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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 79 65 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 34 57 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.36% 2.20% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 3.05% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 10
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£313 £455 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.31% +22.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £363 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £520 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £399 £393
% change year-on-year
-5.89% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -12.19%
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
1875 1870 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.15% 72.12% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 989 753
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -9 13 £313 -32.06% 2
Coventry +4 8 £310 -32.05% 1
Birmingham +1 2 £313 -26.47% 3
Solihull - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £343 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 38 (58.46%) Project Management
2 33 (50.77%) PRINCE2
3 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 13 (20.00%) Finance
5 12 (18.46%) MS Project
5 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.38%) Critical Path Analysis
7 8 (12.31%) Programme Management
7 8 (12.31%) MS Office
7 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
8 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.77%) Change Management
9 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
9 6 (9.23%) Migration
9 6 (9.23%) E-Learning
9 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.23%) Degree
9 6 (9.23%) Resource Management
9 6 (9.23%) Change Control
9 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
10 5 (7.69%) ITIL
10 5 (7.69%) Windows
10 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.15%) Legal
11 4 (6.15%) Supplier Management
11 4 (6.15%) Economics

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) Moodle
3 3 (4.62%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.46%) MS Project
3 8 (12.31%) MS Office
4 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.54%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Network Security
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.62%) MySQL
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) QlikView
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) MS Access
4 1 (1.54%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Legal
3 3 (4.62%) Automotive
3 3 (4.62%) Publishing
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.77%) Analyst
3 6 (9.23%) Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Project Planner
4 5 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Trainer
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.62%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.62%) Website Developer
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (1.54%) DBA
8 1 (1.54%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) CSS
2 3 (4.62%) HTML
2 3 (4.62%) REST
2 3 (4.62%) D3.js
2 3 (4.62%) Flot
3 2 (3.08%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
4 1 (1.54%) XSLT
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) E-Learning
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Economics
2 4 (6.15%) Learning Management System
3 3 (4.62%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) PMI
4 2 (3.08%) NHS
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) EPoS
5 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) SUSE
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Project Management
2 33 (50.77%) PRINCE2
3 10 (15.38%) Critical Path Analysis
4 8 (12.31%) Programme Management
5 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.77%) Change Management
6 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.23%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.23%) Resource Management
6 6 (9.23%) Change Control
7 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.69%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.15%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.15%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (6.15%) Web Development
8 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.15%) People Management
9 3 (4.62%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) VB
3 1 (1.54%) VBA
3 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.08%) CISA
3 2 (3.08%) CISM
3 2 (3.08%) ISEB
3 2 (3.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.62%) VMware
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Siemens
4 1 (1.54%) GoldenSource
Warwickshire
Sanderson
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 13 days ago