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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 240 229 184
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -45
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 505 503 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.04% 0.99% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.24% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 336 358
Median daily rate £413 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £265 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 18
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £12.35 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £175.00 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £34.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +22.12%
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
40127 40445 38431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 79.69% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26982 26553 24574
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1082 1132
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 206 £434 -0.85% 43
South East -7 124 £389 -2.81% 19
West Midlands +6 54 £339 -15.25% 6
North West -6 38 £425 +6.25% 8
South West +3 33 £456 +7.35% 6
East Midlands +25 26 £400 +142.42% 2
Yorkshire -16 18 £388 +10.71% 4
East of England +11 16 £475 +2.70% 6
Midlands - 2 - - 1
North East -59 1 £114 -72.53% 5
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 429 (41.13%) Project Management
2 323 (30.97%) Finance
3 255 (24.45%) PRINCE2
4 228 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 216 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
6 193 (18.50%) MS Project
7 153 (14.67%) MS Excel
8 151 (14.48%) Migration
9 144 (13.81%) Microsoft
10 120 (11.51%) Change Management
11 105 (10.07%) Degree
11 105 (10.07%) Waterfall
12 102 (9.78%) Security Cleared
13 91 (8.72%) Oracle
14 88 (8.44%) Windows
15 85 (8.15%) Risk Management
16 81 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
17 79 (7.57%) ITIL
17 79 (7.57%) SC Cleared
18 75 (7.19%) MS Office
19 71 (6.81%) QA
20 70 (6.71%) Banking
21 69 (6.62%) SQL
22 67 (6.42%) Unix
22 67 (6.42%) Telecoms
23 64 (6.14%) Programme Management
24 59 (5.66%) Java
24 59 (5.66%) Change Control
25 56 (5.37%) Scrum
26 55 (5.27%) Information Security

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.68%) Confluence
3 18 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.86%) CMS
4 9 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.77%) IIS
5 8 (0.77%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.48%) SAS
7 5 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.29%) Apache
8 3 (0.29%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.29%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.19%) CICS
9 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.096%) MQSeries
Applications
1 193 (18.50%) MS Project
2 153 (14.67%) MS Excel
3 75 (7.19%) MS Office
4 48 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (3.84%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.096%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 20 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.77%) Primavera
3 6 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.29%) HFM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.29%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.19%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.096%) BASE24
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.096%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.84%) SaaS
2 32 (3.07%) Office 365
3 31 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.53%) IaaS
5 16 (1.53%) PaaS
6 13 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.48%) Force.com
7 5 (0.48%) Heroku
8 4 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.096%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.096%) Taleo
9 1 (0.096%) Trello
9 1 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.78%) Firewall
2 24 (2.30%) WAN
3 20 (1.92%) LAN
4 15 (1.44%) Internet
5 12 (1.15%) MPLS
6 11 (1.05%) VPN
7 10 (0.96%) Wireless
8 9 (0.86%) DNS
8 9 (0.86%) HTTP
8 9 (0.86%) Network Security
9 7 (0.67%) SAN
10 6 (0.58%) FTP
10 6 (0.58%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.58%) VoIP
11 5 (0.48%) ATM
11 5 (0.48%) Wireless Security
12 4 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.38%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.03%) Oracle OWB
2 21 (2.01%) Oracle Database
3 18 (1.73%) MongoDB
4 17 (1.63%) SQL Server
5 14 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (0.96%) MySQL
6 10 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.86%) Big Data
8 5 (0.48%) DB2
8 5 (0.48%) Essbase
8 5 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.38%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.38%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.29%) DataStage
10 3 (0.29%) GIS
10 3 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.29%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 44 (4.22%) JIRA
2 42 (4.03%) ClearQuest
3 35 (3.36%) ClearCase
4 21 (2.01%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.73%) Maven
6 14 (1.34%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.48%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.48%) Subversion
8 5 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.38%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.29%) CA Gen
10 3 (0.29%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.29%) LSMW
10 3 (0.29%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.19%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.19%) Selenium
11 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 323 (30.97%) Finance
2 70 (6.71%) Banking
3 67 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 46 (4.41%) Retail
5 29 (2.78%) Marketing
6 20 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.53%) Legal
8 13 (1.25%) Back Office
8 13 (1.25%) German Language
9 12 (1.15%) Brand Awareness
9 12 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.05%) Billing
11 10 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.77%) Automotive
12 8 (0.77%) Law
13 7 (0.67%) Publishing
14 6 (0.58%) Advertising
15 5 (0.48%) Electronics
15 5 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 381 (36.53%) Project Manager
2 120 (11.51%) Analyst
3 95 (9.11%) Architect
4 60 (5.75%) Project Planner
5 58 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 51 (4.89%) IT Project Manager
7 47 (4.51%) Programme Manager
8 42 (4.03%) Consultant
9 41 (3.93%) Senior Manager
10 40 (3.84%) Senior Project Manager
11 39 (3.74%) Software Architect
12 38 (3.64%) Business Analyst
12 38 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
12 38 (3.64%) Technical Architect
13 36 (3.45%) Developer
13 36 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 36 (3.45%) Security Manager
14 35 (3.36%) PMO Analyst
15 32 (3.07%) Security Project Manager
16 31 (2.97%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.45%) .NET
2 23 (2.21%) Web Services
2 23 (2.21%) XML
3 22 (2.11%) J2EE
4 21 (2.01%) Spring
5 20 (1.92%) HTML
6 18 (1.73%) Middleware
7 17 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (1.63%) Spring Boot
8 16 (1.53%) SOAP
9 12 (1.15%) RESTful
10 11 (1.05%) JSP
11 8 (0.77%) WCF
11 8 (0.77%) WPF
12 7 (0.67%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.67%) COM
12 7 (0.67%) CSS
13 6 (0.58%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.58%) Entity Framework
13 6 (0.58%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 38 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.88%) Virtual Team
5 27 (2.59%) PMI
6 22 (2.11%) User Experience
7 16 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
9 14 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.15%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.15%) Social Media
11 11 (1.05%) NHS
12 10 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.96%) FMCG
12 10 (0.96%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.86%) Economics
13 9 (0.86%) Tandem
14 6 (0.58%) Clustering
14 6 (0.58%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.58%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 88 (8.44%) Windows
2 67 (6.42%) Unix
3 49 (4.70%) Linux
4 25 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.44%) Solaris
6 12 (1.15%) AIX
7 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.86%) Android
9 9 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.58%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.19%) SUSE
13 1 (0.096%) Debian
13 1 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.096%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (41.13%) Project Management
2 255 (24.45%) PRINCE2
3 228 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 216 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (14.48%) Migration
6 120 (11.51%) Change Management
7 105 (10.07%) Waterfall
8 85 (8.15%) Risk Management
9 79 (7.57%) ITIL
10 64 (6.14%) Programme Management
11 59 (5.66%) Change Control
12 56 (5.37%) Scrum
13 55 (5.27%) Information Security
14 54 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 51 (4.89%) Data Migration
15 51 (4.89%) SDLC
16 50 (4.79%) Resource Management
17 48 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 46 (4.41%) CRM
19 45 (4.31%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 69 (6.62%) SQL
2 59 (5.66%) Java
3 27 (2.59%) C
4 25 (2.40%) C#
5 22 (2.11%) Shell Script
6 18 (1.73%) C++
7 16 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.15%) Perl
10 8 (0.77%) PHP
11 7 (0.67%) VB
11 7 (0.67%) VBA
12 6 (0.58%) Ruby
13 5 (0.48%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.48%) SOQL
14 4 (0.38%) COBOL
14 4 (0.38%) Python
15 3 (0.29%) ABAP
15 3 (0.29%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 105 (10.07%) Degree
2 102 (9.78%) Security Cleared
3 79 (7.57%) SC Cleared
4 53 (5.08%) PMI Certification
5 42 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 41 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 38 (3.64%) PMP
8 26 (2.49%) APMP
9 14 (1.34%) ISEB
10 12 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.77%) CCNP
12 8 (0.77%) CISSP
12 8 (0.77%) HND
13 7 (0.67%) CCNA
14 6 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 4 (0.38%) ACCA
16 4 (0.38%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.81%) QA
2 7 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.58%) SLA
4 4 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.38%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.096%) COBIT
7 1 (0.096%) EMIR
7 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.096%) MiFID
7 1 (0.096%) SEPA
System Software
1 32 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.86%) Docker
5 8 (0.77%) Xen
6 5 (0.48%) XenApp
7 4 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.096%) Firmware
9 1 (0.096%) HDFS
9 1 (0.096%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.096%) KVM
9 1 (0.096%) LXC
9 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.096%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (2.21%) Puppet
2 8 (0.77%) QRadar
2 8 (0.77%) SCCM
3 7 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.38%) Foglight
5 4 (0.38%) Graphite
5 4 (0.38%) nmon
6 3 (0.29%) Grafana
6 3 (0.29%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.19%) Ansible
7 2 (0.19%) Control-M
8 1 (0.096%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.096%) Graylog
8 1 (0.096%) logstash
8 1 (0.096%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.096%) Oozie
Vendors
1 144 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 91 (8.72%) Oracle
3 54 (5.18%) SAP
4 28 (2.68%) VMware
5 26 (2.49%) IBM
6 23 (2.21%) HP
6 23 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (2.01%) Citrix
7 21 (2.01%) Informatica
8 19 (1.82%) Cisco
8 19 (1.82%) Pega
8 19 (1.82%) WSO2
9 12 (1.15%) Marketo
10 9 (0.86%) hybris
11 8 (0.77%) ArcSight
11 8 (0.77%) Splunk
12 7 (0.67%) Hyperion
12 7 (0.67%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.67%) webMethods
13 6 (0.58%) CheckPoint
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £259.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
RP International
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Rate: £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 19 days ago