Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Planning and Forecasting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Planning and Forecasting over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 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.

Planning and Forecasting
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 702 700 678
Rank change year-on-year -2 -22 +38
Contract jobs citing Planning and Forecasting 143 130 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 93 100
England median daily rate £470 £450 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +13.64% -16.63%
10th Percentile £243 £225 £230
90th Percentile £585 £600 £519
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £390
% change year-on-year +4.44% +15.38% -17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
England median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £12.50 - -

Planning and Forecasting 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,171 74,757 81,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.88% 84.03% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,371 49,864 53,505
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
10th Percentile £295 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,911 2,050 2,392
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.35 £11.34
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

Planning and Forecasting
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Planning and Forecasting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Planning and Forecasting in England

Planning and Forecasting
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Planning and Forecasting in England

Planning and Forecasting
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Planning and Forecasting in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Planning and Forecasting in England

Planning and Forecasting
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Planning and Forecasting in England

Planning and Forecasting
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Planning and Forecasting within the England region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
London -13 61 £475 +9.20% 13
South East +4 36 £500 +8.11% 12
North of England +43 24 £245 -34.67% 6
North West +28 20 £245 -2.00% 5
Midlands -3 12 £306 -31.94% 1
West Midlands -1 8 £306 -33.06%
South West +6 6 £463 +2.78% 2
Yorkshire -1 4 £650 +52.05% 1
East Midlands +9 3 - - 1
East of England -18 2 £300 - 3
Planning and Forecasting
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Planning and Forecasting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Planning and Forecasting.

1 94 (65.73%) Finance
2 40 (27.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (16.08%) Project Management
6 22 (15.38%) SQL
6 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (14.69%) Hyperion
8 20 (13.99%) Oracle
9 19 (13.29%) Migration
10 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
11 17 (11.89%) SAP
12 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Project
12 16 (11.19%) Essbase
13 15 (10.49%) Change Management
13 15 (10.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 14 (9.79%) Data Migration
14 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
15 13 (9.09%) Degree
16 12 (8.39%) Oracle ODI
17 11 (7.69%) Oracle Smart View
17 11 (7.69%) Tableau
17 11 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
17 11 (7.69%) Business Forecasting
17 11 (7.69%) PMO
17 11 (7.69%) General Ledger
17 11 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
17 11 (7.69%) Performance Management
17 11 (7.69%) CRM
17 11 (7.69%) PRINCE2

Planning and Forecasting
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (4.90%) SAS
2 4 (2.80%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (27.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (10.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (4.90%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (6.99%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (6.29%) Hyperion Planning
3 8 (5.59%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (2.80%) HFM
4 4 (2.80%) Lawson
5 3 (2.10%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (2.10%) iTrent
6 2 (1.40%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (1.40%) Maximo
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.40%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.40%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.40%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.80%) VoIP
2 3 (2.10%) DHCP
2 3 (2.10%) DNS
2 3 (2.10%) SMTP
3 2 (1.40%) Skype
4 1 (0.70%) Broadband
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) SMS
4 1 (0.70%) SSL
4 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.19%) Essbase
2 12 (8.39%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle Smart View
4 6 (4.20%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.80%) Big Data
6 4 (2.80%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.40%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.70%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.70%) MOLAP
9 1 (0.70%) OLAP
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 94 (65.73%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) General Ledger
3 10 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.90%) Banking
5 6 (4.20%) Marketing
5 6 (4.20%) Retail
6 4 (2.80%) Law
6 4 (2.80%) Legal
6 4 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.10%) Back Office
7 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.40%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.70%) Billing
9 1 (0.70%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (26.57%) Analyst
2 15 (10.49%) Project Manager
3 11 (7.69%) Forecast Analyst
4 10 (6.99%) Developer
5 8 (5.59%) Architect
5 8 (5.59%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.20%) Hyperion Developer
6 6 (4.20%) Project Delivery Manager
6 6 (4.20%) Test Manager
7 5 (3.50%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (2.80%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.80%) Business Manager
8 4 (2.80%) Consultant
8 4 (2.80%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (2.80%) Head of Security
8 4 (2.80%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 4 (2.80%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.20%) RESTful
1 6 (4.20%) Web Services
2 3 (2.10%) XML
3 1 (0.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.20%) IVR
4 4 (2.80%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.10%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.10%) Social Media
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.80%) Unix
2 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
2 4 (2.80%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.10%) Android
3 3 (2.10%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.10%) Mac OS
3 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.10%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (16.08%) Project Management
3 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.29%) Migration
5 15 (10.49%) Change Management
6 14 (9.79%) Data Migration
6 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
7 11 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 11 (7.69%) Business Forecasting
7 11 (7.69%) CRM
7 11 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
7 11 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 11 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.99%) ERP
8 10 (6.99%) Project Planning
9 9 (6.29%) Coaching
9 9 (6.29%) ITIL
9 9 (6.29%) SDLC
10 8 (5.59%) Analytics
10 8 (5.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (4.20%) VBScript
3 5 (3.50%) VB
4 4 (2.80%) Java
4 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.40%) VBA
6 1 (0.70%) ABAP
6 1 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.80%) CISM
3 4 (2.80%) CISSP
3 4 (2.80%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.80%) PMP
4 3 (2.10%) ISEB
4 3 (2.10%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (2.10%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.70%) ACCA
5 1 (0.70%) CIMA
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) PMO
2 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) COREP
4 1 (0.70%) FINREP
4 1 (0.70%) GDPR
4 1 (0.70%) IFRS
4 1 (0.70%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (14.69%) Hyperion
2 20 (13.99%) Oracle
3 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.89%) SAP
5 11 (7.69%) Tableau
6 6 (4.20%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.20%) Genesys
7 4 (2.80%) iManage
7 4 (2.80%) Intapp
7 4 (2.80%) Sage
8 3 (2.10%) Cognos
8 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.10%) webMethods
9 2 (1.40%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.40%) Workday
10 1 (0.70%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.70%) Citrix
10 1 (0.70%) Facebook
10 1 (0.70%) JDA
10 1 (0.70%) Tagetik