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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 66 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 0.70% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.03% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £395 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.08% +31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -14.28%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
734 585 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.32% 68.58% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 309 364
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 19
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -31.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Logistics
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.14%) Document Management
7 1 (7.14%) Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (7.14%) PLM
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Manager
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) Document Management
6 1 (7.14%) PLM
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Intel
1 1 (7.14%) Avaya