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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 96 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 32 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.44% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.97% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 13
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £330 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £465 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-34.71% -33.33%
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
1886 1876 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.69% 73.11% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 1047 828
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 142 124
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -18.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.05 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 February 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 +2 16 £550 +37.50%
Hertfordshire +9 8 £373 -21.57% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £305 -28.23% 1
Norfolk - 2 £233 -
Essex +1 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £400 - 2
Project Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) Project Management
2 17 (24.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (21.74%) Data Management
3 15 (21.74%) Portfolio Management
4 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.39%) Resource Management
5 12 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
6 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
6 11 (15.94%) Finance
7 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
7 9 (13.04%) Planview
7 9 (13.04%) Windows
8 8 (11.59%) Linux
8 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
8 8 (11.59%) C#
9 7 (10.14%) TDD
9 7 (10.14%) IBM
9 7 (10.14%) Java
9 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
10 6 (8.70%) HPUX
10 6 (8.70%) Python
10 6 (8.70%) PMP
10 6 (8.70%) PMI Certification
10 6 (8.70%) SAN
10 6 (8.70%) NetBackup
10 6 (8.70%) Backup Exec
10 6 (8.70%) Scrum
10 6 (8.70%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 2 (2.90%) Drupal
3 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.35%) MS Office
4 2 (2.90%) MS Project
4 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) SAN
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) MySQL
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.59%) Analyst
2 8 (11.59%) Architect
2 8 (11.59%) Resource Manager
3 7 (10.14%) Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Project Planner
4 6 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Backup Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Agile Coach
6 4 (5.80%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Web Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Portfolio Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.90%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Qt
2 3 (4.35%) HTML
2 3 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) J2EE
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) XML
3 2 (2.90%) LAMP
3 2 (2.90%) Symfony
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.45%) WCF
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) IBM XIV
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Economics
3 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.90%) EPoS
3 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Tandem
4 1 (1.45%) EMV
4 1 (1.45%) EFT
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Linux
3 6 (8.70%) HPUX
4 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) Project Management
3 15 (21.74%) Data Management
3 15 (21.74%) Portfolio Management
4 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.39%) Resource Management
5 12 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.94%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.14%) TDD
10 6 (8.70%) Scrum
10 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.70%) Product Management
10 6 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
11 5 (7.25%) User Stories
11 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.25%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) C#
2 7 (10.14%) Java
3 6 (8.70%) Python
3 6 (8.70%) Ruby
4 5 (7.25%) SQL
5 4 (5.80%) C++
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) PMP
1 6 (8.70%) PMI Certification
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
1 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) MCSE
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 6 (8.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Planview
2 7 (10.14%) IBM
3 6 (8.70%) Brocade
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.90%) Perforce
5 2 (2.90%) KANA
5 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.90%) hybris
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.45%) HP