The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 27 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 East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 68 59
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 19 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.77% 1.08% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 1.22% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 2
Median daily rate £390 £463 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.67% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £202 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.89% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 438 658 466
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.90% 88.92% 85.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 408 301
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in West Sussex

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in West Sussex

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in West Sussex

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in West Sussex

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex 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
Crawley +6 10 £425 -9.33% 1
Horsham - 4 £200 -
Gatwick +2 2 £343 -25.94%
Project Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 15 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (48.00%) ITIL
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 12 (48.00%) PMO
4 11 (44.00%) Degree
4 11 (44.00%) QA
4 11 (44.00%) PMI Certification
5 10 (40.00%) PMP
6 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (28.00%) Project Management
8 7 (28.00%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (20.00%) Migration
9 5 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
10 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
10 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
11 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
11 3 (12.00%) Change Control
11 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
12 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
12 2 (8.00%) LAN
12 2 (8.00%) SAP
12 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
12 2 (8.00%) C

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.00%) MPLS
2 1 (4.00%) PSTN
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Manager
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (16.00%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior IT Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) HR Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Payroll Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Support
6 1 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) CCTV
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) BYOD
4 1 (4.00%) iSeries
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) PMI
4 1 (4.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
1 1 (4.00%) VMS
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (48.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (28.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (12.00%) Change Control
7 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 2 (8.00%) Planning and Forecasting
8 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (8.00%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (8.00%) Service Management
9 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
1 11 (44.00%) PMI Certification
2 10 (40.00%) PMP
3 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) PMO
2 11 (44.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) PMBOK
4 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
1 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Aastra
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Demandware
2 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) WorldPay