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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 255 220 177
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -43
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 491 581 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.10% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.36% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 389 387
Median daily rate £415 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £272 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +108.33%
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
41378 42813 40900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.41% 81.15% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 28419 26033
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1189 1138
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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
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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 -22 219 £425 - 27
South East -55 73 £350 -11.61% 11
West Midlands 0 55 £400 +28.00% 10
East of England +18 37 £413 +1.22% 8
East Midlands +7 24 £388 +4.72% 3
North East -6 22 £475 +9.63% 3
North West -16 21 £413 +3.12% 10
South West -5 17 £440 +25.71% 3
Yorkshire +13 16 £320 -10.11% 6
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 401 (39.90%) Project Management
2 283 (28.16%) Finance
3 239 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (20.90%) PRINCE2
5 207 (20.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 173 (17.21%) MS Project
7 155 (15.42%) Microsoft
8 146 (14.53%) MS Excel
9 130 (12.94%) Change Management
10 122 (12.14%) Migration
11 100 (9.95%) Degree
12 98 (9.75%) Risk Management
13 97 (9.65%) Waterfall
14 93 (9.25%) Security Cleared
15 91 (9.05%) SQL
16 87 (8.66%) QA
16 87 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
17 84 (8.36%) Banking
18 78 (7.76%) Java
19 76 (7.56%) Windows
20 75 (7.46%) MS Office
21 72 (7.16%) SC Cleared
22 66 (6.57%) Oracle
23 61 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
24 58 (5.77%) Unix
24 58 (5.77%) ITIL
24 58 (5.77%) Scrum
25 56 (5.57%) CRM
25 56 (5.57%) Programme Management
25 56 (5.57%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 29 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.29%) Confluence
3 11 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.80%) CMS
5 7 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.60%) SAS
6 6 (0.60%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.50%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.40%) Apache
9 2 (0.20%) Drupal
9 2 (0.20%) IIS
9 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.100%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.100%) GemFire
10 1 (0.100%) Jetty
10 1 (0.100%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.100%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 173 (17.21%) MS Project
2 146 (14.53%) MS Excel
3 75 (7.46%) MS Office
4 61 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 49 (4.88%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.100%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.60%) Primavera
4 5 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.40%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.30%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.30%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.20%) Maximo
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.48%) SaaS
2 39 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (3.78%) Office 365
4 19 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (1.79%) IaaS
5 18 (1.79%) PaaS
6 15 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.20%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.20%) GitHub
8 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.20%) Veeva
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.100%) Force.com
9 1 (0.100%) Heroku
9 1 (0.100%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.100%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.79%) Firewall
2 23 (2.29%) Internet
3 20 (1.99%) WAN
4 19 (1.89%) LAN
5 18 (1.79%) Wireless
6 16 (1.59%) VPN
7 13 (1.29%) HTTP
7 13 (1.29%) Network Security
7 13 (1.29%) VoIP
8 12 (1.19%) FTP
9 9 (0.90%) DNS
10 8 (0.80%) BGP
10 8 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.80%) MPLS
10 8 (0.80%) Wireless Security
11 7 (0.70%) IPsec
11 7 (0.70%) NetScaler
11 7 (0.70%) OSPF
11 7 (0.70%) Skype
11 7 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.79%) Oracle OWB
2 27 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (2.39%) SQL Server
4 16 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.29%) Data Mining
5 13 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.09%) MySQL
7 7 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.50%) Big Data
8 5 (0.50%) Data Lake
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.30%) Power BI
10 3 (0.30%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.20%) GIS
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (3.78%) JIRA
2 27 (2.69%) ClearQuest
3 22 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.99%) ClearCase
5 17 (1.69%) Maven
6 10 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.60%) LSMW
7 6 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.50%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.50%) CA Gen
8 5 (0.50%) Subversion
9 4 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.40%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.20%) Gradle
10 2 (0.20%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 283 (28.16%) Finance
2 84 (8.36%) Banking
3 50 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.38%) Retail
5 39 (3.88%) Marketing
6 23 (2.29%) Legal
7 21 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.79%) Publishing
9 12 (1.19%) Back Office
9 12 (1.19%) German Language
9 12 (1.19%) Law
10 11 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.00%) Automotive
11 10 (1.00%) Brand Awareness
11 10 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.90%) Advertising
12 9 (0.90%) Billing
13 8 (0.80%) Local Government
14 7 (0.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 354 (35.22%) Project Manager
2 123 (12.24%) Analyst
3 100 (9.95%) Architect
4 57 (5.67%) Developer
5 53 (5.27%) Business Analyst
6 44 (4.38%) Project Planner
7 43 (4.28%) Consultant
8 42 (4.18%) IT Manager
9 40 (3.98%) Security Manager
9 40 (3.98%) Security Project Manager
10 38 (3.78%) Programme Manager
11 37 (3.68%) IT Project Manager
12 36 (3.58%) Software Architect
13 30 (2.99%) PMO Analyst
14 27 (2.69%) Coordinator
14 27 (2.69%) Senior Manager
15 25 (2.49%) Senior Project Manager
16 24 (2.39%) Technical Architect
17 23 (2.29%) Project Coordinator
17 23 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.47%) .NET
2 44 (4.38%) XML
3 42 (4.18%) HTML
4 35 (3.48%) Web Services
5 30 (2.99%) CSS
6 25 (2.49%) J2EE
7 21 (2.09%) RESTful
8 18 (1.79%) Middleware
8 18 (1.79%) Spring
9 17 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
9 17 (1.69%) SOAP
10 15 (1.49%) Spring Boot
10 15 (1.49%) XSLT
11 12 (1.19%) Silverlight
12 11 (1.09%) HTML5
13 10 (1.00%) jQuery
13 10 (1.00%) XSD
14 9 (0.90%) JSP
14 9 (0.90%) XML Messaging
14 9 (0.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.68%) Data Centre
3 35 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.48%) Virtual Team
4 28 (2.79%) PMI
5 25 (2.49%) User Experience
6 22 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.29%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.29%) Economics
9 12 (1.19%) CESG
9 12 (1.19%) FMCG
9 12 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.19%) Social Media
9 12 (1.19%) Tandem
10 11 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.00%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.00%) NHS
12 9 (0.90%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 76 (7.56%) Windows
2 58 (5.77%) Unix
3 44 (4.38%) Linux
4 30 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.39%) Solaris
6 13 (1.29%) AIX
6 13 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.80%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.70%) Android
10 6 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.30%) SUSE
11 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.100%) Debian
13 1 (0.100%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.100%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.100%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.100%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (39.90%) Project Management
2 239 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (20.90%) PRINCE2
4 207 (20.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (12.94%) Change Management
6 122 (12.14%) Migration
7 98 (9.75%) Risk Management
8 97 (9.65%) Waterfall
9 58 (5.77%) ITIL
9 58 (5.77%) Scrum
10 56 (5.57%) CRM
10 56 (5.57%) Programme Management
10 56 (5.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 52 (5.17%) Change Control
11 52 (5.17%) Data Migration
12 51 (5.07%) SDLC
13 47 (4.68%) Information Security
14 46 (4.58%) Resource Management
15 43 (4.28%) Time Management
16 42 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (9.05%) SQL
2 78 (7.76%) Java
3 49 (4.88%) C#
4 37 (3.68%) C
5 36 (3.58%) JavaScript
6 34 (3.38%) C++
7 20 (1.99%) PHP
8 15 (1.49%) Perl
9 13 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.09%) VBA
11 8 (0.80%) Ruby
12 7 (0.70%) ABAP
12 7 (0.70%) VB
13 4 (0.40%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.30%) ANSI SQL
14 3 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.20%) COBOL
15 2 (0.20%) Python
15 2 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (9.95%) Degree
2 93 (9.25%) Security Cleared
3 72 (7.16%) SC Cleared
4 47 (4.68%) PMP
5 46 (4.58%) PMI Certification
6 31 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 30 (2.99%) APMP
8 28 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (1.79%) ISEB
10 14 (1.39%) CISSP
11 13 (1.29%) CCNP
11 13 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (1.00%) CCNA
12 10 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.60%) CCDP
14 6 (0.60%) JNCIA
14 6 (0.60%) JNCIP
15 5 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.66%) QA
2 9 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.70%) SLA
5 6 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.50%) MiFID
7 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.20%) EMIR
7 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.100%) COBIT
8 1 (0.100%) GxP
8 1 (0.100%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.100%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.100%) RMADS
8 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.100%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.09%) Docker
3 8 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.60%) XenApp
4 6 (0.60%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.40%) KVM
5 4 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.20%) Firmware
6 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.20%) vSphere
6 2 (0.20%) Xen
7 1 (0.100%) HDFS
7 1 (0.100%) LXC
7 1 (0.100%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (1.59%) Puppet
2 5 (0.50%) Control-M
2 5 (0.50%) Graphite
2 5 (0.50%) SCCM
3 4 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (0.40%) Grafana
4 3 (0.30%) Ansible
4 3 (0.30%) MOM
5 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.100%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.100%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.100%) Foglight
6 1 (0.100%) nmon
6 1 (0.100%) Oozie
6 1 (0.100%) SCOM
6 1 (0.100%) WSUS
6 1 (0.100%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 155 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 66 (6.57%) Oracle
3 49 (4.88%) SAP
4 28 (2.79%) Cisco
5 26 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (2.09%) HP
6 21 (2.09%) VMware
7 15 (1.49%) CheckPoint
7 15 (1.49%) WSO2
8 13 (1.29%) Citrix
9 10 (1.00%) Dell
9 10 (1.00%) Marketo
9 10 (1.00%) webMethods
10 9 (0.90%) Google
11 8 (0.80%) IBM
11 8 (0.80%) Informatica
11 8 (0.80%) Juniper
12 7 (0.70%) EMC
13 6 (0.60%) BMC
14 5 (0.50%) BEA
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