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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
UK / England
Rank 251 238 203
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -35
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 377 434 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.95% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.16% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 298 326
Median daily rate £413 £403 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £247 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £532 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £11.75 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £82.30 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.32%

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
34228 37564 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.41% 82.01% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22833 24718 23381
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 1096 958
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -17 133 £450 +5.88% 34
South East -4 71 £400 +14.28% 18
West Midlands -5 43 £375 -11.76% 7
South West +23 41 £400 - 15
East of England -4 24 £463 +2.83% 4
North West +5 20 £368 -2.00% 6
East Midlands -3 17 £388 +3.33% 1
Yorkshire +2 16 £300 -27.27% 5
North East -9 7 £288 -41.52% 3
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 342 (42.22%) Project Management
2 276 (34.07%) Finance
3 232 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
4 204 (25.19%) MS Project
5 174 (21.48%) PRINCE2
5 174 (21.48%) MS Excel
6 170 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 125 (15.43%) Change Management
8 114 (14.07%) Microsoft
9 106 (13.09%) MS Office
9 106 (13.09%) Security Cleared
10 99 (12.22%) Risk Management
11 84 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
12 83 (10.25%) SC Cleared
12 83 (10.25%) Migration
13 82 (10.12%) Programme Management
14 73 (9.01%) Oracle
15 72 (8.89%) Banking
16 71 (8.77%) Waterfall
17 64 (7.90%) SQL
18 59 (7.28%) MS PowerPoint
18 59 (7.28%) Scrum
18 59 (7.28%) Degree
19 56 (6.91%) QA
20 54 (6.67%) Business Analysis
21 51 (6.30%) Java
22 49 (6.05%) SAP
22 49 (6.05%) SharePoint
23 48 (5.93%) MS Visio
24 45 (5.56%) PMP

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 49 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.70%) Confluence
3 15 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.86%) CMS
5 7 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.74%) SAS
7 5 (0.62%) MS Project Server
7 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.49%) Drupal
8 4 (0.49%) Liferay
9 3 (0.37%) Apache
9 3 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 204 (25.19%) MS Project
2 174 (21.48%) MS Excel
3 106 (13.09%) MS Office
4 59 (7.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 48 (5.93%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.99%) Primavera
5 6 (0.74%) CA PPM
6 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.37%) SAP QM
8 3 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.25%) SystmOne
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.58%) Office 365
2 11 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.74%) SaaS
4 4 (0.49%) GitHub
4 4 (0.49%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.25%) IaaS
5 2 (0.25%) PaaS
5 2 (0.25%) Veeva
6 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.23%) Firewall
1 10 (1.23%) Internet
2 9 (1.11%) LAN
2 9 (1.11%) WAN
3 5 (0.62%) Intranet
4 4 (0.49%) Extranet
4 4 (0.49%) LDAP
4 4 (0.49%) Network Security
4 4 (0.49%) SAN
5 3 (0.37%) VPN
6 2 (0.25%) 2G
6 2 (0.25%) 3G
6 2 (0.25%) 4G
6 2 (0.25%) LTE
6 2 (0.25%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.25%) Skype
6 2 (0.25%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.25%) VLAN
6 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.48%) Oracle OWB
6 11 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.86%) MySQL
8 5 (0.62%) Big Data
8 5 (0.62%) MS Access
9 4 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.37%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.37%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.37%) Power BI
10 3 (0.37%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.25%) Impala
11 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (4.69%) JIRA
2 14 (1.73%) JIRA Agile
3 13 (1.60%) ClearCase
4 11 (1.36%) ClearQuest
5 8 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.74%) Subversion
7 5 (0.62%) CA Gen
7 5 (0.62%) Maven
7 5 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.37%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.37%) LSMW
8 3 (0.37%) NUnit
8 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.25%) Gradle
9 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.12%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.12%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.12%) StarTeam
General
1 276 (34.07%) Finance
2 72 (8.89%) Banking
3 36 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.70%) Retail
5 27 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.21%) Marketing
7 19 (2.35%) Advertising
8 17 (2.10%) Legal
9 16 (1.98%) Publishing
10 12 (1.48%) Electronics
10 12 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.48%) Law
11 11 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.36%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.23%) Back Office
13 9 (1.11%) Front Office
14 8 (0.99%) Automotive
14 8 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.74%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.62%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 287 (35.43%) Project Manager
2 96 (11.85%) Analyst
3 49 (6.05%) Project Planner
4 48 (5.93%) Architect
5 45 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 42 (5.19%) Developer
6 42 (5.19%) IT Manager
7 41 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
8 34 (4.20%) Coordinator
9 29 (3.58%) Project Coordinator
10 28 (3.46%) Consultant
11 23 (2.84%) Scrum Master
11 23 (2.84%) Senior Manager
12 22 (2.72%) Programme Manager
12 22 (2.72%) Project Analyst
13 20 (2.47%) Senior Project Manager
14 18 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
14 18 (2.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 18 (2.22%) Junior
14 18 (2.22%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.83%) Web Services
2 30 (3.70%) .NET
3 21 (2.59%) XML
4 17 (2.10%) HTML
5 16 (1.98%) CSS
6 15 (1.85%) J2EE
6 15 (1.85%) RESTful
7 11 (1.36%) XSLT
8 10 (1.23%) SOAP
9 8 (0.99%) Spring
9 8 (0.99%) XSD
10 7 (0.86%) jQuery
10 7 (0.86%) Silverlight
10 7 (0.86%) XML Messaging
10 7 (0.86%) XSL
11 6 (0.74%) JSON
12 5 (0.62%) JMS
12 5 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (0.49%) Entity Framework
13 4 (0.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.83%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 18 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.98%) NHS
7 15 (1.85%) Credit Risk
7 15 (1.85%) PMI
7 15 (1.85%) User Experience
8 14 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.23%) Economics
10 9 (1.11%) Derivative
11 8 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.86%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.86%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.86%) FMCG
13 6 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.74%) Smart Meter
14 5 (0.62%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.57%) Windows
2 32 (3.95%) Unix
3 21 (2.59%) Linux
4 11 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.86%) AIX
6 6 (0.74%) Solaris
7 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.49%) Android
8 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.25%) SUSE
10 2 (0.25%) VMS
10 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.12%) VME
11 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (42.22%) Project Management
2 232 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (21.48%) PRINCE2
4 170 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 125 (15.43%) Change Management
6 99 (12.22%) Risk Management
7 83 (10.25%) Migration
8 82 (10.12%) Programme Management
9 71 (8.77%) Waterfall
10 59 (7.28%) Scrum
11 54 (6.67%) Business Analysis
12 44 (5.43%) Time Management
13 43 (5.31%) SOA
14 42 (5.19%) Change Control
15 38 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 37 (4.57%) Coaching
16 37 (4.57%) CRM
16 37 (4.57%) DevOps
17 36 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (4.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 64 (7.90%) SQL
2 51 (6.30%) Java
3 25 (3.09%) JavaScript
4 24 (2.96%) C#
5 23 (2.84%) C
6 13 (1.60%) C++
7 10 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.23%) VBA
8 9 (1.11%) VB
9 8 (0.99%) Perl
9 8 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.86%) PHP
11 5 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.49%) ABAP
12 4 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.37%) Python
14 2 (0.25%) ANSI SQL
14 2 (0.25%) R
15 1 (0.12%) Ruby
15 1 (0.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 106 (13.09%) Security Cleared
2 83 (10.25%) SC Cleared
3 59 (7.28%) Degree
4 45 (5.56%) PMP
5 40 (4.94%) PMI Certification
6 30 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 22 (2.72%) APMP
8 20 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.48%) ISEB
11 10 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.49%) MAPM
14 2 (0.25%) CCA
14 2 (0.25%) CCNP
14 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.25%) HND
14 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.25%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.91%) QA
2 18 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.11%) SLA
5 8 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.62%) MiFID
6 5 (0.62%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.49%) EMIR
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (0.86%) Docker
2 6 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.25%) Firmware
4 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.25%) KVM
4 2 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) Xen
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.86%) Ansible
2 6 (0.74%) Control-M
3 4 (0.49%) MOM
3 4 (0.49%) SCCM
4 3 (0.37%) Puppet
4 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.25%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 73 (9.01%) Oracle
3 49 (6.05%) SAP
4 19 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.23%) webMethods
6 9 (1.11%) Cisco
7 8 (0.99%) Informatica
8 7 (0.86%) Splunk
9 6 (0.74%) BMC
9 6 (0.74%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.74%) VMware
10 5 (0.62%) BEA
11 4 (0.49%) Capita
11 4 (0.49%) Huawei
11 4 (0.49%) Pega
11 4 (0.49%) Software AG
11 4 (0.49%) Sun
11 4 (0.49%) Sybase
12 3 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.37%) Microgen
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