The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 27 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 25 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.76% 2.04% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.34% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £538 £453 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.78% -4.73%  
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 Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 111 128 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 84.09% 87.07% 83.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 74 108
Median daily rate £444 £428 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +22.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +19.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Guildford

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Guildford

Project Planning
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
4 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) 2G

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 2G
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) 4G
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SAP BW Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia