Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 6 months to 20 November 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.

Project Planning
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 132 154
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 -21
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 62 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 1.15% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.41% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 34
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £285
90th Percentile £670 £530 £575
England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £20.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.89% +79.65% -3.56%
10th Percentile £22.50 £35.58 £19.60
90th Percentile £29.97 £39.13 £21.87
England median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -19.35% -18.42% +111.11%

Project Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4224 3904 4675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.66% 81.44% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 2265 2738
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £234
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 309 391
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.45 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.34% +23.33% +5.99%
10th Percentile £11.52 £13.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.45
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in the East of England

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in the East of England

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in the East of England

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in the East of England

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 20 £400 -11.21%
Essex -11 19 £550 +37.50% 2
Bedfordshire +1 13 £413 -1.49% 2
Cambridgeshire -18 9 £375 -16.67%
Suffolk +9 1 £325 -23.08% 1
Project Planning
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 18 (29.03%) Project Management
1 18 (29.03%) JIRA
1 18 (29.03%) Confluence
2 16 (25.81%) SOA
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (20.97%) PRINCE2
4 13 (20.97%) Virtual Team
5 12 (19.35%) PMO
5 12 (19.35%) Acceptance Criteria
5 12 (19.35%) User Stories
5 12 (19.35%) Scrum
6 11 (17.74%) Change Management
6 11 (17.74%) Business Analysis
6 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (17.74%) Software Delivery
7 10 (16.13%) DevOps
7 10 (16.13%) JIRA Agile
7 10 (16.13%) Kanban
7 10 (16.13%) BDD
7 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (16.13%) C
7 10 (16.13%) TDD
8 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (14.52%) Risk Management
8 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (29.03%) Confluence
2 7 (11.29%) JBoss
2 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) G Suite
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.61%) Skype
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) JIRA
2 10 (16.13%) JIRA Agile
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
1 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.68%) Law
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Advertising
4 3 (4.84%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Coordinator
1 11 (17.74%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.52%) Architect
2 9 (14.52%) Project Coordinator
2 9 (14.52%) Scrum Master
3 8 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Agile Coach
4 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Data Centre Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 4 (6.45%) IT Architect
4 4 (6.45%) PMO Lead
5 3 (4.84%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Migration Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Project Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Project Planner
5 3 (4.84%) SAP Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) J2EE
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) HTML5
2 1 (1.61%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Virtual Team
2 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) EPoS
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Unix
2 7 (11.29%) Solaris
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Project Management
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.81%) SOA
3 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (20.97%) PRINCE2
5 12 (19.35%) Acceptance Criteria
5 12 (19.35%) Scrum
5 12 (19.35%) User Stories
6 11 (17.74%) Business Analysis
6 11 (17.74%) Change Management
6 11 (17.74%) Software Delivery
6 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.13%) BDD
7 10 (16.13%) DevOps
7 10 (16.13%) Kanban
7 10 (16.13%) TDD
8 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (14.52%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (12.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.13%) C
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) R
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
4 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.06%) PMI Certification
4 5 (8.06%) PMP
5 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.23%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) PMO
2 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.61%) BMC
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) McAfee
4 1 (1.61%) NetApp
4 1 (1.61%) Remedy
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.61%) VMware