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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 227 198 190
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 463 537 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.98% 1.17% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.50% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 329 291
Average daily rate £413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 20
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.35 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.86% -51.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £45.00 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.85 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+64.11% -40.93%
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -33 174 £425 -5.55% 59
South East -44 92 £380 -5.00% 21
West Midlands +3 46 £425 +13.33% 10
North West -16 38 £363 -17.14% 11
Yorkshire +3 37 £425 +6.25% 7
South West 0 28 £400 +23.07% 10
East of England -3 26 £444 -17.44% 6
East Midlands +4 19 £425 +53.15% 1
North East -33 2 £493 +35.86% 2
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 436 (43.43%) Project Management
2 352 (35.06%) Finance
3 301 (29.98%) PRINCE2
4 266 (26.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 212 (21.12%) MS Project
6 191 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
7 151 (15.04%) MS Excel
8 141 (14.04%) Change Management
9 126 (12.55%) Migration
10 121 (12.05%) Microsoft
11 115 (11.45%) Security Cleared
12 101 (10.06%) Oracle
13 92 (9.16%) Waterfall
14 90 (8.96%) Programme Management
15 89 (8.86%) Banking
16 87 (8.67%) Change Control
17 86 (8.57%) SC Cleared
18 83 (8.27%) ITIL
19 76 (7.57%) MS Office
19 76 (7.57%) Risk Management
19 76 (7.57%) Degree
20 73 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
21 72 (7.17%) PMI Certification
22 70 (6.97%) Windows
23 69 (6.87%) SQL
24 63 (6.27%) MS PowerPoint
25 60 (5.98%) QA
26 59 (5.88%) Unix
27 55 (5.48%) PMP
27 55 (5.48%) SAP

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.29%) WebLogic
3 9 (0.90%) CMS
3 9 (0.90%) IIS
4 8 (0.80%) MS Project Server
4 8 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.70%) Confluence
5 7 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.50%) Node.js
7 5 (0.50%) SAS
7 5 (0.50%) TPMS
8 4 (0.40%) Apache
8 4 (0.40%) Drupal
9 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 212 (21.12%) MS Project
2 151 (15.04%) MS Excel
3 76 (7.57%) MS Office
4 63 (6.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (4.58%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.100%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.100%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.90%) Primavera
3 8 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.70%) SAP APO
5 4 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.30%) ReMetrica
6 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.30%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.100%) Brady Trinity
8 1 (0.100%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.100%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.100%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.100%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.20%) Office 365
2 7 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.50%) IaaS
4 5 (0.50%) PaaS
5 3 (0.30%) SaaS
6 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.100%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.100%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.100%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.89%) Firewall
2 14 (1.39%) Internet
3 12 (1.20%) LAN
4 9 (0.90%) WAN
5 8 (0.80%) ATM
6 7 (0.70%) DNS
7 6 (0.60%) Extranet
7 6 (0.60%) HTTP
8 5 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.50%) WLAN
9 4 (0.40%) MPLS
9 4 (0.40%) SMTP
9 4 (0.40%) WebEx
10 3 (0.30%) Broadband
10 3 (0.30%) DHCP
10 3 (0.30%) Intranet
10 3 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.30%) SSL
10 3 (0.30%) VPN
10 3 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (4.08%) Oracle OWB
2 20 (1.99%) Oracle Database
3 19 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 17 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (1.39%) MySQL
6 8 (0.80%) Big Data
7 7 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.70%) SAP BW
8 6 (0.60%) DB2
8 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.30%) GIS
11 3 (0.30%) QlikView
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (4.58%) ClearCase
2 39 (3.88%) ClearQuest
3 23 (2.29%) JIRA
4 22 (2.19%) CA Gen
5 9 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.70%) Subversion
7 6 (0.60%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.60%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.30%) Ant
8 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.30%) NUnit
8 3 (0.30%) Rational Application Developer
8 3 (0.30%) Rational Robot
8 3 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.20%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.20%) JUnit
9 2 (0.20%) NCover
9 2 (0.20%) Toad
10 1 (0.100%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.100%) TeamCity
General
1 352 (35.06%) Finance
2 89 (8.86%) Banking
3 51 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.38%) Retail
5 26 (2.59%) Marketing
6 23 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.19%) Legal
8 18 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.29%) Law
11 12 (1.20%) Local Government
12 10 (1.00%) Automotive
12 10 (1.00%) Front Office
13 9 (0.90%) Billing
13 9 (0.90%) Electronics
14 8 (0.80%) Back Office
15 6 (0.60%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.50%) Games
16 5 (0.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 420 (41.83%) Project Manager
2 114 (11.35%) Analyst
3 56 (5.58%) Developer
4 54 (5.38%) IT Manager
5 47 (4.68%) IT Project Manager
6 46 (4.58%) Architect
7 45 (4.48%) Programme Manager
7 45 (4.48%) Project Planner
8 40 (3.98%) Business Analyst
