Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Planning
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 78 101
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 13 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.04% 1.36% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.71% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 9
Reading median daily rate £423 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £184 £188 £252
90th Percentile £516 £440 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £383 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +2.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.06% -20.00% -

Project Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1032 1171 1498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.36% 79.66% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 614 925
Reading median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 82
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Reading

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Reading

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Reading

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (15.38%) Contract Management
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) MCITP

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
1 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
3 1 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Presales
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Contract Management
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
3 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) RHCE
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) VMware