The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 29 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.

Project Planning
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 45 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.85% 0.28% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.34% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 300 298 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 85.47% 82.32% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 198 121
Median daily rate £445 £421 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +17.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Coventry

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 14 (56.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (52.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (48.00%) MS Project
4 11 (44.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) Programme Management
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) Project Management
8 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (28.00%) MS Visio
8 7 (28.00%) Time Management
8 7 (28.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (28.00%) PMO
9 6 (24.00%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (24.00%) Process Management
10 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (16.00%) MS Office
11 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
11 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
11 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
13 1 (4.00%) Change Management
13 1 (4.00%) Automotive
13 1 (4.00%) Legal
13 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
13 1 (4.00%) Migration
13 1 (4.00%) SAP

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (48.00%) MS Project
3 7 (28.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (36.00%) Project Planner
3 5 (20.00%) PMO Planner
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Planner
4 2 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Public Sector Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (52.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 8 (32.00%) Project Management
5 7 (28.00%) Time Management
6 6 (24.00%) Process Management
7 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Change Control
9 1 (4.00%) Change Management
9 1 (4.00%) Contingency Planning
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
9 1 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
9 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
9 1 (4.00%) Programme Governance
9 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (28.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) McKesson
2 1 (4.00%) SAP