The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 142 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 131 132 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.43% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.93% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 60 64
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £477 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
- -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £135.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £18.00 £22.09
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -18.51%
Project Planning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7376 6846 6108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.25% 74.40% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 3751 3266
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 254 273
Average hourly rate £23.29 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the South East region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the South East region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +21 46 £350 -22.22% 4
Hampshire +8 34 £398 +16.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -7 22 £375 +15.38% 2
Surrey -20 13 £406 +8.33% 4
Middlesex +2 5 £396 -6.82%
Oxfordshire -29 5 £340 +13.33% 2
West Sussex - 3 £438 - 2
Kent -7 1 £450 +80.00% 3
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 157 (56.47%) Project Management
2 118 (42.45%) Finance
3 84 (30.22%) MS Project
4 67 (24.10%) PRINCE2
5 62 (22.30%) MS Excel
6 58 (20.86%) Change Management
6 58 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (17.99%) Degree
9 48 (17.27%) Security Cleared
10 36 (12.95%) SC Cleared
11 31 (11.15%) Risk Management
11 31 (11.15%) MS Office
11 31 (11.15%) Microsoft
12 29 (10.43%) Windows
13 28 (10.07%) ITIL
13 28 (10.07%) Change Control
14 27 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (9.71%) Economics
15 26 (9.35%) Telecoms
15 26 (9.35%) PMI Certification
16 25 (8.99%) Waterfall
17 24 (8.63%) SharePoint
17 24 (8.63%) Oracle
18 22 (7.91%) MS PowerPoint
19 20 (7.19%) Banking
19 20 (7.19%) PMP
19 20 (7.19%) Internet
20 19 (6.83%) MS Visio
20 19 (6.83%) Cisco

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (8.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Moodle
4 1 (0.36%) Lync
4 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 84 (30.22%) MS Project
2 62 (22.30%) MS Excel
3 31 (11.15%) MS Office
4 22 (7.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (6.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.16%) Primavera
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.19%) Internet
2 11 (3.96%) Firewall
2 11 (3.96%) ATM
3 8 (2.88%) MPLS
4 7 (2.52%) VPN
5 6 (2.16%) BGP
5 6 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.80%) Wireless
6 5 (1.80%) VLAN
6 5 (1.80%) WAN
6 5 (1.80%) LAN
6 5 (1.80%) VoIP
6 5 (1.80%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.44%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (1.44%) Broadband
8 3 (1.08%) WLAN
8 3 (1.08%) SAN
8 3 (1.08%) Intranet
8 3 (1.08%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.24%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.72%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.72%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.36%) Big Data
6 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.72%) Subversion
2 2 (0.72%) JIRA
2 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.36%) Hudson
3 1 (0.36%) GCC
3 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 118 (42.45%) Finance
2 26 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.19%) Banking
4 16 (5.76%) Marketing
5 13 (4.68%) Retail
5 13 (4.68%) Publishing
6 9 (3.24%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.16%) Automotive
8 6 (2.16%) Legal
9 3 (1.08%) Back Office
10 2 (0.72%) Electronics
10 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.72%) Billing
11 1 (0.36%) Local Government
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 150 (53.96%) Project Manager
2 18 (6.47%) Analyst
3 12 (4.32%) Architect
3 12 (4.32%) Senior Manager
3 12 (4.32%) Senior Project Manager
4 11 (3.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 11 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (3.60%) PMO Analyst
5 10 (3.60%) Agile Project Manager
6 8 (2.88%) PMO Manager
7 7 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 7 (2.52%) Designer
7 7 (2.52%) Coordinator
7 7 (2.52%) Business Project Manager
7 7 (2.52%) Business Manager
7 7 (2.52%) Project Officer
8 6 (2.16%) Development Manager
8 6 (2.16%) Network Engineer
9 5 (1.80%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.88%) HTML
1 8 (2.88%) CSS
1 8 (2.88%) Web Services
1 8 (2.88%) Middleware
2 6 (2.16%) XML
3 5 (1.80%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.44%) Velocity
4 4 (1.44%) WCF
4 4 (1.44%) SOAP
4 4 (1.44%) .NET
4 4 (1.44%) SAML
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.72%) jQuery
6 2 (0.72%) J2EE
6 2 (0.72%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.72%) REST
7 1 (0.36%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.71%) Economics
1 27 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.47%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.47%) PMI
3 10 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.24%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.44%) Replication
6 3 (1.08%) Clustering
6 3 (1.08%) NHS
6 3 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.08%) User Experience
6 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.08%) FMCG
6 3 (1.08%) Blog
6 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.08%) Social Media
7 2 (0.72%) iSeries
7 2 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.43%) Windows
2 10 (3.60%) UNIX
3 9 (3.24%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.88%) Linux
5 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.08%) Solaris
6 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (56.47%) Project Management
2 67 (24.10%) PRINCE2
3 58 (20.86%) Change Management
3 58 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (11.15%) Risk Management
6 28 (10.07%) ITIL
6 28 (10.07%) Change Control
7 25 (8.99%) Waterfall
8 18 (6.47%) SDLC
8 18 (6.47%) Migration
9 17 (6.12%) Security Management
10 16 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.32%) DSDM
11 12 (4.32%) ITSM
11 12 (4.32%) Logistics
12 11 (3.96%) Software Engineering
12 11 (3.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (3.96%) Budget Control
13 10 (3.60%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.32%) C
2 11 (3.96%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.52%) SQL
4 5 (1.80%) C#
5 2 (0.72%) C++
5 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.36%) ABAP
6 1 (0.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 50 (17.99%) Degree
2 48 (17.27%) Security Cleared
3 36 (12.95%) SC Cleared
4 26 (9.35%) PMI Certification
5 20 (7.19%) PMP
6 15 (5.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.44%) CCNP
8 4 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.08%) CCNA
9 3 (1.08%) CCDA
9 3 (1.08%) CCDP
9 3 (1.08%) ISEB
9 3 (1.08%) APMP
10 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.36%) CCSE
11 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.12%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.44%) SLA
2 4 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.72%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.72%) XenApp
3 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.36%) Firmware
4 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.96%) SCCM
2 3 (1.08%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.36%) Icinga
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.63%) Oracle
3 19 (6.83%) Cisco
4 18 (6.47%) HP
5 10 (3.60%) Citrix
6 9 (3.24%) Informatica
7 8 (2.88%) Juniper
7 8 (2.88%) SAP
8 6 (2.16%) VMware
8 6 (2.16%) Endeca
9 4 (1.44%) Remedy
10 3 (1.08%) Brocade
10 3 (1.08%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.08%) Adobe
11 2 (0.72%) Siebel
11 2 (0.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (0.72%) Nortel
11 2 (0.72%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.72%) Nokia
11 2 (0.72%) Siemens
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