The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 53 60 77
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 36 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.96% 0.82% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 1.13% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 3
Average daily rate £275 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £290 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +158.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
857 619 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.48% 72.74% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 355 387
Average daily rate £365 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £149.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Project Planning
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +11 34 £275 +5.76% 2
High Wycombe - 1 £180 -
Aylesbury - - - -
Chalfont St Giles - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 46 (68.66%) MS Project
2 39 (58.21%) Finance
3 38 (56.72%) PRINCE2
4 34 (50.75%) MS Excel
5 32 (47.76%) Project Management
6 19 (28.36%) Banking
7 17 (25.37%) Financial Institution
7 17 (25.37%) PMI Certification
8 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
9 15 (22.39%) PMP
10 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
11 11 (16.42%) Windows
12 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
13 9 (13.43%) Spanish Language
13 9 (13.43%) Oracle
13 9 (13.43%) Oracle Financials
13 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
13 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
14 8 (11.94%) Logistics
14 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
15 7 (10.45%) QA
15 7 (10.45%) SCCM
15 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
15 7 (10.45%) ATM
16 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (8.96%) Risk Assessment
16 6 (8.96%) Degree
16 6 (8.96%) Test Strategy
17 5 (7.46%) Data Integration
17 5 (7.46%) Relational Database

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (68.66%) MS Project
2 34 (50.75%) MS Excel
3 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) ATM
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 39 (58.21%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Banking
3 17 (25.37%) Financial Institution
4 9 (13.43%) Spanish Language
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.43%) Project Officer
2 9 (13.43%) Project Support Officer
3 8 (11.94%) Programme Planner
4 6 (8.96%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Project Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Junior Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Junior
5 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Project Support Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Coordinator
8 1 (1.49%) Project Planner
8 1 (1.49%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (1.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Middleware
1 1 (1.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Data Integration
1 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.99%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.99%) PMI
3 1 (1.49%) EPoS
3 1 (1.49%) Social Media
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.97%) UNIX
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) PRINCE2
2 32 (47.76%) Project Management
3 8 (11.94%) Logistics
4 6 (8.96%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (8.96%) Test Strategy
5 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.46%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.46%) PRINCE
6 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.97%) UML
7 3 (4.48%) CRM
7 3 (4.48%) Migration
8 2 (2.99%) Content Management
8 2 (2.99%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.99%) Web Development
8 2 (2.99%) Data Architecture
8 2 (2.99%) Change Management
8 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.99%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) PMI Certification
2 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
3 15 (22.39%) PMP
4 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
5 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.96%) Degree
7 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.99%) APMP
9 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) Remedy
3 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.49%) Unisys
3 1 (1.49%) SAP
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