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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 98 94 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 49 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.62% 1.27% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.77% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.13 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -41.53%
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
2290 1696 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.58% 71.59% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 860 1146
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 209
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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
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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
Bedfordshire +4 19 £425 -5.55% 2
Hertfordshire -15 13 £400 - 5
Cambridgeshire +6 9 £270 -28.00% 5
Suffolk -4 5 £463 +32.14% 3
Essex -18 1 £175 -61.11% 1
Norfolk - - - -
Project Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
1 32 (35.16%) Project Management
2 25 (27.47%) MS Excel
3 20 (21.98%) .NET
4 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (19.78%) SQL
6 17 (18.68%) Windows
6 17 (18.68%) Finance
7 15 (16.48%) Risk Management
7 15 (16.48%) PRINCE2
7 15 (16.48%) MS Project
7 15 (16.48%) CRM
7 15 (16.48%) TDD
8 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 14 (15.38%) C#
8 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.29%) Change Management
9 13 (14.29%) XML
9 13 (14.29%) IBM
9 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (12.09%) OO
11 10 (10.99%) Java
11 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
11 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
11 10 (10.99%) Migration
11 10 (10.99%) Change Control
12 9 (9.89%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 5 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.20%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (27.47%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.48%) MS Project
3 9 (9.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.59%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.59%) MS Office
5 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.10%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.10%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) NAS
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.40%) MySQL
4 2 (2.20%) QlikView
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.10%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.10%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) MS Access
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.40%) Subversion
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 3 (3.30%) Back Office
5 3 (3.30%) Automotive
5 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.20%) Legal
7 1 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
7 1 (1.10%) Local Government
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.87%) Project Manager
1 29 (31.87%) Developer
2 11 (12.09%) CRM Developer
3 9 (9.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Consultant
5 5 (5.49%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Project Planner
6 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (4.40%) PHP Developer
7 3 (3.30%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Programme Planner
8 2 (2.20%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.20%) Architect
8 2 (2.20%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.98%) .NET
2 13 (14.29%) XML
3 7 (7.69%) WCF
3 7 (7.69%) Qt
3 7 (7.69%) Web Services
4 6 (6.59%) SOAP
4 6 (6.59%) Reactive Extensions
4 6 (6.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 6 (6.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 6 (6.59%) Silverlight
5 4 (4.40%) Android SDK
6 3 (3.30%) Middleware
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.10%) WPF
8 1 (1.10%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.10%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) PMI
3 7 (7.69%) IBM XIV
3 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) EPoS
5 2 (2.20%) NHS
5 2 (2.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.10%) Tandem
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Clustering
6 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) HPUX
4 4 (4.40%) Android
5 2 (2.20%) UNIX
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Project Management
2 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.48%) Risk Management
3 15 (16.48%) PRINCE2
3 15 (16.48%) CRM
3 15 (16.48%) TDD
4 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.29%) Change Management
6 11 (12.09%) OO
7 10 (10.99%) Migration
7 10 (10.99%) Change Control
8 9 (9.89%) Data Migration
8 9 (9.89%) Programme Management
9 8 (8.79%) Workflow
9 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.79%) Resource Management
10 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.69%) OOD
11 6 (6.59%) UML
11 6 (6.59%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) SQL
2 14 (15.38%) C#
3 10 (10.99%) Java
4 7 (7.69%) Python
4 7 (7.69%) C++
5 4 (4.40%) PHP
6 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.20%) C
7 1 (1.10%) VBA
7 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.79%) PMI Certification
3 8 (8.79%) MCITP
3 8 (8.79%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) APMP
5 1 (1.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 7 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) IBM
3 7 (7.69%) Brocade
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle
4 6 (6.59%) Primavera
5 4 (4.40%) HP
5 4 (4.40%) Planview
6 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.10%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) Veritas
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.10%) Juniper
7 1 (1.10%) VMware
7 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
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