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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 163 195 181
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 670 521 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.30% 1.08% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.45% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 309 338
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 £285 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 19
Average hourly rate £17.25 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.60 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.00 £47.90 £51.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -39.53%
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
38289 35908 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24309 22565 22981
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1022 1423
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +18 275 £448 +5.29% 49
South East +33 146 £388 -3.12% 29
East of England +7 55 £400 +6.66% 19
West Midlands +14 50 £450 +21.62% 14
East Midlands +34 43 £425 +30.76% 4
South West +5 38 £380 +2.63% 13
Yorkshire -4 26 £375 -3.35% 7
North West -7 22 £435 +9.84% 11
Midlands 0 6 £525 +20.13%
North East -47 2 £363 +82.38% 3
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 525 (41.97%) Project Management
2 417 (33.33%) Finance
3 334 (26.70%) MS Project
4 331 (26.46%) PRINCE2
5 263 (21.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 223 (17.83%) MS Excel
7 217 (17.35%) Microsoft
8 213 (17.03%) Change Management
9 187 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
10 159 (12.71%) Banking
11 155 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
12 139 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 123 (9.83%) Risk Management
14 110 (8.79%) Migration
14 110 (8.79%) MS Office
15 100 (7.99%) SAP
15 100 (7.99%) SC Cleared
16 98 (7.83%) Oracle
17 94 (7.51%) Windows
18 89 (7.11%) Degree
19 86 (6.87%) Change Control
20 85 (6.79%) MS PowerPoint
21 84 (6.71%) Programme Management
22 81 (6.47%) ITIL
23 78 (6.24%) SQL
23 78 (6.24%) MS Visio
24 77 (6.16%) Management Information System
25 76 (6.08%) SharePoint
26 75 (6.00%) Telecoms
27 74 (5.92%) PRINCE

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 76 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.24%) MS Project Server
3 17 (1.36%) CMS
4 14 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.96%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.56%) Confluence
7 7 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.48%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 5 (0.40%) Drupal
9 5 (0.40%) SAS
10 4 (0.32%) IIS
10 4 (0.32%) Documentum
11 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.24%) FileNet
11 3 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.24%) Apache
12 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 334 (26.70%) MS Project
2 223 (17.83%) MS Excel
3 110 (8.79%) MS Office
4 85 (6.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 78 (6.24%) MS Visio
6 26 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.32%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.80%) SAP PS
5 9 (0.72%) Workday HCM
6 7 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.56%) Agresso
7 6 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.40%) SAP EWM
8 5 (0.40%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.32%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.24%) CA Clarity
10 3 (0.24%) Summit
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
11 2 (0.16%) SAP APO
11 2 (0.16%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.88%) SaaS
2 7 (0.56%) Google Apps
3 6 (0.48%) Office 365
4 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.32%) PaaS
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.080%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.80%) Firewall
2 25 (2.00%) WAN
3 21 (1.68%) LAN
4 19 (1.52%) Internet
5 13 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.04%) SAN
6 9 (0.72%) 4G
6 9 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (0.72%) 3G
7 8 (0.64%) MPLS
7 8 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.56%) ATM
8 7 (0.56%) SSL
8 7 (0.56%) VPN
8 7 (0.56%) DNS
8 7 (0.56%) DSL
9 6 (0.48%) Intranet
9 6 (0.48%) BGP
9 6 (0.48%) Broadband
9 6 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.28%) MySQL
5 14 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (0.96%) Big Data
7 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 9 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 9 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.64%) DB2
9 8 (0.64%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.64%) MS Access
10 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (0.48%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.48%) HBase
11 6 (0.48%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (1.52%) JIRA
2 17 (1.36%) Subversion
3 16 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.32%) ClearQuest
5 4 (0.32%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.24%) NUnit
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.16%) CA Gen
7 2 (0.16%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.16%) NCover
8 1 (0.080%) SAP CE
8 1 (0.080%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.080%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.080%) Selenium
8 1 (0.080%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.080%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.080%) Maven
8 1 (0.080%) Xcode
General
1 417 (33.33%) Finance
2 159 (12.71%) Banking
3 75 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 70 (5.60%) Retail
5 51 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 31 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 30 (2.40%) Marketing
8 28 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 27 (2.16%) Publishing
10 26 (2.08%) Legal
11 23 (1.84%) Back Office
12 22 (1.76%) Financial Institution
13 21 (1.68%) Retail Banking
14 18 (1.44%) Front Office
14 18 (1.44%) Local Government
15 11 (0.88%) Automotive
15 11 (0.88%) Electronics
16 8 (0.64%) Games
17 7 (0.56%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 453 (36.21%) Project Manager
