The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 163 184 189
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 624 519 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.26% 1.12% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.52% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 325 311
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £578 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £30.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.98% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.14 £19.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.09 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -16.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36754 34094 37574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.30% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23188 21156 22089
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 994 1361
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Planning
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 268 £438 -2.77% 41
South East +17 130 £360 -10.00% 33
West Midlands +14 42 £425 +1.19% 11
East of England -5 41 £375 +15.38% 11
South West -2 40 £364 -3.06% 2
Yorkshire +15 31 £370 -4.63% 6
North West +1 30 £325 -21.21% 11
East Midlands +17 28 £413 -2.94% 6
Midlands +5 3 - -
North East -22 2 £363 +31.81% 2
South Coast - - - -
Project Planning
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 494 (41.44%) Project Management
2 412 (34.56%) Finance
3 336 (28.19%) MS Project
4 333 (27.94%) PRINCE2
5 236 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 223 (18.71%) Change Management
7 206 (17.28%) MS Excel
8 191 (16.02%) Microsoft
9 144 (12.08%) Banking
10 134 (11.24%) Risk Management
11 113 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
12 111 (9.31%) Security Cleared
13 97 (8.14%) Degree
14 94 (7.89%) ITIL
15 93 (7.80%) MS Office
16 92 (7.72%) SAP
16 92 (7.72%) Migration
16 92 (7.72%) Change Control
17 86 (7.21%) Programme Management
18 84 (7.05%) MS PowerPoint
19 82 (6.88%) Windows
19 82 (6.88%) Oracle
20 81 (6.80%) PMI Certification
21 79 (6.63%) SC Cleared
22 78 (6.54%) Retail
23 77 (6.46%) PRINCE
24 75 (6.29%) Scrum
25 74 (6.21%) Management Information System
26 73 (6.12%) Resource Management
27 71 (5.96%) QA

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 63 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.68%) MS Project Server
3 15 (1.26%) CMS
4 10 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (0.59%) Confluence
6 7 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.50%) Documentum
7 6 (0.50%) Drupal
7 6 (0.50%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.42%) SAS
9 4 (0.34%) IIS
9 4 (0.34%) Apache
9 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.25%) FileNet
10 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 336 (28.19%) MS Project
2 206 (17.28%) MS Excel
3 93 (7.80%) MS Office
4 84 (7.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 62 (5.20%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.59%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.084%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.34%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.34%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.25%) Summit
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.17%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.084%) SAP PP
9 1 (0.084%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.67%) Office 365
2 7 (0.59%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.25%) SaaS
4 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.43%) WAN
2 24 (2.01%) LAN
3 23 (1.93%) Firewall
4 13 (1.09%) MPLS
5 11 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (0.76%) SAN
6 9 (0.76%) ATM
7 8 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.67%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.59%) Internet
9 6 (0.50%) DNS
9 6 (0.50%) NAS
10 5 (0.42%) NGN
10 5 (0.42%) InfiniBand
10 5 (0.42%) Intranet
10 5 (0.42%) BGP
11 4 (0.34%) OSPF
11 4 (0.34%) 3G
11 4 (0.34%) Wireless
11 4 (0.34%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (1.59%) MySQL
4 17 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.01%) Big Data
7 11 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.59%) DB2
10 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (0.50%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.50%) RapidMiner
11 6 (0.50%) HBase
11 6 (0.50%) Couchbase
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.42%) MS Access
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 22 (1.85%) Subversion
2 16 (1.34%) JIRA
3 13 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.34%) ClearCase
4 4 (0.34%) ClearQuest
4 4 (0.34%) MSI
5 3 (0.25%) NUnit
5 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.17%) Xcode
6 2 (0.17%) NCover
6 2 (0.17%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.17%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.17%) CA Gen
7 1 (0.084%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.084%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.084%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.084%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.084%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.084%) Maven
General
1 412 (34.56%) Finance
2 144 (12.08%) Banking
3 78 (6.54%) Retail
4 68 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.77%) Marketing
6 31 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 28 (2.35%) Financial Institution
8 27 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 25 (2.10%) Local Government
10 23 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.85%) Retail Banking
12 21 (1.76%) Legal
13 19 (1.59%) Back Office
14 17 (1.43%) Publishing
15 15 (1.26%) Front Office
16 10 (0.84%) Automotive
17 9 (0.76%) Electronics
17 9 (0.76%) Spanish Language
18 8 (0.67%) Billing
19 7 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 441 (37.00%) Project Manager
