The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Milton Keynes 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 36 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 34 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.77% 0.92% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 1.27% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 2
Average daily rate £275 £260 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £296 £411
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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
639 394 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 70.92% 72.69% 64.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 236 256
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 32
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.52 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Project Planning
Buckinghamshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 45 (73.77%) MS Project
2 38 (62.30%) Finance
3 35 (57.38%) PRINCE2
4 34 (55.74%) MS Excel
5 28 (45.90%) Project Management
6 19 (31.15%) Banking
7 17 (27.87%) Financial Institution
8 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
9 15 (24.59%) PMP
9 15 (24.59%) PMI Certification
10 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
11 11 (18.03%) Windows
12 10 (16.39%) DV Cleared
13 9 (14.75%) Spanish Language
13 9 (14.75%) Oracle
13 9 (14.75%) Oracle Financials
13 9 (14.75%) MS Visio
14 8 (13.11%) Logistics
14 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
15 7 (11.48%) SCCM
15 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
15 7 (11.48%) ATM
16 6 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
16 6 (9.84%) QA
16 6 (9.84%) Test Strategy
17 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
17 5 (8.20%) Data Integration
17 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
17 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (73.77%) MS Project
2 34 (55.74%) MS Excel
3 9 (14.75%) MS Visio
4 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
1 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 38 (62.30%) Finance
2 19 (31.15%) Banking
3 17 (27.87%) Financial Institution
4 9 (14.75%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.75%) Project Officer
2 9 (14.75%) Project Support Officer
3 8 (13.11%) Programme Planner
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Junior
5 5 (8.20%) Data Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Project Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Project Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Coordinator
9 1 (1.64%) Project Assistant
9 1 (1.64%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.64%) Senior Project Officer
9 1 (1.64%) Senior Project Support Officer
9 1 (1.64%) Programme Coordinator
9 1 (1.64%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (1.64%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) J2EE
1 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) PRINCE2
2 28 (45.90%) Project Management
3 8 (13.11%) Logistics
4 6 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (9.84%) Test Strategy
5 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.20%) PRINCE
5 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.56%) UML
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) CRM
8 2 (3.28%) Data Architecture
9 1 (1.64%) Financial Analysis
9 1 (1.64%) Content Management
9 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.64%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 15 (24.59%) PMP
2 15 (24.59%) PMI Certification
3 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
4 10 (16.39%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) Degree
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.64%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Unisys
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