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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 253 239 204
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -35
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 425 503 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 1.00% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.22% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 337 374
Median daily rate £413 £378 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 10
Median hourly rate £19.25 £38.00 £20.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.34% +88.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £9.70 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £70.43 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £38.64 £27.67
% change year-on-year
-36.26% +39.61%
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
38102 41163 39893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.78% 81.44% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25585 27074 26427
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1228 1132
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.15 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.81% +23.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -5 166 £425 +0.47% 25
South East -23 82 £350 -6.66% 7
West Midlands -16 41 £375 - 4
South West +24 28 £400 +10.34% 6
East of England +4 28 £451 +0.11% 5
Yorkshire +16 23 £425 +11.47% 9
North West -14 21 £400 +6.66% 5
East Midlands -13 16 £353 +8.46% 6
North East -19 16 £383 -15.00% 3
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Project Planning
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 375 (40.19%) Project Management
2 290 (31.08%) Finance
3 248 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (21.65%) PRINCE2
5 201 (21.54%) MS Project
6 199 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 177 (18.97%) MS Excel
8 139 (14.90%) Change Management
9 137 (14.68%) Microsoft
10 102 (10.93%) Migration
10 102 (10.93%) Security Cleared
11 96 (10.29%) MS Office
12 94 (10.08%) Risk Management
13 92 (9.86%) Waterfall
14 87 (9.32%) SC Cleared
15 85 (9.11%) Banking
15 85 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
16 80 (8.57%) SQL
17 77 (8.25%) Programme Management
18 75 (8.04%) Degree
19 69 (7.40%) Oracle
20 67 (7.18%) MS PowerPoint
21 66 (7.07%) QA
22 65 (6.97%) Java
23 60 (6.43%) Scrum
24 54 (5.79%) Windows
25 51 (5.47%) PMP
25 51 (5.47%) Time Management
25 51 (5.47%) Change Control
26 50 (5.36%) MS Visio

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 39 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.47%) Confluence
3 7 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.54%) CMS
5 5 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.43%) Apache
6 4 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 4 (0.43%) SAS
6 4 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.43%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.32%) Liferay
8 2 (0.21%) Drupal
8 2 (0.21%) IIS
8 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) Jetty
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 201 (21.54%) MS Project
2 177 (18.97%) MS Excel
3 96 (10.29%) MS Office
4 67 (7.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (5.36%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.75%) Primavera
3 7 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.54%) CA PPM
4 5 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.54%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.54%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.32%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP QM
5 3 (0.32%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.04%) Office 365
2 17 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.71%) SaaS
4 9 (0.96%) IaaS
4 9 (0.96%) PaaS
5 4 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.43%) GitHub
5 4 (0.43%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.21%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.21%) Veeva
7 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.47%) Internet
2 17 (1.82%) Firewall
3 14 (1.50%) LAN
3 14 (1.50%) WAN
4 13 (1.39%) Wireless
5 11 (1.18%) Network Security
6 10 (1.07%) VPN
7 8 (0.86%) DNS
7 8 (0.86%) FTP
7 8 (0.86%) HTTP
8 7 (0.75%) BGP
8 7 (0.75%) IPsec
8 7 (0.75%) NetScaler
8 7 (0.75%) OSPF
8 7 (0.75%) VoIP
8 7 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.64%) DHCP
10 5 (0.54%) LDAP
10 5 (0.54%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (2.14%) Oracle OWB
4 17 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.07%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.07%) MySQL
7 9 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.64%) Big Data
10 5 (0.54%) Data Lake
10 5 (0.54%) Power BI
11 4 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.32%) MS Access
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 33 (3.54%) JIRA
2 19 (2.04%) ClearCase
2 19 (2.04%) ClearQuest
3 14 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.07%) Maven
5 9 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.75%) Subversion
7 6 (0.64%) JIRA Agile
7 6 (0.64%) LSMW
8 5 (0.54%) CA Gen
8 5 (0.54%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.32%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.32%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.32%) NUnit
9 3 (0.32%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.21%) Gradle
10 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.11%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 290 (31.08%) Finance
2 85 (9.11%) Banking
3 42 (4.50%) Retail
4 37 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.64%) Marketing
6 26 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.14%) Legal
