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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 160 203 174
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -29
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 677 495 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.30% 1.03% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.38% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 298 344
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 19
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.09 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £22.05 £51.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.13 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -41.53%
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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 291 £450 +2.27% 56
South East +29 152 £380 -5.00% 24
East of England -4 49 £400 +6.66% 14
West Midlands +12 46 £450 +21.62% 12
East Midlands +30 40 £425 +30.76%
South West -8 34 £378 +3.28% 7
Yorkshire -4 26 £350 -9.79% 6
North West -6 24 £425 +9.67% 15
Midlands +7 8 £400 -8.46%
North East - - - - 3
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 551 (43.11%) Project Management
2 411 (32.16%) Finance
3 337 (26.37%) MS Project
4 336 (26.29%) PRINCE2
5 274 (21.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 227 (17.76%) Microsoft
7 223 (17.45%) MS Excel
8 209 (16.35%) Change Management
9 193 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
10 169 (13.22%) Banking
11 147 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
12 140 (10.95%) Security Cleared
13 120 (9.39%) Risk Management
14 114 (8.92%) MS Office
15 113 (8.84%) Migration
16 107 (8.37%) Windows
17 99 (7.75%) SAP
17 99 (7.75%) Oracle
18 95 (7.43%) SC Cleared
19 89 (6.96%) ITIL
20 87 (6.81%) Degree
21 85 (6.65%) SQL
22 83 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
22 83 (6.49%) Change Control
23 79 (6.18%) Programme Management
24 78 (6.10%) MS Visio
25 74 (5.79%) SharePoint
26 73 (5.71%) Telecoms
27 72 (5.63%) Management Information System
28 71 (5.56%) .NET

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 74 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.74%) MS Project Server
3 17 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 17 (1.33%) CMS
4 12 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.47%) IIS
7 6 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.47%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 5 (0.39%) Drupal
8 5 (0.39%) SAS
9 4 (0.31%) Documentum
9 4 (0.31%) Confluence
10 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.23%) FileNet
10 3 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.23%) Apache
11 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 337 (26.37%) MS Project
2 223 (17.45%) MS Excel
3 114 (8.92%) MS Office
4 83 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 78 (6.10%) MS Visio
6 26 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.39%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.78%) SAP PS
5 7 (0.55%) Workday HCM
5 7 (0.55%) Agresso
6 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.39%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.39%) SAP EWM
8 4 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.23%) CA Clarity
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.23%) Summit
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.16%) SAP PP
10 2 (0.16%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.78%) SaaS
2 7 (0.55%) Google Apps
3 6 (0.47%) Office 365
4 4 (0.31%) PaaS
4 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.078%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.97%) Firewall
2 26 (2.03%) WAN
3 22 (1.72%) Internet
4 20 (1.56%) LAN
5 15 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.17%) SAN
6 11 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (0.86%) MPLS
7 10 (0.78%) 3G
7 10 (0.78%) 4G
8 9 (0.70%) SSL
8 9 (0.70%) VPN
9 8 (0.63%) BGP
9 8 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (0.55%) ATM
10 7 (0.55%) VoIP
10 7 (0.55%) DNS
11 6 (0.47%) DHCP
11 6 (0.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.10%) Big Data
5 12 (0.94%) MySQL
6 11 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 9 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 9 (0.70%) MS Access
9 8 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.63%) DB2
9 8 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (0.47%) HBase
10 6 (0.47%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.47%) Couchbase
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.25%) JIRA
3 14 (1.10%) Subversion
4 5 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.31%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.31%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.23%) NUnit
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.16%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.16%) NCover
7 2 (0.16%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.078%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.078%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.078%) Selenium
8 1 (0.078%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.078%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.078%) SAP CE
8 1 (0.078%) Xcode
8 1 (0.078%) Maven
General
1 411 (32.16%) Finance
2 169 (13.22%) Banking
3 73 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 69 (5.40%) Retail
5 57 (4.46%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 29 (2.27%) Marketing
8 28 (2.19%) Legal
8 28 (2.19%) Publishing
9 26 (2.03%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.96%) Back Office
11 21 (1.64%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.56%) Retail Banking
13 17 (1.33%) Front Office
14 15 (1.17%) Local Government
15 11 (0.86%) Automotive
16 10 (0.78%) Electronics
17 9 (0.70%) Spanish Language
18 8 (0.63%) Billing
19 7 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 469 (36.70%) Project Manager
