The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 108 105 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 19 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.96% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.37% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 14
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£425 £419 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £351
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +57.30%
Project Planning
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1844 1830 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.06% 70.41% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Vacancies
Newbury - 8 £419 -
Reading +10 3 £450 +5.88% 2
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Project Planning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Planning.

1 42 (60.87%) Project Management
2 34 (49.28%) Telecoms
3 19 (27.54%) PRINCE2
4 16 (23.19%) Change Management
4 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (20.29%) Matrix Management
6 13 (18.84%) Supplier Management
6 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (18.84%) MS Project
6 13 (18.84%) Dependency Management
7 10 (14.49%) Finance
8 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 9 (13.04%) 3G
8 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.04%) 4G
9 8 (11.59%) PRINCE
9 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
9 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
10 7 (10.14%) Ethernet
10 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
10 7 (10.14%) Internet
10 7 (10.14%) MPLS
11 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
12 5 (7.25%) Budget Control
12 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (7.25%) Change Control
13 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.80%) People Management
13 4 (5.80%) Business Transformation

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Project Planning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Project
2 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) 3G
1 9 (13.04%) 4G
2 7 (10.14%) Ethernet
2 7 (10.14%) Internet
2 7 (10.14%) MPLS
3 3 (4.35%) Wireless
3 3 (4.35%) VoIP
4 2 (2.90%) GSM
4 2 (2.90%) UMTS
4 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.90%) LTE
5 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.45%) 2G
5 1 (1.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 34 (49.28%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (56.52%) Project Manager
2 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (5.80%) Project Planner
3 4 (5.80%) Business Manager
3 4 (5.80%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (4.35%) Programme Planner
4 3 (4.35%) Developer
4 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Analyst
5 2 (2.90%) Test Manager
5 2 (2.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (2.90%) Senior Manager
5 2 (2.90%) Design Engineer
5 2 (2.90%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (2.90%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (2.90%) Project Officer
5 2 (2.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (2.90%) Programme Support Officer
6 1 (1.45%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) jQuery
2 3 (4.35%) HTML5
2 3 (4.35%) Ajax
2 3 (4.35%) DHTML
2 3 (4.35%) HTML
2 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.35%) CSS
2 3 (4.35%) XML
2 3 (4.35%) DOM
2 3 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) Project Management
2 19 (27.54%) PRINCE2
3 16 (23.19%) Change Management
4 14 (20.29%) Matrix Management
5 13 (18.84%) Supplier Management
5 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.84%) Dependency Management
6 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.59%) PRINCE
8 5 (7.25%) Budget Control
8 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.25%) Change Control
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.80%) People Management
9 4 (5.80%) Business Transformation
9 4 (5.80%) CRM
10 3 (4.35%) Time Management
10 3 (4.35%) Web Development
10 3 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) C#
2 3 (4.35%) C++
2 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) VBScript
2 3 (4.35%) VB
2 3 (4.35%) C
3 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) PMP
3 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.45%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) CIMA
5 1 (1.45%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) SAP
2 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.90%) Remedy
4 1 (1.45%) Verint
4 1 (1.45%) Huawei
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos
4 1 (1.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (1.45%) BMC
4 1 (1.45%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.45%) Nokia
4 1 (1.45%) Siemens
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