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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 156 191 180
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 695 519 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.37% 1.08% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.47% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 317 335
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -30.00%
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
37903 35325 37963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.50% 73.75% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23950 22116 22455
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
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 1077 961 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 300 £450 +5.88% 55
South East +18 125 £388 -3.12% 30
East of England +11 58 £400 +23.07% 9
West Midlands +25 55 £455 +21.33% 5
South West -8 38 £372 +0.54% 10
East Midlands +27 37 £438 +40.00% 5
Yorkshire +10 36 £375 -3.35% 7
North West -1 27 £393 -1.38% 8
Midlands +8 6 £525 +31.25%
North East -34 2 £363 +82.38% 1
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 497 (39.54%) Project Management
2 422 (33.57%) Finance
3 348 (27.68%) MS Project
4 339 (26.97%) PRINCE2
5 248 (19.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 227 (18.06%) Change Management
7 216 (17.18%) MS Excel
8 212 (16.87%) Microsoft
9 153 (12.17%) Banking
10 133 (10.58%) Risk Management
11 120 (9.55%) Security Cleared
12 115 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
13 113 (8.99%) Migration
14 106 (8.43%) MS Office
15 101 (8.04%) Oracle
16 96 (7.64%) SAP
17 92 (7.32%) Degree
18 89 (7.08%) ITIL
18 89 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
18 89 (7.08%) Change Control
19 88 (7.00%) Programme Management
20 84 (6.68%) Windows
20 84 (6.68%) SC Cleared
21 81 (6.44%) PMI Certification
22 77 (6.13%) Management Information System
23 76 (6.05%) Scrum
24 75 (5.97%) SQL
24 75 (5.97%) PRINCE
25 74 (5.89%) Retail
26 73 (5.81%) MS Visio

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 71 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.39%) MS Project Server
3 18 (1.43%) CMS
4 12 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (0.56%) Confluence
7 6 (0.48%) Drupal
7 6 (0.48%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.48%) Documentum
7 6 (0.48%) SAS
7 6 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.40%) Apache
8 5 (0.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 4 (0.32%) IIS
10 3 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.24%) FileNet
10 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.24%) Lync
Applications
1 348 (27.68%) MS Project
2 216 (17.18%) MS Excel
3 106 (8.43%) MS Office
4 89 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 73 (5.81%) MS Visio
6 22 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.48%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.72%) Workday HCM
5 7 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (0.56%) Agresso
6 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.40%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.32%) SAP EWM
8 4 (0.32%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.32%) SAP PS
9 3 (0.24%) Summit
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.16%) CA Clarity
10 2 (0.16%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.16%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.64%) Office 365
2 7 (0.56%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.40%) SaaS
4 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.63%) WAN
2 29 (2.31%) Firewall
3 27 (2.15%) LAN
4 15 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.95%) Internet
6 10 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (0.64%) 4G
7 8 (0.64%) 3G
7 8 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (0.64%) SAN
7 8 (0.64%) BGP
7 8 (0.64%) ATM
8 7 (0.56%) MPLS
8 7 (0.56%) DNS
9 6 (0.48%) OSPF
9 6 (0.48%) Intranet
9 6 (0.48%) Broadband
10 5 (0.40%) VoIP
10 5 (0.40%) VPN
10 5 (0.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (1.59%) MySQL
3 20 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (0.95%) Big Data
7 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.64%) DB2
9 8 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.56%) MS Access
10 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.48%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.48%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (0.48%) RapidMiner
11 6 (0.48%) HBase
12 4 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.59%) Subversion
1 20 (1.59%) JIRA
2 16 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.32%) ClearCase
3 4 (0.32%) ClearQuest
3 4 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.24%) MSI
4 3 (0.24%) NUnit
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.16%) NCover
5 2 (0.16%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.16%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.080%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.080%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.080%) Selenium
6 1 (0.080%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.080%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.080%) Maven
6 1 (0.080%) Xcode
6 1 (0.080%) Eclipse
General
1 422 (33.57%) Finance
2 153 (12.17%) Banking
3 74 (5.89%) Retail
4 70 (5.57%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.58%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.63%) Marketing
7 29 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 26 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 26 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 26 (2.07%) Publishing
9 25 (1.99%) Legal
10 23 (1.83%) Local Government
10 23 (1.83%) Retail Banking
11 22 (1.75%) Back Office
12 16 (1.27%) Front Office
13 11 (0.88%) Automotive
14 10 (0.80%) Electronics
14 10 (0.80%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.56%) Billing
15 7 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 446 (35.48%) Project Manager
2 179 (14.24%) Analyst
3 102 (8.11%) Project Planner
4 80 (6.36%) Developer
5 73 (5.81%) Business Analyst
6 49 (3.90%) PMO Analyst
7 46 (3.66%) Architect
8 35 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
9 34 (2.70%) Consultant
10 32 (2.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 32 (2.55%) Senior Manager
11 31 (2.47%) Programme Manager
12 30 (2.39%) Project Officer
13 28 (2.23%) Project Support Officer
14 27 (2.15%) Technical Manager
14 27 (2.15%) Coordinator
15 26 (2.07%) PMO Manager
16 25 (1.99%) Project Analyst
17 24 (1.91%) IT Project Manager
17 24 (1.91%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (4.61%) .NET
2 28 (2.23%) XML
3 19 (1.51%) Web Services
4 18 (1.43%) Middleware
4 18 (1.43%) HTML
5 14 (1.11%) Android SDK
6 13 (1.03%) WCF
6 13 (1.03%) Silverlight
6 13 (1.03%) CSS
7 11 (0.88%) SOAP
8 9 (0.72%) J2EE
9 8 (0.64%) Velocity
9 8 (0.64%) Qt
9 8 (0.64%) Reactive Extensions
9 8 (0.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 7 (0.56%) HTML5
10 7 (0.56%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.48%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 6 (0.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.13%) Management Information System
2 31 (2.47%) PMI
3 22 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 19 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.43%) NHS
6 16 (1.27%) Economics
7 14 (1.11%) Data Integration
8 11 (0.88%) FMCG
8 11 (0.88%) Derivative
9 10 (0.80%) Open Source
10 8 (0.64%) Credit Risk
10 8 (0.64%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.56%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.56%) DTV
12 6 (0.48%) EPoS
12 6 (0.48%) PKI
12 6 (0.48%) Clustering
12 6 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (6.68%) Windows
2 37 (2.94%) Linux
3 27 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 26 (2.07%) UNIX
5 20 (1.59%) Android
6 13 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.40%) pSOS
10 4 (0.32%) Solaris
11 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.24%) VMS
12 2 (0.16%) AIX
13 1 (0.080%) zOS
13 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.080%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (39.54%) Project Management
2 339 (26.97%) PRINCE2
3 248 (19.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 227 (18.06%) Change Management
5 133 (10.58%) Risk Management
6 115 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (8.99%) Migration
8 89 (7.08%) ITIL
8 89 (7.08%) Change Control
9 88 (7.00%) Programme Management
10 76 (6.05%) Scrum
11 75 (5.97%) PRINCE
12 72 (5.73%) Resource Management
13 59 (4.69%) ERP
14 55 (4.38%) Business Analysis
15 54 (4.30%) Time Management
16 52 (4.14%) Data Migration
17 44 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 44 (3.50%) Dependency Management
18 41 (3.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 75 (5.97%) SQL
2 56 (4.46%) Java
3 40 (3.18%) C#
4 23 (1.83%) PHP
5 18 (1.43%) C++
5 18 (1.43%) Python
6 16 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.11%) C
8 12 (0.95%) Perl
9 9 (0.72%) VBA
10 7 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.56%) R
11 6 (0.48%) VB
11 6 (0.48%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.32%) Scala
13 2 (0.16%) VBScript
14 1 (0.080%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.080%) ABAP
14 1 (0.080%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.080%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 120 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 92 (7.32%) Degree
3 84 (6.68%) SC Cleared
4 81 (6.44%) PMI Certification
5 59 (4.69%) PMP
6 47 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 36 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 25 (1.99%) DV Cleared
9 23 (1.83%) ISEB
10 17 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.88%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.88%) MCITP
12 10 (0.80%) APMP
13 6 (0.48%) MAPM
13 6 (0.48%) MCSE
14 5 (0.40%) MCP
14 5 (0.40%) CCNP
14 5 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.40%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.73%) QA
2 14 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.56%) SLA
3 7 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.56%) P3O
4 6 (0.48%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.16%) GxP
7 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.080%) COBIT
7 1 (0.080%) CDISC
7 1 (0.080%) FINREP
7 1 (0.080%) FATCA
System Software
1 17 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.40%) GPFS
4 4 (0.32%) XenApp
4 4 (0.32%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.16%) vSphere
6 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.080%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.080%) UAG
7 1 (0.080%) vCloud
7 1 (0.080%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.19%) SCCM
3 4 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.080%) Control-M
5 1 (0.080%) SCOM
5 1 (0.080%) Puppet
5 1 (0.080%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 212 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 101 (8.04%) Oracle
3 96 (7.64%) SAP
4 32 (2.55%) Cisco
5 27 (2.15%) Primavera
6 26 (2.07%) HP
7 21 (1.67%) Planview
8 20 (1.59%) VMware
9 19 (1.51%) IBM
10 15 (1.19%) Citrix
11 12 (0.95%) CheckPoint
12 11 (0.88%) Juniper
13 9 (0.72%) Avaya
13 9 (0.72%) Sybase
14 8 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (0.64%) Tableau
15 7 (0.56%) Informatica
15 7 (0.56%) Google
16 6 (0.48%) Northgate
16 6 (0.48%) CA
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
N T T Com Security
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
N T T Com Security
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: Yesterday
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £280 - £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pharma Division
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £501.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £365 - £395 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + 9 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago