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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
UK
Rank 248 229 192
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -37
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 420 526 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 1.03% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.24% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 344 394
Median daily rate £400 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £409 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 14
Median hourly rate £25.50 £37.00 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.30 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.27 £49.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £37.25 £21.60
% change year-on-year
-31.54% +72.47%

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
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -19 389 £400 -5.88% 83
London -28 138 £438 +2.94% 32
South East -3 70 £375 -7.69% 12
South West +28 59 £380 -5.59% 6
Wiltshire +20 33 £320 -35.95% 3
West Midlands -16 30 £350 -17.64% 3
East of England +4 29 £450 -7.69% 2
East Midlands +9 22 £388 -8.82% 8
City of London -7 21 £506 +25.00% 5
Hampshire +7 20 £300 -16.66%
North West -2 17 £400 - 10
Corsham - 17 £340 -
Scotland +6 16 £325 +3.17%
Yorkshire -16 15 £378 -11.17% 6
Surrey +13 13 £225 -50.81% 4
Essex +6 12 £513 +5.12%
Nottingham +6 11 £388 -18.42% 3
Nottinghamshire +5 11 £388 -18.42% 3
Berkshire +7 10 £419 +1.51% 2
West Yorkshire -7 10 £375 -6.25% 4
Coventry -7 9 £381 +7.01%
Edinburgh +10 8 £420 +19.14%
Bristol +6 8 £412 -3.17% 1
Manchester 0 8 £406 +16.07% 4
Warwickshire 0 8 £319 -23.42% 1
Oxfordshire -3 8 £385 -23.00% 3
Oxford - 8 £385 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -1 7 £520 +5.31%
Hertfordshire -6 7 £450 -10.00% 1
West Sussex -7 7 £470 -

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 397 (46.27%) Project Management
2 305 (35.55%) Finance
3 243 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
4 233 (27.16%) MS Project
5 205 (23.89%) PRINCE2
6 191 (22.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 175 (20.40%) MS Excel
8 137 (15.97%) Change Management
9 134 (15.62%) Microsoft
10 127 (14.80%) MS Office
11 110 (12.82%) Risk Management
12 108 (12.59%) Security Cleared
13 95 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
14 93 (10.84%) Programme Management
15 87 (10.14%) SC Cleared
16 78 (9.09%) Migration
17 77 (8.97%) Degree
18 76 (8.86%) Banking
19 75 (8.74%) SharePoint
20 70 (8.16%) Waterfall
21 68 (7.93%) Oracle
22 59 (6.88%) SQL
23 57 (6.64%) MS PowerPoint
24 56 (6.53%) Scrum
24 56 (6.53%) QA
25 54 (6.29%) PMI Certification
25 54 (6.29%) Business Analysis
26 52 (6.06%) PMP
27 51 (5.94%) MS Visio
28 49 (5.71%) SAP

