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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 44 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.25% 0.65% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.89% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.60 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-38.29% -24.32%
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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
318 225 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.30% 73.53% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 179 254
Average daily rate £475 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £200 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +56.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) PPP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) COREP
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) APMP
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) PPP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) PMO Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) COREP