The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 70 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.45% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.65% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £350 £550 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +27.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £550 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £21.60 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+72.47% -38.29%
Project Planning
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
739 620 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.26% 70.45% 73.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 345 366
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) OCR
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) APMP
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Economics
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Economics
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) OCR
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) APMP
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP