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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 57 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 29 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.54% 2.75% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 3.65% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £328 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +25.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.60 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-38.29% -24.32%
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
880 767 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.19% 75.27% 75.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 422 270
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 January 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -20 15 £338 +14.40% 2
High Wycombe 0 1 - - 1
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 22 (47.83%) Project Management
3 18 (39.13%) MS Project
3 18 (39.13%) PRINCE2
4 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
6 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
7 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.57%) Change Management
9 9 (19.57%) MS Office
10 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
10 8 (17.39%) Programme Management
11 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
11 7 (15.22%) Supplier Management
11 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
12 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (13.04%) Web Development
13 5 (10.87%) Matrix Management
13 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
13 5 (10.87%) PRINCE
13 5 (10.87%) Dependency Management
14 4 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
14 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
14 4 (8.70%) Oracle
14 4 (8.70%) Back Office
14 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
15 3 (6.52%) Banking
15 3 (6.52%) SQL

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Project
2 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
3 9 (19.57%) MS Office
4 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) ATM
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.17%) IPsec
2 1 (2.17%) VLAN
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) RIP
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) OSPF
2 1 (2.17%) BGP
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Back Office
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.35%) Electronics
5 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) German Language
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Project Officer
3 6 (13.04%) Project Support Officer
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Project Planner
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Project Assurance Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Project Assistant
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Messaging Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.17%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (4.35%) SAML
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) HTML
1 2 (4.35%) ADO.NET
1 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.35%) CSS
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
1 2 (4.35%) XML
1 2 (4.35%) WCF
1 2 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.35%) Social Media
1 2 (4.35%) PMI
1 2 (4.35%) DTV
1 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Project Management
2 18 (39.13%) PRINCE2
3 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) Change Management
6 8 (17.39%) Programme Management
7 7 (15.22%) Supplier Management
7 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) Web Development
9 5 (10.87%) Matrix Management
9 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.87%) PRINCE
9 5 (10.87%) Dependency Management
10 4 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (8.70%) Resource Management
11 2 (4.35%) Information Governance
11 2 (4.35%) User Stories
11 2 (4.35%) BDD
11 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C#
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
4 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.35%) PMP
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Cacti
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Primavera
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.17%) IronPort
5 1 (2.17%) Crossbeam
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Juniper
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint