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 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 188 184 200
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 562 522 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.14% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.51% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 296 233
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 7
Average hourly rate £21.60 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.29% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.20 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £116.00 £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-34.71% -33.33%
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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
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 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 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
London +20 229 £450 - 41
South East 0 160 £413 +10.00% 39
North West -19 37 £413 +3.12% 11
South West -5 33 £325 +4.83% 13
East of England 0 32 £463 +8.82% 8
West Midlands -9 29 £400 +11.11% 10
Yorkshire -14 25 £350 - 7
East Midlands -15 11 £425 +6.18% 6
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 503 (44.75%) Project Management
2 378 (33.63%) Finance
3 294 (26.16%) PRINCE2
4 257 (22.86%) MS Project
5 240 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 215 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
7 201 (17.88%) MS Excel
8 182 (16.19%) Microsoft
9 156 (13.88%) Security Cleared
10 131 (11.65%) Change Management
11 128 (11.39%) Banking
12 118 (10.50%) Degree
13 109 (9.70%) MS Office
14 104 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
15 100 (8.90%) Risk Management
16 98 (8.72%) SC Cleared
17 82 (7.30%) Oracle
18 81 (7.21%) Migration
19 80 (7.12%) Programme Management
20 78 (6.94%) ITIL
21 77 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
22 75 (6.67%) Change Control
23 73 (6.49%) SharePoint
24 72 (6.41%) Windows
24 72 (6.41%) Waterfall
25 71 (6.32%) SQL
26 58 (5.16%) PMI Certification
27 57 (5.07%) Scrum
28 53 (4.72%) QA
29 52 (4.63%) Telecoms

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 73 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.31%) MS Project Server
3 13 (1.16%) CMS
4 11 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.44%) Lync
7 5 (0.44%) SAS
7 5 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.44%) IIS
7 5 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.27%) FileNet
8 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.27%) Moodle
9 2 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 257 (22.86%) MS Project
2 201 (17.88%) MS Excel
3 109 (9.70%) MS Office
4 77 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (3.56%) MS Visio
6 17 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.27%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.27%) SAP PS
7 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.27%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.18%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.18%) Bankmaster
8 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.33%) SaaS
2 7 (0.62%) PaaS
3 6 (0.53%) Office 365
4 4 (0.36%) Force.com
5 3 (0.27%) Yammer
6 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.089%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.67%) Firewall
2 23 (2.05%) Internet
3 15 (1.33%) SAN
4 13 (1.16%) WAN
5 12 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.07%) LAN
6 11 (0.98%) MPLS
7 10 (0.89%) Wireless
7 10 (0.89%) VPN
8 9 (0.80%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.80%) ATM
8 9 (0.80%) Network Security
9 8 (0.71%) Intranet
10 7 (0.62%) VoIP
10 7 (0.62%) DHCP
10 7 (0.62%) 3G
11 6 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.53%) SSL
12 5 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 10 (0.89%) MS Access
4 10 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.36%) OLTP
7 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.27%) Big Data
8 3 (0.27%) DataStage
8 3 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (1.60%) JIRA
2 8 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.44%) Maven
5 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.27%) Subversion
6 3 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.18%) NUnit
7 2 (0.18%) Selenium
7 2 (0.18%) NCover
8 1 (0.089%) SAP CE
8 1 (0.089%) UltraEdit
8 1 (0.089%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.089%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.089%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.089%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.089%) JUnit
General
1 378 (33.63%) Finance
2 128 (11.39%) Banking
3 52 (4.63%) Retail
3 52 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 43 (3.83%) Investment Banking
5 36 (3.20%) Publishing
6 28 (2.49%) Legal
7 21 (1.87%) Front Office
8 16 (1.42%) Marketing
9 15 (1.33%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.25%) Back Office
11 13 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.16%) Local Government
12 12 (1.07%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.98%) Law
14 10 (0.89%) German Language
15 8 (0.71%) Advertising
16 7 (0.62%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 478 (42.53%) Project Manager
2 148 (13.17%) Analyst
3 58 (5.16%) Project Planner
4 54 (4.80%) Business Analyst
5 50 (4.45%) Developer
6 38 (3.38%) Architect
6 38 (3.38%) PMO Analyst
7 35 (3.11%) Coordinator
8 32 (2.85%) Consultant
9 31 (2.76%) Programme Manager
10 30 (2.67%) Senior Manager
11 28 (2.49%) IT Project Manager
