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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 125 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 147 144 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.47% 1.52% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.11% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 83 57
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£425 £340 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £485 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £165.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.81% +325.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £165.00 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £165.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -9.67%
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
7510 6809 6094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.02% 71.99% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3803 3178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 261 265
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
Hampshire +5 37 £400 +6.66% 8
Buckinghamshire -1 37 £450 +50.00% 5
Berkshire -22 27 £404 -5.00% 15
Oxfordshire -5 23 £530 +63.07% 3
Surrey -10 15 £375 +7.14% 11
West Sussex -15 5 £325 -4.41% 4
Middlesex +7 2 £400 -
Kent -4 1 - - 4
East Sussex - 1 £330 - 1
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 162 (56.45%) Project Management
2 101 (35.19%) MS Project
3 92 (32.06%) Finance
4 74 (25.78%) PRINCE2
5 64 (22.30%) MS Excel
5 64 (22.30%) Security Cleared
6 63 (21.95%) Degree
7 58 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (18.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (18.47%) SC Cleared
9 49 (17.07%) Change Management
10 40 (13.94%) Microsoft
11 39 (13.59%) MS Office
12 29 (10.10%) Waterfall
13 28 (9.76%) Change Control
14 27 (9.41%) Risk Management
14 27 (9.41%) Telecoms
15 26 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (8.36%) Economics
17 22 (7.67%) PMI Certification
18 21 (7.32%) ITIL
18 21 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
18 21 (7.32%) QA
19 20 (6.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 20 (6.97%) Publishing
19 20 (6.97%) Oracle
20 18 (6.27%) Windows
20 18 (6.27%) Programme Management
21 17 (5.92%) HP
22 16 (5.57%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.05%) Moodle
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.70%) Lync
3 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.70%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) FileNet
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 101 (35.19%) MS Project
2 64 (22.30%) MS Excel
3 39 (13.59%) MS Office
4 21 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (4.88%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (2.79%) Primavera
2 2 (0.70%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.23%) Internet
2 7 (2.44%) ATM
2 7 (2.44%) Firewall
3 5 (1.74%) Wireless
4 4 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.39%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.39%) DNS
4 4 (1.39%) SAN
4 4 (1.39%) BGP
5 3 (1.05%) DWDM
5 3 (1.05%) MPLS
5 3 (1.05%) OSPF
5 3 (1.05%) Intranet
5 3 (1.05%) Broadband
5 3 (1.05%) WAN
5 3 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.05%) VLAN
5 3 (1.05%) Network Security
6 2 (0.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.35%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.05%) JIRA
4 2 (0.70%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) Subversion
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.35%) GCC
5 1 (0.35%) UltraEdit
5 1 (0.35%) Yeoman
General
1 92 (32.06%) Finance
2 27 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.97%) Publishing
4 13 (4.53%) Banking
5 10 (3.48%) Retail
5 10 (3.48%) Automotive
6 9 (3.14%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.79%) Marketing
8 6 (2.09%) Legal
8 6 (2.09%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.74%) Back Office
10 4 (1.39%) German Language
10 4 (1.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.70%) French Language
11 2 (0.70%) Billing
11 2 (0.70%) Electronics
11 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Military
12 1 (0.35%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 161 (56.10%) Project Manager
2 31 (10.80%) Analyst
3 15 (5.23%) Senior Project Manager
3 15 (5.23%) Senior Manager
4 12 (4.18%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (3.83%) Business Analyst
6 10 (3.48%) Junior
7 9 (3.14%) Project Planner
8 8 (2.79%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (2.79%) Architect
9 7 (2.44%) Programme Manager
9 7 (2.44%) Developer
9 7 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (2.44%) Junior Project Manager
9 7 (2.44%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (2.09%) PMO Manager
10 6 (2.09%) Project Officer
10 6 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 6 (2.09%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (2.09%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.79%) XML
2 6 (2.09%) Web Services
2 6 (2.09%) SAML
2 6 (2.09%) Middleware
3 4 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (1.39%) jQuery
3 4 (1.39%) WCF
3 4 (1.39%) Velocity
3 4 (1.39%) HTML
3 4 (1.39%) .NET
3 4 (1.39%) ADO.NET
3 4 (1.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.39%) CSS
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.70%) REST
5 2 (0.70%) SOAP
6 1 (0.35%) Flash
6 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.35%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.36%) Economics
3 15 (5.23%) PMI
4 8 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.74%) NHS
5 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.39%) Social Media
6 4 (1.39%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.05%) Blog
7 3 (1.05%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.05%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.05%) FMCG
7 3 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.70%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.70%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.27%) Windows
2 8 (2.79%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.09%) Linux
4 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.39%) UNIX
6 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (56.45%) Project Management
2 74 (25.78%) PRINCE2
3 58 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (18.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (17.07%) Change Management
6 29 (10.10%) Waterfall
7 28 (9.76%) Change Control
8 27 (9.41%) Risk Management
9 21 (7.32%) ITIL
10 18 (6.27%) Programme Management
11 15 (5.23%) Migration
12 13 (4.53%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.18%) Business Analysis
13 12 (4.18%) PRINCE
14 11 (3.83%) Resource Management
14 11 (3.83%) Matrix Management
14 11 (3.83%) UML
14 11 (3.83%) Supplier Management
14 11 (3.83%) Logistics
15 9 (3.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.14%) C
2 8 (2.79%) SQL
3 7 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.74%) C#
5 4 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.70%) Python
6 2 (0.70%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) C++
6 2 (0.70%) Perl
7 1 (0.35%) VB
7 1 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 64 (22.30%) Security Cleared
2 63 (21.95%) Degree
3 53 (18.47%) SC Cleared
4 22 (7.67%) PMI Certification
5 20 (6.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (5.57%) PMP
7 12 (4.18%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.79%) ISEB
9 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.05%) CCNP
10 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.05%) APMP
11 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.70%) CCNA
11 2 (0.70%) CCDA
11 2 (0.70%) CCDP
11 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.35%) ACCA
12 1 (0.35%) CIMA
12 1 (0.35%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.32%) QA
2 9 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.70%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) GxP
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.35%) Firmware
3 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (2.44%) SCCM
2 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.70%) Cacti
4 1 (0.35%) Nagios
4 1 (0.35%) Icinga
Vendors
1 40 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.97%) Oracle
3 17 (5.92%) HP
4 13 (4.53%) Cisco
5 8 (2.79%) SAP
6 7 (2.44%) Juniper
6 7 (2.44%) Planview
7 6 (2.09%) VMware
8 5 (1.74%) Citrix
9 4 (1.39%) Remedy
10 3 (1.05%) Brocade
11 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.70%) Huawei
11 2 (0.70%) Adobe
11 2 (0.70%) Nortel
11 2 (0.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (0.70%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.70%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.70%) Informatica
11 2 (0.70%) Nokia
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