7 20 (2.14%) Publishing
8 18 (1.93%) Law
9 16 (1.71%) Advertising
10 13 (1.39%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.29%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.18%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.07%) Back Office
14 9 (0.96%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.86%) Electronics
15 8 (0.86%) Front Office
15 8 (0.86%) German Language
16 6 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 335 (35.91%) Project Manager
2 119 (12.75%) Analyst
3 76 (8.15%) Architect
4 57 (6.11%) Business Analyst
5 53 (5.68%) Developer
6 50 (5.36%) Project Planner
7 41 (4.39%) IT Manager
8 39 (4.18%) IT Project Manager
9 34 (3.64%) Consultant
10 27 (2.89%) Coordinator
11 26 (2.79%) Software Architect
12 25 (2.68%) Project Analyst
12 25 (2.68%) Security Manager
12 25 (2.68%) Technical Manager
13 24 (2.57%) Infrastructure Manager
13 24 (2.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 24 (2.57%) Security Project Manager
13 24 (2.57%) Technical Project Manager
14 23 (2.47%) Programme Manager
14 23 (2.47%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.50%) .NET
2 35 (3.75%) Web Services
3 34 (3.64%) XML
4 33 (3.54%) HTML
5 29 (3.11%) CSS
6 18 (1.93%) J2EE
6 18 (1.93%) RESTful
6 18 (1.93%) XSLT
7 14 (1.50%) SOAP
7 14 (1.50%) Spring
8 12 (1.29%) Middleware
9 10 (1.07%) HTML5
9 10 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (1.07%) XSD
10 9 (0.96%) jQuery
10 9 (0.96%) Silverlight
10 9 (0.96%) Spring Boot
10 9 (0.96%) XML Messaging
10 9 (0.96%) XSL
11 8 (0.86%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.50%) Data Centre
3 38 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.79%) Virtual Team
5 19 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.93%) User Experience
7 17 (1.82%) PMI
8 14 (1.50%) Credit Risk
9 13 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.29%) Economics
10 12 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.18%) CESG
12 10 (1.07%) NHS
13 8 (0.86%) FMCG
13 8 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.86%) Tandem
14 7 (0.75%) Data Integration
14 7 (0.75%) Derivative
14 7 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (5.79%) Windows
2 44 (4.72%) Unix
3 34 (3.64%) Linux
4 21 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.71%) AIX
5 16 (1.71%) Solaris
6 11 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.54%) Android
9 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
12 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (40.19%) Project Management
2 248 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (21.65%) PRINCE2
4 199 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 139 (14.90%) Change Management
6 102 (10.93%) Migration
7 94 (10.08%) Risk Management
8 92 (9.86%) Waterfall
9 77 (8.25%) Programme Management
10 60 (6.43%) Scrum
11 51 (5.47%) Change Control
11 51 (5.47%) Time Management
12 50 (5.36%) SDLC
13 47 (5.04%) SOA
14 45 (4.82%) CRM
15 44 (4.72%) Data Migration
16 43 (4.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 40 (4.29%) Project Governance
18 38 (4.07%) Workflow
19 37 (3.97%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (8.57%) SQL
2 65 (6.97%) Java
3 41 (4.39%) C#
4 33 (3.54%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.11%) C
6 26 (2.79%) C++
7 15 (1.61%) PHP
8 10 (1.07%) Perl
8 10 (1.07%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.96%) VBA
10 8 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.86%) VB
11 7 (0.75%) ABAP
12 6 (0.64%) Ruby
12 6 (0.64%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.54%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.32%) Python
15 2 (0.21%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 87 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 75 (8.04%) Degree
4 51 (5.47%) PMP
5 40 (4.29%) PMI Certification
6 30 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 26 (2.79%) APMP
8 25 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (1.93%) ISEB
10 10 (1.07%) CCNP
10 10 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.96%) CISSP
12 8 (0.86%) CCNA
13 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.64%) CCDP
14 6 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.64%) JNCIA
14 6 (0.64%) JNCIP
15 5 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.07%) QA
2 15 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.07%) SLA
5 6 (0.64%) MiFID
6 5 (0.54%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.32%) EMIR
9 1 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) GxP
9 1 (0.11%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.11%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.18%) Docker
3 6 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.54%) XenApp
4 5 (0.54%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.32%) KVM
6 2 (0.21%) Firmware
6 2 (0.21%) HDFS
6 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (0.96%) Puppet
2 8 (0.86%) Ansible
3 6 (0.64%) Control-M
4 5 (0.54%) SCCM
5 4 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (0.43%) MOM
6 3 (0.32%) Grafana
6 3 (0.32%) Graphite
7 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.11%) Oozie
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.11%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.40%) Oracle
3 46 (4.93%) SAP
4 24 (2.57%) Cisco
5 21 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.61%) CheckPoint
6 15 (1.61%) HP
7 12 (1.29%) VMware
8 10 (1.07%) Dell
8 10 (1.07%) webMethods
8 10 (1.07%) WSO2
9 9 (0.96%) Citrix
10 8 (0.86%) Informatica
11 7 (0.75%) BMC
11 7 (0.75%) Google
11 7 (0.75%) Juniper
11 7 (0.75%) Splunk
11 7 (0.75%) Workday
12 6 (0.64%) EMC
13 5 (0.54%) BEA
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