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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 71 93 71
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 27 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.69% 0.63% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.81% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 19
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -2.85%
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
1287 1350 1210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.39% 76.84% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 798 617
Average daily rate £390 £390 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 87
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 13 £450 +12.50% 2
Northamptonshire +11 5 £400 +122.22%
Leicestershire +1 1 - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (41.30%) PRINCE2
2 17 (36.96%) Project Management
3 15 (32.61%) Finance
4 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.74%) MS Project
4 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 9 (19.57%) MS Office
6 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
6 8 (17.39%) Product Management
6 8 (17.39%) MS Visio
6 8 (17.39%) ITIL
6 8 (17.39%) Service Management
6 8 (17.39%) Change Management
7 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (13.04%) PMP
7 6 (13.04%) PMI Certification
8 5 (10.87%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (10.87%) QA
9 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
9 4 (8.70%) R
9 4 (8.70%) nmon
9 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
9 4 (8.70%) RESTful
9 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (8.70%) Release Management
9 4 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (8.70%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
1 10 (21.74%) MS Project
2 9 (19.57%) MS Office
3 8 (17.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) SAN
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Project Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Implementation Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Implementation Project Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Project Implementation Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Coordinator
3 7 (15.22%) IT Manager
3 7 (15.22%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Application Development Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Development Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Delivery Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Development Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Development Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) IT Development Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Software Development Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Software Development Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
1 4 (8.70%) RESTful
1 4 (8.70%) SOAP
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) AIX
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
1 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (8.70%) Solaris
1 4 (8.70%) Unix
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) PRINCE2
2 17 (36.96%) Project Management
3 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.39%) Change Management
4 8 (17.39%) ITIL
4 8 (17.39%) Product Management
4 8 (17.39%) Service Management
5 5 (10.87%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Network Architecture
6 4 (8.70%) Release Management
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Line Management
7 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.35%) SDLC
7 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) PMI Certification
1 6 (13.04%) PMP
1 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (8.70%) Foglight
1 4 (8.70%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Citrix
1 4 (8.70%) EMC
1 4 (8.70%) IBM
1 4 (8.70%) Intel
1 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
1 4 (8.70%) Software AG
1 4 (8.70%) Sun
1 4 (8.70%) VMware
1 4 (8.70%) webMethods
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) HP