The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 40 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.48% 1.36% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.82% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -12.19%
Project Planning
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 275 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 77.16% 74.93% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 184 125
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 2 £225 -
Project Planning
East Midlands

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Anite
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Northgate
3 1 (20.00%) Civica
3 1 (20.00%) Comino
3 1 (20.00%) Capita
3 1 (20.00%) Academy Housing
3 1 (20.00%) Orchard
3 1 (20.00%) arcHouse
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Academy Housing
1 1 (20.00%) arcHouse
1 1 (20.00%) Aareon QL
1 1 (20.00%) OPENHousing
1 1 (20.00%) MIS ActiveH
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Anite
1 1 (20.00%) Northgate
1 1 (20.00%) Civica
1 1 (20.00%) Comino
1 1 (20.00%) Capita
1 1 (20.00%) Orchard
1 1 (20.00%) Aareon