The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 29 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.32% 1.11% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 1.43% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -39.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 70 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.84% 77.78% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 37 74
Average daily rate £439 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £101.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Luton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) MS Project
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Security Management
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Juniper
7 1 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) Veritas
7 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) SOA
7 1 (11.11%) DHCP
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Web Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Content Management
6 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) VMware