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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 46 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 22 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.73% 2.86% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 3.78% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
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£450 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £25.22
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -28.61%
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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
630 687 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.26% 75.49% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 434 257
Average daily rate £400 £368 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 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 7 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 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) Project Management
2 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
3 21 (43.75%) MS Project
4 15 (31.25%) Banking
5 13 (27.08%) PRINCE2
6 12 (25.00%) Windows
7 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
8 10 (20.83%) Degree
9 9 (18.75%) SCCM
9 9 (18.75%) Logistics
9 9 (18.75%) Financial Institution
9 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 9 (18.75%) ITIL
9 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
10 8 (16.67%) ATM
10 8 (16.67%) Internet
10 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
11 7 (14.58%) DSDM
11 7 (14.58%) RAD
11 7 (14.58%) MS Office
11 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
12 6 (12.50%) Change Control
12 6 (12.50%) UML

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 21 (43.75%) MS Project
3 7 (14.58%) MS Office
3 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Primavera
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) ATM
1 8 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) Intranet
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
2 2 (4.17%) X.500
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) IPsec
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.08%) Multicast
3 1 (2.08%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Yeoman
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Banking
3 9 (18.75%) Financial Institution
4 5 (10.42%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Automotive
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Digital Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.25%) PMO Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Project Officer
5 2 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Programme Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Process Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.08%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (2.08%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) SAML
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) J2EE
3 2 (4.17%) SOAP
3 2 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.08%) WCF
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Economics
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.17%) PMI
6 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
6 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.08%) Social Media
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Project Management
2 13 (27.08%) PRINCE2
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.75%) Logistics
4 9 (18.75%) ITIL
5 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
6 7 (14.58%) RAD
6 7 (14.58%) DSDM
7 6 (12.50%) UML
7 6 (12.50%) ITSM
7 6 (12.50%) Change Control
8 5 (10.42%) SOA
9 4 (8.33%) EAI
9 4 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
9 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.25%) PRINCE
10 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) PMP
3 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.25%) APMP
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.08%) CCSE
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix
3 2 (4.17%) Juniper
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe
3 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.08%) Crossbeam
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.08%) F5
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) JDA