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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 61 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.86% 0.47% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.66% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£413 - £423
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.69% -13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
Project Planning
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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
595 456 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 73.19% 71.14% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 273 162
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £119.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) E-Discovery
5 4 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 4 (33.33%) QlikView
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) GoldenSource
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (8.33%) APMP
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Logistics
7 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (8.33%) E-Procurement
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) B2B
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) QlikView
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) CRM Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (8.33%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) E-Discovery
3 4 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Procurement
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) APMP
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) GoldenSource
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft