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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 228 228 185
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 543 540 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.04% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.30% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 371 351
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 21
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +133.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £175.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £42.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +133.33%
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
41371 41437 38972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.06% 80.09% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27588 27456 24607
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 1091 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 +1 229 £438 +9.37% 41
South East -11 110 £400 +6.66% 12
West Midlands +11 64 £365 +12.30% 12
South West -6 38 £431 +1.47% 8
North West -2 35 £425 +6.25% 8
East Midlands +20 27 £375 +92.30% 8
East of England +21 26 £420 -10.40% 9
Yorkshire -8 21 £311 -11.07% 4
North East -46 3 £475 +14.25% 4
Midlands - 2 - - 1
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 449 (41.42%) Project Management
2 322 (29.70%) Finance
3 256 (23.62%) PRINCE2
4 242 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
5 237 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 188 (17.34%) MS Project
7 162 (14.94%) Microsoft
8 159 (14.67%) MS Excel
9 147 (13.56%) Migration
10 127 (11.72%) Change Management
11 112 (10.33%) Degree
12 110 (10.15%) Waterfall
13 108 (9.96%) Security Cleared
14 102 (9.41%) Risk Management
15 95 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
16 90 (8.30%) Windows
17 84 (7.75%) SC Cleared
18 82 (7.56%) SQL
19 80 (7.38%) QA
20 76 (7.01%) MS Office
20 76 (7.01%) Banking
21 75 (6.92%) ITIL
22 73 (6.73%) Oracle
23 71 (6.55%) Java
24 68 (6.27%) Programme Management
25 65 (6.00%) Unix
26 62 (5.72%) Telecoms
27 61 (5.63%) Scrum
28 60 (5.54%) SDLC
29 58 (5.35%) CRM

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 47 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.77%) Confluence
3 14 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.83%) CMS
4 9 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.55%) SAS
6 6 (0.55%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.46%) Apache
7 5 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.37%) IIS
9 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.18%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.092%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.092%) CICS
10 1 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 188 (17.34%) MS Project
2 159 (14.67%) MS Excel
3 76 (7.01%) MS Office
4 58 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (3.97%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.092%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.46%) Primavera
4 4 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.37%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.28%) HFM
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.28%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.28%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.18%) Maximo
6 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.092%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.092%) Magento
7 1 (0.092%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.092%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.092%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.092%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.34%) SaaS
2 35 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.14%) Office 365
4 21 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (1.57%) IaaS
5 17 (1.57%) PaaS
6 15 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.46%) Force.com
7 5 (0.46%) Heroku
8 4 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (0.18%) Veeva
10 1 (0.092%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.092%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.092%) Trello
10 1 (0.092%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.86%) Firewall
2 27 (2.49%) WAN
3 23 (2.12%) Internet
3 23 (2.12%) LAN
4 18 (1.66%) VPN
4 18 (1.66%) Wireless
5 16 (1.48%) DNS
6 15 (1.38%) Network Security
7 14 (1.29%) HTTP
8 13 (1.20%) VoIP
9 12 (1.11%) FTP
10 11 (1.01%) MPLS
11 9 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.74%) BGP
12 8 (0.74%) IPsec
12 8 (0.74%) SAN
12 8 (0.74%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.65%) OSPF
13 7 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.65%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.69%) Oracle OWB
2 26 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 25 (2.31%) MongoDB
4 21 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (0.92%) Data Mining
7 10 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.83%) MySQL
8 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.46%) Big Data
9 5 (0.46%) Essbase
10 4 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.28%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.28%) DataStage
11 3 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 44 (4.06%) JIRA
2 40 (3.69%) ClearQuest
3 27 (2.49%) ClearCase
3 27 (2.49%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.12%) Maven
5 12 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.55%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.55%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.46%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.46%) Subversion
9 4 (0.37%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.37%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.28%) LSMW
11 2 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.18%) Selenium
11 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 322 (29.70%) Finance
2 76 (7.01%) Banking
3 62 (5.72%) Telecoms
4 48 (4.43%) Retail
5 44 (4.06%) Marketing
6 20 (1.85%) Legal
7 16 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.38%) Back Office
8 15 (1.38%) German Language
9 14 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.20%) Brand Awareness
10 13 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.92%) Automotive
12 10 (0.92%) Billing
12 10 (0.92%) Law
12 10 (0.92%) Publishing
13 8 (0.74%) Local Government
14 7 (0.65%) Advertising
14 7 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 409 (37.73%) Project Manager
2 134 (12.36%) Analyst
3 105 (9.69%) Architect
4 52 (4.80%) Project Planner
5 49 (4.52%) Business Analyst
5 49 (4.52%) IT Manager
6 46 (4.24%) Developer
7 45 (4.15%) IT Project Manager
8 43 (3.97%) Consultant
9 41 (3.78%) Programme Manager
9 41 (3.78%) Senior Manager
9 41 (3.78%) Senior Project Manager
9 41 (3.78%) Software Architect
10 40 (3.69%) Security Manager
11 39 (3.60%) Security Project Manager
12 34 (3.14%) PMO Analyst
13 33 (3.04%) Technical Architect
14 31 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
15 30 (2.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 29 (2.68%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.15%) .NET
2 37 (3.41%) HTML
3 34 (3.14%) XML
4 28 (2.58%) Web Services
5 26 (2.40%) Spring
6 23 (2.12%) Middleware
7 22 (2.03%) RabbitMQ
7 22 (2.03%) Spring Boot
8 21 (1.94%) CSS
9 20 (1.85%) SOAP
10 18 (1.66%) J2EE
11 17 (1.57%) RESTful
12 13 (1.20%) JSP
13 9 (0.83%) HTML5
14 8 (0.74%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.74%) IBM Integration Bus
14 8 (0.74%) WCF
15 7 (0.65%) jQuery
15 7 (0.65%) Silverlight
15 7 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.80%) Data Centre
3 42 (3.87%) Virtual Team
4 37 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.77%) PMI
6 27 (2.49%) User Experience
7 21 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.38%) NHS
9 14 (1.29%) Social Media
9 14 (1.29%) Tandem
10 13 (1.20%) Digital Media
11 12 (1.11%) CESG
11 12 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.01%) Economics
12 11 (1.01%) FMCG
13 9 (0.83%) Clustering
13 9 (0.83%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.74%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 90 (8.30%) Windows
2 65 (6.00%) Unix
3 54 (4.98%) Linux
4 32 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 18 (1.66%) Solaris
6 16 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.38%) AIX
7 15 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.83%) Android
9 8 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.65%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.18%) SUSE
14 1 (0.092%) Debian
14 1 (0.092%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.092%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.092%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.092%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (41.42%) Project Management
2 256 (23.62%) PRINCE2
3 242 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 147 (13.56%) Migration
6 127 (11.72%) Change Management
7 110 (10.15%) Waterfall
8 102 (9.41%) Risk Management
9 75 (6.92%) ITIL
10 68 (6.27%) Programme Management
11 61 (5.63%) Scrum
12 60 (5.54%) SDLC
13 58 (5.35%) CRM
14 57 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 56 (5.17%) Data Migration
15 56 (5.17%) Resource Management
16 55 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
17 54 (4.98%) Change Control
18 46 (4.24%) Information Security
19 44 (4.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (7.56%) SQL
2 71 (6.55%) Java
3 40 (3.69%) C#
4 30 (2.77%) JavaScript
5 29 (2.68%) C
6 28 (2.58%) C++
7 17 (1.57%) PHP
8 13 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.01%) Perl
10 10 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 10 (0.92%) Ruby
11 8 (0.74%) VBA
12 7 (0.65%) VB
13 5 (0.46%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.46%) SOQL
14 4 (0.37%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.37%) Python
14 4 (0.37%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.28%) COBOL
15 3 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (10.33%) Degree
2 108 (9.96%) Security Cleared
3 84 (7.75%) SC Cleared
4 48 (4.43%) PMI Certification
5 47 (4.34%) PMP
6 41 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 38 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 32 (2.95%) APMP
9 18 (1.66%) ISEB
10 15 (1.38%) CCNP
10 15 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (1.20%) CCNA
11 13 (1.20%) CISSP
12 11 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.55%) CCDP
14 6 (0.55%) JNCIA
14 6 (0.55%) JNCIP
15 5 (0.46%) MCITP
15 5 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.38%) QA
2 10 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.55%) SLA
6 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.37%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.28%) MiFID
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.092%) COBIT
9 1 (0.092%) EMIR
9 1 (0.092%) GxP
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.092%) SEPA
System Software
1 37 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.83%) XenApp
4 8 (0.74%) Docker
4 8 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.28%) Xen
7 2 (0.18%) Firmware
7 2 (0.18%) KVM
7 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.092%) HDFS
8 1 (0.092%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.092%) LXC
8 1 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.092%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (2.21%) Puppet
2 8 (0.74%) SCCM
3 7 (0.65%) Graphite
4 6 (0.55%) Grafana
5 4 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.37%) Foglight
5 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.37%) nmon
6 3 (0.28%) Ansible
6 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.092%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.092%) Control-M
7 1 (0.092%) Graylog
7 1 (0.092%) logstash
7 1 (0.092%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.092%) Oozie
7 1 (0.092%) QRadar
7 1 (0.092%) SCOM
Vendors
1 162 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.73%) Oracle
3 50 (4.61%) SAP
4 31 (2.86%) Cisco
5 29 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (2.58%) VMware
7 27 (2.49%) Citrix
8 26 (2.40%) HP
9 25 (2.31%) WSO2
10 23 (2.12%) IBM
11 15 (1.38%) CheckPoint
12 13 (1.20%) Informatica
12 13 (1.20%) Marketo
13 11 (1.01%) Pega
14 10 (0.92%) EMC
15 9 (0.83%) Google
15 9 (0.83%) Red Hat
16 8 (0.74%) Dell
16 8 (0.74%) hybris
16 8 (0.74%) Juniper
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