9 39 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
9 39 (3.88%) Senior Manager
10 37 (3.69%) PMO Analyst
11 35 (3.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 32 (3.19%) Coordinator
12 32 (3.19%) Senior Project Manager
13 31 (3.09%) Consultant
14 25 (2.49%) Project Officer
14 25 (2.49%) Technical Manager
15 23 (2.29%) Migration Manager
15 23 (2.29%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.99%) J2EE
2 28 (2.79%) .NET
3 24 (2.39%) CSS
4 21 (2.09%) HTML
5 14 (1.39%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.20%) Middleware
6 12 (1.20%) XML
7 11 (1.10%) jQuery
8 9 (0.90%) WinForms
9 8 (0.80%) .NET Framework
9 8 (0.80%) Ajax
10 7 (0.70%) Web Services
10 7 (0.70%) WPF
10 7 (0.70%) XSD
10 7 (0.70%) XSLT
11 6 (0.60%) Entity Framework
11 6 (0.60%) Symfony
12 4 (0.40%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.40%) JSON
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.98%) Data Centre
3 39 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 29 (2.89%) PMI
5 26 (2.59%) NHS
6 18 (1.79%) Economics
7 15 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
8 11 (1.10%) Chip and PIN
8 11 (1.10%) FMCG
9 10 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.00%) User Experience
10 8 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.80%) Equities
11 6 (0.60%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.60%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.50%) Derivative
12 5 (0.50%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.50%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.50%) PKI
12 5 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 70 (6.97%) Windows
2 59 (5.88%) Unix
3 21 (2.09%) Linux
4 16 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.60%) Solaris
6 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.30%) AIX
9 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.20%) pSOS
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.100%) SUSE
10 1 (0.100%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (43.43%) Project Management
2 301 (29.98%) PRINCE2
3 266 (26.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 191 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (14.04%) Change Management
6 126 (12.55%) Migration
7 92 (9.16%) Waterfall
8 90 (8.96%) Programme Management
9 87 (8.67%) Change Control
10 83 (8.27%) ITIL
11 76 (7.57%) Risk Management
12 54 (5.38%) SDLC
13 53 (5.28%) Scrum
14 47 (4.68%) E-Commerce
14 47 (4.68%) Project Governance
15 42 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 41 (4.08%) Business Analysis
17 40 (3.98%) RUP
18 39 (3.88%) Mentoring
18 39 (3.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (6.87%) SQL
2 39 (3.88%) Java
2 39 (3.88%) Shell Script
3 35 (3.49%) C
4 28 (2.79%) Perl
5 27 (2.69%) PL/SQL
6 25 (2.49%) C#
7 21 (2.09%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.20%) PHP
9 8 (0.80%) VB
10 7 (0.70%) VBA
11 6 (0.60%) C++
12 4 (0.40%) R
13 3 (0.30%) ABAP
13 3 (0.30%) COBOL
13 3 (0.30%) Python
13 3 (0.30%) VB6
14 2 (0.20%) Groovy
14 2 (0.20%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 86 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 76 (7.57%) Degree
4 72 (7.17%) PMI Certification
5 55 (5.48%) PMP
6 50 (4.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 44 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 23 (2.29%) APMP
9 21 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (1.99%) DV Cleared
11 13 (1.29%) ISEB
12 6 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.30%) CCIE
15 3 (0.30%) CCNA
15 3 (0.30%) HND
15 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 2 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.98%) QA
2 8 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.50%) SLA
5 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) GAMP
6 2 (0.20%) GMP
6 2 (0.20%) GxP
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) P3O
6 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.100%) Basel III
7 1 (0.100%) EMIR
7 1 (0.100%) FATCA
7 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.100%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.60%) Docker
3 6 (0.60%) Xen
4 2 (0.20%) XenApp
5 1 (0.100%) Firmware
5 1 (0.100%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (0.100%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.100%) NFS
5 1 (0.100%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.100%) RACF
5 1 (0.100%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.100%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.100%) vSphere
5 1 (0.100%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (0.90%) QRadar
2 6 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.60%) Puppet
3 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.40%) SCCM
4 2 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.100%) Ansible
5 1 (0.100%) Grafana
5 1 (0.100%) Graphite
5 1 (0.100%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.100%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.100%) zSecure
Vendors
1 121 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 101 (10.06%) Oracle
3 55 (5.48%) SAP
4 37 (3.69%) Informatica
5 32 (3.19%) Pega
6 23 (2.29%) BEA
6 23 (2.29%) webMethods
7 15 (1.49%) VMware
8 11 (1.10%) HP
9 10 (1.00%) Citrix
10 9 (0.90%) ArcSight
10 9 (0.90%) IBM
11 8 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.80%) Splunk
11 8 (0.80%) Sybase
12 7 (0.70%) Cisco
12 7 (0.70%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.50%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.50%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.40%) Cognos
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £459 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London/Reading
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Modis International
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xcede
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: Negotiable - On Experience
Posted: 24 days ago