The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 66 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 28 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.05% 1.26% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.70% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 15
Average daily rate
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£380 £353 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £246 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £433 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -14.28%
Project Planning
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1082 881 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.09% 73.91% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 501 431
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -51.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 27 £390 +10.63%
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Project Planning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Planning.

1 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 26 (47.27%) Project Management
3 25 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 22 (40.00%) MS Project
5 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2
7 13 (23.64%) Banking
8 12 (21.82%) Change Control
9 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 11 (20.00%) ITIL
9 11 (20.00%) Internet
10 10 (18.18%) ATM
10 10 (18.18%) MS Visio
10 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 10 (18.18%) MS Office
10 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (18.18%) Degree
11 9 (16.36%) Economics
11 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
11 9 (16.36%) Change Management
11 9 (16.36%) HP
11 9 (16.36%) ITSM
12 8 (14.55%) Windows
12 8 (14.55%) RAD
12 8 (14.55%) DSDM
12 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
12 8 (14.55%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
12 8 (14.55%) Critical Success Factor

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Project Planning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 25 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 22 (40.00%) MS Project
3 10 (18.18%) MS Office
3 10 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 8 (14.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Primavera
2 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.82%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Internet
2 10 (18.18%) ATM
3 3 (5.45%) DWDM
3 3 (5.45%) Intranet
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.82%) NX-OS
4 1 (1.82%) LDAP
4 1 (1.82%) X.500
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.27%) Automotive
5 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.64%) Electronics
6 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.64%) Marketing
7 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.73%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (12.73%) Architect
2 7 (12.73%) Implementation Manager
3 5 (9.09%) PMO Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Programme Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Digital Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.64%) Project Officer
5 2 (3.64%) Process Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) J2EE
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) SAML
3 1 (1.82%) Mason
3 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Economics
2 6 (10.91%) PMI
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Blog
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) DTV
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) PKI
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Project Management
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2
4 12 (21.82%) Change Control
5 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (20.00%) ITIL
6 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.36%) Change Management
7 9 (16.36%) ITSM
8 8 (14.55%) RAD
8 8 (14.55%) DSDM
8 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.55%) Critical Success Factor
9 6 (10.91%) Process Improvement
9 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.09%) Process Management
11 4 (7.27%) UML
11 4 (7.27%) SOA
11 4 (7.27%) Logistics
11 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.91%) PMP
4 6 (10.91%) PMI Certification
5 4 (7.27%) APMP
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.82%) CCSE
7 1 (1.82%) CCNP
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Brocade
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) JDA
5 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.82%) F5
5 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.82%) Sourcefire