2 169 (14.18%) Analyst
3 91 (7.63%) Project Planner
4 74 (6.21%) Business Analyst
5 65 (5.45%) Developer
6 51 (4.28%) PMO Analyst
7 36 (3.02%) Architect
7 36 (3.02%) Infrastructure Manager
8 34 (2.85%) Programme Manager
8 34 (2.85%) Senior Manager
9 33 (2.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 32 (2.68%) Consultant
11 30 (2.52%) PMO Manager
11 30 (2.52%) Project Officer
12 28 (2.35%) Coordinator
12 28 (2.35%) Technical Manager
13 27 (2.27%) Project Analyst
13 27 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
14 26 (2.18%) Project Support Officer
15 25 (2.10%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.86%) .NET
2 19 (1.59%) XML
3 18 (1.51%) Web Services
4 16 (1.34%) HTML
5 14 (1.17%) Android SDK
6 13 (1.09%) Middleware
7 12 (1.01%) CSS
8 11 (0.92%) SOAP
8 11 (0.92%) WCF
9 10 (0.84%) Velocity
9 10 (0.84%) Silverlight
10 9 (0.76%) J2EE
11 7 (0.59%) jQuery
11 7 (0.59%) HTML5
11 7 (0.59%) Reactive Extensions
11 7 (0.59%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 6 (0.50%) Qt
12 6 (0.50%) MapReduce
12 6 (0.50%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.21%) Management Information System
2 29 (2.43%) PMI
3 20 (1.68%) Computer Science
4 17 (1.43%) NHS
5 16 (1.34%) Economics
6 14 (1.17%) Data Integration
6 14 (1.17%) FMCG
7 11 (0.92%) Derivative
8 9 (0.76%) Open Source
8 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.67%) Reference Data
9 8 (0.67%) CMDB
9 8 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.59%) Credit Risk
10 7 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 7 (0.59%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.50%) Market Risk
11 6 (0.50%) EPoS
11 6 (0.50%) DTV
11 6 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 82 (6.88%) Windows
2 33 (2.77%) Linux
3 27 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 24 (2.01%) UNIX
5 20 (1.68%) Android
6 12 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.42%) pSOS
11 4 (0.34%) VMS
12 3 (0.25%) Solaris
13 2 (0.17%) AIX
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.084%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.084%) zOS
14 1 (0.084%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (41.44%) Project Management
2 333 (27.94%) PRINCE2
3 236 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 223 (18.71%) Change Management
5 134 (11.24%) Risk Management
6 113 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (7.89%) ITIL
8 92 (7.72%) Migration
8 92 (7.72%) Change Control
9 86 (7.21%) Programme Management
10 77 (6.46%) PRINCE
11 75 (6.29%) Scrum
12 73 (6.12%) Resource Management
13 55 (4.61%) Time Management
14 52 (4.36%) Business Analysis
15 51 (4.28%) ERP
16 43 (3.61%) CRM
17 42 (3.52%) TDD
18 38 (3.19%) Analytics
19 37 (3.10%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (5.62%) SQL
2 48 (4.03%) Java
3 33 (2.77%) C#
4 24 (2.01%) PHP
5 14 (1.17%) C++
5 14 (1.17%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.17%) C
5 14 (1.17%) Python
6 11 (0.92%) Perl
7 10 (0.84%) VBA
8 7 (0.59%) VB
8 7 (0.59%) R
9 6 (0.50%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.42%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.25%) VBScript
11 3 (0.25%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.17%) ABAP
12 2 (0.17%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.084%) PL/1
13 1 (0.084%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 111 (9.31%) Security Cleared
2 97 (8.14%) Degree
3 81 (6.80%) PMI Certification
4 79 (6.63%) SC Cleared
5 60 (5.03%) PMP
6 53 (4.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 32 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 24 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 18 (1.51%) ISEB
10 14 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.84%) MCITP
11 10 (0.84%) APMP
12 6 (0.50%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.50%) MAPM
13 5 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 5 (0.42%) CISSP
14 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.34%) CCNP
14 4 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.96%) QA
2 9 (0.76%) SLA
3 8 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.50%) P3O
5 6 (0.50%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.25%) FATCA
7 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) GxP
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.084%) COBIT
8 1 (0.084%) CDISC
8 1 (0.084%) FINREP
System Software
1 22 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.42%) XenApp
3 5 (0.42%) GPFS
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.25%) vSphere
6 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.084%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.084%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.084%) vCloud
7 1 (0.084%) UAG
Systems Management
1 16 (1.34%) SCCM
1 16 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.084%) Control-M
4 1 (0.084%) SCOM
4 1 (0.084%) Puppet
4 1 (0.084%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 191 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 92 (7.72%) SAP
3 82 (6.88%) Oracle
4 24 (2.01%) Cisco
4 24 (2.01%) VMware
5 21 (1.76%) Planview
5 21 (1.76%) HP
6 19 (1.59%) Primavera
7 18 (1.51%) Citrix
8 13 (1.09%) IBM
9 11 (0.92%) Avaya
10 8 (0.67%) Sybase
10 8 (0.67%) EMC
10 8 (0.67%) Tableau
11 7 (0.59%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.59%) NetApp
11 7 (0.59%) CheckPoint
11 7 (0.59%) Google
12 6 (0.50%) Northgate
12 6 (0.50%) BT
East Anglia
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lincolnshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: attractive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £400 to £450 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
CRL
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hyphen
Rate: Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + Negiotable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago