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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 47 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 17 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.03% 1.58% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.17% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Average daily rate
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£380 £324 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £212 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £658 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -30.00%
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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
637 553 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.01% 72.96% 69.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 299 262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.97 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 41 (70.69%) MS Project
2 39 (67.24%) Finance
3 37 (63.79%) PRINCE2
4 36 (62.07%) MS Excel
5 27 (46.55%) Project Management
6 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
7 18 (31.03%) SC Cleared
8 16 (27.59%) PMP
8 16 (27.59%) PMI Certification
9 15 (25.86%) Financial Institution
9 15 (25.86%) Banking
10 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
10 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.79%) Windows
11 8 (13.79%) Spanish Language
12 7 (12.07%) Oracle
13 6 (10.34%) CRM
13 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
13 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
13 6 (10.34%) Logistics
13 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
14 5 (8.62%) SCCM
14 5 (8.62%) P3M3
14 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
14 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
14 5 (8.62%) Oracle Financials
14 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (8.62%) ATM
14 5 (8.62%) ITIL
15 4 (6.90%) SAP

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (70.69%) MS Project
2 36 (62.07%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.17%) MS Office
4 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) ATM
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
General
1 39 (67.24%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Financial Institution
2 15 (25.86%) Banking
3 8 (13.79%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.24%) Project Officer
2 10 (17.24%) Project Support Officer
3 7 (12.07%) Architect
4 4 (6.90%) Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Project Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Project Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Programme Planner
7 1 (1.72%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) XML
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.72%) zOS
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) AIX
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) PRINCE2
2 27 (46.55%) Project Management
3 6 (10.34%) CRM
3 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
3 6 (10.34%) Logistics
4 5 (8.62%) P3M3
4 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.62%) ITIL
5 4 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.90%) PRINCE
5 4 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.17%) Migration
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) UML
7 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.45%) BPR
7 2 (3.45%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) C
1 1 (1.72%) Java
1 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 18 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 16 (27.59%) PMP
3 16 (27.59%) PMI Certification
4 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (6.90%) ISEB
7 3 (5.17%) Degree
8 2 (3.45%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) P3O
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Primavera
4 2 (3.45%) JDA
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Unisys