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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 66 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 17 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.39% 1.83% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.43% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 11
Average daily rate
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£380 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £161 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £668 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -30.00%
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
899 823 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.57% 75.16% 69.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 432 357
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £44.97 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +10 17 £380 +17.37%
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 42 (70.00%) MS Project
2 40 (66.67%) Finance
3 39 (65.00%) PRINCE2
4 36 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 29 (48.33%) Project Management
6 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
8 16 (26.67%) PMP
8 16 (26.67%) PMI Certification
9 15 (25.00%) Financial Institution
9 15 (25.00%) Banking
10 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
11 10 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 8 (13.33%) Spanish Language
12 8 (13.33%) Windows
13 7 (11.67%) Oracle
13 7 (11.67%) CRM
14 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
14 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
14 6 (10.00%) Logistics
15 5 (8.33%) P3M3
15 5 (8.33%) SCCM
15 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
15 5 (8.33%) ATM
15 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
15 5 (8.33%) ISEB
15 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (8.33%) ITIL

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (70.00%) MS Project
2 36 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.00%) MS Office
4 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) ATM
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 40 (66.67%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (13.33%) Spanish Language
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Electronics
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (16.67%) Project Officer
2 10 (16.67%) Project Support Officer
3 7 (11.67%) Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Project Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Project Support Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (1.67%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) J2EE
1 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) DTV
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.67%) AIX
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) zOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) PRINCE2
2 29 (48.33%) Project Management
3 7 (11.67%) CRM
4 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (10.00%) Logistics
5 5 (8.33%) P3M3
5 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) Web Development
7 3 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) Java
1 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (26.67%) PMP
3 16 (26.67%) PMI Certification
4 10 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 5 (8.33%) ISEB
5 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (5.00%) Degree
6 3 (5.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) P3O
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) Primavera
4 2 (3.33%) JDA
5 1 (1.67%) Unisys
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com