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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 48 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 14 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.98% 2.16% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.75% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Average daily rate £305 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £375 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.85 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+64.11% -40.93%
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
592 618 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.73% 78.43% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 341 315
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 16
Average hourly rate £13.85 £16.00 £15.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £27.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 21 (52.50%) MS Project
3 19 (47.50%) Project Management
4 17 (42.50%) PRINCE2
5 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (22.50%) Logistics
7 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 7 (17.50%) ATM
9 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle
9 6 (15.00%) Change Control
10 5 (12.50%) Process Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 4 (10.00%) APMP
11 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.00%) Project Governance
11 4 (10.00%) Degree
12 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
12 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
12 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
12 3 (7.50%) RAD
12 3 (7.50%) DSDM
12 3 (7.50%) ITIL
12 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
12 3 (7.50%) Primavera

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (52.50%) MS Project
2 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Primavera
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) ATM
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Coordinator
3 7 (17.50%) Implementation Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Project Implementation Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Project Officer
5 5 (12.50%) Junior
6 4 (10.00%) Project Control Officer
7 3 (7.50%) Implementation Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Change Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Project Support Officer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Software Development Project Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) J2EE
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Project Management
2 17 (42.50%) PRINCE2
3 9 (22.50%) Logistics
3 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Change Control
5 5 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.00%) Project Governance
6 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
7 3 (7.50%) DSDM
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) RAD
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) Line Management
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) APMP
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.00%) PMP
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) VMware