The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 76 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 42 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.75% 0.76% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.15% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £505 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.09 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -16.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1764 1310 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.38% 66.60% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 653 747
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 58 67
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.63 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Planning
England

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
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Last Year
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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 +8 14 £413 +112.62% 1
Coventry -2 10 £450 - 1
Birmingham -6 4 - - 2
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 27 (38.57%) MS Project
2 20 (28.57%) Project Management
3 17 (24.29%) Finance
4 14 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 12 (17.14%) Change Management
5 12 (17.14%) ERP
6 11 (15.71%) SAP
7 9 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.00%) MS Office
8 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 6 (8.57%) Middleware
9 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.57%) CRM
9 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
10 5 (7.14%) Automotive
10 5 (7.14%) SQL
11 4 (5.71%) J2EE
11 4 (5.71%) ClearCase
11 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.71%) UNIX
11 4 (5.71%) ITIL
11 4 (5.71%) Documentum
11 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
11 4 (5.71%) ClearQuest
11 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.71%) Critical Path Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (5.71%) Documentum
2 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 27 (38.57%) MS Project
2 7 (10.00%) MS Office
2 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP SD
1 2 (2.86%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.43%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
1 3 (4.29%) MPLS
1 3 (4.29%) Broadband
1 3 (4.29%) LAN
1 3 (4.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) ZAP BI
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.43%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) ClearCase
1 4 (5.71%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.86%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.14%) Automotive
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Billing
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 13 (18.57%) Project Planner
3 12 (17.14%) Administrator
4 11 (15.71%) PMO Administrator
5 10 (14.29%) Project Administrator
6 7 (10.00%) Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Software Architect
10 3 (4.29%) Implementation Manager
11 2 (2.86%) Developer
11 2 (2.86%) SAP SD Consultant
11 2 (2.86%) Implementation Project Manager
11 2 (2.86%) Business Manager
11 2 (2.86%) ScrumMaster
11 2 (2.86%) SAP P2P Consultant
12 1 (1.43%) CRM Developer
12 1 (1.43%) SAP BI Consultant
12 1 (1.43%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Middleware
2 4 (5.71%) J2EE
3 3 (4.29%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) WCF
4 2 (2.86%) Velocity
5 1 (1.43%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (1.43%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (1.43%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
1 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.86%) Economics
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) UNIX
2 3 (4.29%) VMS
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Project Management
2 14 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (17.14%) Change Management
3 12 (17.14%) ERP
4 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 6 (8.57%) CRM
5 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.71%) ITIL
7 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.71%) Critical Path Analysis
7 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.29%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.29%) Business Transformation
8 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (4.29%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.29%) Scrum
8 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.29%) VB
3 3 (4.29%) Java
3 3 (4.29%) Perl
3 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.29%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
3 1 (1.43%) CIPD
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.43%) HNC
3 1 (1.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) ISO 14001
1 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) SAP
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) BT
3 3 (4.29%) Minitab
3 3 (4.29%) Informatica
3 3 (4.29%) Avaya
3 3 (4.29%) HP
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) BEA
5 1 (1.43%) Pega
5 1 (1.43%) CA
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