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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 99 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 22 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.97% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.33% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 18
Average daily rate £406 £425 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £296 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £458 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.60 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+73.63% -44.17%
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
1982 1961 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.68% 72.98% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1000 1035
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 4 £350 -36.36% 3
Bracknell -6 3 £455 +10.30%
Maidenhead - 2 £413 -
Wokingham - 2 - -
Newbury +3 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 37 (54.41%) Project Management
2 32 (47.06%) Finance
3 28 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 25 (36.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (23.53%) Programme Management
5 16 (23.53%) Change Control
6 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
7 12 (17.65%) Migration
7 12 (17.65%) Change Management
8 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
8 10 (14.71%) C
8 10 (14.71%) MS Project
8 10 (14.71%) Dependency Management
9 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
9 9 (13.24%) SDLC
9 9 (13.24%) ITIL
10 8 (11.76%) PMI Certification
11 7 (10.29%) PMP
11 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.82%) Business Transformation
12 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
13 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.35%) SAP
13 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (7.35%) Automotive
13 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Project
2 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) DHCP
1 3 (4.41%) DNS
1 3 (4.41%) LAN
1 3 (4.41%) WLAN
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.47%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 32 (47.06%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.35%) Automotive
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.29%) Technical Manager
3 6 (8.82%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Delivery Project Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) PMO Lead
5 4 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Network Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) CSS
1 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Economics
2 3 (4.41%) Replication
3 2 (2.94%) Life Science
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) Project Management
2 28 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 25 (36.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (23.53%) Change Control
4 16 (23.53%) Programme Management
5 12 (17.65%) Change Management
5 12 (17.65%) Migration
6 10 (14.71%) Dependency Management
6 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
7 9 (13.24%) ITIL
7 9 (13.24%) SDLC
8 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.82%) Business Transformation
10 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.35%) Resource Management
10 5 (7.35%) Revenue Management
11 4 (5.88%) Coaching
11 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) C
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.94%) VB
3 2 (2.94%) VBA
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 7 (10.29%) PMP
3 6 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.88%) APMP
6 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) CBAP
7 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) IIBA
7 1 (1.47%) ISEB
7 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.35%) SAP
2 4 (5.88%) Callidus
2 4 (5.88%) Concur
3 2 (2.94%) Informatica
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix
4 1 (1.47%) Endeca
4 1 (1.47%) Remedy