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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 110 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 27 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 1.14% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.55% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 9
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£425 £385 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £471 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
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
2051 2071 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.81% 73.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1080 650
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 55
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £165.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +11 7 £425 +30.36% 2
Slough +3 7 £306 +2.08% 1
Reading -4 3 £550 +64.23% 3
Newbury -12 1 £450 +4.65%
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
Windsor - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
3 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
3 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (27.27%) Finance
5 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (20.45%) Change Control
6 9 (20.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (15.91%) Change Management
8 6 (13.64%) PRINCE
8 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.36%) QA
9 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.36%) Budget Control
9 5 (11.36%) Automotive
10 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 4 (9.09%) MPLS
10 4 (9.09%) Internet
10 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
10 4 (9.09%) MS Project
10 4 (9.09%) ITIL
10 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 4 (9.09%) Resource Management
11 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (6.82%) Marketing
11 3 (6.82%) Degree
11 3 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (6.82%) Scrum
11 3 (6.82%) Matrix Management
11 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Project
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) MPLS
1 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) 3G
2 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.55%) 4G
3 2 (4.55%) Broadband
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) UMTS
4 1 (2.27%) WLAN
4 1 (2.27%) GSM
4 1 (2.27%) BGP
4 1 (2.27%) DSL
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) 2G
4 1 (2.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
3 5 (11.36%) Automotive
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) French Language
5 2 (4.55%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Publishing
6 1 (2.27%) Billing
6 1 (2.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.36%) Business Project Manager
2 5 (11.36%) Business Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Architect
4 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (2.27%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (2.27%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (2.27%) OSS Project Manager
5 1 (2.27%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.27%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.27%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Applications Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
1 1 (2.27%) Solaris
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Project Management
2 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
2 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.45%) Change Control
4 7 (15.91%) Change Management
5 6 (13.64%) PRINCE
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.36%) Budget Control
7 4 (9.09%) Resource Management
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.82%) Workflow
8 3 (6.82%) Migration
8 3 (6.82%) DSDM
8 3 (6.82%) CRM
8 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.82%) Matrix Management
8 3 (6.82%) Scrum
8 3 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PMP
3 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ACCA
3 1 (2.27%) CIMA
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (11.36%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Remedy
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix
3 1 (2.27%) Juniper
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