2 177 (14.15%) Analyst
3 95 (7.59%) Project Planner
4 83 (6.63%) Developer
5 75 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 46 (3.68%) PMO Analyst
7 41 (3.28%) Architect
8 34 (2.72%) Infrastructure Manager
9 33 (2.64%) Consultant
10 32 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 32 (2.56%) Project Officer
11 30 (2.40%) Programme Manager
12 29 (2.32%) Project Support Officer
12 29 (2.32%) Coordinator
12 29 (2.32%) Senior Manager
13 27 (2.16%) PMO Manager
14 26 (2.08%) Support Analyst
14 26 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
15 24 (1.92%) Technical Manager
16 22 (1.76%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (5.12%) .NET
2 32 (2.56%) XML
3 20 (1.60%) Web Services
4 19 (1.52%) HTML
5 16 (1.28%) Middleware
6 14 (1.12%) CSS
6 14 (1.12%) Silverlight
7 13 (1.04%) WCF
8 12 (0.96%) Android SDK
9 11 (0.88%) SOAP
10 8 (0.64%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.64%) Velocity
10 8 (0.64%) Reactive Extensions
10 8 (0.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 7 (0.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 7 (0.56%) J2EE
12 6 (0.48%) STL
12 6 (0.48%) jQuery
12 6 (0.48%) Qt
12 6 (0.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 155 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (6.16%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.00%) PMI
4 20 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 18 (1.44%) NHS
5 18 (1.44%) Economics
5 18 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.20%) Derivative
7 10 (0.80%) Open Source
7 10 (0.80%) User Experience
8 9 (0.72%) Mathematics
8 9 (0.72%) FMCG
8 9 (0.72%) Credit Risk
8 9 (0.72%) Market Risk
9 8 (0.64%) DTV
9 8 (0.64%) PKI
10 7 (0.56%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.48%) EPoS
11 6 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 94 (7.51%) Windows
2 45 (3.60%) Linux
3 28 (2.24%) UNIX
4 26 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 17 (1.36%) Android
6 14 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.48%) HPUX
10 5 (0.40%) pSOS
11 4 (0.32%) Solaris
12 3 (0.24%) VMS
13 2 (0.16%) AIX
13 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.080%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.080%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.080%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (41.97%) Project Management
2 331 (26.46%) PRINCE2
3 263 (21.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 213 (17.03%) Change Management
5 187 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (9.83%) Risk Management
7 110 (8.79%) Migration
8 86 (6.87%) Change Control
9 84 (6.71%) Programme Management
10 81 (6.47%) ITIL
11 74 (5.92%) PRINCE
12 71 (5.68%) Resource Management
13 65 (5.20%) Scrum
14 63 (5.04%) ERP
15 57 (4.56%) Data Migration
16 56 (4.48%) Business Analysis
17 53 (4.24%) Time Management
18 48 (3.84%) User Acceptance Testing
19 45 (3.60%) Workflow
20 44 (3.52%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (6.24%) SQL
2 53 (4.24%) Java
3 45 (3.60%) C#
4 21 (1.68%) C++
5 19 (1.52%) Python
6 18 (1.44%) PHP
7 16 (1.28%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.12%) C
9 12 (0.96%) Perl
10 10 (0.80%) VBA
11 8 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.64%) VB
12 6 (0.48%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.48%) R
13 4 (0.32%) Scala
14 3 (0.24%) VBScript
15 2 (0.16%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.080%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.080%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.080%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 139 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 100 (7.99%) SC Cleared
3 89 (7.11%) Degree
4 68 (5.44%) PMI Certification
5 51 (4.08%) PMP
6 48 (3.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 34 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 25 (2.00%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.68%) ISEB
10 17 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.88%) MCITP
11 11 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.72%) APMP
13 6 (0.48%) MCSE
13 6 (0.48%) MAPM
13 6 (0.48%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 5 (0.40%) ISSAP
14 5 (0.40%) MCP
15 4 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.60%) QA
2 14 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.56%) P3O
4 6 (0.48%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.40%) SLA
5 5 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.16%) GxP
8 1 (0.080%) FATCA
8 1 (0.080%) FINREP
8 1 (0.080%) COBIT
8 1 (0.080%) CDISC
System Software
1 15 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.48%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.40%) GPFS
5 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.080%) UAG
7 1 (0.080%) vCloud
7 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.080%) XenApp
7 1 (0.080%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.080%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.04%) SCCM
3 6 (0.48%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.48%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.080%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.080%) Puppet
5 1 (0.080%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.080%) WMI
5 1 (0.080%) SCOM
5 1 (0.080%) Control-M
Vendors
1 217 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 100 (7.99%) SAP
3 98 (7.83%) Oracle
4 35 (2.80%) Primavera
5 33 (2.64%) Cisco
6 30 (2.40%) HP
7 27 (2.16%) IBM
8 19 (1.52%) Planview
9 18 (1.44%) VMware
10 16 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 15 (1.20%) Juniper
12 10 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (0.80%) Cognos
13 9 (0.72%) Citrix
13 9 (0.72%) Sybase
14 8 (0.64%) Avaya
14 8 (0.64%) Tableau
15 7 (0.56%) F5
15 7 (0.56%) Google
15 7 (0.56%) Brocade
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £180 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Endemol UK
Rate: Up to £25,500 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £410 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Connectus
Rate: £135 - £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago