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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 61 54 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 23 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.90% 2.40% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.23% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 4
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£450 £325 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +26.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £255 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £503 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £29.34
% change year-on-year
+76.92% -33.53%
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
944 960 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.08% 74.48% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 572 365
Average daily rate £390 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 27
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -10 22 £450 +38.46%
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 30 (51.72%) Project Management
3 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
4 24 (41.38%) MS Project
5 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (27.59%) Banking
6 15 (25.86%) PRINCE2
6 15 (25.86%) Windows
7 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
8 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
8 12 (20.69%) MS Office
9 11 (18.97%) Degree
10 10 (17.24%) ITIL
10 10 (17.24%) Internet
11 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
11 9 (15.52%) Logistics
11 9 (15.52%) Financial Institution
11 9 (15.52%) SCCM
11 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
12 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
12 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.79%) ATM
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
12 8 (13.79%) MS Visio
13 7 (12.07%) DSDM
13 7 (12.07%) RAD
13 7 (12.07%) HP

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 24 (41.38%) MS Project
3 12 (20.69%) MS Office
4 8 (13.79%) MS Visio
5 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Primavera
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.72%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) Internet
2 8 (13.79%) ATM
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.17%) DWDM
4 3 (5.17%) Intranet
5 2 (3.45%) LDAP
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) VPN
5 2 (3.45%) X.500
5 2 (3.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.72%) Wireless
6 1 (1.72%) IPsec
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.72%) Network Security
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.72%) Yeoman
General
1 33 (56.90%) Finance
2 16 (27.59%) Banking
3 9 (15.52%) Financial Institution
4 5 (8.62%) Retail
4 5 (8.62%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.79%) Architect
2 8 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (5.17%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) PMO Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.17%) Digital Architect
4 3 (5.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.45%) Project Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Programme Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Project Assistant
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
5 2 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Middleware
2 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) SAML
3 2 (3.45%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) WCF
3 2 (3.45%) jQuery
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.45%) REST
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) ADO.NET
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Economics
3 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.17%) Blog
6 3 (5.17%) PMI
7 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.45%) Social Media
7 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Project Management
2 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.24%) ITIL
5 9 (15.52%) Logistics
6 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.07%) Change Management
7 7 (12.07%) ITSM
7 7 (12.07%) RAD
7 7 (12.07%) DSDM
7 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.07%) Change Control
8 6 (10.34%) UML
9 5 (8.62%) SOA
9 5 (8.62%) Critical Success Factor
10 4 (6.90%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.90%) EAI
10 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (5.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C#
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) Degree
4 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) PMP
5 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
6 3 (5.17%) APMP
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.72%) CCSE
8 1 (1.72%) CCNP
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (1.72%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) HP
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) Brocade
5 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) Juniper
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) JDA
6 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.72%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.72%) Crossbeam
6 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.72%) F5