The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 39 44 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.49% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.60% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £398 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +47.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.66% +7.14%  

Project Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 335 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.07% 82.11% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 209 160
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 14
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Cambridge

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Cambridge

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Cambridge

Project Planning
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft