The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 31 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.73% 0.86% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.19% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 168 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 74.74% 72.10% 63.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 110 93
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £18.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £20.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) DSL
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
1 2 (25.00%) Broadband
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WLAN
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) DSL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper