The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 June 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 / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 124 64
Rank change year-on-year +70 -60  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.35% 0.062% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.073% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £309 £114 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +170.83% -72.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £114 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £114 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.89% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 488 1379 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.76% 86.08% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 887 419
Median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 71 39
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £26.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in the North East

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the North East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in the North East

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in the North East

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Tyne and Wear +75 2 £309 +170.83% 3
Project Planning
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Project Governance
3 4 (50.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) PMO
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Assistant Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
5 1 (12.50%) E-Business Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Delivery Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft