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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 210 160 184
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +24
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 551 653 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.07% 1.32% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.73% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 364 326
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £561 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 12
Average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £24.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.88% -26.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.82 £15.00 £20.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £47.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -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
40181 37789 35076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.87% 76.43% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23781 21753
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1086 1099 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £24.12 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.23% -25.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -31 226 £400 -9.85% 33
South East -16 134 £375 - 30
South West +3 46 £418 +14.53% 7
North West -8 41 £400 +1.91% 14
Yorkshire -24 29 £350 -6.66% 8
West Midlands -20 28 £325 -23.52% 12
East of England -21 21 £463 +23.33% 12
North East -12 11 £416 +14.68%
East Midlands -28 10 £195 -58.94% 3
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 576 (50.75%) Project Management
2 418 (36.83%) Finance
3 338 (29.78%) PRINCE2
4 279 (24.58%) MS Project
5 233 (20.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 212 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
7 210 (18.50%) MS Excel
8 187 (16.48%) Microsoft
9 159 (14.01%) Change Management
10 135 (11.89%) MS Office
11 132 (11.63%) Degree
12 130 (11.45%) Banking
13 126 (11.10%) Risk Management
14 120 (10.57%) Security Cleared
15 112 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
15 112 (9.87%) ITIL
16 106 (9.34%) Change Control
17 92 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
17 92 (8.11%) SharePoint
18 88 (7.75%) Migration
19 85 (7.49%) PMI Certification
20 84 (7.40%) Oracle
21 80 (7.05%) Windows
22 77 (6.78%) SC Cleared
23 72 (6.34%) Scrum
24 70 (6.17%) PMP
25 67 (5.90%) SQL
25 67 (5.90%) Programme Management
26 65 (5.73%) Waterfall
27 64 (5.64%) QA

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 92 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.15%) MS Project Server
3 12 (1.06%) CMS
4 11 (0.97%) SAS
4 11 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.70%) Lync
7 7 (0.62%) MQSeries
7 7 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.62%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.53%) Apache
8 6 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.44%) Moodle
9 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.26%) Confluence
10 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.26%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 279 (24.58%) MS Project
2 210 (18.50%) MS Excel
3 135 (11.89%) MS Office
4 92 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (4.49%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.088%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.088%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 18 (1.59%) Primavera
2 15 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.35%) Maximo
6 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.35%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.26%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.18%) Bankmaster
8 2 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.06%) Office 365
2 11 (0.97%) SaaS
3 7 (0.62%) PaaS
4 6 (0.53%) Yammer
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.18%) Force.com
7 1 (0.088%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.088%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.088%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.088%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.91%) Internet
2 28 (2.47%) Firewall
3 19 (1.67%) WAN
4 16 (1.41%) LAN
5 15 (1.32%) Intranet
6 11 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (0.97%) ATM
7 10 (0.88%) VoIP
7 10 (0.88%) SAN
7 10 (0.88%) VPN
8 9 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.79%) Wireless
8 9 (0.79%) MPLS
9 8 (0.70%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.62%) LDAP
11 6 (0.53%) HTTP
11 6 (0.53%) BGP
12 5 (0.44%) SSL
12 5 (0.44%) Broadband
12 5 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 18 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 10 (0.88%) MySQL
7 9 (0.79%) MS Access
8 8 (0.70%) QlikView
9 7 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.62%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.44%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.35%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.50%) JIRA
2 13 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.79%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.62%) Subversion
5 4 (0.35%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.26%) Selenium
6 3 (0.26%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.18%) ERwin
8 1 (0.088%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.088%) NUnit
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.088%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.088%) Maven
8 1 (0.088%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.088%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.088%) NCover
8 1 (0.088%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.088%) Axure RP
General
1 418 (36.83%) Finance
2 130 (11.45%) Banking
3 57 (5.02%) Retail
4 56 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.26%) Investment Banking
6 34 (3.00%) Marketing
7 31 (2.73%) Publishing
8 29 (2.56%) Legal
9 23 (2.03%) Back Office
10 21 (1.85%) Local Government
11 20 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.76%) Front Office
12 17 (1.50%) Financial Institution
13 15 (1.32%) Law
14 13 (1.15%) Manufacturing
14 13 (1.15%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.97%) Automotive
15 11 (0.97%) Billing
16 7 (0.62%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 508 (44.76%) Project Manager
2 123 (10.84%) Analyst
3 52 (4.58%) Developer
4 50 (4.41%) Senior Manager
5 46 (4.05%) Project Planner
6 45 (3.96%) Business Analyst
7 43 (3.79%) Consultant
8 41 (3.61%) Architect
8 41 (3.61%) Senior Project Manager
9 36 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
10 30 (2.64%) IT Project Manager
11 28 (2.47%) Infrastructure Manager
11 28 (2.47%) PMO Manager
12 26 (2.29%) Project Officer
13 24 (2.11%) Agile Project Manager
13 24 (2.11%) Delivery Manager
13 24 (2.11%) Coordinator
13 24 (2.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 22 (1.94%) Project Support Officer
14 22 (1.94%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.14%) .NET
2 37 (3.26%) HTML
2 37 (3.26%) XML
3 34 (3.00%) Middleware
4 24 (2.11%) Web Services
4 24 (2.11%) ASP.NET
5 23 (2.03%) CSS
6 17 (1.50%) SOAP
7 16 (1.41%) WCF
8 12 (1.06%) REST
9 9 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (0.79%) HTML5
10 8 (0.70%) Servlets
10 8 (0.70%) J2EE
10 8 (0.70%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.62%) NHibernate
11 7 (0.62%) JSP
12 6 (0.53%) XSL
12 6 (0.53%) Ajax
12 6 (0.53%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 112 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.79%) Data Centre
4 39 (3.44%) PMI
5 38 (3.35%) Economics
6 20 (1.76%) Derivative
6 20 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.32%) NHS
7 15 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 14 (1.23%) FMCG
9 13 (1.15%) User Experience
10 12 (1.06%) Fixed Income
11 11 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
11 11 (0.97%) E-Learning
12 10 (0.88%) Equities
13 9 (0.79%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.79%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.79%) Learning Management System
14 8 (0.70%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 80 (7.05%) Windows
2 33 (2.91%) UNIX
3 30 (2.64%) Linux
4 13 (1.15%) AIX
5 12 (1.06%) Solaris
6 10 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.35%) Android
9 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.26%) SUSE
10 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.088%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.088%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (50.75%) Project Management
2 338 (29.78%) PRINCE2
3 233 (20.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 212 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (14.01%) Change Management
6 126 (11.10%) Risk Management
7 112 (9.87%) ITIL
8 106 (9.34%) Change Control
9 88 (7.75%) Migration
10 72 (6.34%) Scrum
11 67 (5.90%) Programme Management
12 65 (5.73%) Waterfall
13 60 (5.29%) Resource Management
14 51 (4.49%) SDLC
15 47 (4.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 42 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
17 40 (3.52%) CRM
18 39 (3.44%) People Management
19 36 (3.17%) Service Management
20 34 (3.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (5.90%) SQL
2 36 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 34 (3.00%) C#
4 27 (2.38%) C
4 27 (2.38%) Java
5 14 (1.23%) VBA
6 12 (1.06%) VB
7 11 (0.97%) C++
8 8 (0.70%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.62%) Python
10 5 (0.44%) BeanShell
11 4 (0.35%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.35%) Perl
12 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.18%) Ruby
13 2 (0.18%) Korn
14 1 (0.088%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.088%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.088%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.088%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (11.63%) Degree
2 120 (10.57%) Security Cleared
3 85 (7.49%) PMI Certification
4 77 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 70 (6.17%) PMP
6 50 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 48 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 34 (3.00%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.76%) APMP
10 15 (1.32%) ISEB
11 12 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.97%) CCNP
13 9 (0.79%) MCSE
14 6 (0.53%) CCNA
14 6 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.35%) CCSE
16 3 (0.26%) BC Cleared
16 3 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
16 3 (0.26%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.64%) QA
2 13 (1.15%) P3O
3 7 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.53%) PMBOK
4 6 (0.53%) FATCA
5 5 (0.44%) SLA
6 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.18%) EMIR
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.18%) Basel II
9 1 (0.088%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.088%) GMP
9 1 (0.088%) Basel III
9 1 (0.088%) CRD IV
System Software
1 20 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.35%) XenApp
3 4 (0.35%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.088%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.088%) RACF
6 1 (0.088%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.088%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.088%) NFS
6 1 (0.088%) vSphere
6 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.088%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.088%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 10 (0.88%) SCCM
2 3 (0.26%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.26%) Nagios
2 3 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.26%) Kibana
2 3 (0.26%) 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 (0.088%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.088%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.088%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.088%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.088%) Control-M
4 1 (0.088%) zSecure
4 1 (0.088%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.088%) Ansible
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 187 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 84 (7.40%) Oracle
3 56 (4.93%) SAP
4 44 (3.88%) Cisco
5 31 (2.73%) HP
6 27 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 23 (2.03%) IBM
8 22 (1.94%) Citrix
9 17 (1.50%) VMware
10 16 (1.41%) Juniper
11 14 (1.23%) Sybase
12 13 (1.15%) Informatica
13 7 (0.62%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.62%) Endeca
14 6 (0.53%) F5
14 6 (0.53%) Avaya
14 6 (0.53%) Cognos
14 6 (0.53%) Adobe
15 5 (0.44%) Sun
15 5 (0.44%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £180.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £175.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Robert Walters
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago