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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 102 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 25 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 1.00% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.36% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 6
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£425 £371 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% -8.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.60 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-38.29% -24.32%
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
1836 1914 1473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.39% 73.59% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 970 623
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 68
Average hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £127.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +9 9 £413 +26.53% 1
Newbury +5 6 £450 +4.65%
Reading -1 3 £550 +41.02% 1
Slough -3 3 £288 -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (62.50%) Project Management
2 23 (41.07%) Telecoms
3 17 (30.36%) PRINCE2
4 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.64%) Change Control
5 11 (19.64%) MS Project
6 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (16.07%) Change Management
7 9 (16.07%) Finance
8 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 8 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (14.29%) Internet
8 8 (14.29%) MPLS
8 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
9 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.71%) 3G
10 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.71%) Matrix Management
10 6 (10.71%) People Management
11 5 (8.93%) Dependency Management
11 5 (8.93%) QA
11 5 (8.93%) Supplier Management
11 5 (8.93%) 4G
11 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (7.14%) Automotive
12 4 (7.14%) PRINCE
12 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (5.36%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Project
2 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Internet
1 8 (14.29%) MPLS
1 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 6 (10.71%) 3G
3 5 (8.93%) 4G
4 3 (5.36%) VoIP
4 3 (5.36%) Wireless
5 2 (3.57%) LTE
5 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.57%) GSM
5 2 (3.57%) UMTS
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) Broadband
6 1 (1.79%) 2G
6 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (41.07%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.07%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (5.36%) Billing
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) French Language
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (7.14%) Programme Planner
3 3 (5.36%) Project Planner
3 3 (5.36%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (5.36%) Business Project Manager
3 3 (5.36%) Business Manager
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (3.57%) Design Engineer
4 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Web Developer
5 1 (1.79%) Consultant
5 1 (1.79%) Senior Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Analyst
5 1 (1.79%) Developer
5 1 (1.79%) Architect
5 1 (1.79%) Change Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (1.79%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.79%) CSS
1 1 (1.79%) XML
1 1 (1.79%) DOM
1 1 (1.79%) XSLT
1 1 (1.79%) DHTML
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) HTML5
1 1 (1.79%) jQuery
1 1 (1.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Project Management
2 17 (30.36%) PRINCE2
3 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (19.64%) Change Control
5 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 9 (16.07%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) Matrix Management
7 6 (10.71%) People Management
8 5 (8.93%) Dependency Management
8 5 (8.93%) Supplier Management
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.14%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.14%) CRM
10 3 (5.36%) ITIL
10 3 (5.36%) DSDM
10 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.36%) Workflow
10 3 (5.36%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) C
1 1 (1.79%) C#
1 1 (1.79%) C++
1 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
1 1 (1.79%) VBScript
1 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) ACCA
5 1 (1.79%) PMP
5 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CIMA
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (8.93%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.57%) Remedy
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos
4 1 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (1.79%) BMC
4 1 (1.79%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.79%) Nokia
4 1 (1.79%) Siemens
4 1 (1.79%) Huawei
4 1 (1.79%) Verint