The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the East 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 78 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 8 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 1.41% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.05% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 11
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£130 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-41.87% -24.32%
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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
998 1023 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.23% 68.47% 64.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 566 420
Average daily rate £370 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 79
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.82 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.23 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £130 -62.85% 4
Derbyshire +19 3 £113 -55.00%
Northamptonshire -16 1 £425 -15.00%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East 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 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (35.00%) SAP
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
4 12 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (27.50%) Critical Path Analysis
5 11 (27.50%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 10 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.00%) SAP PS
6 10 (25.00%) Primavera
6 10 (25.00%) Cognos
6 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 10 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (22.50%) Migration
7 9 (22.50%) MS Project
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle
8 8 (20.00%) MS Office
8 8 (20.00%) Project Management
8 8 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
10 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (12.50%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East 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 12 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Project
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
3 7 (17.50%) MS Visio
4 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (25.00%) SAP PS
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) RFID
1 3 (7.50%) NFC
2 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Project Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Project Planner
5 2 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Project Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Project Support Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Project Controller
6 1 (2.50%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Programme Office Support
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) SOAP
1 3 (7.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
1 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (27.50%) Critical Path Analysis
2 11 (27.50%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (22.50%) Migration
5 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.50%) Business Development
9 3 (7.50%) UML
9 3 (7.50%) ERP
9 3 (7.50%) B2B
9 3 (7.50%) B2C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) APMP
3 2 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) P3O
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) SAP
2 10 (25.00%) Cognos
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Primavera
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Sybase
4 3 (7.50%) Syclo
4 3 (7.50%) CA
4 3 (7.50%) Kony
4 3 (7.50%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.50%) Verint
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco