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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 193 179 189
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 529 528 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 1.19% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.59% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 282 254
Average daily rate
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£415 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 6
Average hourly rate £20.35 £38.69 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.41% +8.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £20.60 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £86.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-41.87% -24.32%
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
34844 33254 29955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.43% 74.76% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22736 20646 18101
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 £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1059 1253
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -12.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +9 212 £440 -1.67% 39
South East -4 141 £400 +14.28% 32
North West -18 34 £425 +6.25% 15
East of England +1 31 £500 +33.33% 16
West Midlands -17 30 £378 +0.66% 9
South West -10 29 £325 +4.83% 13
Yorkshire -3 26 £375 +0.26% 15
East Midlands -5 8 £130 -62.85% 5
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 502 (42.76%) Project Management
2 377 (32.11%) Finance
3 293 (24.96%) PRINCE2
4 262 (22.32%) MS Project
5 240 (20.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 207 (17.63%) Microsoft
7 197 (16.78%) MS Excel
7 197 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
8 167 (14.22%) Security Cleared
9 149 (12.69%) Change Management
10 142 (12.10%) Banking
11 116 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
12 114 (9.71%) MS Office
13 105 (8.94%) SC Cleared
14 101 (8.60%) Migration
15 89 (7.58%) Risk Management
15 89 (7.58%) Oracle
15 89 (7.58%) Degree
16 82 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
17 81 (6.90%) Windows
17 81 (6.90%) Programme Management
18 73 (6.22%) Change Control
19 71 (6.05%) ITIL
20 69 (5.88%) SQL
21 64 (5.45%) QA
22 62 (5.28%) Waterfall
22 62 (5.28%) SAP
22 62 (5.28%) SharePoint
22 62 (5.28%) Telecoms
23 61 (5.20%) Investment Banking

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 62 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.21%) MS Project Server
3 16 (1.36%) WebLogic
4 10 (0.85%) CMS
4 10 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.51%) IIS
7 5 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.34%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 4 (0.34%) Moodle
8 4 (0.34%) SAS
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.26%) Apache
9 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.26%) Lync
9 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 262 (22.32%) MS Project
2 197 (16.78%) MS Excel
3 114 (9.71%) MS Office
4 82 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 60 (5.11%) MS Visio
6 23 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.26%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.94%) SAP PS
4 7 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.60%) Oracle HRMS
5 6 (0.51%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.51%) Agresso
6 5 (0.43%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.26%) SAP EWM
8 3 (0.26%) CA Clarity
9 2 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.085%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.085%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.085%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.28%) SaaS
2 6 (0.51%) PaaS
3 4 (0.34%) Office 365
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.085%) Force.com
5 1 (0.085%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.75%) Firewall
2 34 (2.90%) Internet
3 19 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.45%) SAN
5 16 (1.36%) LAN
6 15 (1.28%) WAN
6 15 (1.28%) VPN
7 14 (1.19%) MPLS
8 12 (1.02%) 3G
9 11 (0.94%) Ethernet
9 11 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (0.94%) Network Security
10 10 (0.85%) Wireless
10 10 (0.85%) 4G
10 10 (0.85%) SSL
11 9 (0.77%) DHCP
11 9 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
12 8 (0.68%) BGP
12 8 (0.68%) VoIP
13 7 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.68%) MS Access
6 8 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.34%) OLTP
8 4 (0.34%) MySQL
9 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.26%) Big Data
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (1.11%) JIRA
2 9 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (0.43%) Maven
5 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.17%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.17%) NUnit
7 2 (0.17%) NCover
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.085%) UltraEdit
8 1 (0.085%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.085%) SAP CE
8 1 (0.085%) JUnit
8 1 (0.085%) MorphX
8 1 (0.085%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.085%) Subversion
8 1 (0.085%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 377 (32.11%) Finance
2 142 (12.10%) Banking
3 62 (5.28%) Telecoms
4 61 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 47 (4.00%) Retail
6 39 (3.32%) Publishing
7 26 (2.21%) Legal
8 19 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.53%) Front Office
10 16 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.36%) Retail Banking
10 16 (1.36%) Marketing
11 15 (1.28%) Back Office
12 9 (0.77%) German Language
12 9 (0.77%) Local Government
13 8 (0.68%) Billing
13 8 (0.68%) Advertising
14 7 (0.60%) Automotive
14 7 (0.60%) Electronics
15 6 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 475 (40.46%) Project Manager
2 151 (12.86%) Analyst
3 60 (5.11%) Developer
4 59 (5.03%) Project Planner
5 54 (4.60%) Business Analyst
6 42 (3.58%) Architect
7 36 (3.07%) Coordinator
7 36 (3.07%) PMO Analyst
8 31 (2.64%) Senior Manager
