The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 81 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 41 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.55% 1.24% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.76% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 7
Average daily rate
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£389 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £342 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £366
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.04% -22.85%
Project Planning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1887 1591 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.48% 70.27% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 824 638
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 79 117
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +1 7 £369 -
Birmingham -5 7 £450 +28.57% 5
Coventry -10 3 £390 +3.31% 1
Solihull +6 2 £180 -44.99%
Worcestershire - 2 £155 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Willenhall - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 37 (52.11%) Project Management
2 32 (45.07%) PRINCE2
3 26 (36.62%) Finance
4 17 (23.94%) MS Project
5 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
6 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
6 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (12.68%) Migration
9 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
9 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
10 8 (11.27%) ITIL
11 7 (9.86%) Change Management
11 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
11 7 (9.86%) Degree
11 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
12 6 (8.45%) Critical Path Analysis
13 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
13 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
13 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
13 5 (7.04%) Scrum
13 5 (7.04%) PMI
13 5 (7.04%) PMI Certification
13 5 (7.04%) SAP
13 5 (7.04%) Resource Management
13 5 (7.04%) REST
13 5 (7.04%) Change Control

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Project
2 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) RFID
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) SMTP
3 1 (1.41%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.23%) QlikView
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
3 3 (4.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.27%) Analyst
3 5 (7.04%) Agile Project Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.63%) Project Planner
4 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Developer
5 3 (4.23%) Data Quality Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Website Developer
6 2 (2.82%) CAD Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Coordinator
6 2 (2.82%) Test Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Senior Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Systems Support
6 2 (2.82%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (2.82%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) REST
2 3 (4.23%) CSS
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) Flot
2 3 (4.23%) D3.js
3 2 (2.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) PMI
3 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.23%) Open Source
4 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) SUSE
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Project Management
2 32 (45.07%) PRINCE2
3 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (12.68%) Migration
6 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.27%) ITIL
8 7 (9.86%) Change Management
8 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
8 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.45%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.04%) Scrum
10 5 (7.04%) Resource Management
10 5 (7.04%) Change Control
10 5 (7.04%) People Management
10 5 (7.04%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) VB
3 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.82%) PMP
5 1 (1.41%) CISA
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) APMP
5 1 (1.41%) MAPM
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Kibana
2 1 (1.41%) WMI
2 1 (1.41%) Sysprep
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) SAP
3 3 (4.23%) GoldenSource
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.23%) Trillium
4 2 (2.82%) Pega
4 2 (2.82%) Siemens
4 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Primavera
5 1 (1.41%) CA
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Dell
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Sybase
5 1 (1.41%) Syclo
5 1 (1.41%) Kony
5 1 (1.41%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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