The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 51 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 23 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.66% 3.25% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 4.23% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
- -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £18.00 £22.09
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -18.51%
Project Planning
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
680 686 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.52% 76.91% 72.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 430 270
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Milton Keynes region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Milton Keynes region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 27 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 26 (50.98%) Finance
3 24 (47.06%) Project Management
4 22 (43.14%) MS Project
5 15 (29.41%) Banking
6 13 (25.49%) PRINCE2
7 12 (23.53%) Windows
7 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 12 (23.53%) ITIL
7 12 (23.53%) Degree
7 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
9 10 (19.61%) Internet
9 10 (19.61%) ATM
9 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
9 10 (19.61%) MS Office
10 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 9 (17.65%) Financial Institution
10 9 (17.65%) ITSM
10 9 (17.65%) Economics
10 9 (17.65%) Logistics
10 9 (17.65%) SCCM
10 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
10 9 (17.65%) Change Control
11 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
11 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
11 8 (15.69%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 27 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 22 (43.14%) MS Project
3 10 (19.61%) MS Office
3 10 (19.61%) MS Visio
4 8 (15.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Primavera
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) ATM
1 10 (19.61%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) X.500
2 2 (3.92%) LDAP
2 2 (3.92%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.96%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Yeoman
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Banking
3 9 (17.65%) Financial Institution
4 5 (9.80%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Automotive
5 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (11.76%) PMO Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Digital Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Project Officer
5 2 (3.92%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Programme Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Project Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Process Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Data Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (1.96%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Middleware
2 3 (5.88%) SAML
2 3 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (3.92%) J2EE
3 2 (3.92%) SOAP
3 2 (3.92%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.96%) WCF
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.96%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Economics
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) PMI
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) DTV
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.96%) Social Media
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Project Management
2 13 (25.49%) PRINCE2
3 12 (23.53%) ITIL
3 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) Logistics
4 9 (17.65%) ITSM
4 9 (17.65%) Change Control
5 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
5 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.73%) RAD
6 7 (13.73%) DSDM
6 7 (13.73%) Critical Success Factor
7 6 (11.76%) UML
8 5 (9.80%) SOA
8 5 (9.80%) Process Management
8 5 (9.80%) Change Management
9 4 (7.84%) EAI
9 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
9 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) PMP
3 6 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.88%) APMP
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.96%) CCSE
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Adobe
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Juniper
5 1 (1.96%) JDA
5 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.96%) F5
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
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