Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 35 41
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 8 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.08% 2.58% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 3.10% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £230 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.30% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -22.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.31 £21.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +19.11% -52.78% +160.87%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 212 355 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.54% 83.33% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 224 160
Staffordshire median daily rate £368 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.21% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £252 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +73.61% +15.20%
10th Percentile £12.22 £25.00 £9.10
90th Percentile £48.00 £85.50 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year +33.94% -6.68% -

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Staffordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Staffordshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Staffordshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 25 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
Tamworth - 4 £325 -
Stafford -4 1 - -
Project Planning
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (50.00%) PMI
2 4 (50.00%) PMP
2 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Logistics
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) PMO
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) HDInsight
4 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
4 1 (12.50%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) GDPR
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (12.50%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) HDInsight
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (50.00%) IT Security Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Junior
2 4 (50.00%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Junior IT Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Junior IT Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Coordinator
3 3 (37.50%) Junior Project Coordinator
3 3 (37.50%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Logistics
2 4 (50.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) VMware