2 172 (13.46%) Analyst
3 90 (7.04%) Project Planner
4 86 (6.73%) Developer
5 74 (5.79%) Business Analyst
6 44 (3.44%) PMO Analyst
7 40 (3.13%) Architect
8 39 (3.05%) Coordinator
9 36 (2.82%) Consultant
10 33 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
11 31 (2.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 30 (2.35%) Project Officer
13 28 (2.19%) Technical Manager
13 28 (2.19%) Senior Manager
14 27 (2.11%) IT Project Manager
14 27 (2.11%) Project Support Officer
15 26 (2.03%) Security Manager
15 26 (2.03%) Technical Project Manager
15 26 (2.03%) Programme Manager
16 25 (1.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.56%) .NET
2 35 (2.74%) XML
3 22 (1.72%) HTML
4 20 (1.56%) Web Services
5 15 (1.17%) CSS
5 15 (1.17%) Middleware
6 14 (1.10%) Silverlight
7 13 (1.02%) WCF
8 11 (0.86%) SOAP
9 8 (0.63%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.63%) STL
9 8 (0.63%) Reactive Extensions
9 8 (0.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 8 (0.63%) Android SDK
10 7 (0.55%) Qt
10 7 (0.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 7 (0.55%) Velocity
10 7 (0.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (0.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 147 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 25 (1.96%) PMI
4 18 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.33%) NHS
6 16 (1.25%) Economics
6 16 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.25%) Derivative
7 10 (0.78%) PKI
7 10 (0.78%) FMCG
8 9 (0.70%) Credit Risk
8 9 (0.70%) Market Risk
8 9 (0.70%) User Experience
8 9 (0.70%) Data Structures
8 9 (0.70%) Open Source
8 9 (0.70%) Fixed Income
9 8 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 8 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 7 (0.55%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 107 (8.37%) Windows
2 48 (3.76%) Linux
3 29 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 27 (2.11%) UNIX
5 16 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.02%) Android
8 7 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.55%) HPUX
9 5 (0.39%) Solaris
10 3 (0.23%) pSOS
10 3 (0.23%) VMS
11 2 (0.16%) AIX
11 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.078%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (43.11%) Project Management
2 336 (26.29%) PRINCE2
3 274 (21.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 209 (16.35%) Change Management
5 193 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (9.39%) Risk Management
7 113 (8.84%) Migration
8 89 (6.96%) ITIL
9 83 (6.49%) Change Control
10 79 (6.18%) Programme Management
11 68 (5.32%) PRINCE
12 66 (5.16%) Resource Management
13 64 (5.01%) Scrum
14 63 (4.93%) ERP
15 58 (4.54%) Data Migration
16 52 (4.07%) Business Analysis
17 50 (3.91%) Workflow
18 48 (3.76%) Time Management
19 46 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
20 45 (3.52%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (6.65%) SQL
2 50 (3.91%) C#
3 49 (3.83%) Java
4 24 (1.88%) C++
5 23 (1.80%) Python
6 17 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.10%) PHP
8 13 (1.02%) C
9 12 (0.94%) Perl
9 12 (0.94%) VBA
10 9 (0.70%) VB
11 8 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.47%) R
13 4 (0.31%) Scala
14 3 (0.23%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.23%) VBScript
15 1 (0.078%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.078%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.078%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 140 (10.95%) Security Cleared
2 95 (7.43%) SC Cleared
3 87 (6.81%) Degree
4 64 (5.01%) PMI Certification
5 51 (3.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 48 (3.76%) PMP
7 33 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 28 (2.19%) ISEB
9 22 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (1.17%) APMP
12 14 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.86%) MCITP
14 6 (0.47%) MCSE
14 6 (0.47%) MCP
14 6 (0.47%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 5 (0.39%) ISSAP
15 5 (0.39%) CISSP
15 5 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.40%) QA
2 18 (1.41%) P3O
3 13 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.39%) SLA
7 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.23%) GxP
9 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.078%) CDISC
10 1 (0.078%) COBIT
10 1 (0.078%) FINREP
10 1 (0.078%) FATCA
System Software
1 17 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.63%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.39%) GPFS
5 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.078%) XenApp
7 1 (0.078%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.078%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.078%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.078%) vCloud
7 1 (0.078%) UAG
7 1 (0.078%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.10%) SCCM
3 7 (0.55%) NetBackup
3 7 (0.55%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.16%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.16%) WMI
5 1 (0.078%) SCOM
5 1 (0.078%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.078%) Puppet
5 1 (0.078%) Control-M
Vendors
1 227 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 99 (7.75%) SAP
2 99 (7.75%) Oracle
3 37 (2.90%) Cisco
4 36 (2.82%) Primavera
5 30 (2.35%) IBM
5 30 (2.35%) HP
6 21 (1.64%) VMware
7 18 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 18 (1.41%) Planview
8 17 (1.33%) Juniper
9 11 (0.86%) Cognos
10 10 (0.78%) Sybase
10 10 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
11 9 (0.70%) F5
11 9 (0.70%) Citrix
12 8 (0.63%) Avaya
12 8 (0.63%) Sourcefire
12 8 (0.63%) Blue Coat
12 8 (0.63%) Tableau
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £238.22 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Rate: 550+ per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Talent Spa
Rate: £650-700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago