The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 114 119 132
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 144 115 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.37% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.94% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 58 71
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £165.00 £38.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.80% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +158.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Planning
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -8 42 £425 +9.67% 7
Buckinghamshire +10 38 £300 +15.38%
Surrey -22 27 £375 +15.38% 5
Hampshire +8 22 £375 -1.96% 5
Oxfordshire +3 9 £325 -7.14% 3
Kent +7 2 £519 -1.19%
Middlesex -2 1 - - 1
West Sussex -7 1 £340 -2.85% 2
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 134 (48.38%) Project Management
2 112 (40.43%) PRINCE2
3 109 (39.35%) MS Project
4 99 (35.74%) Finance
5 68 (24.55%) MS Excel
6 58 (20.94%) Security Cleared
7 51 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (14.80%) SC Cleared
9 33 (11.91%) Telecoms
9 33 (11.91%) PMI Certification
10 32 (11.55%) Microsoft
11 30 (10.83%) Risk Management
12 29 (10.47%) Change Management
13 27 (9.75%) Windows
14 23 (8.30%) Oracle
14 23 (8.30%) Banking
14 23 (8.30%) Degree
14 23 (8.30%) Change Control
15 22 (7.94%) MS Visio
16 21 (7.58%) PMP
17 19 (6.86%) Financial Institution
17 19 (6.86%) QA
18 18 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
18 18 (6.50%) PRINCE
19 17 (6.14%) Windows 7
20 16 (5.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 16 (5.78%) Configuration Management
21 15 (5.42%) MS Office
21 15 (5.42%) Migration
21 15 (5.42%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 12 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.53%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.72%) FileNet
3 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Documentum
4 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 109 (39.35%) MS Project
2 68 (24.55%) MS Excel
3 22 (7.94%) MS Visio
4 18 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (5.42%) MS Office
6 4 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.72%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (4.33%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
1 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.25%) ATM
2 8 (2.89%) MPLS
3 7 (2.53%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.81%) LAN
4 5 (1.81%) Internet
4 5 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.81%) NGN
5 4 (1.44%) Firewall
5 4 (1.44%) Network Security
5 4 (1.44%) WAN
6 3 (1.08%) DNS
6 3 (1.08%) RTP
7 2 (0.72%) NetScreen
7 2 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.72%) HTTP
8 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.36%) VPN
8 1 (0.36%) FTP
8 1 (0.36%) SMTP
8 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.72%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.36%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 99 (35.74%) Finance
2 33 (11.91%) Telecoms
3 23 (8.30%) Banking
4 19 (6.86%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.25%) Marketing
5 9 (3.25%) Spanish Language
6 8 (2.89%) Retail
7 4 (1.44%) Local Government
7 4 (1.44%) Publishing
8 3 (1.08%) Games
8 3 (1.08%) Legal
9 2 (0.72%) Back Office
9 2 (0.72%) Electronics
9 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 125 (45.13%) Project Manager
2 26 (9.39%) Analyst
3 15 (5.42%) Project Officer
4 13 (4.69%) Business Analyst
4 13 (4.69%) Project Support Officer
5 12 (4.33%) Project Planner
6 11 (3.97%) Programme Manager
6 11 (3.97%) Coordinator
6 11 (3.97%) Business Manager
7 10 (3.61%) IT Project Manager
7 10 (3.61%) Programme Planner
8 9 (3.25%) Senior Project Manager
8 9 (3.25%) Senior Manager
9 8 (2.89%) Architect
9 8 (2.89%) Business Project Manager
10 7 (2.53%) Junior
10 7 (2.53%) Junior Project Manager
10 7 (2.53%) Project Analyst
11 6 (2.17%) Technical Manager
11 6 (2.17%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.81%) Middleware
2 3 (1.08%) .NET
2 3 (1.08%) Flash
2 3 (1.08%) Velocity
3 2 (0.72%) Android NDK
4 1 (0.36%) Java EE
4 1 (0.36%) OpenCL
4 1 (0.36%) DirectCompute
4 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.36%) HTML
4 1 (0.36%) J2EE
4 1 (0.36%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.33%) PMI
2 10 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.17%) CMDB
5 5 (1.81%) Economics
5 5 (1.81%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.44%) NHS
6 4 (1.44%) Social Media
7 3 (1.08%) STB
7 3 (1.08%) Xbox
7 3 (1.08%) FMCG
8 2 (0.72%) Open Source
8 2 (0.72%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.75%) Windows
2 17 (6.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.81%) UNIX
3 5 (1.81%) Android
4 4 (1.44%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (48.38%) Project Management
2 112 (40.43%) PRINCE2
3 51 (18.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (10.83%) Risk Management
5 29 (10.47%) Change Management
6 23 (8.30%) Change Control
7 18 (6.50%) PRINCE
8 16 (5.78%) Configuration Management
9 15 (5.42%) Migration
10 14 (5.05%) Programme Management
11 13 (4.69%) ITIL
12 12 (4.33%) Logistics
13 11 (3.97%) Critical Path Analysis
13 11 (3.97%) CRM
13 11 (3.97%) GAP Analysis
13 11 (3.97%) Quality Management
13 11 (3.97%) Budget Control
14 10 (3.61%) Time Management
14 10 (3.61%) Business Analysis
15 9 (3.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.33%) Java
2 7 (2.53%) C
3 4 (1.44%) SQL
3 4 (1.44%) C++
4 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.36%) Python
5 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.36%) VB
5 1 (0.36%) C#
5 1 (0.36%) Perl
5 1 (0.36%) PHP
5 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (20.94%) Security Cleared
2 41 (14.80%) SC Cleared
3 33 (11.91%) PMI Certification
4 23 (8.30%) Degree
5 21 (7.58%) PMP
6 16 (5.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (5.42%) DV Cleared
8 13 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (2.89%) ISEB
10 6 (2.17%) HND
10 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.81%) APMP
12 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.86%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) P3O
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.08%) vSphere
4 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.36%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.97%) SCCM
2 6 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.30%) Oracle
3 14 (5.05%) SAP
4 9 (3.25%) Planview
5 8 (2.89%) Cisco
6 7 (2.53%) HP
6 7 (2.53%) Citrix
6 7 (2.53%) Ericsson
7 5 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.81%) VMware
8 3 (1.08%) Alias
8 3 (1.08%) McAfee
8 3 (1.08%) NetApp
8 3 (1.08%) Juniper
8 3 (1.08%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.72%) Cognos
9 2 (0.72%) Dell
9 2 (0.72%) EMC
9 2 (0.72%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
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