Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 25 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 96 116
Rank change year-on-year -32 +20 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 49 117 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.94% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.35% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 49
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £343 £228 £210
90th Percentile £488 £480 £478
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £22.25 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.84% -23.28% +75.76%
England median hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -8.57% +2.94%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3648 4975 3917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 82.83% 82.67% 76.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2297 2893 2349
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £236 £219
90th Percentile £541 £538 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 109 194
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.25 £17.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.12% -27.66% +30.56%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £39.10 £40.96
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +6.86%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Warwickshire -8 13 £450 +23.29%
Coventry +21 12 £455 +1.11%
Shropshire +2 6 - - 1
Birmingham 0 6 £450 +80.00% 5
Solihull +16 3 £363 -
Staffordshire -2 3 £425 +112.50% 3
West Bromwich - 1 £375 -
Project Planning
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 23 (46.94%) Project Management
2 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (30.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.41%) Programme Management
7 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) PMO
9 6 (12.24%) Change Management
9 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.24%) Oracle
10 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
10 5 (10.20%) Java
10 5 (10.20%) Perl
10 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
10 5 (10.20%) SQL
10 5 (10.20%) J2EE
10 5 (10.20%) Unix
10 5 (10.20%) RUP
10 5 (10.20%) ClearCase
10 5 (10.20%) BEA
10 5 (10.20%) Informatica
10 5 (10.20%) webMethods
10 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
10 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
10 5 (10.20%) Finance
10 5 (10.20%) Process Management
10 5 (10.20%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
10 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project Server
2 3 (6.12%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.08%) Confluence
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) BGP
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.04%) DHCP
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) IPsec
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
1 1 (2.04%) OSPF
1 1 (2.04%) VoIP
1 1 (2.04%) VPN
1 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (6.12%) Big Data
2 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.08%) Pentaho
3 2 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) ClearCase
2 3 (6.12%) CA Gen
2 3 (6.12%) ClearQuest
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.20%) Project Planner
3 4 (8.16%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Architect
3 4 (8.16%) Programme Planner
4 3 (6.12%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Data Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) CRM Manager
5 2 (4.08%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (2.04%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (2.04%) Project Officer
6 1 (2.04%) Scrum Master
6 1 (2.04%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) J2EE
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) CESG
2 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Project Management
2 15 (30.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 10 (20.41%) Programme Management
5 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.24%) Change Management
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.20%) Process Management
7 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.20%) RUP
7 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
8 4 (8.16%) Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) ERP
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.12%) CRM
9 3 (6.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) Java
1 5 (10.20%) Perl
1 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
1 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) C++
2 1 (2.04%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) APMP
2 3 (6.12%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.04%) CCDP
4 1 (2.04%) CCNA
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) BEA
3 5 (10.20%) Informatica
3 5 (10.20%) webMethods
4 3 (6.12%) Pega
5 2 (4.08%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) Epicor
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.04%) Sage
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