The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 31 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.29% 1.67% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.16% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £441 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £367 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £460 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.69% -13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
226 324 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 72.67% 77.14% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 250 180
Average daily rate £419 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Niku

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Niku