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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 49 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 27 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.76% 1.79% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 2.34% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 8
Average daily rate
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£390 £353 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £246 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £433 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -12.19%
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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
778 641 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.47% 76.31% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 380 308
Average daily rate £390 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £10.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 24 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 22 (45.83%) Project Management
3 22 (45.83%) MS Project
4 14 (29.17%) PRINCE2
5 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.92%) Banking
6 11 (22.92%) Change Control
7 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
7 10 (20.83%) ITIL
7 10 (20.83%) ATM
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
8 9 (18.75%) MS Office
8 9 (18.75%) Internet
8 9 (18.75%) Degree
9 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 8 (16.67%) Economics
9 8 (16.67%) ITSM
9 8 (16.67%) RAD
9 8 (16.67%) DSDM
10 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (14.58%) Critical Success Factor
11 6 (12.50%) Process Improvement
11 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 6 (12.50%) Primavera

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 24 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (45.83%) MS Project
3 9 (18.75%) MS Office
3 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
4 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Primavera
2 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.08%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) ATM
2 9 (18.75%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) X.500
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.08%) NX-OS
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
5 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.17%) Marketing
6 2 (4.17%) Electronics
6 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.08%) Automotive
7 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Implementation Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) PMO Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Process Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.08%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
2 2 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) SAML
3 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Economics
2 5 (10.42%) PMI
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) DTV
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Project Management
2 14 (29.17%) PRINCE2
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) Change Control
5 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 10 (20.83%) ITIL
5 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.67%) ITSM
6 8 (16.67%) RAD
6 8 (16.67%) DSDM
6 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.58%) Critical Success Factor
8 6 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.42%) Process Management
9 5 (10.42%) Change Management
10 4 (8.33%) UML
10 4 (8.33%) SOA
10 4 (8.33%) Logistics
10 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) PMP
3 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
4 4 (8.33%) APMP
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.08%) CCSE
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) HP
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) JDA
4 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.08%) F5