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 75 (8.74%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.26%) Confluence
3 26 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.58%) MS Project Server
7 4 (0.47%) CMS
7 4 (0.47%) Liferay
7 4 (0.47%) SAS
7 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 233 (27.16%) MS Project
2 175 (20.40%) MS Excel
3 127 (14.80%) MS Office
4 57 (6.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (5.94%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.93%) CA PPM
4 8 (0.93%) Primavera
5 5 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.35%) SAP QM
8 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.23%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.23%) SystmOne
8 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.12%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.71%) Office 365
2 13 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.47%) GitHub
4 4 (0.47%) OpenShift
4 4 (0.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.28%) Internet
2 10 (1.17%) LAN
2 10 (1.17%) WAN
3 8 (0.93%) Firewall
4 5 (0.58%) Intranet
5 4 (0.47%) SAN
6 3 (0.35%) Extranet
6 3 (0.35%) LDAP
6 3 (0.35%) MVNO
6 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.23%) Broadband
7 2 (0.23%) MPLS
7 2 (0.23%) PSTN
7 2 (0.23%) VoIP
7 2 (0.23%) VPN
7 2 (0.23%) Wireless
8 1 (0.12%) ATM
8 1 (0.12%) PBX
8 1 (0.12%) SMTP
8 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.70%) MS Access
7 5 (0.58%) MySQL
8 4 (0.47%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (0.47%) Power BI
9 3 (0.35%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.35%) Big Data
9 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.35%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.23%) Impala
10 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.23%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (4.31%) JIRA
2 15 (1.75%) JIRA Agile
3 10 (1.17%) Subversion
4 8 (0.93%) ClearCase
5 5 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.58%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.58%) Maven
6 4 (0.47%) ClearQuest
6 4 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.35%) CA Gen
7 3 (0.35%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.35%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.35%) LSMW
7 3 (0.35%) NUnit
7 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.23%) Gradle
8 2 (0.23%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.23%) Selenium
9 1 (0.12%) Rational Robot
General
1 305 (35.55%) Finance
2 76 (8.86%) Banking
3 49 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 39 (4.55%) Retail
5 25 (2.91%) Marketing
6 24 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.45%) Advertising
8 18 (2.10%) Legal
9 14 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.52%) Back Office
10 13 (1.52%) Electronics
10 13 (1.52%) Law
10 13 (1.52%) Publishing
11 12 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.40%) Retail Banking
12 11 (1.28%) Front Office
13 9 (1.05%) Automotive
14 7 (0.82%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 315 (36.71%) Project Manager
2 110 (12.82%) Analyst
3 56 (6.53%) Project Planner
4 44 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 43 (5.01%) IT Manager
6 41 (4.78%) IT Project Manager
7 38 (4.43%) Coordinator
8 33 (3.85%) Senior Manager
9 32 (3.73%) Developer
9 32 (3.73%) Project Coordinator
10 30 (3.50%) Programme Manager
11 29 (3.38%) Architect
12 28 (3.26%) Senior Project Manager
13 25 (2.91%) PMO Analyst
14 23 (2.68%) Project Analyst
14 23 (2.68%) Project Officer
15 22 (2.56%) Support Officer
16 21 (2.45%) Infrastructure Manager
16 21 (2.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 21 (2.45%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.15%) Web Services
2 21 (2.45%) .NET
3 20 (2.33%) J2EE
4 16 (1.86%) XML
5 12 (1.40%) RESTful
6 11 (1.28%) SOAP
7 9 (1.05%) HTML
7 9 (1.05%) XSLT
8 8 (0.93%) CSS
8 8 (0.93%) Spring
9 6 (0.70%) JSON
10 5 (0.58%) JMS
10 5 (0.58%) XSD
11 4 (0.47%) jQuery
11 4 (0.47%) Middleware
11 4 (0.47%) Silverlight
11 4 (0.47%) XML Messaging
11 4 (0.47%) XSL
12 3 (0.35%) REST
12 3 (0.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 95 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 23 (2.68%) PMI
5 22 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 16 (1.86%) NHS
7 15 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.75%) User Experience
8 14 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.52%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.17%) Derivative
11 9 (1.05%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.82%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.58%) FMCG
13 5 (0.58%) Learning Management System
13 5 (0.58%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.58%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.24%) Windows
2 29 (3.38%) Unix
3 24 (2.80%) Linux
4 10 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.05%) AIX
6 8 (0.93%) Solaris
7 7 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.70%) Android
8 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.23%) SUSE
12 2 (0.23%) VMS
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.12%) VME
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (46.27%) Project Management
2 243 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (23.89%) PRINCE2
4 191 (22.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 137 (15.97%) Change Management
6 110 (12.82%) Risk Management
7 93 (10.84%) Programme Management
8 78 (9.09%) Migration
9 70 (8.16%) Waterfall
10 56 (6.53%) Scrum
11 54 (6.29%) Business Analysis
12 46 (5.36%) ITIL
13 45 (5.24%) Change Control
14 42 (4.90%) CRM
15 41 (4.78%) Coaching
15 41 (4.78%) Time Management
16 40 (4.66%) Resource Management
16 40 (4.66%) SOA
17 39 (4.55%) Project Governance
18 37 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 59 (6.88%) SQL
2 43 (5.01%) Java
3 20 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 17 (1.98%) C
5 15 (1.75%) C#
6 9 (1.05%) C++
6 9 (1.05%) VBA
7 6 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.58%) ABAP
8 5 (0.58%) Perl
8 5 (0.58%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.58%) VB
9 4 (0.47%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.47%) Python
9 4 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.23%) PHP
10 2 (0.23%) R
11 1 (0.12%) COBOL
11 1 (0.12%) Ruby
11 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 87 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 77 (8.97%) Degree
4 54 (6.29%) PMI Certification
5 52 (6.06%) PMP
6 32 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 30 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 23 (2.68%) APMP
9 18 (2.10%) DV Cleared
10 14 (1.63%) ISEB
11 13 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.58%) MAPM
13 4 (0.47%) MCP
14 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 3 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 2 (0.23%) CCNP
15 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.53%) QA
2 16 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.82%) SLA
6 6 (0.70%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.47%) MiFID
8 3 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.35%) EMIR
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.70%) Docker
2 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.35%) XenApp
3 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.12%) HDFS
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (0.93%) Ansible
2 5 (0.58%) Control-M
2 5 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (0.58%) OpenView
3 3 (0.35%) SCCM
3 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.23%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.12%) Cacti
5 1 (0.12%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.12%) Kibana
5 1 (0.12%) logstash
5 1 (0.12%) MOM
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 134 (15.62%) Microsoft
2 68 (7.93%) Oracle
3 49 (5.71%) SAP
4 16 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.28%) Cisco
6 8 (0.93%) HP
6 8 (0.93%) Remedy
6 8 (0.93%) webMethods
7 7 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.82%) Splunk
8 6 (0.70%) BMC
9 5 (0.58%) Sybase
10 4 (0.47%) Citrix
10 4 (0.47%) Google
10 4 (0.47%) IBM
10 4 (0.47%) Informatica
10 4 (0.47%) Software AG
10 4 (0.47%) VMware
11 3 (0.35%) Northgate
11 3 (0.35%) Teradata
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