The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 June 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 > Somerset
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 31 32
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.48% 1.24% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.60% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 4
Somerset median daily rate £438 £900 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.38% +91.48%  
10th Percentile £406 £838 £432
90th Percentile £469 £1,000 £494
South West median daily rate £400 £750 £425
% change year-on-year -46.66% +76.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £34.00

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 164 187 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.10% 77.27% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 393 571
Somerset median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
10th Percentile £325 £275 £300
90th Percentile £575 £985 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 74 129
Somerset median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -0.05%  
10th Percentile £46.25 £21.00 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £42.45 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Somerset

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Somerset

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £438 -
Project Planning
South West

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

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Earned Value Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) Earned Value Management
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared