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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 73 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 46 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 0.92% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.35% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £236 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -37.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.60 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £20.80 £32.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -39.53%
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
1720 1409 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.64% 68.33% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 784 780
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 58 114
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Warwickshire +2 22 £475 +36.69% 1
Birmingham +3 10 £425 +60.37% 8
Coventry -6 2 £475 -
Staffordshire -8 1 £433 +1.76% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £155 -
Solihull - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (36.36%) MS Project
2 26 (29.55%) Project Management
3 24 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 17 (19.32%) Finance
5 16 (18.18%) ERP
6 14 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (14.77%) Migration
7 13 (14.77%) Change Management
8 11 (12.50%) Windows
8 11 (12.50%) Oracle
9 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
9 10 (11.36%) Critical Path Analysis
10 9 (10.23%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (10.23%) ITIL
11 8 (9.09%) SAP
11 8 (9.09%) SQL
11 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.09%) Middleware
11 8 (9.09%) Degree
11 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.09%) Data Migration
12 7 (7.95%) Internet
12 7 (7.95%) VB
13 6 (6.82%) .NET
13 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
13 6 (6.82%) UNIX
13 6 (6.82%) Agresso
13 6 (6.82%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (4.55%) Documentum
2 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
3 1 (1.14%) CICS
3 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.14%) TPMS
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (36.36%) MS Project
2 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.55%) MS Office
4 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Agresso
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.27%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.14%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.14%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.14%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Internet
2 5 (5.68%) WAN
2 5 (5.68%) LAN
3 3 (3.41%) Broadband
3 3 (3.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (1.14%) ATM
5 1 (1.14%) SMTP
5 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) Informix
4 1 (1.14%) ZAP BI
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) ClearCase
1 4 (4.55%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.27%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.14%) MSI
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Automotive
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Project Manager
2 12 (13.64%) Architect
3 11 (12.50%) Administrator
4 10 (11.36%) Project Planner
4 10 (11.36%) PMO Administrator
5 9 (10.23%) Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Project Administrator
6 8 (9.09%) Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Software Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Chief Architect
8 4 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Data Quality Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Chief Technical Architect
8 4 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.27%) ERP Consultant
9 2 (2.27%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Middleware
2 6 (6.82%) .NET
3 4 (4.55%) J2EE
4 3 (3.41%) WCF
5 2 (2.27%) SOAP
5 2 (2.27%) XML
5 2 (2.27%) Velocity
6 1 (1.14%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.14%) JavaBeans
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.14%) Web Services
6 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.14%) EJB
6 1 (1.14%) CSS
6 1 (1.14%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.14%) jQuery
6 1 (1.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.27%) Economics
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) UNIX
3 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) Linux
4 2 (2.27%) VMS
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Project Management
2 24 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 16 (18.18%) ERP
4 13 (14.77%) Change Management
4 13 (14.77%) Migration
5 10 (11.36%) Critical Path Analysis
6 9 (10.23%) ITIL
6 9 (10.23%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 8 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.82%) TOGAF
8 6 (6.82%) Time Management
8 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.68%) Security Architecture
9 5 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Scrum
9 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.09%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) VB
3 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.41%) C#
4 3 (3.41%) Java
4 3 (3.41%) Perl
4 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) ISSAP
3 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.27%) SAP Certification
4 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.14%) MCITP
5 1 (1.14%) CIPD
5 1 (1.14%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) HNC
5 1 (1.14%) HND
5 1 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCCM
1 5 (5.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.41%) Sysprep
2 3 (3.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) SAP
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.68%) CA
4 4 (4.55%) Informatica
4 4 (4.55%) HP
4 4 (4.55%) Dell
5 2 (2.27%) BEA
5 2 (2.27%) Trillium
5 2 (2.27%) Pega
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) Teradata
6 1 (1.14%) Sybase
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