The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 39 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.73% 0.84% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.36% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£415 £403 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +61.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-41.87% -24.32%
Project Planning
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 147 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.45% 61.51% 55.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 94
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% +35.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Kent region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Kent region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Maidstone - - - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) Revenue Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Project Officer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) Revenue Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner