The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Reading 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 68 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 3 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.72% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.06% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 14
Average daily rate
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£425 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 - £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-7.82% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.09 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -14.21%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 662 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.33% 67.97% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 283 306
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £36.85 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Project Planning
Berkshire

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 22 July 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 3 (23.08%) Games
2 3 (23.08%) Alias
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Publishing
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (23.08%) Game Development
2 3 (23.08%) Xbox
3 2 (15.38%) QA
3 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) CIMA
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) ATM

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
1 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) IPsec
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) SMTP
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) OSPF
1 1 (7.69%) BGP
1 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
1 1 (7.69%) IGRP
1 1 (7.69%) VLAN
1 1 (7.69%) FWSM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Games
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planner
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Xbox
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 3 (23.08%) Game Development
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) DoDAF
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Budget Control
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CIMA
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Alias
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Primavera
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) F5