Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 6 months to 20 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 121 132
Rank change year-on-year -30 +11 -34
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 90 156 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.10% 1.61% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.95% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 106 73
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -22.62%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £165
90th Percentile £488 £925 £477
England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Midlands median hourly rate £25.31 £19.88 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -55.83% +172.73%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -19.35% -18.42% +111.11%

Project Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6782 7980 6686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.18% 82.57% 79.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4315 4877 3952
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 204 263
Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.81% -11.84% +4.11%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.85 £42.54
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in the Midlands

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in the Midlands

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in the Midlands

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in the Midlands

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Planning in the Midlands

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -26 58 £400 +6.67% 4
East Midlands -5 32 £395 -22.93% 6
Project Planning
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 40 (44.44%) Project Management
2 28 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 24 (26.67%) PMO
4 23 (25.56%) Finance
5 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
6 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
8 13 (14.44%) SAP
9 11 (12.22%) Retail
9 11 (12.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (12.22%) Degree
10 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 10 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 10 (11.11%) PMP
10 10 (11.11%) PMI Certification
10 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (10.00%) PMI
11 9 (10.00%) Change Control
12 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (7.78%) Logistics
13 7 (7.78%) Change Management
13 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
13 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
13 7 (7.78%) Master's Degree
14 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
14 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
14 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.67%) PRINCE

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 2 (2.22%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (2.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.33%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.11%) iTrent
4 1 (1.11%) MFGPRO
4 1 (1.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (1.11%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.11%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.11%) HDInsight
1 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.11%) MySQL
1 1 (1.11%) Power BI
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (25.56%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Retail
3 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (12.22%) Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 9 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 9 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 8 (8.89%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (7.78%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Project Planner
6 6 (6.67%) Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Rollout Manager
7 5 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Junior
7 5 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) PMO Manager
7 5 (5.56%) PMO Planner
7 5 (5.56%) PMO Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
1 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.11%) Middleware
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) PMI
2 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) CESG
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
1 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) Project Management
2 28 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 9 (10.00%) Change Control
7 7 (7.78%) Change Management
7 7 (7.78%) Logistics
8 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.67%) CRM
8 6 (6.67%) ERP
8 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.67%) PRINCE
9 5 (5.56%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
9 5 (5.56%) Process Management
9 5 (5.56%) Project Governance
9 5 (5.56%) Resource Allocation
9 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.56%) SDLC
10 4 (4.44%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) C#
2 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 10 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 10 (11.11%) PMP
3 7 (7.78%) Master's Degree
3 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) APMP
4 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.11%) CCA
7 1 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.11%) ISEB
7 1 (1.11%) MCSA
7 1 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.67%) PMO
2 5 (5.56%) QA
3 4 (4.44%) GDPR
4 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.11%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.11%) XenApp
2 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) SAP
3 4 (4.44%) Concur
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.11%) Capita
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix
6 1 (1.11%) Dell
6 1 (1.11%) hybris
6 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.11%) JDA
6 1 (1.11%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.11%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) Workday