9 30 (2.56%) Consultant
10 29 (2.47%) Programme Manager
10 29 (2.47%) IT Project Manager
11 27 (2.30%) Project Coordinator
12 25 (2.13%) Senior Project Manager
13 22 (1.87%) Support Analyst
13 22 (1.87%) Security Manager
13 22 (1.87%) Security Project Manager
14 21 (1.79%) Junior
15 20 (1.70%) Project Officer
16 18 (1.53%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (4.43%) .NET
2 37 (3.15%) XML
3 25 (2.13%) HTML
4 24 (2.04%) Web Services
5 15 (1.28%) CSS
6 13 (1.11%) Middleware
6 13 (1.11%) REST
7 12 (1.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (1.02%) STL
8 11 (0.94%) SOAP
9 10 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 10 (0.85%) WCF
10 9 (0.77%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.60%) XSD
11 7 (0.60%) Silverlight
11 7 (0.60%) jQuery
12 6 (0.51%) JSON
12 6 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (0.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (0.43%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 116 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (3.24%) Management Information System
3 27 (2.30%) Economics
4 24 (2.04%) Derivative
5 22 (1.87%) NHS
6 18 (1.53%) PMI
7 16 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.11%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.11%) Grid Computing
9 12 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 11 (0.94%) Kindle
11 9 (0.77%) PKI
12 8 (0.68%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.68%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.60%) IBM XIV
13 7 (0.60%) User Experience
13 7 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (0.51%) DTV
14 6 (0.51%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 81 (6.90%) Windows
2 29 (2.47%) Linux
2 29 (2.47%) Windows 7
3 17 (1.45%) UNIX
4 16 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.68%) Android
7 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.60%) HPUX
7 7 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.51%) Solaris
8 6 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.34%) CentOS
10 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.17%) VME
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.085%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (42.76%) Project Management
2 293 (24.96%) PRINCE2
3 240 (20.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 197 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (12.69%) Change Management
6 101 (8.60%) Migration
7 89 (7.58%) Risk Management
8 81 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 73 (6.22%) Change Control
10 71 (6.05%) ITIL
11 62 (5.28%) Waterfall
12 53 (4.51%) Scrum
13 50 (4.26%) Resource Management
14 48 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 47 (4.00%) Service Delivery
16 46 (3.92%) Portfolio Management
17 45 (3.83%) Mentoring
17 45 (3.83%) E-Commerce
18 44 (3.75%) Business Analysis
18 44 (3.75%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (5.88%) SQL
2 44 (3.75%) C#
3 32 (2.73%) Python
4 26 (2.21%) Java
5 21 (1.79%) C++
6 15 (1.28%) JavaScript
7 11 (0.94%) Ruby
7 11 (0.94%) VB
8 9 (0.77%) VBA
9 8 (0.68%) Perl
10 7 (0.60%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.51%) C
12 5 (0.43%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.34%) Scala
13 4 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.34%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.26%) PHP
15 1 (0.085%) X++
Qualifications
1 167 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 105 (8.94%) SC Cleared
3 89 (7.58%) Degree
4 39 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 39 (3.32%) PMI Certification
5 38 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 27 (2.30%) PMP
8 26 (2.21%) ISEB
9 20 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (1.36%) APMP
11 10 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.85%) CCNP
12 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.51%) CISSP
13 6 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.43%) ISSAP
14 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.43%) CCSE
14 5 (0.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.45%) QA
2 16 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (1.28%) P3O
4 13 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.34%) SLA
8 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.17%) FATCA
9 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 2 (0.17%) MiFID
9 2 (0.17%) GxP
9 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.085%) EMIR
10 1 (0.085%) COREP
System Software
1 11 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 11 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.77%) ProxySG
3 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.26%) vCloud
4 2 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.085%) GridGain
5 1 (0.085%) NFS
5 1 (0.085%) XenApp
5 1 (0.085%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.085%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.85%) Backup Exec
3 8 (0.68%) SCCM
4 7 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.26%) WMI
6 3 (0.26%) Sysprep
6 3 (0.26%) Puppet
6 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.085%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.085%) SCOM
8 1 (0.085%) Cacti
Vendors
1 207 (17.63%) Microsoft
2 89 (7.58%) Oracle
3 62 (5.28%) SAP
4 43 (3.66%) Cisco
5 33 (2.81%) Primavera
6 25 (2.13%) IBM
7 23 (1.96%) HP
8 20 (1.70%) CheckPoint
9 17 (1.45%) Planview
10 16 (1.36%) Juniper
11 15 (1.28%) VMware
12 14 (1.19%) Cognos
13 12 (1.02%) F5
14 9 (0.77%) CA
14 9 (0.77%) Blue Coat
14 9 (0.77%) Sourcefire
15 8 (0.68%) Sybase
16 7 (0.60%) Dell
16 7 (0.60%) Citrix
16 7 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
Slough, Berkshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day + Flexibility
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + potentially negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £520 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £20 - £25.7 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £381 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: 6 days ago