The first table below looks at the demand for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 30 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.98% 2.70% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 3.85% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £438 £431 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +158.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.27% 70.27% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 41 33
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Project Planning
Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Project Planning
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Support Officer
1 2 (100.00%) Project Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA