.31% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1202 948
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 105
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.61 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.48% -32.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.25 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the West Midlands region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the West Midlands region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire -1 10 £344 -17.41%
Coventry -2 6 £450 +69.81% 2
Birmingham -5 5 £363 -27.50% 2
Shropshire +6 2 £233 - 1
Solihull +2 2 £363 -21.62%
Staffordshire - 2 £425 -
West Bromwich - 1 £375 -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 41 (57.75%) Project Management
2 29 (40.85%) PRINCE2
3 23 (32.39%) MS Project
3 23 (32.39%) MS Excel
3 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
4 19 (26.76%) Finance
5 18 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (21.13%) Programme Management
6 15 (21.13%) PMO
7 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (16.90%) MS Visio
9 11 (15.49%) Time Management
10 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
10 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
11 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
12 8 (11.27%) Migration
12 8 (11.27%) MS Office
12 8 (11.27%) Portfolio Management
13 7 (9.86%) Disclosure Scotland
13 7 (9.86%) Process Management
13 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
13 7 (9.86%) Dynamics NAV
14 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (8.45%) Change Management
14 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
15 5 (7.04%) Automotive
15 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
16 4 (5.63%) BPSS Clearance
16 4 (5.63%) Contingency Planning

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (32.39%) MS Excel
1 23 (32.39%) MS Project
2 12 (16.90%) MS Visio
3 8 (11.27%) MS Office
4 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) CA Gen
1 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.04%) Automotive
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Project Manager
2 10 (14.08%) Project Planner
3 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) IT Manager
4 6 (8.45%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Developer
5 5 (7.04%) PMO Planner
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Business Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Programme Planner
6 3 (4.23%) Project Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Project Officer
6 3 (4.23%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 2 (2.82%) PMO Manager
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) J2EE
1 1 (1.41%) Web Services
1 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.82%) NHS
5 2 (2.82%) PMI
6 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) AIX
2 3 (4.23%) Solaris
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) SUSE
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Project Management
2 29 (40.85%) PRINCE2
3 18 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (21.13%) Programme Management
5 11 (15.49%) Time Management
6 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
8 8 (11.27%) Migration
8 8 (11.27%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.86%) Process Management
10 6 (8.45%) Change Management
11 4 (5.63%) Contingency Planning
11 4 (5.63%) ERP
12 3 (4.23%) Demand Management
12 3 (4.23%) Matrix Management
12 3 (4.23%) Matrix Organization
12 3 (4.23%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (4.23%) SDLC
12 3 (4.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) C
1 2 (2.82%) Java
2 1 (1.41%) C#
2 1 (1.41%) C++
2 1 (1.41%) COBOL
2 1 (1.41%) Pascal
2 1 (1.41%) Perl
2 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) PMO
2 7 (9.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (5.63%) QA
4 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) BEA
3 1 (1.41%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) Informatica
3 1 (1.41%) McKesson
3 1 (1.41%) webMethods
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