The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 48 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 11 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 0.16% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.23% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£380 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £315 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +57.30%
Project Planning
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
417 428 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.45% 69.37% 64.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 266 148
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Birmingham region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Birmingham region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) SCCM
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Dell
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) VB
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.00%) Sysprep
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) WMI
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) MS Project
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (5.00%) TPMS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) ATM
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Informix
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Chief Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Chief Architect
4 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 1 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) EJB
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) MVVM
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
1 4 (20.00%) VB
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) MAPM
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Sysprep
2 3 (15.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) HP
1 4 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) CA
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft