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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 79 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 37 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.50% 1.22% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.70% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 15
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £465 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £380
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -13.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
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
1779 1820 1646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.17% 71.48% 68.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 882 672
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 37
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015. 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 8 £350 +3.70% 4
Slough +4 4 £300 -
Bracknell -1 4 £300 +4.34% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £413 -
Windsor -1 1 - -
Newbury -8 1 - - 4
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 34 (51.52%) Project Management
2 22 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 22 (33.33%) Finance
3 19 (28.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (25.76%) PRINCE2
5 13 (19.70%) Change Control
6 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 11 (16.67%) MS Project
8 10 (15.15%) Change Management
9 9 (13.64%) Cisco
9 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.64%) Resource Management
10 8 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.61%) Firewall
11 7 (10.61%) ITIL
11 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
11 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
12 6 (9.09%) Marketing
12 6 (9.09%) Degree
12 6 (9.09%) Matrix Management
12 6 (9.09%) Windows
12 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
12 6 (9.09%) PRINCE
12 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (7.58%) Time Management
13 5 (7.58%) Budget Control
13 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
13 5 (7.58%) SDLC

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.67%) MS Project
3 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Firewall
2 5 (7.58%) MPLS
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco ICM
3 4 (6.06%) VLAN
3 4 (6.06%) Broadband
3 4 (6.06%) LAN
3 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.06%) Wireless
4 3 (4.55%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.55%) Internet
4 3 (4.55%) WLAN
4 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.55%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.55%) BGP
4 3 (4.55%) DSL
4 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.03%) VoIP
5 2 (3.03%) 3G
5 2 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (1.52%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.52%) SAP BI
1 1 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 22 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Marketing
3 5 (7.58%) Automotive
4 3 (4.55%) Legal
5 2 (3.03%) French Language
5 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.52%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Project Manager
2 4 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (6.06%) Business Manager
2 4 (6.06%) Business Project Manager
3 3 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 2 (3.03%) Architect
4 2 (3.03%) Network Specialist
4 2 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (3.03%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (1.52%) Voice Project Manager
5 1 (1.52%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications Manager
5 1 (1.52%) Programme Support Officer
5 1 (1.52%) Senior Architect
5 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (1.52%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (1.52%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (1.52%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) FMCG
4 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Solaris
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Project Management
2 19 (28.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (25.76%) PRINCE2
4 13 (19.70%) Change Control
5 10 (15.15%) Change Management
6 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.64%) Resource Management
7 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.61%) ITIL
8 6 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 6 (9.09%) Matrix Management
8 6 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.58%) SDLC
9 5 (7.58%) Time Management
9 5 (7.58%) Budget Control
10 4 (6.06%) People Management
10 4 (6.06%) Migration
11 3 (4.55%) Scrum
11 3 (4.55%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) CCNP
3 2 (3.03%) CCNA
3 2 (3.03%) CCDA
3 2 (3.03%) CCDP
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.03%) PMP
3 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (6.06%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Cisco
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Citrix
2 5 (7.58%) Juniper
3 3 (4.55%) Remedy
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.03%) Nortel
5 1 (1.52%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.52%) HP
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