The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 103 121 95
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -26
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 28 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.12% 0.90% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.15% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 38
Median daily rate £415 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £570 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £39.00 £20.74 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.08% -3.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +102.89%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1989 2427 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.24% 77.76% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1463 1491
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 171 154
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +9 8 £400 +36.48%
Hertfordshire +5 6 £450 -10.08% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 5 £444 -
Suffolk +4 5 £415 -11.46% 2
Bedfordshire -7 3 £506 +55.76% 2
Norfolk -1 1 £425 +77.08%
Project Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 14 (28.57%) Project Management
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Migration
4 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.45%) MS Office
5 10 (20.41%) Change Management
5 10 (20.41%) Degree
5 10 (20.41%) Data Migration
5 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
7 8 (16.33%) CRM
7 8 (16.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (14.29%) Retail
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (14.29%) Finance
8 7 (14.29%) C#
8 7 (14.29%) MS Project
9 6 (12.24%) IBM
9 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
9 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.24%) Quality Management
9 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
9 6 (12.24%) TDD
9 6 (12.24%) Requirements Management
10 5 (10.20%) System Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (10.20%) MCITP
10 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) Confluence
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Office
2 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
3 7 (14.29%) MS Project
4 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Force.com
2 1 (2.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
1 7 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) CRM Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Architect
4 3 (6.12%) ICT Manager
4 3 (6.12%) ICT Project Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (6.12%) NHS Project Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Office 365 Manager
4 3 (6.12%) PMO Lead
5 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Finance Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) COM
1 1 (2.04%) RESTful
1 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
1 1 (2.04%) SOAP
1 1 (2.04%) Velocity
1 1 (2.04%) Visualforce
1 1 (2.04%) WCF
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Android
1 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 14 (28.57%) Project Management
2 12 (24.49%) Migration
3 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (20.41%) Change Management
4 10 (20.41%) Data Migration
5 8 (16.33%) CRM
6 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.24%) Quality Management
6 6 (12.24%) Requirements Management
6 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 5 (10.20%) System Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.16%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) ITIL
9 3 (6.12%) Time Management
9 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) SOQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) MCITP
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) HND
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) IBM
3 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Siebel