Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 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 > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 154 150
Rank change year-on-year +34 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 77 49 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.36% 0.85% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.07% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 43
South West median daily rate £425 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +2.88%
10th Percentile £260 £284 £263
90th Percentile £539 £1,000 £475
England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £40.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +7.05% +153.97%
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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4609 4587 5154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.29% 79.94% 79.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2912 3091 3490
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 270 256
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.60
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in the South West

Project Planning
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 Planning in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in the South West

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in the South West

Project Planning
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 Planning in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in the South West

Project Planning
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 Planning within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Wiltshire +26 40 £425 -52.78% 1
Devon +16 20 £450 +119.84%
Bristol -16 11 £375 +7.14% 3
Gloucestershire +17 2 - - 1
Somerset -9 2 £513 -43.06% 1
Dorset - 1 £425 - 3
Project Planning
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft Project
2 36 (46.75%) SC Cleared
2 36 (46.75%) Security Cleared
3 35 (45.45%) Project Management
4 33 (42.86%) Finance
5 29 (37.66%) PRINCE2
6 21 (27.27%) Programme Management
6 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (22.08%) MS Visio
9 16 (20.78%) SharePoint
10 14 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (18.18%) Office 365
11 12 (15.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
13 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
13 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (11.69%) SAP
13 9 (11.69%) Migration
14 8 (10.39%) Change Control
15 7 (9.09%) Earned Value Management
15 7 (9.09%) PMO
15 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
15 7 (9.09%) CRM
15 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (9.09%) Marketing
16 6 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
16 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing

Project Planning
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 16 (20.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (23.38%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (22.08%) MS Visio
4 12 (15.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.30%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) IaaS
2 3 (3.90%) PaaS
2 3 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) SMS
3 1 (1.30%) ATM
3 1 (1.30%) LDAP
3 1 (1.30%) Skype
3 1 (1.30%) SSH
General
1 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.09%) Marketing
4 6 (7.79%) Electronics
4 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.19%) Automotive
5 4 (5.19%) Billing
5 4 (5.19%) Legal
5 4 (5.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.39%) Senior Manager
3 7 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (7.79%) Programme Planner
4 6 (7.79%) Project Planner
5 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Consultant
6 4 (5.19%) Project Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Project Officer
6 4 (5.19%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (5.19%) Support Officer
7 3 (3.90%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.90%) IT Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.90%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Project Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Payroll Manager
8 2 (2.60%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) REST
1 1 (1.30%) SOAP
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
1 1 (1.30%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) PMI
2 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Blog
3 1 (1.30%) CMDB
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Project Management
2 29 (37.66%) PRINCE2
3 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
6 9 (11.69%) Migration
7 8 (10.39%) Change Control
8 7 (9.09%) CRM
8 7 (9.09%) Earned Value Management
8 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (6.49%) Project Governance
11 4 (5.19%) Coaching
11 4 (5.19%) Critical Path Analysis
11 4 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.19%) Logistics
11 4 (5.19%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) VB
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (46.75%) SC Cleared
1 36 (46.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.49%) PMP
4 4 (5.19%) APMP
4 4 (5.19%) BC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.90%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.30%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) SAP
2 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
2 3 (3.90%) Juniper
2 3 (3.90%) Palo Alto
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.30%) Siemens