The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 30 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 48 51
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.90% 0.88% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.17% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 284 343 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 85.03% 75.55% 75.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 176 213
Median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.66 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Gloucestershire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Perimeter Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft