The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 205 178 162
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -16
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 523 562 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.17% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.56% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 334 329
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.69% -13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.67 £15.20 £24.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.45 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
Project Planning
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in England

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the England region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in England

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in England

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the England region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in England

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
London -4 227 £470 +10.58% 38
South East -6 140 £400 +23.07% 33
West Midlands -8 35 £400 +1.26% 7
North West -26 32 £423 +36.29% 15
East of England -6 29 £325 -2.98% 14
South West +6 25 £388 +8.01% 13
Yorkshire -7 23 £325 - 11
East Midlands -23 8 £400 -13.51% 6
North East -15 2 £358 +60.31%
South Coast +4 1 - -
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 509 (46.31%) Project Management
2 397 (36.12%) Finance
3 301 (27.39%) PRINCE2
4 260 (23.66%) MS Project
5 214 (19.47%) MS Excel
5 214 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
6 211 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 179 (16.29%) Microsoft
8 143 (13.01%) Degree
9 139 (12.65%) Security Cleared
10 132 (12.01%) Change Management
11 126 (11.46%) MS Office
12 119 (10.83%) Banking
13 104 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
14 101 (9.19%) Change Control
15 97 (8.83%) Risk Management
16 96 (8.74%) ITIL
17 86 (7.83%) Oracle
18 82 (7.46%) SC Cleared
19 81 (7.37%) MS PowerPoint
20 80 (7.28%) SharePoint
21 75 (6.82%) Programme Management
22 74 (6.73%) Migration
23 73 (6.64%) SQL
24 71 (6.46%) PMI Certification
25 69 (6.28%) Waterfall
26 66 (6.01%) Scrum
27 63 (5.73%) QA
28 62 (5.64%) Windows
29 60 (5.46%) Resource Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 80 (7.28%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.46%) MS Project Server
3 11 (1.00%) CMS
4 9 (0.82%) SAS
4 9 (0.82%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.64%) Apache
6 7 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (0.64%) Lync
7 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.36%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.27%) JBoss
10 3 (0.27%) IIS
10 3 (0.27%) Moodle
10 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 260 (23.66%) MS Project
2 214 (19.47%) MS Excel
3 126 (11.46%) MS Office
4 81 (7.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (3.28%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.091%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.091%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.091%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.55%) Primavera
2 17 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.55%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.55%) Oracle HRMS
6 5 (0.45%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.45%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.36%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.36%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.36%) Maximo
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.82%) SaaS
1 9 (0.82%) PaaS
2 8 (0.73%) Office 365
3 6 (0.55%) Yammer
4 4 (0.36%) Force.com
5 1 (0.091%) Trello
5 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.55%) Internet
2 27 (2.46%) Firewall
3 21 (1.91%) WAN
4 18 (1.64%) LAN
5 14 (1.27%) Wireless
6 11 (1.00%) SAN
6 11 (1.00%) Intranet
7 10 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.91%) VPN
7 10 (0.91%) ATM
8 8 (0.73%) VoIP
8 8 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.64%) MPLS
10 6 (0.55%) VLAN
10 6 (0.55%) Network Security
10 6 (0.55%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.55%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.45%) IP Telephony
11 5 (0.45%) DNS
11 5 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (1.73%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (0.73%) MySQL
6 8 (0.73%) MS Access
7 7 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.55%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.45%) QlikView
9 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.36%) DataStage
10 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (1.55%) JIRA
2 9 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 9 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.36%) Subversion
3 4 (0.36%) Maven
4 3 (0.27%) Selenium
5 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.18%) ERwin
6 1 (0.091%) NUnit
6 1 (0.091%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.091%) Ant
6 1 (0.091%) JUnit
6 1 (0.091%) UltraEdit
6 1 (0.091%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.091%) NCover
6 1 (0.091%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.091%) Cucumber
General
1 397 (36.12%) Finance
2 119 (10.83%) Banking
3 51 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.28%) Retail
5 40 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 39 (3.55%) Publishing
7 22 (2.00%) Legal
8 18 (1.64%) Front Office
9 17 (1.55%) Law
10 16 (1.46%) Marketing
10 16 (1.46%) Local Government
11 15 (1.36%) Back Office
12 13 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.18%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (1.09%) Automotive
14 9 (0.82%) Billing
14 9 (0.82%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.64%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 474 (43.13%) Project Manager
2 116 (10.56%) Analyst
3 48 (4.37%) Architect
3 48 (4.37%) Project Planner
4 47 (4.28%) Senior Manager
5 43 (3.91%) Consultant
5 43 (3.91%) Developer
6 41 (3.73%) Senior Project Manager
7 38 (3.46%) Business Analyst
8 34 (3.09%) PMO Analyst
8 34 (3.09%) Programme Manager
9 29 (2.64%) IT Project Manager
10 25 (2.27%) Programme Planner
10 25 (2.27%) Agile Project Manager
11 23 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (1.91%) Delivery Manager
13 20 (1.82%) Infrastructure Manager
14 19 (1.73%) Project Officer
15 18 (1.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 18 (1.64%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.64%) .NET
2 33 (3.00%) XML
3 30 (2.73%) Middleware
4 28 (2.55%) Web Services
5 24 (2.18%) HTML
6 21 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 19 (1.73%) REST
8 18 (1.64%) SOAP
9 15 (1.36%) WCF
10 13 (1.18%) CSS
11 9 (0.82%) J2EE
12 8 (0.73%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.73%) Java EE
12 8 (0.73%) jQuery
13 7 (0.64%) XSL
13 7 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.64%) Ajax
14 6 (0.55%) Velocity
14 6 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (0.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 32 (2.91%) PMI
3 32 (2.91%) Economics
4 21 (1.91%) Derivative
5 20 (1.82%) NHS
6 15 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (0.91%) Data Integration
9 10 (0.91%) FMCG
9 10 (0.91%) Credit Risk
9 10 (0.91%) Equities
10 9 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (0.73%) User Experience
11 8 (0.73%) E-Learning
12 7 (0.64%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.55%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (5.64%) Windows
2 26 (2.37%) Linux
3 25 (2.27%) UNIX
4 14 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.73%) Android
6 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.45%) Solaris
9 3 (0.27%) SUSE
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.27%) VME
9 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.18%) AIX
10 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.091%) zOS
11 1 (0.091%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (46.31%) Project Management
2 301 (27.39%) PRINCE2
3 214 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 132 (12.01%) Change Management
6 101 (9.19%) Change Control
7 97 (8.83%) Risk Management
8 96 (8.74%) ITIL
9 75 (6.82%) Programme Management
10 74 (6.73%) Migration
11 69 (6.28%) Waterfall
12 66 (6.01%) Scrum
13 60 (5.46%) Resource Management
14 57 (5.19%) Service Delivery
15 50 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 42 (3.82%) Data Modelling
17 38 (3.46%) People Management
18 37 (3.37%) Service Management
19 36 (3.28%) E-Commerce
19 36 (3.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 73 (6.64%) SQL
2 33 (3.00%) Java
3 32 (2.91%) C#
4 22 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (1.55%) C
5 17 (1.55%) VB
6 14 (1.27%) Python
7 12 (1.09%) Ruby
7 12 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.00%) VBA
9 9 (0.82%) C++
10 7 (0.64%) Perl
11 5 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.36%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.18%) BeanShell
13 2 (0.18%) R
13 2 (0.18%) PHP
14 1 (0.091%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.091%) ABAP
14 1 (0.091%) JCL
Qualifications
1 143 (13.01%) Degree
2 139 (12.65%) Security Cleared
3 82 (7.46%) SC Cleared
4 71 (6.46%) PMI Certification
5 58 (5.28%) PMP
6 46 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 42 (3.82%) DV Cleared
8 36 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (1.18%) ISEB
9 13 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.09%) APMP
10 12 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.00%) MCSE
11 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.91%) CCNP
13 6 (0.55%) CCNA
14 4 (0.36%) CCSE
15 3 (0.27%) CISSP
15 3 (0.27%) BC Cleared
16 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.73%) QA
2 10 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.73%) SLA
4 6 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.55%) P3O
4 6 (0.55%) FATCA
5 5 (0.45%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.27%) EMIR
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
8 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.18%) Basel II
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.091%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.091%) Basel III
9 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.36%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.27%) XenApp
4 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.091%) NFS
6 1 (0.091%) RACF
6 1 (0.091%) Firmware
6 1 (0.091%) GridGain
6 1 (0.091%) vCloud
6 1 (0.091%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.91%) SCCM
2 3 (0.27%) Kibana
2 3 (0.27%) Cacti
3 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.18%) Icinga
3 2 (0.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.091%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.091%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.091%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.091%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.091%) Control-M
4 1 (0.091%) Ansible
4 1 (0.091%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.091%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.091%) Puppet
Vendors
1 179 (16.29%) Microsoft
2 86 (7.83%) Oracle
3 50 (4.55%) SAP
4 39 (3.55%) Cisco
5 24 (2.18%) HP
6 22 (2.00%) IBM
7 21 (1.91%) CheckPoint
8 19 (1.73%) Citrix
9 17 (1.55%) VMware
10 16 (1.46%) Sybase
11 12 (1.09%) Juniper
12 9 (0.82%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.73%) F5
14 7 (0.64%) Informatica
14 7 (0.64%) Planview
15 6 (0.55%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.55%) OpenText
16 5 (0.45%) CA
17 4 (0.36%) WorldPay
17 4 (0.36%) Syclo
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