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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 77 121 74
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -47
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 43 8 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 0.32% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.45% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 28
Average daily rate
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£450 £395 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £505 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -33.87%
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
1811 1760 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.56% 69.43% 66.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 801 733
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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 - 7 £475 - 1
Reading +11 6 £395 +31.66% 1
Newbury +5 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Windsor - 2 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (47.30%) Project Management
2 25 (33.78%) Telecoms
3 21 (28.38%) MS Project
4 18 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (22.97%) Finance
5 17 (22.97%) PRINCE2
6 13 (17.57%) Risk Management
7 12 (16.22%) Change Management
8 10 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (13.51%) Supplier Management
8 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.51%) Matrix Management
8 10 (13.51%) Dependency Management
9 9 (12.16%) PRINCE
10 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.11%) Budget Control
12 6 (8.11%) Time Management
12 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
12 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
13 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
13 5 (6.76%) Degree
13 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.76%) Change Control
13 5 (6.76%) 4G
13 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
14 4 (5.41%) Office 365
14 4 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (5.41%) Retail

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (28.38%) MS Project
2 10 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) 4G
2 4 (5.41%) 3G
3 3 (4.05%) MPLS
3 3 (4.05%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.35%) OSPF
5 1 (1.35%) BGP
5 1 (1.35%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.35%) IGRP
5 1 (1.35%) SMTP
5 1 (1.35%) FTP
5 1 (1.35%) HTTP
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.35%) ATM
5 1 (1.35%) GSM
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) UMTS
5 1 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (33.78%) Telecoms
2 17 (22.97%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Games
4 3 (4.05%) Legal
4 3 (4.05%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.81%) Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Project Planner
4 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (6.76%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) PMO Lead
5 4 (5.41%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (5.41%) Programme Planner
5 4 (5.41%) Project Officer
6 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.05%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.70%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Programme Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) DHTML
2 3 (4.05%) HTML
2 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.05%) CSS
2 3 (4.05%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) DOM
2 3 (4.05%) XSLT
2 3 (4.05%) Ajax
2 3 (4.05%) jQuery
2 3 (4.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.05%) FMCG
1 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
1 3 (4.05%) Xbox
2 1 (1.35%) NHS
2 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Android
2 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Project Management
2 18 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (22.97%) PRINCE2
4 13 (17.57%) Risk Management
5 12 (16.22%) Change Management
6 10 (13.51%) Supplier Management
6 10 (13.51%) Matrix Management
6 10 (13.51%) Dependency Management
7 9 (12.16%) PRINCE
8 6 (8.11%) Budget Control
8 6 (8.11%) Time Management
9 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.76%) Change Control
9 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
10 3 (4.05%) ERP
10 3 (4.05%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.05%) MVC
10 3 (4.05%) Service Management
10 3 (4.05%) Web Development
10 3 (4.05%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) C
1 4 (5.41%) C#
2 3 (4.05%) C++
2 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) VBScript
2 3 (4.05%) VB
3 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.76%) Degree
5 3 (4.05%) PMP
5 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.35%) ISEB
6 1 (1.35%) ACCA
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.35%) CIMA
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) SAP
3 3 (4.05%) Alias
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Juniper
5 1 (1.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.35%) BMC
5 1 (1.35%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.35%) Nokia
5 1 (1.35%) Siemens
5 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.35%) Huawei
5 1 (1.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) Verint
5 1 (1.35%) F5