The median contractor rate for a Project Planner was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Planner
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 123 127
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 37 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.35% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.63% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £235 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £95.65

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2617 2845 2953
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.83% 95.44% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1839 1907
Median daily rate £375 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 140 196
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Project Planner
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Project Planner in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planner in the South West

Project Planner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planner in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planner in the South West

Project Planner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planner in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planner in the South West

Project Planner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planner in the South West

Project Planner
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planner within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Wiltshire +13 20 £425 -10.52%
Bristol -1 10 £295 -15.71%
Devon - 2 - -
Somerset - 1 £438 -
Project Planner
England

Project Planner Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Project Planner contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Project Planner in the job title.

1 45 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 44 (81.48%) SC Cleared
3 36 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
4 31 (57.41%) Project Management
5 25 (46.30%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 24 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
7 22 (40.74%) Project Planning
7 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (38.89%) Product Breakdown Structure
9 19 (35.19%) Risk Management
10 14 (25.93%) Finance
11 13 (24.07%) Earned Value Management
12 12 (22.22%) Change Control
12 12 (22.22%) PMO
13 10 (18.52%) Manufacturing
14 9 (16.67%) Electronics
14 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
14 9 (16.67%) Programme Management
14 9 (16.67%) SAP
14 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 9 (16.67%) Marketing
14 9 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (14.81%) Critical Path Analysis
16 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
16 7 (12.96%) Dependency Management
16 7 (12.96%) Coaching
17 6 (11.11%) PMI
17 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
18 5 (9.26%) SharePoint

Project Planner Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (7.41%) Primavera
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 9 (16.67%) Electronics
3 9 (16.67%) Marketing
3 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Project Management
2 25 (46.30%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 24 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
4 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (40.74%) Project Planning
5 21 (38.89%) Product Breakdown Structure
6 19 (35.19%) Risk Management
7 13 (24.07%) Earned Value Management
8 12 (22.22%) Change Control
9 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 8 (14.81%) Critical Path Analysis
11 7 (12.96%) Coaching
11 7 (12.96%) Dependency Management
11 7 (12.96%) PRINCE2
12 3 (5.56%) Change Management
13 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
13 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma
13 2 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 44 (81.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) APMP
6 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) PMO
2 3 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft