The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
South West / Bristol
Rank 61 65 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 9 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.13% 0.78% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.95% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Median daily rate £275 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £402 £400
% change year-on-year -3.48% +0.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.66% +7.14%  

Project Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 639 733 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.88% 82.17% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 525 483
Median daily rate £388 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -5.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Bristol

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planning in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Bristol

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Bristol over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Bristol

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Bristol

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) MS Project
4 5 (26.32%) Change Control
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) C
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.79%) Time Management
6 3 (15.79%) PMO
7 2 (10.53%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Project
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.26%) Primavera
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Project Planner
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) HR Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Report Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Change Control
3 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Earned Value Management
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle