The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Luton 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 27 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.94% 1.20% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.56% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.09 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -16.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.82% 77.11% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 37 41
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £315 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% -15.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (87.50%) MS Project
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) Veritas
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Project
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco