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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 92 77 89
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 28 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.75% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.32% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £390 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £518 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £18.00 £22.09
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -18.51%
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
1774 1811 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.23% 75.33% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 962 671
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 134 62
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 13 £375 -9.09% 1
Coventry +3 8 £310 -31.11% 1
Birmingham -1 2 £250 - 4
Wolverhampton - 2 £343 - 3
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 43 (62.32%) Project Management
2 33 (47.83%) PRINCE2
3 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
3 16 (23.19%) Finance
4 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.84%) MS Project
6 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.49%) Critical Path Analysis
7 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 8 (11.59%) Migration
9 8 (11.59%) Change Management
9 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
9 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.14%) Degree
10 7 (10.14%) Resource Management
11 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
11 6 (8.70%) E-Learning
11 6 (8.70%) MS Office
12 5 (7.25%) Windows
12 5 (7.25%) SAP
12 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
12 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
13 4 (5.80%) REST
13 4 (5.80%) Learning Management System

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) Moodle
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.84%) MS Project
3 6 (8.70%) MS Office
4 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.90%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) RFID
2 1 (1.45%) NFC
2 1 (1.45%) Skype
2 1 (1.45%) LAN
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.35%) QlikView
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Automotive
2 3 (4.35%) Legal
2 3 (4.35%) Publishing
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.59%) Project Planner
3 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Trainer
5 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Website Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) CAD Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (1.45%) CRM Project Manager
8 1 (1.45%) IT Development Manager
8 1 (1.45%) Portfolio Manager
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (1.45%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) REST
2 3 (4.35%) D3.js
2 3 (4.35%) Flot
2 3 (4.35%) HTML
2 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) SOAP
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) XSLT
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) E-Learning
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) Economics
4 4 (5.80%) Learning Management System
5 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.35%) PMI
5 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.90%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.90%) NHS
7 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.45%) EPoS
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) SUSE
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Project Management
2 33 (47.83%) PRINCE2
3 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.49%) Critical Path Analysis
5 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 8 (11.59%) Migration
6 8 (11.59%) Change Management
6 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.14%) Resource Management
8 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (5.80%) People Management
10 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.80%) ITIL
10 4 (5.80%) Web Development
10 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.45%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) APMP
4 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.45%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) CISSP
5 1 (1.45%) CISA
5 1 (1.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) P3O
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) SAP
3 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 3 (4.35%) GoldenSource
4 2 (2.90%) Siemens
5 1 (1.45%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) Syclo
5 1 (1.45%) Kony
5 1 (1.45%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (1.45%) Trillium
5 1 (1.45%) CA
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Logic Engagements Ltd
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Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago