The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £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 £17.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -30.00%
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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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
48 72 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 76.19% 70.59% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 7
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £186 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Project Planning
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planner
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP