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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 110 133 97
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -36
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 153 107 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.64% 1.23% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 1.72% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 78 87
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£378 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £526 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £66.63 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.93 - £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.33 - £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.26 £19.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-3.89% -41.08%
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
6811 6214 7098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.00% 71.37% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3794 3463 3377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 246 318
Average hourly rate £22.00 £33.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% +44.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.15 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +45 51 £450 +5.88% 8
Hampshire -19 27 £348 -13.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 22 £300 -33.33% 3
Surrey +4 21 £394 -10.51% 8
Oxfordshire +5 17 £320 -22.42% 1
Middlesex +4 6 £450 -4.25%
Kent -1 4 £294 -26.56% 1
West Sussex +1 2 £515 +28.75%
East Sussex -16 1 - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 160 (56.14%) Project Management
2 112 (39.30%) MS Project
3 97 (34.04%) PRINCE2
4 87 (30.53%) Finance
5 71 (24.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 70 (24.56%) MS Excel
7 57 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 45 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 45 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 39 (13.68%) Change Management
10 38 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (12.98%) Microsoft
12 29 (10.18%) Risk Management
13 27 (9.47%) PMI Certification
14 26 (9.12%) Degree
15 25 (8.77%) ITIL
15 25 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (8.42%) Oracle
17 23 (8.07%) Windows
18 21 (7.37%) SAP
18 21 (7.37%) Supplier Management
18 21 (7.37%) Matrix Management
19 20 (7.02%) MS Office
19 20 (7.02%) PRINCE
20 19 (6.67%) PMP
20 19 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 18 (6.32%) Change Control
22 16 (5.61%) Programme Management
22 16 (5.61%) Linux
23 15 (5.26%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 13 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.11%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.40%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.40%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.05%) FileNet
4 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.70%) CMS
5 2 (0.70%) Drupal
5 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.35%) Moodle
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 112 (39.30%) MS Project
2 70 (24.56%) MS Excel
3 20 (7.02%) MS Office
4 15 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (4.21%) MS Visio
6 7 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.40%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.35%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.11%) SaaS
2 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.05%) Office 365
3 2 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.81%) 4G
2 7 (2.46%) 3G
3 6 (2.11%) ATM
4 5 (1.75%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.75%) MPLS
5 4 (1.40%) VoIP
5 4 (1.40%) Internet
6 3 (1.05%) Firewall
7 2 (0.70%) DVB
7 2 (0.70%) WAN
7 2 (0.70%) LAN
7 2 (0.70%) DNS
8 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.35%) SSL
8 1 (0.35%) SAN
8 1 (0.35%) FTP
8 1 (0.35%) HTTP
8 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.35%) UMTS
8 1 (0.35%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.11%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.11%) HBase
2 6 (2.11%) Big Data
2 6 (2.11%) Couchbase
2 6 (2.11%) DB2
2 6 (2.11%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.11%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.11%) Apache Hive
3 4 (1.40%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.35%) EDMS
5 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.35%) SAP CE
General
1 87 (30.53%) Finance
2 45 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.91%) Banking
4 12 (4.21%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.81%) Legal
6 7 (2.46%) Electronics
6 7 (2.46%) Advertising
7 6 (2.11%) Marketing
8 5 (1.75%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.75%) Retail
9 4 (1.40%) Billing
9 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.05%) Publishing
11 2 (0.70%) Military
11 2 (0.70%) Automotive
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Games
12 1 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 134 (47.02%) Project Manager
2 25 (8.77%) Analyst
3 19 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 19 (6.67%) Project Officer
4 17 (5.96%) Project Support Officer
5 13 (4.56%) Project Planner
6 12 (4.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 12 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (3.86%) Architect
7 11 (3.86%) Business Analyst
7 11 (3.86%) Project Coordinator
8 9 (3.16%) Programme Manager
8 9 (3.16%) Developer
9 7 (2.46%) Senior Project Manager
9 7 (2.46%) Senior Manager
9 7 (2.46%) PMO Manager
10 6 (2.11%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (2.11%) Digital Project Manager
10 6 (2.11%) Business Manager
10 6 (2.11%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.46%) HTML
2 6 (2.11%) .NET
2 6 (2.11%) HTML5
3 5 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (1.75%) CSS
4 4 (1.40%) XML
5 3 (1.05%) DOM
5 3 (1.05%) XSLT
5 3 (1.05%) DHTML
5 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.05%) Ajax
5 3 (1.05%) jQuery
6 2 (0.70%) OpenGL
6 2 (0.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.70%) Flash
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.35%) J2EE
7 1 (0.35%) SAP MI
7 1 (0.35%) Web Services
7 1 (0.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.86%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.86%) Economics
3 9 (3.16%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.16%) Open Source
4 8 (2.81%) PMI
5 6 (2.11%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.11%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.75%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.40%) DTV
8 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.05%) Social Media
8 3 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.05%) FMCG
9 2 (0.70%) CMDB
9 2 (0.70%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.70%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.07%) Windows
2 16 (5.61%) Linux
3 13 (4.56%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.46%) UNIX
5 4 (1.40%) Android
6 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.35%) zOS
7 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (56.14%) Project Management
2 97 (34.04%) PRINCE2
3 71 (24.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (13.68%) Change Management
5 29 (10.18%) Risk Management
6 25 (8.77%) ITIL
6 25 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (7.37%) Supplier Management
7 21 (7.37%) Matrix Management
8 20 (7.02%) PRINCE
9 18 (6.32%) Change Control
10 16 (5.61%) Programme Management
11 15 (5.26%) Budget Control
12 14 (4.91%) Dependency Management
13 13 (4.56%) ERP
14 11 (3.86%) E-Commerce
15 10 (3.51%) Quality Management
16 9 (3.16%) Migration
16 9 (3.16%) Configuration Management
16 9 (3.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.26%) Java
2 10 (3.51%) SQL
3 9 (3.16%) C++
4 8 (2.81%) C
5 7 (2.46%) Perl
6 6 (2.11%) Python
6 6 (2.11%) R
6 6 (2.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.40%) C#
8 3 (1.05%) VBScript
8 3 (1.05%) VB
9 2 (0.70%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 27 (9.47%) PMI Certification
4 26 (9.12%) Degree
5 19 (6.67%) PMP
5 19 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (4.91%) ISEB
7 9 (3.16%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.40%) MCP
9 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.70%) APMP
11 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.35%) ACCA
11 1 (0.35%) CIMA
11 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) P3O
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) GxP
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) XenApp
3 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.51%) SCCM
2 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.42%) Oracle
3 21 (7.37%) SAP
4 9 (3.16%) HP
4 9 (3.16%) Planview
5 8 (2.81%) Primavera
6 6 (2.11%) Tableau
6 6 (2.11%) RapidMiner
6 6 (2.11%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.11%) Sybase
7 3 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.05%) Citrix
7 3 (1.05%) VMware
8 2 (0.70%) Perforce
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco
8 2 (0.70%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.70%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.70%) JDA
9 1 (0.35%) Epicor
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