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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 75 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 2 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.97% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.31% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£260 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +11.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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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
649 762 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.98% 73.69% 71.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 386 256
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 17
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.55 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) 2G
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) 2G
1 1 (20.00%) Broadband
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Volaris Exec
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
Volaris Exec
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago