The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 250 216 189
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -27
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 550 577 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.03% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.29% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 376 384
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £666 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 18
Median hourly rate £32.00 £34.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.84 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £162.25 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £34.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +22.12%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 505 £425 +6.25% 115
London +8 212 £450 +5.88% 38
South East -5 124 £389 -2.81% 24
West Midlands -3 49 £327 -9.30% 12
North West -5 37 £425 +6.25% 10
South West +10 35 £450 +5.88% 7
Berkshire -15 34 £310 -11.42% 3
Surrey +16 32 £389 -12.39% 9
Scotland -14 25 £350 -3.44% 4
East Midlands +23 23 £400 +247.82% 3
Hampshire -5 21 £350 -10.93% 1
City of London +16 20 £413 -3.22% 14
Reading +4 19 £195 -44.28% 1
Yorkshire -6 18 £388 +10.71% 9
East of England +17 17 £463 -1.33% 6
Birmingham +5 16 £250 -37.50% 5
Wiltshire -3 15 £800 +88.23% 1
West Yorkshire -17 15 £325 -4.41% 8
Manchester -1 14 £500 +42.85% 6
Warwickshire -7 12 £365 -15.11% 5
Oxfordshire +14 11 £613 +11.36% 1
Swindon +5 11 £888 +115.28%
Edinburgh -7 11 £340 -14.93% 2
Shropshire - 11 £395 -
South Wales +9 10 £375 +5.63%
Wales +7 10 £375 +4.16% 1
East Sussex +20 9 £600 +33.33%
Newport +20 9 £373 -8.30%
Cheshire -6 9 £405 -3.28% 1
Bristol +10 8 £308 +11.90% 4

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 474 (41.07%) Project Management
2 362 (31.37%) Finance
3 262 (22.70%) PRINCE2
4 258 (22.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 244 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
6 199 (17.24%) MS Project
7 163 (14.12%) MS Excel
8 162 (14.04%) Migration
9 151 (13.08%) Microsoft
10 129 (11.18%) Change Management
11 121 (10.49%) Security Cleared
12 114 (9.88%) Waterfall
13 109 (9.45%) Degree
14 100 (8.67%) Risk Management
15 96 (8.32%) Windows
16 95 (8.23%) SC Cleared
17 93 (8.06%) Oracle
18 88 (7.63%) Banking
18 88 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
19 84 (7.28%) ITIL
20 80 (6.93%) MS Office
20 80 (6.93%) Programme Management
21 76 (6.59%) QA
22 73 (6.33%) Unix
23 72 (6.24%) SQL
24 71 (6.15%) Java
24 71 (6.15%) Change Control
25 68 (5.89%) Telecoms
26 60 (5.20%) Retail
26 60 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.43%) Confluence
3 18 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 10 (0.87%) CMS
4 10 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 9 (0.78%) OpenStack
5 9 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (0.69%) IIS
6 8 (0.69%) SAS
7 5 (0.43%) Apache
7 5 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.35%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.26%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.17%) CICS
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 199 (17.24%) MS Project
2 163 (14.12%) MS Excel
3 80 (6.93%) MS Office
4 57 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (3.99%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.69%) Primavera
3 6 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.26%) HFM
6 3 (0.26%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.26%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.17%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.087%) BASE24
8 1 (0.087%) Maximo
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.087%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.64%) SaaS
2 35 (3.03%) Office 365
3 34 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.39%) IaaS
5 16 (1.39%) PaaS
6 13 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.43%) Force.com
8 5 (0.43%) Heroku
9 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.087%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.087%) Taleo
10 1 (0.087%) Trello
10 1 (0.087%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.60%) Firewall
2 23 (1.99%) WAN
3 19 (1.65%) LAN
4 18 (1.56%) Internet
5 12 (1.04%) MPLS
5 12 (1.04%) Wireless
6 11 (0.95%) VPN
7 10 (0.87%) Network Security
8 9 (0.78%) DNS
8 9 (0.78%) HTTP
9 7 (0.61%) FTP
9 7 (0.61%) SAN
10 6 (0.52%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.52%) VoIP
10 6 (0.52%) Wireless Security
11 5 (0.43%) ATM
11 5 (0.43%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.47%) Oracle OWB
2 21 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 20 (1.73%) SQL Server
4 18 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.04%) MySQL
6 11 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.78%) Big Data
9 5 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.43%) DB2
9 5 (0.43%) Essbase
9 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.35%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.35%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.26%) DataStage
11 3 (0.26%) GIS
11 3 (0.26%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.26%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 44 (3.81%) JIRA
2 40 (3.47%) ClearQuest
3 33 (2.86%) ClearCase
4 21 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.56%) Maven
6 14 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.61%) Subversion
7 7 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.52%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.35%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.35%) Selenium
11 3 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.26%) LSMW
11 3 (0.26%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.17%) CA Gen
12 2 (0.17%) Rational Application Developer
12 2 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 362 (31.37%) Finance
2 88 (7.63%) Banking
3 68 (5.89%) Telecoms
4 60 (5.20%) Retail
5 30 (2.60%) Marketing
6 21 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.73%) Legal
8 15 (1.30%) Law
9 14 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.13%) Back Office
10 13 (1.13%) German Language
11 12 (1.04%) Billing
11 12 (1.04%) Brand Awareness
11 12 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.78%) Automotive
12 9 (0.78%) Publishing
12 9 (0.78%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.61%) Advertising
13 7 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 421 (36.48%) Project Manager
2 143 (12.39%) Analyst
3 96 (8.32%) Architect
4 64 (5.55%) Project Planner
5 61 (5.29%) IT Manager
6 53 (4.59%) IT Project Manager
7 50 (4.33%) Business Analyst
8 49 (4.25%) Programme Manager
9 44 (3.81%) Consultant
9 44 (3.81%) Developer
9 44 (3.81%) PMO Analyst
10 43 (3.73%) Senior Manager
11 42 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
12 40 (3.47%) Security Manager
13 39 (3.38%) Technical Architect
14 37 (3.21%) Infrastructure Manager
14 37 (3.21%) Security Project Manager
14 37 (3.21%) Software Architect
15 36 (3.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 32 (2.77%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.16%) .NET
2 26 (2.25%) Web Services
3 24 (2.08%) HTML
3 24 (2.08%) XML
4 21 (1.82%) J2EE
4 21 (1.82%) Spring
5 19 (1.65%) Middleware
6 17 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
6 17 (1.47%) Spring Boot
7 16 (1.39%) SOAP
8 13 (1.13%) CSS
8 13 (1.13%) RESTful
9 11 (0.95%) JSP
10 10 (0.87%) jQuery
11 8 (0.69%) WCF
11 8 (0.69%) WPF
12 7 (0.61%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.61%) COM
13 6 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
13 6 (0.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.20%) Data Centre
3 40 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 31 (2.69%) Virtual Team
5 28 (2.43%) PMI
6 22 (1.91%) User Experience
7 16 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
10 13 (1.13%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.13%) Social Media
11 12 (1.04%) Digital Media
11 12 (1.04%) NHS
12 11 (0.95%) Economics
13 10 (0.87%) FMCG
14 9 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.78%) Tandem
15 6 (0.52%) Clustering
15 6 (0.52%) Equities
15 6 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 96 (8.32%) Windows
2 73 (6.33%) Unix
3 52 (4.51%) Linux
4 25 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.65%) Solaris
6 13 (1.13%) AIX
7 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.78%) Android
9 9 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.17%) SUSE
14 1 (0.087%) Debian
14 1 (0.087%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.087%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.087%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.087%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (41.07%) Project Management
2 262 (22.70%) PRINCE2
3 258 (22.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 244 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (14.04%) Migration
6 129 (11.18%) Change Management
7 114 (9.88%) Waterfall
8 100 (8.67%) Risk Management
9 84 (7.28%) ITIL
10 80 (6.93%) Programme Management
11 71 (6.15%) Change Control
12 60 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 55 (4.77%) Scrum
14 54 (4.68%) Data Migration
14 54 (4.68%) Information Security
14 54 (4.68%) SDLC
15 53 (4.59%) Resource Management
16 52 (4.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 48 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
17 48 (4.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 72 (6.24%) SQL
2 71 (6.15%) Java
3 28 (2.43%) C
4 26 (2.25%) C#
5 20 (1.73%) JavaScript
5 20 (1.73%) Shell Script
6 18 (1.56%) C++
7 13 (1.13%) Perl
7 13 (1.13%) PL/SQL
8 10 (0.87%) PHP
9 6 (0.52%) Ruby
9 6 (0.52%) VB
9 6 (0.52%) VBA
10 5 (0.43%) Apex Code
10 5 (0.43%) SOQL
11 4 (0.35%) COBOL
11 4 (0.35%) Python
12 3 (0.26%) ABAP
12 3 (0.26%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 121 (10.49%) Security Cleared
2 109 (9.45%) Degree
3 95 (8.23%) SC Cleared
4 58 (5.03%) PMI Certification
5 42 (3.64%) PMP
6 41 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 41 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 30 (2.60%) APMP
8 15 (1.30%) ISEB
9 14 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.78%) CISSP
12 8 (0.69%) CCNP
12 8 (0.69%) HND
13 7 (0.61%) CCNA
14 6 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (0.35%) ACCA
16 4 (0.35%) CIMA
16 4 (0.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.59%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.52%) SLA
5 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.35%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) COREP
8 2 (0.17%) FINREP
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.17%) MiFID
8 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.087%) COBIT
9 1 (0.087%) EMIR
9 1 (0.087%) P3O
9 1 (0.087%) SEPA
9 1 (0.087%) WAI
9 1 (0.087%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.78%) Docker
5 8 (0.69%) Xen
6 5 (0.43%) XenApp
7 4 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.26%) RACF
9 2 (0.17%) KVM
9 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.087%) Firmware
10 1 (0.087%) HDFS
10 1 (0.087%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.087%) LXC
10 1 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (1.99%) Puppet
2 8 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.69%) SCCM
3 7 (0.61%) QRadar
4 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.35%) Foglight
5 4 (0.35%) Graphite
5 4 (0.35%) nmon
6 3 (0.26%) Grafana
6 3 (0.26%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.17%) Ansible
7 2 (0.17%) Control-M
8 1 (0.087%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.087%) Graylog
8 1 (0.087%) logstash
8 1 (0.087%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.087%) Oozie
Vendors
1 151 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.06%) Oracle
3 58 (5.03%) SAP
4 29 (2.51%) VMware
5 26 (2.25%) IBM
6 25 (2.17%) Citrix
7 24 (2.08%) Cisco
7 24 (2.08%) HP
8 23 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.65%) Informatica
9 19 (1.65%) WSO2
10 17 (1.47%) Pega
11 12 (1.04%) Marketo
12 9 (0.78%) hybris
13 8 (0.69%) EMC
14 7 (0.61%) ArcSight
14 7 (0.61%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.61%) Hyperion
14 7 (0.61%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.61%) Splunk
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £259.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £35 - 50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Yoh
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Yoh
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Ciber UK
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
RP International
Posted: 6 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 23 days ago