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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 85 54 79
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 29 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 2.16% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 3.12% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £312 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £530 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +57.30%
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
1583 1473 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.06% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 816 661
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 72 119
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Birmingham +6 11 £380 +20.63% 3
Warwickshire -17 6 £375 -
Wolverhampton +3 2 £413 -8.33% 1
Staffordshire +3 2 £438 -16.66%
Solihull - - - -
Willenhall - - - - 1
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 32 (39.02%) Project Management
1 32 (39.02%) MS Project
2 31 (37.80%) PRINCE2
3 21 (25.61%) Finance
4 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (17.07%) Migration
6 13 (15.85%) ITIL
6 13 (15.85%) ERP
7 12 (14.63%) Windows
7 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
8 11 (13.41%) Critical Path Analysis
9 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.98%) Change Management
9 9 (10.98%) Oracle
9 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.98%) Internet
9 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (9.76%) Data Migration
10 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.54%) Degree
12 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
12 6 (7.32%) TOGAF
12 6 (7.32%) Agresso
12 6 (7.32%) LAN
12 6 (7.32%) WAN
12 6 (7.32%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) SAS
2 1 (1.22%) CICS
2 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.22%) TPMS
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (39.02%) MS Project
2 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.88%) MS Office
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Agresso
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.22%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.22%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Internet
2 6 (7.32%) LAN
2 6 (7.32%) WAN
3 4 (4.88%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (1.22%) ATM
5 1 (1.22%) SMTP
5 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) Informix
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) ZAP BI
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.22%) MSI
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Project Manager
2 8 (9.76%) Analyst
2 8 (9.76%) Architect
2 8 (9.76%) Administrator
3 7 (8.54%) Project Planner
3 7 (8.54%) Technical Architect
3 7 (8.54%) PMO Administrator
4 6 (7.32%) Project Administrator
5 4 (4.88%) Chief Technical Architect
5 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Consultant
5 4 (4.88%) Chief Architect
6 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (2.44%) ERP Consultant
7 2 (2.44%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (2.44%) ERP Implementation Consultant
7 2 (2.44%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) Middleware
2 3 (3.66%) WCF
3 2 (2.44%) XML
3 2 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.22%) EJB
4 1 (1.22%) CSS
4 1 (1.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) JavaBeans
4 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.22%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (1.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (1.22%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.22%) jQuery
4 1 (1.22%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.22%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.66%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.44%) Economics
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) UNIX
5 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Project Management
2 31 (37.80%) PRINCE2
3 14 (17.07%) Migration
4 13 (15.85%) ITIL
4 13 (15.85%) ERP
5 11 (13.41%) Critical Path Analysis
6 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.98%) Change Management
6 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (9.76%) Data Migration
7 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
7 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.32%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.10%) Scrum
9 5 (6.10%) PRINCE
9 5 (6.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.88%) SQL
1 4 (4.88%) VB
2 3 (3.66%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (6.10%) ISSAP
3 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.22%) MCP
6 1 (1.22%) HNC
6 1 (1.22%) HND
6 1 (1.22%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.22%) MAPM
6 1 (1.22%) MCITP
6 1 (1.22%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) SCCM
2 3 (3.66%) Sysprep
2 3 (3.66%) WMI
3 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) CA
3 4 (4.88%) HP
3 4 (4.88%) Dell
4 2 (2.44%) Pega
4 2 (2.44%) Trillium
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Sybase
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) Teradata
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