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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 189 189 174
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 587 570 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.16% 1.13% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.51% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 346 298
Average daily rate
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£408 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 11
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.65 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £54.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -9.67%
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +12 241 £475 +12.42% 38
South East -10 147 £425 +25.00% 50
North West -13 43 £400 +21.21% 9
West Midlands +1 41 £400 +11.11% 10
East of England +5 36 £350 - 15
South West +15 35 £325 -10.34% 18
Yorkshire -6 29 £311 -4.23% 5
East Midlands -15 13 £400 -13.51% 4
North East -8 4 £355 +59.19% 1
South Coast 0 1 - -
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 505 (45.25%) Project Management
2 386 (34.59%) Finance
3 306 (27.42%) PRINCE2
4 264 (23.66%) MS Project
5 221 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
6 211 (18.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 203 (18.19%) MS Excel
8 173 (15.50%) Microsoft
9 153 (13.71%) Security Cleared
10 138 (12.37%) Degree
11 131 (11.74%) Change Management
12 128 (11.47%) MS Office
13 115 (10.30%) Banking
14 104 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
15 99 (8.87%) Risk Management
16 94 (8.42%) Change Control
17 90 (8.06%) SC Cleared
17 90 (8.06%) ITIL
17 90 (8.06%) SharePoint
18 83 (7.44%) MS PowerPoint
19 80 (7.17%) Oracle
20 78 (6.99%) Programme Management
21 76 (6.81%) Waterfall
22 75 (6.72%) Migration
23 72 (6.45%) PMI Certification
24 71 (6.36%) SQL
25 65 (5.82%) Scrum
26 64 (5.73%) Windows
27 60 (5.38%) Service Delivery
28 59 (5.29%) Resource Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 90 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.61%) MS Project Server
3 14 (1.25%) CMS
4 9 (0.81%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.72%) Lync
6 7 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.54%) Apache
7 6 (0.54%) SAS
8 5 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.36%) IIS
9 4 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.27%) Moodle
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 264 (23.66%) MS Project
2 203 (18.19%) MS Excel
3 128 (11.47%) MS Office
4 83 (7.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (3.67%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.090%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.090%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.090%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 18 (1.61%) Primavera
1 18 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle HRMS
5 4 (0.36%) Teamcenter
5 4 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.27%) Maximo
6 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.18%) Bankmaster
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.81%) Office 365
2 8 (0.72%) SaaS
3 6 (0.54%) Yammer
3 6 (0.54%) PaaS
4 4 (0.36%) Force.com
5 3 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.96%) Firewall
2 30 (2.69%) Internet
3 21 (1.88%) WAN
4 18 (1.61%) LAN
5 14 (1.25%) SAN
5 14 (1.25%) Wireless
6 12 (1.08%) Intranet
7 11 (0.99%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.90%) Network Security
9 9 (0.81%) ATM
9 9 (0.81%) VPN
10 8 (0.72%) DNS
10 8 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.54%) DHCP
11 6 (0.54%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.54%) VoIP
11 6 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.45%) VLAN
12 5 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.90%) MS Access
6 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.54%) MySQL
8 6 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.45%) QlikView
10 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 19 (1.70%) JIRA
2 8 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.45%) Maven
5 4 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.27%) Selenium
6 3 (0.27%) Subversion
6 3 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.18%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.18%) NUnit
7 2 (0.18%) NCover
7 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.090%) MorphX
8 1 (0.090%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.090%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.090%) GCC
8 1 (0.090%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.090%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.090%) UltraEdit
General
1 386 (34.59%) Finance
2 115 (10.30%) Banking
3 49 (4.39%) Retail
4 48 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.94%) Publishing
6 41 (3.67%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.06%) Legal
8 19 (1.70%) Front Office
9 18 (1.61%) Marketing
10 16 (1.43%) Back Office
10 16 (1.43%) Local Government
11 14 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.16%) Law
13 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.99%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.99%) Automotive
14 11 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.72%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.63%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 486 (43.55%) Project Manager
2 132 (11.83%) Analyst
3 54 (4.84%) Project Planner
4 49 (4.39%) Architect
5 47 (4.21%) Business Analyst
6 43 (3.85%) Developer
7 39 (3.49%) Senior Manager
8 37 (3.32%) PMO Analyst
9 36 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
10 30 (2.69%) Consultant
10 30 (2.69%) Programme Manager
11 29 (2.60%) IT Project Manager
12 25 (2.24%) Agile Project Manager
13 24 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (2.15%) Programme Planner
14 22 (1.97%) Coordinator
15 21 (1.88%) Delivery Manager
15 21 (1.88%) Junior
16 19 (1.70%) Project Coordinator
16 19 (1.70%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.85%) .NET
2 36 (3.23%) XML
3 32 (2.87%) Web Services
4 26 (2.33%) Middleware
5 23 (2.06%) HTML
5 23 (2.06%) ASP.NET
6 20 (1.79%) REST
7 15 (1.34%) WCF
7 15 (1.34%) SOAP
7 15 (1.34%) CSS
8 11 (0.99%) .NET Framework
9 10 (0.90%) jQuery
9 10 (0.90%) Ajax
10 8 (0.72%) J2EE
10 8 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (0.72%) Java EE
11 7 (0.63%) XSL
12 6 (0.54%) SAML
12 6 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 34 (3.05%) PMI
4 32 (2.87%) Economics
5 25 (2.24%) NHS
6 22 (1.97%) Derivative
7 19 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 11 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (0.90%) Equities
10 10 (0.90%) User Experience
10 10 (0.90%) FMCG
11 9 (0.81%) Credit Risk
11 9 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
11 9 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.72%) E-Learning
12 8 (0.72%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.72%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.73%) Windows
2 26 (2.33%) Linux
3 19 (1.70%) Windows 7
4 18 (1.61%) UNIX
5 11 (0.99%) Android
5 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.36%) Solaris
9 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.27%) CentOS
10 3 (0.27%) VME
10 3 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (45.25%) Project Management
2 306 (27.42%) PRINCE2
3 221 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (18.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 131 (11.74%) Change Management
6 99 (8.87%) Risk Management
7 94 (8.42%) Change Control
8 90 (8.06%) ITIL
9 78 (6.99%) Programme Management
10 76 (6.81%) Waterfall
11 75 (6.72%) Migration
12 65 (5.82%) Scrum
13 60 (5.38%) Service Delivery
14 59 (5.29%) Resource Management
15 43 (3.85%) Business Analysis
16 39 (3.49%) E-Commerce
16 39 (3.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 35 (3.14%) User Acceptance Testing
17 35 (3.14%) People Management
18 34 (3.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 71 (6.36%) SQL
2 35 (3.14%) C#
3 29 (2.60%) Java
4 20 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 19 (1.70%) Python
6 15 (1.34%) C
7 14 (1.25%) Ruby
8 11 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.72%) C++
9 8 (0.72%) Perl
10 7 (0.63%) VBA
10 7 (0.63%) VB
11 5 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.27%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.27%) PHP
12 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.18%) R
14 1 (0.090%) X++
14 1 (0.090%) Korn
Qualifications
1 153 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 138 (12.37%) Degree
3 90 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 72 (6.45%) PMI Certification
5 57 (5.11%) PMP
6 44 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 43 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 39 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.25%) ISEB
11 13 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.16%) CCNP
12 11 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.99%) MCSE
13 10 (0.90%) CCNA
13 10 (0.90%) APMP
14 4 (0.36%) CISSP
14 4 (0.36%) CCSE
15 3 (0.27%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.29%) QA
2 11 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.63%) SLA
4 6 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.54%) P3O
4 6 (0.54%) FATCA
5 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.27%) EMIR
6 3 (0.27%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.090%) Basel III
8 1 (0.090%) COREP
8 1 (0.090%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.090%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.36%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.27%) vCloud
4 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.18%) vSphere
5 2 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.090%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.090%) GridGain
6 1 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.090%) NFS
6 1 (0.090%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (0.72%) SCCM
2 6 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.27%) Cacti
4 3 (0.27%) Puppet
4 3 (0.27%) Kibana
4 3 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.27%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.18%) Nagios
5 2 (0.18%) Icinga
6 1 (0.090%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.090%) Control-M
6 1 (0.090%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 173 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.17%) Oracle
3 53 (4.75%) SAP
4 42 (3.76%) Cisco
5 24 (2.15%) HP
6 20 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 20 (1.79%) VMware
7 17 (1.52%) IBM
8 13 (1.16%) Citrix
9 12 (1.08%) Sybase
9 12 (1.08%) Juniper
9 12 (1.08%) Planview
10 7 (0.63%) F5
11 6 (0.54%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.54%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.54%) OpenText
12 5 (0.45%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.45%) Cognos
12 5 (0.45%) Symantec
12 5 (0.45%) Dell
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£500 per day negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
The Myers Group
Rate: From £450 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £530 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago