The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 183 168 178
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 590 533 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.21% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.66% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 290 340
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £256 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £23.00 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £40.00 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +158.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38680 32060 38909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 73.00% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24376 19605 22634
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1017 1335
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £13.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Project Planning
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -30 234 £425 -5.55% 57
South East +9 140 £345 -1.42% 24
East of England -10 54 £350 -6.66% 13
North West -25 35 £310 +3.33% 17
East Midlands +19 31 £425 +8.41% 6
West Midlands 0 31 £360 -8.57% 6
South West -6 28 £323 -0.76% 5
Yorkshire -30 21 £325 -16.23% 7
North East -27 8 £223 -35.40% 3
Midlands +7 5 £375 -
South Coast - 1 £475 -
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 470 (41.93%) Project Management
2 397 (35.41%) Finance
3 346 (30.87%) PRINCE2
4 319 (28.46%) MS Project
5 223 (19.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 195 (17.40%) MS Excel
7 193 (17.22%) Change Management
8 138 (12.31%) Microsoft
9 127 (11.33%) Banking
10 122 (10.88%) Security Cleared
11 106 (9.46%) Risk Management
12 97 (8.65%) Change Control
13 92 (8.21%) PMI Certification
14 90 (8.03%) Degree
15 88 (7.85%) Windows
16 86 (7.67%) SC Cleared
17 85 (7.58%) ITIL
18 84 (7.49%) Migration
19 82 (7.31%) Programme Management
20 81 (7.23%) SAP
21 79 (7.05%) MS Office
22 77 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
23 70 (6.24%) MS PowerPoint
24 69 (6.16%) Oracle
25 66 (5.89%) PMP
26 65 (5.80%) Resource Management
27 64 (5.71%) QA
28 63 (5.62%) Retail
29 61 (5.44%) Telecoms
30 58 (5.17%) PRINCE

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 50 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.14%) MS Project Server
3 9 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.45%) Drupal
6 5 (0.45%) Apache
7 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.36%) Lync
8 3 (0.27%) Confluence
8 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.27%) SAS
8 3 (0.27%) CMS
9 2 (0.18%) FileNet
9 2 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.18%) Documentum
9 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 319 (28.46%) MS Project
2 195 (17.40%) MS Excel
3 79 (7.05%) MS Office
4 70 (6.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (5.00%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.54%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.089%) GIMP
10 1 (0.089%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.089%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 16 (1.43%) SAP MM
1 16 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
1 16 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.27%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle BRM
6 3 (0.27%) assyst
6 3 (0.27%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.27%) Agresso
6 3 (0.27%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.27%) Summit
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.36%) Force.com
2 3 (0.27%) Office 365
3 2 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.089%) IaaS
4 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.43%) MPLS
1 16 (1.43%) LAN
2 15 (1.34%) WAN
2 15 (1.34%) Firewall
3 12 (1.07%) Internet
4 10 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.80%) ATM
6 7 (0.62%) Network Security
6 7 (0.62%) NGN
7 6 (0.54%) SAN
7 6 (0.54%) DNS
8 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.36%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.36%) NetScreen
9 4 (0.36%) VoIP
9 4 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.27%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.27%) 4G
10 3 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.07%) MySQL
4 10 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.71%) SAP BW
6 8 (0.71%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.45%) SAP BI
8 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (0.36%) DB2
9 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.18%) QlikView
12 1 (0.089%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.089%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.07%) Subversion
2 7 (0.62%) JIRA
2 7 (0.62%) MSI
3 5 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.45%) ClearCase
4 4 (0.36%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.18%) Xcode
5 2 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.18%) Ant
5 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.18%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (0.18%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.089%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.089%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.089%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.089%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.089%) ERwin
6 1 (0.089%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.089%) LoadRunner
General
1 397 (35.41%) Finance
2 127 (11.33%) Banking
3 63 (5.62%) Retail
4 61 (5.44%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.41%) Local Government
7 26 (2.32%) Marketing
8 22 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.87%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.61%) Retail Banking
11 17 (1.52%) Legal
12 15 (1.34%) Back Office
13 14 (1.25%) Publishing
14 13 (1.16%) Front Office
14 13 (1.16%) Billing
15 11 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.89%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.80%) Electronics
18 6 (0.54%) Games
18 6 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 429 (38.27%) Project Manager
2 146 (13.02%) Analyst
3 77 (6.87%) Project Planner
4 60 (5.35%) Business Analyst
5 44 (3.93%) Consultant
5 44 (3.93%) PMO Analyst
6 42 (3.75%) Project Officer
7 39 (3.48%) Programme Manager
7 39 (3.48%) Senior Manager
8 37 (3.30%) Developer
9 36 (3.21%) Project Support Officer
10 33 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
11 32 (2.85%) Infrastructure Manager
12 31 (2.77%) Project Analyst
13 30 (2.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 27 (2.41%) Change Manager
15 26 (2.32%) Business Manager
15 26 (2.32%) PMO Manager
16 25 (2.23%) SAP Manager
16 25 (2.23%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.52%) .NET
2 13 (1.16%) J2EE
3 12 (1.07%) Middleware
4 8 (0.71%) XML
5 7 (0.62%) Android SDK
5 7 (0.62%) Application Packaging
5 7 (0.62%) Velocity
5 7 (0.62%) HTML
5 7 (0.62%) Web Services
6 6 (0.54%) Visualforce
7 5 (0.45%) WCF
7 5 (0.45%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.45%) SOAP
8 4 (0.36%) XSL
8 4 (0.36%) CSS
8 4 (0.36%) Qt
8 4 (0.36%) HTML5
9 3 (0.27%) Reactive Extensions
9 3 (0.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (0.27%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 50 (4.46%) Management Information System
2 32 (2.85%) PMI
3 18 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 17 (1.52%) NHS
5 15 (1.34%) Derivative
6 14 (1.25%) FMCG
7 13 (1.16%) Data Integration
8 11 (0.98%) Reference Data
9 10 (0.89%) CMDB
10 9 (0.80%) Mathematics
10 9 (0.80%) Fixed Income
10 9 (0.80%) Economics
11 7 (0.62%) Symmetrix DMX
11 7 (0.62%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.62%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.62%) CLARiiON
11 7 (0.62%) Equities
12 6 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (7.85%) Windows
2 35 (3.12%) Windows 7
3 30 (2.68%) UNIX
4 18 (1.61%) Linux
5 12 (1.07%) Android
6 7 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.45%) Solaris
9 4 (0.36%) pSOS
9 4 (0.36%) VMS
9 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.089%) CentOS
11 1 (0.089%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.089%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (41.93%) Project Management
2 346 (30.87%) PRINCE2
3 223 (19.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 193 (17.22%) Change Management
5 106 (9.46%) Risk Management
6 97 (8.65%) Change Control
7 85 (7.58%) ITIL
8 84 (7.49%) Migration
9 82 (7.31%) Programme Management
10 77 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (5.80%) Resource Management
12 58 (5.17%) PRINCE
13 50 (4.46%) Scrum
14 48 (4.28%) Time Management
15 47 (4.19%) CRM
16 42 (3.75%) Business Analysis
17 41 (3.66%) ERP
17 41 (3.66%) Dependency Management
18 35 (3.12%) Configuration Management
18 35 (3.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (3.84%) SQL
2 33 (2.94%) Java
3 20 (1.78%) C
4 14 (1.25%) PHP
5 13 (1.16%) C#
6 9 (0.80%) C++
7 8 (0.71%) VBA
8 7 (0.62%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.62%) Python
9 6 (0.54%) Apex Code
10 5 (0.45%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.45%) ABAP
10 5 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.27%) VB
11 3 (0.27%) Perl
12 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.18%) X++
13 1 (0.089%) R
13 1 (0.089%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 122 (10.88%) Security Cleared
2 92 (8.21%) PMI Certification
3 90 (8.03%) Degree
4 86 (7.67%) SC Cleared
5 66 (5.89%) PMP
6 52 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 41 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 28 (2.50%) DV Cleared
9 17 (1.52%) ISEB
10 13 (1.16%) APMP
11 9 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.62%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.54%) HND
14 5 (0.45%) MAPM
14 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.45%) CISSP
14 5 (0.45%) MCSE
15 3 (0.27%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
15 3 (0.27%) CCNP
15 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.71%) QA
2 8 (0.71%) SLA
2 8 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.54%) ISO 14001
3 6 (0.54%) P3O
3 6 (0.54%) FATCA
4 5 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.089%) EMIR
7 1 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.089%) FINREP
7 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.089%) MiFID
7 1 (0.089%) COBIT
7 1 (0.089%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.89%) XenApp
4 7 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.54%) vSphere
6 4 (0.36%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.36%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.089%) vCloud
9 1 (0.089%) UAG
9 1 (0.089%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.089%) Postfix
9 1 (0.089%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.089%) Xen
9 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.089%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.089%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.43%) SCCM
3 11 (0.98%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.089%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.089%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.089%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.089%) SCOM
5 1 (0.089%) Nagios
Vendors
1 138 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.23%) SAP
3 69 (6.16%) Oracle
4 40 (3.57%) Citrix
5 30 (2.68%) VMware
6 25 (2.23%) HP
7 21 (1.87%) Cisco
8 17 (1.52%) NetApp
9 14 (1.25%) Planview
10 12 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (0.98%) EMC
12 10 (0.89%) Primavera
13 7 (0.62%) Isilon
13 7 (0.62%) Ericsson
13 7 (0.62%) Altiris
13 7 (0.62%) AppSense
14 6 (0.54%) BT
14 6 (0.54%) Northgate
14 6 (0.54%) McAfee
14 6 (0.54%) Business Objects
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £250 - £272 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 21 hours ago
Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis IT
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £430 - £451 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Viridian Housing
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The 100 Company
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Managed Services Agency
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Applitracker
Rate: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago