The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 96 112 81
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 30 17 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 0.70% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.02% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 31
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£450 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £400 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £509 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.09 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -16.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1843 1670 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.37% 68.27% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 725 809
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 45
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Planning
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Reading +6 4 £425 - 3
Windsor - 3 - - 1
Slough +4 2 - - 1
Bracknell +9 1 £525 +27.27%
Newbury -2 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (50.00%) Project Management
2 26 (36.11%) Telecoms
3 21 (29.17%) PRINCE2
4 17 (23.61%) Finance
5 16 (22.22%) MS Project
6 13 (18.06%) Risk Management
6 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (12.50%) Change Management
9 8 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (11.11%) Matrix Management
10 7 (9.72%) Dependency Management
10 7 (9.72%) PRINCE
10 7 (9.72%) MPLS
10 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
11 6 (8.33%) Time Management
12 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
12 5 (6.94%) Internet
12 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.94%) NGN
12 5 (6.94%) Degree
12 5 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (5.56%) Retail
13 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
13 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
13 4 (5.56%) SAP
13 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Project
2 10 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
5 4 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
1 7 (9.72%) MPLS
2 5 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (6.94%) NGN
2 5 (6.94%) Internet
3 3 (4.17%) 4G
4 2 (2.78%) 3G
4 2 (2.78%) LAN
4 2 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (1.39%) SMTP
5 1 (1.39%) FTP
5 1 (1.39%) HTTP
5 1 (1.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.39%) Network Security
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.39%) IPsec
5 1 (1.39%) VLAN
5 1 (1.39%) OSPF
5 1 (1.39%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 17 (23.61%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 3 (4.17%) Publishing
4 3 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Local Government
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.72%) Analyst
3 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (6.94%) Project Planner
3 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (5.56%) PMO Lead
5 3 (4.17%) Project Officer
5 3 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 2 (2.78%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.78%) Developer
6 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.78%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (2.78%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.78%) CSS
2 2 (2.78%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) DOM
2 2 (2.78%) XSLT
2 2 (2.78%) Ajax
2 2 (2.78%) DHTML
2 2 (2.78%) HTML
2 2 (2.78%) jQuery
2 2 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (1.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) FMCG
2 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.17%) Xbox
2 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.39%) PMI
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Project Management
2 21 (29.17%) PRINCE2
3 13 (18.06%) Risk Management
3 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.50%) Change Management
5 8 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 8 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 7 (9.72%) Dependency Management
6 7 (9.72%) PRINCE
7 6 (8.33%) Time Management
8 4 (5.56%) Budget Control
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.17%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.17%) Resource Management
9 3 (4.17%) ITIL
9 3 (4.17%) ERP
9 3 (4.17%) Service Management
9 3 (4.17%) Game Development
9 3 (4.17%) Business Transformation
10 2 (2.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) C
1 3 (4.17%) C#
2 2 (2.78%) C++
2 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) VBScript
2 2 (2.78%) VB
3 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (6.94%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.17%) PMP
5 1 (1.39%) ACCA
5 1 (1.39%) CIMA
5 1 (1.39%) APMP
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) SAP
3 3 (4.17%) Alias
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) F5
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Citrix
5 1 (1.39%) Juniper
5 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.39%) Primavera
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