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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 119 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 18 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 1.35% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.81% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 12
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£469 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.92% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £270 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £25.22
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -28.61%
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
2268 2158 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.73% 74.52% 71.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1238 855
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 150 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £29.41 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% -15.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Cambridgeshire -9 6 £250 -7.40% 2
Hertfordshire -10 5 £550 +46.66% 1
Bedfordshire +7 4 £450 - 5
Suffolk +4 1 £463 +54.16% 1
Essex -18 1 £550 +54.92%
Norfolk - 1 £490 -
Project Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 18 (31.03%) Project Management
2 15 (25.86%) PRINCE2
3 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
5 12 (20.69%) MS Project
5 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.52%) Degree
8 8 (13.79%) Finance
8 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
8 8 (13.79%) SQL
9 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
9 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
9 7 (12.07%) Migration
10 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
10 6 (10.34%) PMP
10 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification
10 6 (10.34%) Web Services
10 6 (10.34%) C#
11 5 (8.62%) C++
11 5 (8.62%) .NET
11 5 (8.62%) CRM
11 5 (8.62%) Python
11 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (8.62%) Internet
11 5 (8.62%) Change Management
11 5 (8.62%) TDD
11 5 (8.62%) Retail
11 5 (8.62%) WCF
11 5 (8.62%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.45%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.45%) Drupal
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.69%) MS Project
3 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) VoIP
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) SSH
3 1 (1.72%) FTP
3 1 (1.72%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Publishing
3 4 (6.90%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.24%) Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Architect
4 5 (8.62%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) C++ Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.45%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 5 (8.62%) WCF
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) XML
3 4 (6.90%) Qt
4 3 (5.17%) SOAP
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.45%) Symfony
5 2 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (1.72%) EDI
6 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) E-Learning
2 3 (5.17%) Economics
3 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) EPoS
3 2 (3.45%) NHS
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) EMV
4 1 (1.72%) EFT
4 1 (1.72%) FMCG
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Solaris
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Project Management
2 15 (25.86%) PRINCE2
3 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.07%) Migration
6 5 (8.62%) CRM
6 5 (8.62%) Change Management
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
7 4 (6.90%) OOD
7 4 (6.90%) OO
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) SOA
8 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.17%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.17%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) C++
3 5 (8.62%) Python
4 2 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) PMP
2 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.17%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) CCNP
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) Avaya
3 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Perforce
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) Mitel