The first table below looks at the demand for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 18 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 Leeds 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 71 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 11 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.94% 3.01% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 3.97% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate £325 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £378 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £489 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +158.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
919 579 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.35% 75.69% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 310 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Planning
West Yorkshire

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 9 (34.62%) MS Project
3 9 (34.62%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
5 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
6 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) MS Office
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
9 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (7.69%) Sendmail
9 2 (7.69%) Change Control
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) Firewall
9 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
9 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (7.69%) Web Development
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.69%) Retail
9 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Project
2 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.54%) MS Office
4 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) NetScreen
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Project Planner
3 4 (15.38%) Programme Planner
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (11.54%) Project Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.69%) Change Control
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.85%) SOA
9 1 (3.85%) Document Management
9 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) APMP
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee
3 2 (7.69%) Sun
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper
3 2 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Sage
4 1 (3.85%) Siebel
4 1 (3.85%) Business Objects