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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 210 164 195
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +31
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 586 706 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.38% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.81% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 396 315
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -12.19%
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
41497 39075 36704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.31% 76.38% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27575 24692 22997
Average daily rate £425 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1093 1036
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.12 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -19.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -31 244 £425 -5.55% 42
South East -2 150 £392 +1.09% 42
South West +2 48 £375 -0.66% 7
North West -12 42 £400 -5.88% 18
West Midlands -14 33 £313 -31.31% 5
East of England -22 30 £419 +4.68% 14
Yorkshire -40 17 £375 - 2
East Midlands -42 11 £225 -47.05% 1
North East -21 6 £396 +9.17%
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 574 (52.32%) Project Management
2 411 (37.47%) Finance
3 331 (30.17%) PRINCE2
4 258 (23.52%) MS Project
5 244 (22.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 207 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
7 193 (17.59%) MS Excel
8 178 (16.23%) Microsoft
9 165 (15.04%) Change Management
10 133 (12.12%) Banking
11 122 (11.12%) Risk Management
11 122 (11.12%) MS Office
12 113 (10.30%) Security Cleared
13 105 (9.57%) Change Control
14 102 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
15 98 (8.93%) ITIL
16 96 (8.75%) Degree
17 95 (8.66%) MS PowerPoint
18 93 (8.48%) Migration
19 82 (7.47%) Windows
20 78 (7.11%) Programme Management
21 75 (6.84%) Oracle
22 73 (6.65%) PMI Certification
23 69 (6.29%) QA
23 69 (6.29%) SC Cleared
24 66 (6.02%) SharePoint
25 64 (5.83%) Scrum
26 62 (5.65%) Waterfall
27 59 (5.38%) Telecoms
28 58 (5.29%) PMP

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 66 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (1.00%) CMS
3 10 (0.91%) SAS
3 10 (0.91%) MS Project Server
4 7 (0.64%) MQSeries
5 6 (0.55%) Apache
5 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.46%) IIS
6 5 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.36%) Lync
7 4 (0.36%) Moodle
7 4 (0.36%) Drupal
8 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.18%) JBoss
9 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 258 (23.52%) MS Project
2 193 (17.59%) MS Excel
3 122 (11.12%) MS Office
4 95 (8.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (5.10%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.091%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.091%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.091%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 18 (1.64%) Primavera
2 10 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.36%) Maximo
5 4 (0.36%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.27%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.18%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.091%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.091%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.91%) Office 365
2 8 (0.73%) SaaS
3 6 (0.55%) PaaS
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.18%) Yammer
5 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.091%) Trello
6 1 (0.091%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.091%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.46%) Internet
2 27 (2.46%) Firewall
3 15 (1.37%) WAN
4 13 (1.19%) Intranet
5 12 (1.09%) ATM
6 11 (1.00%) LAN
7 10 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.91%) VPN
7 10 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (0.82%) MPLS
8 9 (0.82%) VoIP
9 8 (0.73%) SAN
9 8 (0.73%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.64%) Wireless
10 7 (0.64%) LDAP
10 7 (0.64%) HTTP
11 6 (0.55%) Network Security
12 5 (0.46%) VLAN
12 5 (0.46%) BGP
12 5 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.01%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (1.28%) MySQL
6 8 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.55%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.55%) QlikView
9 5 (0.46%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.46%) Pentaho
9 5 (0.46%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.46%) MS Access
10 4 (0.36%) OLAP
10 4 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.36%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.36%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 12 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.00%) JIRA
3 7 (0.64%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.55%) Subversion
5 4 (0.36%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.27%) NUnit
6 3 (0.27%) NCover
6 3 (0.27%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.091%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.091%) ERwin
8 1 (0.091%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.091%) Ant
8 1 (0.091%) Maven
8 1 (0.091%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.091%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.091%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.091%) Selenium
8 1 (0.091%) WebLOAD
General
1 411 (37.47%) Finance
2 133 (12.12%) Banking
3 59 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 55 (5.01%) Retail
5 39 (3.56%) Marketing
6 37 (3.37%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.73%) Legal
8 23 (2.10%) Publishing
9 22 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (1.82%) Front Office
11 19 (1.73%) Back Office
11 19 (1.73%) Financial Institution
12 15 (1.37%) Local Government
13 14 (1.28%) Manufacturing
13 14 (1.28%) Billing
14 13 (1.19%) Law
15 12 (1.09%) Retail Banking
16 11 (1.00%) Automotive
17 6 (0.55%) Advertising
17 6 (0.55%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 493 (44.94%) Project Manager
2 116 (10.57%) Analyst
3 54 (4.92%) Developer
4 49 (4.47%) Project Planner
4 49 (4.47%) Senior Manager
5 43 (3.92%) Business Analyst
6 42 (3.83%) Consultant
7 39 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
8 35 (3.19%) PMO Analyst
9 34 (3.10%) Architect
10 30 (2.73%) Coordinator
11 29 (2.64%) IT Project Manager
11 29 (2.64%) Project Officer
12 28 (2.55%) PMO Manager
13 27 (2.46%) Programme Manager
14 26 (2.37%) Infrastructure Manager
15 24 (2.19%) Project Support Officer
15 24 (2.19%) Delivery Manager
16 23 (2.10%) Project Coordinator
16 23 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.65%) HTML
2 37 (3.37%) .NET
3 30 (2.73%) CSS
4 27 (2.46%) XML
4 27 (2.46%) Middleware
5 22 (2.01%) ASP.NET
6 19 (1.73%) Web Services
7 16 (1.46%) SOAP
8 13 (1.19%) WCF
9 11 (1.00%) REST
10 10 (0.91%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.82%) NHibernate
11 9 (0.82%) Servlets
11 9 (0.82%) HTML5
12 8 (0.73%) JSP
13 7 (0.64%) J2EE
13 7 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.64%) Velocity
13 7 (0.64%) jQuery
14 6 (0.55%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 45 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 38 (3.46%) PMI
5 34 (3.10%) Economics
6 18 (1.64%) Derivative
7 16 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.37%) User Experience
9 14 (1.28%) NHS
10 12 (1.09%) Data Integration
10 12 (1.09%) FMCG
11 11 (1.00%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.00%) Equities
12 10 (0.91%) E-Learning
13 9 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (0.82%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.82%) Learning Management System
14 8 (0.73%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.64%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 82 (7.47%) Windows
2 32 (2.92%) Linux
3 31 (2.83%) UNIX
4 15 (1.37%) AIX
5 12 (1.09%) Solaris
6 8 (0.73%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.27%) SUSE
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.18%) Android
11 1 (0.091%) pSOS
11 1 (0.091%) zOS
11 1 (0.091%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (52.32%) Project Management
2 331 (30.17%) PRINCE2
3 244 (22.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 207 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (15.04%) Change Management
6 122 (11.12%) Risk Management
7 105 (9.57%) Change Control
8 98 (8.93%) ITIL
9 93 (8.48%) Migration
10 78 (7.11%) Programme Management
11 64 (5.83%) Scrum
12 62 (5.65%) Waterfall
13 56 (5.10%) SDLC
14 48 (4.38%) Resource Management
15 47 (4.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 40 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
17 39 (3.56%) Business Analysis
17 39 (3.56%) People Management
18 34 (3.10%) E-Commerce
19 33 (3.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 53 (4.83%) SQL
2 42 (3.83%) JavaScript
3 34 (3.10%) C#
4 26 (2.37%) C
5 20 (1.82%) Java
6 12 (1.09%) VBA
7 11 (1.00%) VB
8 8 (0.73%) C++
9 6 (0.55%) BeanShell
10 5 (0.46%) PHP
10 5 (0.46%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.46%) Python
11 4 (0.36%) Perl
12 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.27%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.091%) CLIST
13 1 (0.091%) ABAP
13 1 (0.091%) JCL
13 1 (0.091%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.091%) VB6
Qualifications
1 113 (10.30%) Security Cleared
2 96 (8.75%) Degree
3 73 (6.65%) PMI Certification
4 69 (6.29%) SC Cleared
5 58 (5.29%) PMP
6 50 (4.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 50 (4.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 30 (2.73%) DV Cleared
8 22 (2.01%) APMP
9 16 (1.46%) ISEB
10 11 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.00%) CCNP
11 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.46%) CCNA
13 4 (0.36%) MCSE
13 4 (0.36%) CCSE
14 3 (0.27%) CISA
14 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.29%) QA
2 13 (1.19%) P3O
3 10 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.55%) PMBOK
5 5 (0.46%) SLA
6 4 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.18%) Basel II
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.18%) FATCA
8 1 (0.091%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.091%) GMP
8 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.091%) Basel III
System Software
1 15 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.36%) XenApp
3 4 (0.36%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.091%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.091%) RACF
6 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.091%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.091%) NFS
6 1 (0.091%) vSphere
6 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.091%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.091%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 7 (0.64%) SCCM
2 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.27%) Nagios
2 3 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.27%) Kibana
2 3 (0.27%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (0.18%) Icinga
3 2 (0.18%) Cacti
3 2 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.091%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.091%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.091%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.091%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.091%) Ansible
4 1 (0.091%) zSecure
Vendors
1 178 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 75 (6.84%) Oracle
3 57 (5.20%) SAP
4 41 (3.74%) Cisco
5 33 (3.01%) HP
6 23 (2.10%) Citrix
6 23 (2.10%) CheckPoint
7 19 (1.73%) VMware
7 19 (1.73%) IBM
8 15 (1.37%) Juniper
9 11 (1.00%) Informatica
9 11 (1.00%) Sybase
10 9 (0.82%) Endeca
11 7 (0.64%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.55%) Avaya
12 6 (0.55%) Cognos
12 6 (0.55%) Sun
12 6 (0.55%) F5
13 5 (0.46%) Tableau
13 5 (0.46%) Birst
Horsham, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £50.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - 600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Sanderson
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 14 days ago