The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 35 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 7 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.94% 1.08% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.52% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate £356 £450 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £338 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.60 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+73.63% -44.17%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
296 197 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.22% 71.12% 79.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 118 123
Average daily rate £400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.38% -6.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (56.25%) MS Project
2 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (43.75%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Change Control
7 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
9 1 (6.25%) Qualitative Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Coaching
9 1 (6.25%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) QA
9 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (6.25%) Scrum
9 1 (6.25%) Document Management
9 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Project
2 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Project Planner
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Planner
3 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) Change Control
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
7 1 (6.25%) Document Management
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.25%) Qualitative Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint