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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 202 186 178
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 548 532 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.14% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.53% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 276 293
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 7
Average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.36% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £20.25 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +11.11%
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
36864 34787 31986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.80% 74.29% 72.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24516 21800 19146
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1032 1076 1341
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 29 December 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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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 +20 232 £450 +2.85% 28
South East -15 130 £375 - 16
East of England -18 34 £425 +6.25% 6
Yorkshire -16 33 £350 -12.50% 3
West Midlands -20 32 £375 -2.59% 7
North West -7 31 £425 +6.25% 10
South West -10 29 £325 +3.17% 3
East Midlands -2 11 £340 -2.85% 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 520 (42.00%) Project Management
2 387 (31.26%) Finance
3 305 (24.64%) PRINCE2
4 288 (23.26%) MS Project
5 263 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 230 (18.58%) Microsoft
7 207 (16.72%) MS Excel
8 205 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
9 177 (14.30%) Change Management
10 158 (12.76%) Security Cleared
11 150 (12.12%) Banking
12 128 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
13 120 (9.69%) MS Office
14 108 (8.72%) Risk Management
15 101 (8.16%) SC Cleared
16 98 (7.92%) Oracle
17 95 (7.67%) Windows
18 94 (7.59%) Degree
19 92 (7.43%) Programme Management
20 91 (7.35%) Migration
21 89 (7.19%) MS PowerPoint
22 83 (6.70%) SAP
23 79 (6.38%) SQL
24 77 (6.22%) Telecoms
25 72 (5.82%) ITIL
25 72 (5.82%) Change Control
26 70 (5.65%) .NET
27 68 (5.49%) MS Visio
28 65 (5.25%) SharePoint
28 65 (5.25%) QA

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 65 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.91%) MS Project Server
3 14 (1.13%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.13%) CMS
4 12 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.48%) IIS
6 6 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 4 (0.32%) Moodle
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.24%) SAS
9 3 (0.24%) Apache
9 3 (0.24%) Drupal
9 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.24%) Lync
9 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 288 (23.26%) MS Project
2 207 (16.72%) MS Excel
3 120 (9.69%) MS Office
4 89 (7.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 68 (5.49%) MS Visio
6 24 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.32%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.89%) SAP PS
5 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.48%) Agresso
5 6 (0.48%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.40%) Workday HCM
6 5 (0.40%) Oracle HRMS
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.32%) SAP EWM
8 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.16%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.16%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.16%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.97%) SaaS
2 7 (0.57%) Office 365
3 5 (0.40%) PaaS
4 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.081%) IaaS
6 1 (0.081%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.72%) Firewall
2 29 (2.34%) Internet
3 18 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.37%) SAN
5 14 (1.13%) MPLS
5 14 (1.13%) LAN
5 14 (1.13%) WAN
6 13 (1.05%) 3G
7 12 (0.97%) 4G
7 12 (0.97%) VPN
8 11 (0.89%) SSL
8 11 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (0.81%) Network Security
9 10 (0.81%) Ethernet
10 9 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
11 8 (0.65%) DHCP
11 8 (0.65%) Intranet
11 8 (0.65%) BGP
12 7 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 10 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.65%) MS Access
7 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.32%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.24%) MySQL
11 3 (0.24%) OLTP
11 3 (0.24%) Big Data
11 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.16%) QlikView
12 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (0.89%) JIRA
3 6 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (0.40%) Maven
5 4 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.32%) Subversion
5 4 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.24%) NCover
6 3 (0.24%) NUnit
6 3 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.16%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.081%) Xcode
8 1 (0.081%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.081%) JUnit
8 1 (0.081%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.081%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.081%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.081%) MSI
General
1 387 (31.26%) Finance
2 150 (12.12%) Banking
3 77 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 60 (4.85%) Retail
4 60 (4.85%) Investment Banking
5 34 (2.75%) Publishing
6 27 (2.18%) Legal
6 27 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 22 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.62%) Front Office
9 19 (1.53%) Retail Banking
9 19 (1.53%) Marketing
10 18 (1.45%) Back Office
11 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.81%) Billing
12 10 (0.81%) Local Government
12 10 (0.81%) German Language
13 9 (0.73%) Electronics
14 8 (0.65%) Advertising
14 8 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 502 (40.55%) Project Manager
2 154 (12.44%) Analyst
3 77 (6.22%) Developer
4 62 (5.01%) Project Planner
5 59 (4.77%) Business Analyst
6 41 (3.31%) Architect
7 39 (3.15%) PMO Analyst
8 38 (3.07%) Coordinator
9 32 (2.58%) Programme Manager
9 32 (2.58%) Senior Manager
10 30 (2.42%) Consultant
11 29 (2.34%) IT Project Manager
12 27 (2.18%) Project Coordinator
13 25 (2.02%) Senior Project Manager
14 24 (1.94%) Security Project Manager
14 24 (1.94%) Security Manager
15 23 (1.86%) Support Analyst
16 21 (1.70%) Technical Manager
16 21 (1.70%) Project Officer
17 20 (1.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (5.65%) .NET
2 45 (3.63%) XML
3 28 (2.26%) HTML
4 27 (2.18%) Web Services
5 18 (1.45%) CSS
6 15 (1.21%) WCF
7 14 (1.13%) SOAP
8 12 (0.97%) STL
8 12 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 12 (0.97%) Middleware
8 12 (0.97%) .NET Framework
8 12 (0.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (0.97%) REST
9 10 (0.81%) Silverlight
10 9 (0.73%) jQuery
11 6 (0.48%) Qt
11 6 (0.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 6 (0.48%) HTML5
11 6 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (0.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 128 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 27 (2.18%) Economics
4 24 (1.94%) Derivative
4 24 (1.94%) NHS
5 20 (1.62%) PMI
6 18 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.05%) Fixed Income
9 12 (0.97%) Grid Computing
9 12 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 11 (0.89%) PKI
10 11 (0.89%) Kindle
11 9 (0.73%) User Experience
12 8 (0.65%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.65%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.65%) DTV
13 7 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (0.57%) IBM XIV
13 7 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 95 (7.67%) Windows
2 35 (2.83%) Linux
3 31 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 21 (1.70%) UNIX
5 16 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.65%) Android
8 7 (0.57%) HPUX
8 7 (0.57%) Solaris
8 7 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.32%) CentOS
10 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.081%) zOS
12 1 (0.081%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.081%) AIX
12 1 (0.081%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (42.00%) Project Management
2 305 (24.64%) PRINCE2
3 263 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 205 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (14.30%) Change Management
6 108 (8.72%) Risk Management
7 92 (7.43%) Programme Management
8 91 (7.35%) Migration
9 72 (5.82%) ITIL
9 72 (5.82%) Change Control
10 57 (4.60%) Scrum
11 56 (4.52%) Resource Management
12 54 (4.36%) Waterfall
13 53 (4.28%) PRINCE
14 51 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
15 50 (4.04%) Matrix Management
15 50 (4.04%) Workflow
16 47 (3.80%) Business Analysis
16 47 (3.80%) Data Migration
17 46 (3.72%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (6.38%) SQL
2 57 (4.60%) C#
3 32 (2.58%) Python
4 30 (2.42%) Java
5 24 (1.94%) C++
6 20 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 11 (0.89%) VBA
8 10 (0.81%) Ruby
9 9 (0.73%) VB
9 9 (0.73%) Perl
9 9 (0.73%) C
10 5 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.40%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.32%) Scala
11 4 (0.32%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.32%) PHP
12 3 (0.24%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 158 (12.76%) Security Cleared
2 101 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 94 (7.59%) Degree
4 49 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 47 (3.80%) PMI Certification
6 34 (2.75%) PMP
7 33 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 24 (1.94%) ISEB
9 19 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (1.53%) DV Cleared
10 17 (1.37%) APMP
11 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.81%) CCNP
13 7 (0.57%) CISSP
14 6 (0.48%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.48%) MCITP
15 5 (0.40%) CISM
15 5 (0.40%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.25%) QA
2 16 (1.29%) P3O
3 13 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.32%) SLA
6 4 (0.32%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.24%) GxP
8 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 2 (0.16%) FATCA
8 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.081%) COREP
9 1 (0.081%) COBIT
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.73%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.24%) vCloud
5 2 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.081%) NFS
6 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.081%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.081%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.81%) SCCM
3 9 (0.73%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.32%) Puppet
5 4 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.24%) WMI
6 3 (0.24%) Sysprep
6 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.081%) SCOM
Vendors
1 230 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 98 (7.92%) Oracle
3 83 (6.70%) SAP
4 41 (3.31%) Cisco
5 34 (2.75%) Primavera
6 27 (2.18%) IBM
7 24 (1.94%) HP
8 21 (1.70%) CheckPoint
9 18 (1.45%) Planview
10 16 (1.29%) VMware
10 16 (1.29%) Juniper
11 14 (1.13%) Cognos
12 11 (0.89%) F5
13 9 (0.73%) Blue Coat
13 9 (0.73%) Sourcefire
14 8 (0.65%) Brocade
14 8 (0.65%) CA
15 7 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
15 7 (0.57%) Sybase
16 6 (0.48%) Citrix
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 420 per day + .
Posted: 5 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £500 to £800 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £500 to £800 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Robert Walters
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Jonathan Garth
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Peterborough
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago