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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 117 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 28 58 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.90% 1.85% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.38% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £240 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.74 £21.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.55% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+102.89% -15.85%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Hertfordshire 0 8 £501 +25.12% 5
Bedfordshire +4 7 £325 -23.52% 2
Suffolk -6 7 £469 +10.29%
Essex -3 2 £293 +6.57% 4
Cambridgeshire -15 2 - - 2
Norfolk - 2 £240 - 1
Project Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 26 (44.83%) Project Management
2 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
3 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (20.69%) MS Project
5 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
6 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
6 8 (13.79%) C#
6 8 (13.79%) Finance
7 7 (12.07%) TDD
7 7 (12.07%) Retail
7 7 (12.07%) PRINCE
7 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.34%) Web Services
9 5 (8.62%) SQL
9 5 (8.62%) CRM
9 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
9 5 (8.62%) Migration
9 5 (8.62%) WCF
10 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.90%) Change Control
10 4 (6.90%) Publishing
10 4 (6.90%) Games
10 4 (6.90%) Scrum
10 4 (6.90%) E-Learning
10 4 (6.90%) Degree
10 4 (6.90%) NHS
10 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Project
2 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.45%) MS Office
5 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.72%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.72%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) LAN
1 2 (3.45%) VoIP
1 2 (3.45%) WAN
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
1 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.45%) Wireless
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) Telnet
2 1 (1.72%) SSH
2 1 (1.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Retail
3 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.90%) Publishing
4 4 (6.90%) Games
5 3 (5.17%) Marketing
6 2 (3.45%) Advertising
7 1 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Banking
7 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.52%) Developer
3 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.17%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (3.45%) Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Junior
6 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.45%) Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 5 (8.62%) WCF
3 3 (5.17%) Qt
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (1.72%) EDI
5 1 (1.72%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) NHS
1 4 (6.90%) E-Learning
2 2 (3.45%) Economics
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) FMCG
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.72%) EPoS
3 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Project Management
2 17 (29.31%) PRINCE2
3 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.07%) TDD
5 7 (12.07%) PRINCE
5 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) CRM
7 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.90%) Scrum
7 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
8 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.17%) Time Management
8 3 (5.17%) OO
8 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.17%) OOD
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) C#
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) C++
4 3 (5.17%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.17%) PMP
3 2 (3.45%) CCNP
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.45%) Avaya
2 2 (3.45%) SAP
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix
3 1 (1.72%) Mitel