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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 67 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 26 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.99% 2.56% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 3.60% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 8
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£338 £340 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £463 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +57.30%
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
996 749 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.26% 70.93% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 412 269
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -20 17 £338 -0.73% 1
Amersham - - - -
Project Planning
South East

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 19 (41.30%) Project Management
3 16 (34.78%) MS Project
4 15 (32.61%) PRINCE2
4 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
8 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
8 8 (17.39%) Web Development
9 7 (15.22%) Change Management
9 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
9 7 (15.22%) PMI Certification
10 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.04%) SAP
10 6 (13.04%) Oracle
10 6 (13.04%) Resource Management
10 6 (13.04%) Supplier Management
10 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
10 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
11 5 (10.87%) Banking
11 5 (10.87%) Financial Institution
11 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
11 5 (10.87%) PMP
11 5 (10.87%) Primavera
11 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
12 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (8.70%) DTV
12 4 (8.70%) MS Office
12 4 (8.70%) Windows

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Project
2 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.70%) MS Office
4 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) ATM
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.70%) Electronics
4 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.70%) Back Office
4 4 (8.70%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
5 2 (4.35%) Advertising
5 2 (4.35%) Automotive
5 2 (4.35%) Billing
6 1 (2.17%) German Language
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Project Officer
3 5 (10.87%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Project Planner
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Project Assurance Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.17%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
1 2 (4.35%) XML
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
2 1 (2.17%) WCF
2 1 (2.17%) J2EE
2 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) SAML
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) DTV
2 2 (4.35%) PMI
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) UNIX
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) AIX
3 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Project Management
2 15 (32.61%) PRINCE2
2 15 (32.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
5 8 (17.39%) Web Development
6 7 (15.22%) Change Management
6 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.04%) Resource Management
7 6 (13.04%) Supplier Management
8 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.70%) Matrix Management
9 4 (8.70%) BDD
9 4 (8.70%) User Stories
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) PMI Certification
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 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
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.04%) SAP
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Primavera
3 2 (4.35%) JDA
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) IronPort
4 1 (2.17%) Cognos
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
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