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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 51 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 36 41 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.83% 3.44% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 4.69% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £265 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
997 875 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.44% 73.47% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 503 345
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 20
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.80 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -2 28 £425 +60.37%
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 39 (58.21%) Project Management
2 32 (47.76%) Finance
3 28 (41.79%) MS Project
3 28 (41.79%) MS Excel
4 21 (31.34%) PRINCE2
5 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
6 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
7 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
8 14 (20.90%) MS Office
8 14 (20.90%) Banking
9 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (19.40%) Change Management
9 13 (19.40%) Windows
10 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
10 10 (14.93%) Internet
11 9 (13.43%) Degree
12 8 (11.94%) Financial Institution
12 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
12 8 (11.94%) ITIL
12 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
13 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
13 7 (10.45%) SCCM
13 7 (10.45%) PRINCE
13 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
13 7 (10.45%) HP
13 7 (10.45%) ATM
13 7 (10.45%) Primavera
13 7 (10.45%) ITSM

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 28 (41.79%) MS Project
1 28 (41.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.90%) MS Office
3 7 (10.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Primavera
2 1 (1.49%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 7 (10.45%) ATM
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (4.48%) DWDM
4 3 (4.48%) Intranet
5 2 (2.99%) LDAP
5 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.99%) VPN
5 2 (2.99%) X.500
5 2 (2.99%) Firewall
6 1 (1.49%) Wireless
6 1 (1.49%) IPsec
6 1 (1.49%) VLAN
6 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.49%) Network Security
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.49%) Yeoman
General
1 32 (47.76%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.46%) Automotive
5 4 (5.97%) Back Office
5 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.97%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Project Manager
2 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (8.96%) Architect
3 5 (7.46%) Analyst
3 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Project Officer
4 4 (5.97%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) PMO Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Project Assurance Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Digital Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Project Assistant
6 2 (2.99%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Web Services
1 6 (8.96%) SAML
2 4 (5.97%) XML
2 4 (5.97%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) ADO.NET
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.97%) CSS
2 4 (5.97%) WCF
2 4 (5.97%) jQuery
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (4.48%) Middleware
4 2 (2.99%) SOAP
4 2 (2.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Economics
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.97%) PMI
3 4 (5.97%) Social Media
3 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.48%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Blog
5 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Project Management
2 21 (31.34%) PRINCE2
3 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.40%) Change Management
4 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.94%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) ITSM
6 7 (10.45%) PRINCE
6 7 (10.45%) Logistics
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.96%) Change Control
8 5 (7.46%) Critical Success Factor
8 5 (7.46%) RAD
8 5 (7.46%) DSDM
8 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.97%) Matrix Management
9 4 (5.97%) System Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
2 4 (5.97%) C#
2 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.43%) Degree
4 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
5 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
7 5 (7.46%) PMP
8 3 (4.48%) APMP
9 1 (1.49%) CCSE
9 1 (1.49%) CCNP
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) HP
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Brocade
5 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.99%) Juniper
5 2 (2.99%) Adobe
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) JDA
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.49%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.49%) Crossbeam
6 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.49%) F5