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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 92 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 36 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.36% 1.76% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.42% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 25
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £9.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.84% -73.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1972 2234 1550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.47% 72.70% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 1263 852
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 136 131
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Bedfordshire +12 13 £475 +8.57% 6
Cambridgeshire -5 8 £270 -20.00% 3
Hertfordshire -1 5 £215 -54.97%
Suffolk +5 4 £375 +25.00% 4
Essex -11 3 £275 -34.40% 2
Norfolk +2 2 £240 -20.00%
East Anglia - 1 £400 -
Project Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Project Management
3 13 (19.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
4 12 (17.91%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (16.42%) Data Management
5 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.93%) Finance
6 10 (14.93%) TDD
6 10 (14.93%) C#
6 10 (14.93%) Resource Management
7 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
7 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
8 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.94%) Degree
9 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.45%) CheckPoint
9 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
9 7 (10.45%) SQL
10 6 (8.96%) Java
10 6 (8.96%) Internet
10 6 (8.96%) PMP
10 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
10 6 (8.96%) Ruby
10 6 (8.96%) Scrum
10 6 (8.96%) Product Management
11 5 (7.46%) User Stories
11 5 (7.46%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.46%) Planview

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.99%) Drupal
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.46%) MS Project
4 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.49%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.49%) MS Office
5 1 (1.49%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.99%) Wireless
2 2 (2.99%) LAN
2 2 (2.99%) VoIP
2 2 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Publishing
2 4 (5.97%) Games
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.43%) Architect
3 8 (11.94%) Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Resource Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.46%) Agile Coach
5 4 (5.97%) Project Planner
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.48%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Software Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.99%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
1 4 (5.97%) WCF
2 3 (4.48%) XML
2 3 (4.48%) SOAP
2 3 (4.48%) Qt
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) J2EE
3 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.99%) LAMP
3 2 (2.99%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) E-Learning
2 3 (4.48%) Economics
3 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
3 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) EPoS
4 1 (1.49%) EMV
4 1 (1.49%) EFT
4 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Project Management
3 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
3 12 (17.91%) Portfolio Management
4 11 (16.42%) Data Management
4 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.93%) TDD
5 10 (14.93%) Resource Management
6 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
6 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.96%) Scrum
8 6 (8.96%) Product Management
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.46%) User Stories
9 5 (7.46%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.46%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (7.46%) CRM
9 5 (7.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) C#
2 7 (10.45%) SQL
3 6 (8.96%) Ruby
3 6 (8.96%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) PMP
2 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.48%) MCSE
4 2 (2.99%) CCNP
4 2 (2.99%) CCNA
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) CheckPoint
3 5 (7.46%) Planview
4 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) hybris
4 2 (2.99%) Perforce
4 2 (2.99%) KANA
4 2 (2.99%) Avaya
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Mitel
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
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