The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 42 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 19 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.71% 0.69% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 0.95% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Average daily rate
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£380 £366 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £357 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £393 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -30.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
512 422 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 72.93% 73.26% 64.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 271 246
Average daily rate £425 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 29
Average hourly rate £22.69 £27.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.96% -16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £8.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Wiltshire region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Wiltshire region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Project Management
3 10 (38.46%) MS Project
3 10 (38.46%) Change Management
4 9 (34.62%) Dependency Management
5 8 (30.77%) Performance Management
5 8 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (30.77%) Benchmarking
6 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 7 (26.92%) Analytics
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (23.08%) Retail
8 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) Retail Banking
9 4 (15.38%) Niku
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (7.69%) Logistics
11 2 (7.69%) FMCG
11 2 (7.69%) LTE
11 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (7.69%) Nokia
12 1 (3.85%) Migration
12 1 (3.85%) Information Management
12 1 (3.85%) Document Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Project
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) MS Office
4 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LTE
1 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
General
1 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Retail
4 5 (19.23%) Retail Banking
5 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) PMO Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Project Planner
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.85%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Project Management
2 10 (38.46%) Change Management
3 9 (34.62%) Dependency Management
4 8 (30.77%) Performance Management
4 8 (30.77%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (30.77%) Benchmarking
5 7 (26.92%) Analytics
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.69%) Logistics
10 1 (3.85%) Migration
10 1 (3.85%) Information Management
10 1 (3.85%) Document Management
10 1 (3.85%) Scrum
10 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
10 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
10 1 (3.85%) Change Control
10 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PMP
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) FINREP
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Niku
3 2 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.85%) SAP