The first table below looks at the demand for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 95 85 112
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 54 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.68% 1.39% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.02% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 12
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £463 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £36.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% +206.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +158.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2324 1582 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.15% 68.60% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 870 1066
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 120 198
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -6 18 £419 -35.50% 2
Hertfordshire -6 14 £478 +9.14% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 13 £338 +20.00% 6
Bedfordshire -15 5 £438 +1.44% 1
Norfolk - 4 £300 -
Suffolk -3 3 £300 -14.28% 1
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 29 (31.52%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) Project Management
3 25 (27.17%) MS Project
4 23 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 19 (20.65%) Change Management
6 18 (19.57%) Windows
7 17 (18.48%) Security Cleared
8 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
8 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.04%) ITIL
9 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
10 11 (11.96%) NetBackup
11 10 (10.87%) Migration
12 9 (9.78%) VMware
12 9 (9.78%) OO
12 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
12 9 (9.78%) HP
12 9 (9.78%) Citrix
13 8 (8.70%) PMI Certification
13 8 (8.70%) CRM
13 8 (8.70%) Service Management
13 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (8.70%) Degree
13 8 (8.70%) TDD
13 8 (8.70%) Data Management
14 7 (7.61%) Retail
14 7 (7.61%) Altiris
14 7 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
14 7 (7.61%) HP Quality Center

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.17%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.09%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.09%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 25 (27.17%) MS Project
2 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.43%) MS Office
5 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.09%) Line 500
3 1 (1.09%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) LAN
1 2 (2.17%) WAN
1 2 (2.17%) SAN
1 2 (2.17%) IPv4
1 2 (2.17%) IPv6
1 2 (2.17%) Firewall
1 2 (2.17%) Internet
1 2 (2.17%) MPLS
1 2 (2.17%) NAS
2 1 (1.09%) 4G
2 1 (1.09%) 3G
2 1 (1.09%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.26%) Subversion
2 2 (2.17%) Ant
2 2 (2.17%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 29 (31.52%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.09%) International Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Local Government
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Project Manager
2 11 (11.96%) Developer
3 8 (8.70%) Analyst
3 8 (8.70%) Consultant
4 7 (7.61%) Tester
4 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Tester
5 5 (5.43%) Technical Manager
5 5 (5.43%) Programme Manager
6 4 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Project Officer
6 4 (4.35%) Forecast Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Major Incident Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Incident Manager
7 3 (3.26%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) SOAP
2 5 (5.43%) Web Services
3 4 (4.35%) XML
3 4 (4.35%) Qt
4 3 (3.26%) Android SDK
4 3 (3.26%) Reactive Extensions
4 3 (3.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 3 (3.26%) WCF
4 3 (3.26%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.17%) J2EE
5 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.17%) REST
5 2 (2.17%) QML
5 2 (2.17%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.09%) Middleware
6 1 (1.09%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (1.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) NHS
2 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.17%) PMI
2 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.09%) CMDB
3 1 (1.09%) Blog
3 1 (1.09%) Life Science
3 1 (1.09%) Statistics
3 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Android
2 3 (3.26%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Project Management
2 23 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 19 (20.65%) Change Management
4 12 (13.04%) ITIL
5 10 (10.87%) Migration
6 9 (9.78%) OO
7 8 (8.70%) CRM
7 8 (8.70%) Service Management
7 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (8.70%) TDD
7 8 (8.70%) Data Management
8 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.52%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.52%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.52%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.43%) Resource Management
10 5 (5.43%) Scrum
11 4 (4.35%) OOD
11 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) SQL
1 6 (6.52%) Java
2 5 (5.43%) C#
3 4 (4.35%) C++
4 3 (3.26%) PHP
4 3 (3.26%) Python
5 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) PMI Certification
3 8 (8.70%) Degree
4 6 (6.52%) PMP
5 5 (5.43%) MCSE
5 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.17%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) VMware
2 9 (9.78%) HP
2 9 (9.78%) Citrix
3 7 (7.61%) Altiris
4 4 (4.35%) NetApp
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 4 (4.35%) Planview
5 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) Sun
6 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.09%) Sage
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Rate: £400-£500pd
Posted: 21 days ago