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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 73 80 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +42
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 52 43 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.97% 1.77% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.37% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 4
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£425 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £350 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £553 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+102.89% -15.85%
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
1923 1816 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.90% 74.82% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 896 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Bracknell +2 17 £213 -55.26% 2
Reading -11 6 £463 +17.08% 2
Slough +4 5 £476 -
Maidenhead - 2 £350 -
Windsor +2 1 - -
Wokingham -2 1 £463 -
Newbury -11 1 - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (50.55%) Project Management
2 42 (46.15%) Finance
3 36 (39.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (27.47%) PRINCE2
5 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (19.78%) Telecoms
6 18 (19.78%) Change Management
7 17 (18.68%) Marketing
8 15 (16.48%) Risk Management
9 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 12 (13.19%) MS Project
10 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
11 11 (12.09%) Cisco
11 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
11 11 (12.09%) Migration
12 10 (10.99%) Programme Management
12 10 (10.99%) Windows
12 10 (10.99%) Change Control
12 10 (10.99%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (10.99%) MS PowerPoint
13 9 (9.89%) Endeca
13 9 (9.89%) QA
13 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (9.89%) SDLC
13 9 (9.89%) CSS
13 9 (9.89%) ITIL
13 9 (9.89%) HTML
13 9 (9.89%) PMI Certification

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.19%) MS Project
3 10 (10.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (7.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Internet
2 8 (8.79%) Firewall
3 6 (6.59%) MPLS
4 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.49%) VoIP
4 5 (5.49%) VLAN
4 5 (5.49%) Unified Communications
5 4 (4.40%) Cisco ICM
5 4 (4.40%) VPN
5 4 (4.40%) BGP
6 3 (3.30%) DSL
6 3 (3.30%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.30%) Wireless
6 3 (3.30%) WLAN
6 3 (3.30%) Broadband
6 3 (3.30%) LAN
7 1 (1.10%) 3G
7 1 (1.10%) 2G
7 1 (1.10%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.20%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
1 2 (2.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.10%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.10%) Hudson
2 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (46.15%) Finance
2 18 (19.78%) Telecoms
3 17 (18.68%) Marketing
4 4 (4.40%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.20%) Automotive
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (51.65%) Project Manager
2 6 (6.59%) Coordinator
2 6 (6.59%) Business Project Manager
2 6 (6.59%) Business Manager
3 4 (4.40%) Analyst
3 4 (4.40%) Network Engineer
3 4 (4.40%) Wintel Specialist
4 3 (3.30%) Web Analyst
4 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (3.30%) Architect
4 3 (3.30%) Senior Manager
4 3 (3.30%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (2.20%) Network Specialist
5 2 (2.20%) Project Officer
5 2 (2.20%) Project Planner
5 2 (2.20%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (2.20%) Programme Manager
5 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) HTML
1 9 (9.89%) CSS
2 5 (5.49%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.20%) Velocity
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.59%) Replication
4 3 (3.30%) Clustering
4 3 (3.30%) PMI
5 2 (2.20%) FMCG
5 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.20%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Wiki
6 1 (1.10%) Social Media
6 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Solaris
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.55%) Project Management
2 36 (39.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (27.47%) PRINCE2
4 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (19.78%) Change Management
6 15 (16.48%) Risk Management
7 11 (12.09%) Migration
8 10 (10.99%) Programme Management
8 10 (10.99%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (10.99%) Change Control
9 9 (9.89%) SDLC
9 9 (9.89%) ITIL
10 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.59%) Budget Control
11 6 (6.59%) Matrix Management
11 6 (6.59%) Data Centre Operations
11 6 (6.59%) Coaching
12 5 (5.49%) Resource Management
12 5 (5.49%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.10%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) ABAP
2 1 (1.10%) C
2 1 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (9.89%) PMI Certification
3 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) PMP
5 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.40%) Degree
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.30%) CCNP
6 3 (3.30%) CCNA
6 3 (3.30%) CCDA
6 3 (3.30%) CCDP
7 2 (2.20%) APMP
8 1 (1.10%) CISSP
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) Cisco
3 9 (9.89%) Endeca
4 6 (6.59%) Citrix
5 5 (5.49%) Juniper
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle
6 4 (4.40%) SAP
7 3 (3.30%) Remedy
8 2 (2.20%) HP
8 2 (2.20%) Nortel
9 1 (1.10%) Avaya
9 1 (1.10%) Intel
9 1 (1.10%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.10%) Eloqua
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