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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 114 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 145 122 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.45% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.01% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 56 48
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£400 £351 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.87% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.85 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.60 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-38.29% -24.32%
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
6866 6076 5403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.87% 72.14% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3791 3186 2665
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 256 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.50 £44.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -3 34 £398 +15.48% 10
Buckinghamshire -13 29 £338 +3.05% 4
Berkshire +2 25 £425 +14.47% 4
Surrey +2 23 £430 +10.25% 8
Oxfordshire -11 13 £415 -27.82% 2
West Sussex -13 8 £290 -33.71% 1
Middlesex +4 4 £413 -13.15% 1
Kent -9 2 £415 +3.10% 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 168 (60.00%) Project Management
2 83 (29.64%) MS Project
3 73 (26.07%) PRINCE2
3 73 (26.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (25.00%) Finance
5 67 (23.93%) Security Cleared
6 59 (21.07%) SC Cleared
7 54 (19.29%) MS Excel
8 46 (16.43%) Change Management
9 39 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (13.93%) Degree
10 37 (13.21%) Telecoms
10 37 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 25 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (8.57%) MS Office
12 24 (8.57%) Economics
13 23 (8.21%) Risk Management
14 22 (7.86%) Change Control
14 22 (7.86%) Waterfall
15 21 (7.50%) Programme Management
16 20 (7.14%) ITIL
17 19 (6.79%) E-Commerce
17 19 (6.79%) Supplier Management
18 18 (6.43%) Migration
19 17 (6.07%) Matrix Management
19 17 (6.07%) PRINCE
20 15 (5.36%) SAP
20 15 (5.36%) QA
21 13 (4.64%) Business Analysis
22 12 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.07%) Moodle
2 3 (1.07%) CMS
2 3 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.07%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.71%) FileNet
3 2 (0.71%) Lync
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 83 (29.64%) MS Project
2 54 (19.29%) MS Excel
3 24 (8.57%) MS Office
4 12 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.71%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.71%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.21%) Internet
2 8 (2.86%) 3G
2 8 (2.86%) MPLS
2 8 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 6 (2.14%) 4G
4 4 (1.43%) Wireless
5 3 (1.07%) LTE
5 3 (1.07%) VoIP
6 2 (0.71%) DVB
6 2 (0.71%) DNS
6 2 (0.71%) SAN
6 2 (0.71%) Firewall
6 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.71%) ATM
6 2 (0.71%) DHCP
6 2 (0.71%) UMTS
6 2 (0.71%) GSM
6 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.71%) VLAN
6 2 (0.71%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.36%) Big Data
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.36%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) InstallShield
1 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.36%) UltraEdit
2 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) SAP CE
2 1 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 70 (25.00%) Finance
2 37 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.57%) Publishing
4 8 (2.86%) Marketing
5 7 (2.50%) Legal
6 6 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.14%) Electronics
7 5 (1.79%) Banking
7 5 (1.79%) Back Office
7 5 (1.79%) Advertising
7 5 (1.79%) Automotive
7 5 (1.79%) Military
7 5 (1.79%) German Language
8 4 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.07%) Billing
9 3 (1.07%) Retail
9 3 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.71%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 154 (55.00%) Project Manager
2 31 (11.07%) Analyst
3 14 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 13 (4.64%) Coordinator
5 11 (3.93%) Project Planner
6 10 (3.57%) Junior
6 10 (3.57%) Project Officer
7 8 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
7 8 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (2.86%) Project Support Officer
8 7 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (2.50%) Developer
8 7 (2.50%) Senior Manager
9 6 (2.14%) Business Project Manager
9 6 (2.14%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (2.14%) Business Manager
9 6 (2.14%) Junior Project Manager
9 6 (2.14%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (1.79%) Programme Planner
10 5 (1.79%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.14%) HTML
2 5 (1.79%) XML
2 5 (1.79%) CSS
3 4 (1.43%) HTML5
4 3 (1.07%) jQuery
4 3 (1.07%) .NET
4 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.71%) SAML
5 2 (0.71%) Flash
5 2 (0.71%) Web Services
5 2 (0.71%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.71%) WCF
5 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.36%) WebKit
6 1 (0.36%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.36%) SAP MI
6 1 (0.36%) Velocity
6 1 (0.36%) Ajax
6 1 (0.36%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.57%) Economics
3 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.79%) E-Learning
4 5 (1.79%) DTV
5 4 (1.43%) PMI
5 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.71%) NHS
6 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.71%) IPTV
6 2 (0.71%) Physics
6 2 (0.71%) Open Source
6 2 (0.71%) Social Media
6 2 (0.71%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.71%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.71%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.57%) Windows
2 5 (1.79%) Linux
3 4 (1.43%) UNIX
3 4 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (60.00%) Project Management
2 73 (26.07%) PRINCE2
2 73 (26.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (16.43%) Change Management
4 39 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (8.21%) Risk Management
6 22 (7.86%) Change Control
6 22 (7.86%) Waterfall
7 21 (7.50%) Programme Management
8 20 (7.14%) ITIL
9 19 (6.79%) E-Commerce
9 19 (6.79%) Supplier Management
10 18 (6.43%) Migration
11 17 (6.07%) Matrix Management
11 17 (6.07%) PRINCE
12 13 (4.64%) Business Analysis
13 12 (4.29%) Dependency Management
14 11 (3.93%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.57%) Demand Management
16 9 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.14%) SQL
2 5 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.43%) C
3 4 (1.43%) C++
4 3 (1.07%) C#
5 2 (0.71%) Python
5 2 (0.71%) VB
5 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.71%) Perl
5 2 (0.71%) Java
6 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 67 (23.93%) Security Cleared
2 59 (21.07%) SC Cleared
3 39 (13.93%) Degree
4 12 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (3.93%) PMI Certification
6 10 (3.57%) ISEB
6 10 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (3.21%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.50%) PMP
9 3 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.36%) CIMA
10 1 (0.36%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.36%) QA
2 8 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.71%) GxP
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.36%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.36%) SAP
3 12 (4.29%) Oracle
4 7 (2.50%) Primavera
4 7 (2.50%) HP
5 6 (2.14%) Planview
6 4 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.43%) VMware
7 3 (1.07%) Cisco
7 3 (1.07%) Citrix
7 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.71%) Remedy
8 2 (0.71%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.71%) Cognos
8 2 (0.71%) Huawei
9 1 (0.36%) Verint
9 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.36%) Perforce
9 1 (0.36%) Crossbeam
9 1 (0.36%) IronPort
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