12 27 (2.40%) Senior Project Manager
13 26 (2.31%) Project Coordinator
14 21 (1.87%) Agile Project Manager
15 20 (1.78%) Junior
16 19 (1.69%) Technical Manager
17 18 (1.60%) Project Officer
18 17 (1.51%) Programme Office Support
19 16 (1.42%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.27%) .NET
2 35 (3.11%) XML
3 27 (2.40%) Web Services
4 23 (2.05%) HTML
5 15 (1.33%) REST
6 14 (1.25%) Middleware
7 13 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 12 (1.07%) SOAP
9 11 (0.98%) CSS
9 11 (0.98%) WCF
10 10 (0.89%) STL
11 9 (0.80%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (0.71%) jQuery
12 8 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (0.62%) Ajax
14 6 (0.53%) J2EE
14 6 (0.53%) Java EE
14 6 (0.53%) JSON
15 5 (0.44%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.11%) Management Information System
3 31 (2.76%) Economics
4 26 (2.31%) Derivative
4 26 (2.31%) NHS
5 21 (1.87%) PMI
6 19 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.25%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 11 (0.98%) Grid Computing
10 9 (0.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 9 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (0.71%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.71%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.71%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.62%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (6.41%) Windows
2 28 (2.49%) Windows 7
3 23 (2.05%) Linux
4 14 (1.25%) UNIX
5 13 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.98%) Android
7 10 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.53%) HPUX
10 5 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.27%) Solaris
12 3 (0.27%) VME
12 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.27%) CentOS
12 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (44.75%) Project Management
2 294 (26.16%) PRINCE2
3 240 (21.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 215 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (11.65%) Change Management
6 100 (8.90%) Risk Management
7 81 (7.21%) Migration
8 80 (7.12%) Programme Management
9 78 (6.94%) ITIL
10 75 (6.67%) Change Control
11 72 (6.41%) Waterfall
12 57 (5.07%) Scrum
13 47 (4.18%) Resource Management
14 46 (4.09%) Service Delivery
15 45 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
16 43 (3.83%) E-Commerce
16 43 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
17 39 (3.47%) Business Analysis
17 39 (3.47%) Workflow
18 37 (3.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (6.32%) SQL
2 38 (3.38%) C#
3 28 (2.49%) Python
4 26 (2.31%) Java
5 17 (1.51%) C++
6 14 (1.25%) Ruby
7 12 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.89%) C
8 10 (0.89%) PL/SQL
9 9 (0.80%) VB
9 9 (0.80%) VBA
10 7 (0.62%) Perl
11 5 (0.44%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.36%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.27%) PHP
13 3 (0.27%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.18%) R
14 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.089%) Korn
Qualifications
1 156 (13.88%) Security Cleared
2 118 (10.50%) Degree
3 98 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 58 (5.16%) PMI Certification
5 47 (4.18%) PMP
6 44 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 32 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 31 (2.76%) DV Cleared
9 22 (1.96%) ISEB
10 17 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.42%) APMP
12 12 (1.07%) VCP4
13 11 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.80%) CCNP
15 8 (0.71%) MCSE
16 7 (0.62%) CCNA
17 6 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
18 5 (0.44%) CISSP
19 4 (0.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.72%) QA
2 14 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (1.25%) P3O
3 8 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.36%) SLA
6 3 (0.27%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.18%) FATCA
7 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.18%) COBIT
7 2 (0.18%) MiFID
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.18%) GxP
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.089%) COREP
8 1 (0.089%) EMIR
System Software
1 20 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.44%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.27%) vCloud
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.18%) vSphere
5 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.089%) XenApp
6 1 (0.089%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.089%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.089%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 11 (0.98%) SCCM
2 9 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.27%) Puppet
5 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.18%) Sysprep
6 2 (0.18%) WMI
7 1 (0.089%) SCOM
7 1 (0.089%) Cacti
7 1 (0.089%) Control-M
7 1 (0.089%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 182 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.30%) Oracle
3 50 (4.45%) SAP
4 31 (2.76%) Cisco
5 22 (1.96%) IBM
5 22 (1.96%) Primavera
6 18 (1.60%) Planview
6 18 (1.60%) CheckPoint
7 14 (1.25%) HP
7 14 (1.25%) VMware
8 12 (1.07%) Sybase
9 9 (0.80%) Citrix
9 9 (0.80%) Juniper
10 8 (0.71%) Cognos
10 8 (0.71%) F5
11 7 (0.62%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.53%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.53%) Brocade
12 6 (0.53%) Open Text
13 5 (0.44%) Blue Coat
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £301.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £43 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago