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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 113 133 100
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 143 109 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.25% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.74% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 79 90
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£384 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £273 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £505 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £115.00 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.61 - £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.00 - £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -39.53%
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
6787 6273 7170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.21% 71.73% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3849 3487 3414
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 248 322
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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
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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
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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 +47 49 £450 +12.50% 3
Hampshire -8 24 £348 -13.00% 11
Surrey +5 23 £375 -16.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -8 19 £300 -33.33% 3
Oxfordshire +3 13 £320 -23.58% 1
Middlesex +6 8 £450 -4.25% 1
West Sussex -3 2 £515 +28.75%
Kent -7 2 £281 -29.68%
East Sussex -18 1 - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 148 (53.24%) Project Management
2 110 (39.57%) MS Project
3 98 (35.25%) PRINCE2
4 93 (33.45%) Finance
5 71 (25.54%) MS Excel
6 64 (23.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (21.58%) Security Cleared
8 49 (17.63%) SC Cleared
9 42 (15.11%) Telecoms
10 39 (14.03%) Change Management
11 38 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (12.95%) Microsoft
13 28 (10.07%) Risk Management
14 27 (9.71%) PMI Certification
15 26 (9.35%) Oracle
16 24 (8.63%) PRINCE
17 23 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (7.91%) Windows
18 22 (7.91%) Degree
19 21 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 20 (7.19%) PMP
20 20 (7.19%) ITIL
20 20 (7.19%) MS Office
20 20 (7.19%) SAP
21 19 (6.83%) Matrix Management
22 18 (6.47%) Change Control
23 17 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
24 16 (5.76%) Budget Control
25 15 (5.40%) Supplier Management
25 15 (5.40%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 15 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.16%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.08%) FileNet
4 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.08%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.72%) Drupal
5 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.36%) Moodle
6 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 110 (39.57%) MS Project
2 71 (25.54%) MS Excel
3 20 (7.19%) MS Office
4 17 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (4.68%) MS Visio
6 9 (3.24%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.44%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.80%) SaaS
2 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.08%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.16%) ATM
1 6 (2.16%) 4G
2 5 (1.80%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.80%) 3G
2 5 (1.80%) MPLS
3 3 (1.08%) VoIP
3 3 (1.08%) WAN
3 3 (1.08%) Internet
3 3 (1.08%) Firewall
4 2 (0.72%) DNS
4 2 (0.72%) DVB
4 2 (0.72%) LAN
5 1 (0.36%) UMTS
5 1 (0.36%) GSM
5 1 (0.36%) SMTP
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) OSPF
5 1 (0.36%) BGP
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.52%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.16%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.16%) HBase
2 6 (2.16%) Big Data
2 6 (2.16%) Couchbase
2 6 (2.16%) DB2
2 6 (2.16%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.16%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.16%) Apache Hive
3 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.36%) EDMS
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) SAP CE
General
1 93 (33.45%) Finance
2 42 (15.11%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.04%) Financial Institution
3 14 (5.04%) Banking
4 8 (2.88%) Legal
5 6 (2.16%) Electronics
5 6 (2.16%) Advertising
5 6 (2.16%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.80%) Marketing
6 5 (1.80%) Publishing
6 5 (1.80%) Retail
7 3 (1.08%) Billing
7 3 (1.08%) Local Government
7 3 (1.08%) Games
7 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.72%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 128 (46.04%) Project Manager
2 29 (10.43%) Analyst
3 21 (7.55%) Project Officer
4 19 (6.83%) Project Support Officer
5 15 (5.40%) Coordinator
6 14 (5.04%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.32%) Project Planner
8 11 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (3.96%) Architect
8 11 (3.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 10 (3.60%) Programme Manager
10 9 (3.24%) Developer
11 8 (2.88%) Senior Manager
11 8 (2.88%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (2.52%) Project Coordinator
12 7 (2.52%) Programme Planner
13 6 (2.16%) Project Analyst
13 6 (2.16%) Business Project Manager
13 6 (2.16%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.16%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.52%) HTML
2 6 (2.16%) .NET
2 6 (2.16%) HTML5
3 5 (1.80%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (1.80%) CSS
4 4 (1.44%) XML
5 3 (1.08%) DOM
5 3 (1.08%) XSLT
5 3 (1.08%) DHTML
5 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.08%) Ajax
5 3 (1.08%) jQuery
6 2 (0.72%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.72%) Flash
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.36%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.36%) J2EE
7 1 (0.36%) SAP MI
7 1 (0.36%) Web Services
7 1 (0.36%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.68%) Economics
3 11 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.88%) Open Source
6 7 (2.52%) PMI
7 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.44%) Social Media
7 4 (1.44%) DTV
7 4 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.08%) Xbox
8 3 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.08%) FMCG
9 2 (0.72%) CMDB
9 2 (0.72%) Physics
9 2 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.72%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.72%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.91%) Windows
2 14 (5.04%) Linux
2 14 (5.04%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.52%) UNIX
4 4 (1.44%) Android
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.36%) zOS
6 1 (0.36%) AIX
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (53.24%) Project Management
2 98 (35.25%) PRINCE2
3 64 (23.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (14.03%) Change Management
5 28 (10.07%) Risk Management
6 24 (8.63%) PRINCE
7 23 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (7.19%) ITIL
9 19 (6.83%) Matrix Management
10 18 (6.47%) Change Control
11 16 (5.76%) Budget Control
12 15 (5.40%) Supplier Management
13 14 (5.04%) Programme Management
14 13 (4.68%) Migration
15 12 (4.32%) Configuration Management
15 12 (4.32%) ERP
15 12 (4.32%) Dependency Management
16 10 (3.60%) CRM
17 9 (3.24%) E-Commerce
17 9 (3.24%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.04%) Java
2 9 (3.24%) SQL
3 8 (2.88%) C
3 8 (2.88%) C++
4 7 (2.52%) Perl
5 6 (2.16%) Python
5 6 (2.16%) R
5 6 (2.16%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.44%) C#
7 3 (1.08%) VBScript
7 3 (1.08%) VB
8 2 (0.72%) PHP
9 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (21.58%) Security Cleared
2 49 (17.63%) SC Cleared
3 27 (9.71%) PMI Certification
4 22 (7.91%) Degree
5 21 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (7.19%) PMP
7 15 (5.40%) ISEB
8 11 (3.96%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.44%) APMP
10 4 (1.44%) MCP
11 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.36%) ACCA
12 1 (0.36%) CIMA
12 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.24%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) P3O
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (3.96%) SCCM
2 3 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.35%) Oracle
3 20 (7.19%) SAP
4 9 (3.24%) HP
4 9 (3.24%) Planview
5 7 (2.52%) Primavera
6 6 (2.16%) Tableau
6 6 (2.16%) RapidMiner
6 6 (2.16%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.16%) Sybase
7 3 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.08%) Alias
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco
8 2 (0.72%) IBM
8 2 (0.72%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.72%) Perforce
8 2 (0.72%) JDA
8 2 (0.72%) Citrix
8 2 (0.72%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.36%) Avaya
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