The first table below looks at the demand for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 29 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 Swindon 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 26 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 18 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.34% 1.00% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 1.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Average daily rate
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£397 £366 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% +8.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -22.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
324 289 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.07% 72.25% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 205 160
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £13.40 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 23 (88.46%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Change Management
3 11 (42.31%) Project Management
4 9 (34.62%) Banking
4 9 (34.62%) MS Project
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) Benchmarking
5 8 (30.77%) Retail
5 8 (30.77%) Performance Management
5 8 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (30.77%) Dependency Management
6 7 (26.92%) Retail Banking
6 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
7 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (23.08%) Analytics
8 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (19.23%) Niku
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
11 2 (7.69%) Scrum
11 2 (7.69%) Document Management
11 2 (7.69%) Nokia
11 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
11 2 (7.69%) QA
11 2 (7.69%) FMCG
11 2 (7.69%) LTE

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Project
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LTE
1 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
General
1 23 (88.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Retail
4 7 (26.92%) Retail Banking
5 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) PMO Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Project Planner
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Change Management
2 11 (42.31%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Benchmarking
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Management
3 8 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (30.77%) Dependency Management
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Document Management
5 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PMP
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) FINREP
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Niku
3 2 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.85%) SAP