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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
England / South East
Rank 165 161 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -42
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 71 88 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 1.07% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.34% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 80
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £166 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £484 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.32%

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
5871 6558 7112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.95% 78.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 3950 3902
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 287 240
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.88 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 18 £308 -19.86% 3
Surrey +21 13 £213 -50.00% 4
Berkshire +6 11 £445 +18.66% 6
Oxfordshire +3 9 £500 +117.39% 2
West Sussex -1 9 £450 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £400 +57.32% 1
Kent - 3 £380 - 1
Middlesex +1 2 £220 +10.00%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 62 (42.18%) Project Management
2 49 (33.33%) Finance
3 39 (26.53%) PRINCE2
4 35 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 33 (22.45%) Change Management
6 32 (21.77%) MS Project
7 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
8 28 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (14.97%) PMP
10 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (12.93%) Migration
11 19 (12.93%) MS Office
11 19 (12.93%) Oracle
12 18 (12.24%) Risk Management
12 18 (12.24%) Degree
13 17 (11.56%) Mentoring
14 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
15 15 (10.20%) PMI Certification
15 15 (10.20%) Coaching
15 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
16 14 (9.52%) Windows
17 13 (8.84%) Data Centre
18 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
18 12 (8.16%) QA
18 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
18 12 (8.16%) SQL
18 12 (8.16%) Java
19 11 (7.48%) SAP
19 11 (7.48%) Business Analysis
19 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.04%) Confluence
3 2 (1.36%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 32 (21.77%) MS Project
3 19 (12.93%) MS Office
4 8 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.04%) Primavera
2 3 (2.04%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.04%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.68%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.68%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.08%) Office 365
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) Veeva
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) LAN
1 6 (4.08%) WAN
2 5 (3.40%) Internet
3 4 (2.72%) SAN
4 2 (1.36%) Firewall
4 2 (1.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) 2G
5 1 (0.68%) 3G
5 1 (0.68%) 4G
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) LDAP
5 1 (0.68%) LTE
5 1 (0.68%) MPLS
5 1 (0.68%) PSTN
5 1 (0.68%) RFID
5 1 (0.68%) Skype
5 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.68%) VLAN
5 1 (0.68%) VoIP
5 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (2.04%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) GIS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) ClearCase
1 4 (2.72%) JIRA
2 3 (2.04%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.36%) CA Gen
3 2 (1.36%) Gradle
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
General
1 49 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.12%) Publishing
4 7 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.04%) Back Office
5 3 (2.04%) Legal
5 3 (2.04%) Marketing
6 2 (1.36%) Banking
6 2 (1.36%) French Language
6 2 (1.36%) German Language
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Military
6 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.68%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 54 (36.73%) Project Manager
2 27 (18.37%) Analyst
3 9 (6.12%) Architect
3 9 (6.12%) IT Manager
3 9 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
3 9 (6.12%) Project Analyst
3 9 (6.12%) Project Planner
3 9 (6.12%) Senior Manager
3 9 (6.12%) Support Analyst
4 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 8 (5.44%) Senior Project Manager
5 7 (4.76%) Administrator
5 7 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 7 (4.76%) PMO Manager
6 6 (4.08%) Consultant
6 6 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (4.08%) Senior Support Analyst
7 5 (3.40%) Junior
7 5 (3.40%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) Web Services
2 8 (5.44%) XML
3 6 (4.08%) XSLT
4 5 (3.40%) .NET
4 5 (3.40%) HTML
5 4 (2.72%) CSS
5 4 (2.72%) J2EE
6 3 (2.04%) RESTful
7 2 (1.36%) Grails
7 2 (1.36%) JPA
7 2 (1.36%) JSON
7 2 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.36%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.36%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.36%) XSD
7 2 (1.36%) XSL
8 1 (0.68%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.08%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.72%) Economics
5 4 (2.72%) Learning Management System
6 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.04%) PMI
6 3 (2.04%) User Experience
7 2 (1.36%) Social Media
7 2 (1.36%) Social Network
7 2 (1.36%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) CCTV
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.68%) Life Science
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.52%) Windows
2 7 (4.76%) Linux
2 7 (4.76%) Unix
3 4 (2.72%) AIX
4 3 (2.04%) Solaris
4 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.68%) VMS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (42.18%) Project Management
2 39 (26.53%) PRINCE2
3 33 (22.45%) Change Management
4 28 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.93%) Migration
7 18 (12.24%) Risk Management
8 17 (11.56%) Mentoring
9 15 (10.20%) Coaching
10 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.48%) Business Analysis
12 10 (6.80%) Change Control
12 10 (6.80%) Matrix Organization
12 10 (6.80%) Scrum
13 8 (5.44%) Dependency Management
13 8 (5.44%) Process Improvement
13 8 (5.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (4.76%) Project Governance
14 7 (4.76%) SOA
14 7 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.16%) Java
1 12 (8.16%) SQL
2 6 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.72%) Perl
4 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.04%) C#
6 2 (1.36%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) ABAP
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (14.97%) PMP
2 18 (12.24%) Degree
3 15 (10.20%) PMI Certification
3 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
4 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.76%) APMP
5 7 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.04%) ISEB
8 2 (1.36%) HND
8 2 (1.36%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCA
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) KVM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.93%) Oracle
3 11 (7.48%) SAP
4 4 (2.72%) Cisco
5 3 (2.04%) Huawei
5 3 (2.04%) Infor
5 3 (2.04%) Informatica
5 3 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.04%) webMethods
6 2 (1.36%) BEA
6 2 (1.36%) BT
6 2 (1.36%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.36%) Nokia
6 2 (1.36%) Pega
6 2 (1.36%) Planview
6 2 (1.36%) Sun
7 1 (0.68%) HP
7 1 (0.68%) IBM
7 1 (0.68%) Progress
7 1 (0.68%) Software AG
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