The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 92 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.26% 0.52% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.69% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate £290 £355 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +59.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £414 £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -2.85%
Project Planning
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
993 583 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.68% 75.32% 78.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 347 322
Average daily rate £325 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -34 1 £114 -62.00%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Economics
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) CAPM
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Informatics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Economics
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
1 1 (16.67%) Informatics
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CAPM
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP