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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 130 128 130
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 150 135 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.45% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.95% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 72 78
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£392 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £288 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £487 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 £135.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -12.19%
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
7588 6930 6502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.69% 74.39% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4671 3921 3588
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 270 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.03 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 54 £425 -5.55% 9
Hampshire +4 31 £388 +7.63% 7
Buckinghamshire -2 28 £380 +7.80%
Surrey -8 20 £370 -1.33% 3
Oxfordshire -23 9 £340 +3.03% 8
Middlesex +3 4 £396 -12.00%
West Sussex - 3 £375 - 4
East Sussex +8 2 £350 - 2
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 161 (57.30%) Project Management
2 116 (41.28%) Finance
3 68 (24.20%) PRINCE2
4 67 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (23.13%) MS Project
6 62 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (21.71%) Change Management
8 54 (19.22%) MS Excel
9 42 (14.95%) Security Cleared
10 35 (12.46%) Degree
11 34 (12.10%) Risk Management
12 30 (10.68%) SC Cleared
13 29 (10.32%) Telecoms
13 29 (10.32%) Microsoft
14 28 (9.96%) ITIL
15 27 (9.61%) Windows
15 27 (9.61%) Change Control
16 26 (9.25%) MS Office
16 26 (9.25%) PMI Certification
17 24 (8.54%) Internet
17 24 (8.54%) Oracle
17 24 (8.54%) Economics
18 23 (8.19%) Migration
18 23 (8.19%) SDLC
19 22 (7.83%) Data Centre
19 22 (7.83%) Waterfall
20 21 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (7.47%) Marketing
20 21 (7.47%) MS PowerPoint
20 21 (7.47%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.71%) IIS
2 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.36%) TPMS
3 1 (0.36%) Lync
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 65 (23.13%) MS Project
2 54 (19.22%) MS Excel
3 26 (9.25%) MS Office
4 21 (7.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (6.05%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Primavera
2 4 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.71%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.54%) Internet
2 11 (3.91%) ATM
3 10 (3.56%) Firewall
4 8 (2.85%) MPLS
5 7 (2.49%) VPN
6 6 (2.14%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.78%) BGP
7 5 (1.78%) VLAN
7 5 (1.78%) WAN
7 5 (1.78%) VoIP
7 5 (1.78%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.42%) Cisco ICM
8 4 (1.42%) LAN
8 4 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.42%) Wireless
9 3 (1.07%) DWDM
9 3 (1.07%) SAN
9 3 (1.07%) Intranet
9 3 (1.07%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.49%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.71%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.71%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.07%) JIRA
1 3 (1.07%) Subversion
2 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.36%) Hudson
3 1 (0.36%) GCC
3 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (41.28%) Finance
2 29 (10.32%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.47%) Marketing
4 16 (5.69%) Banking
5 14 (4.98%) Retail
6 9 (3.20%) Publishing
7 7 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.14%) Automotive
9 5 (1.78%) Legal
9 5 (1.78%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.07%) Back Office
10 3 (1.07%) Electronics
10 3 (1.07%) Billing
11 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
12 1 (0.36%) German Language
12 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 149 (53.02%) Project Manager
2 18 (6.41%) Analyst
3 12 (4.27%) Architect
3 12 (4.27%) Senior Manager
3 12 (4.27%) Senior Project Manager
4 11 (3.91%) Coordinator
4 11 (3.91%) Agile Project Manager
5 10 (3.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 10 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (2.85%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (2.49%) Implementation Manager
8 7 (2.49%) Project Officer
8 7 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 7 (2.49%) PMO Manager
9 6 (2.14%) Business Manager
9 6 (2.14%) Business Project Manager
9 6 (2.14%) Programme Manager
9 6 (2.14%) Developer
10 5 (1.78%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.91%) HTML
1 11 (3.91%) CSS
2 7 (2.49%) Middleware
3 5 (1.78%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.78%) Web Services
4 4 (1.42%) XML
4 4 (1.42%) .NET
4 4 (1.42%) Velocity
5 3 (1.07%) SOAP
5 3 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.71%) jQuery
6 2 (0.71%) Ajax
6 2 (0.71%) WCF
6 2 (0.71%) J2EE
6 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.36%) Flash
7 1 (0.36%) SAML
7 1 (0.36%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.36%) Mason
7 1 (0.36%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.54%) Economics
2 22 (7.83%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.69%) PMI
5 10 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.49%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.14%) Replication
8 4 (1.42%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.42%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.42%) User Experience
9 3 (1.07%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.07%) DTV
9 3 (1.07%) Blog
9 3 (1.07%) FMCG
10 2 (0.71%) iSeries
10 2 (0.71%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.61%) Windows
2 9 (3.20%) UNIX
3 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.14%) Linux
4 4 (1.42%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.71%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (57.30%) Project Management
2 68 (24.20%) PRINCE2
3 67 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (21.71%) Change Management
6 34 (12.10%) Risk Management
7 28 (9.96%) ITIL
8 27 (9.61%) Change Control
9 23 (8.19%) SDLC
9 23 (8.19%) Migration
10 22 (7.83%) Waterfall
11 17 (6.05%) Security Management
11 17 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.69%) Programme Management
13 14 (4.98%) DSDM
13 14 (4.98%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (3.91%) People Management
15 11 (3.91%) CRM
15 11 (3.91%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.98%) JavaScript
2 9 (3.20%) C
3 6 (2.14%) SQL
4 5 (1.78%) C#
5 1 (0.36%) C++
5 1 (0.36%) Java
5 1 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 42 (14.95%) Security Cleared
2 35 (12.46%) Degree
3 30 (10.68%) SC Cleared
4 26 (9.25%) PMI Certification
5 20 (7.12%) PMP
6 17 (6.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.49%) APMP
8 6 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.42%) CCNP
9 4 (1.42%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.07%) CCNA
10 3 (1.07%) CCDA
10 3 (1.07%) CCDP
10 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.36%) CCSE
12 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.05%) QA
2 5 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.42%) SLA
3 4 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.71%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.71%) XenApp
3 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.36%) Firmware
4 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) SCCM
2 3 (1.07%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.36%) Icinga
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.54%) Oracle
3 18 (6.41%) HP
3 18 (6.41%) Cisco
4 14 (4.98%) SAP
5 10 (3.56%) Citrix
6 9 (3.20%) Endeca
7 7 (2.49%) Juniper
7 7 (2.49%) Informatica
7 7 (2.49%) VMware
8 4 (1.42%) Remedy
9 3 (1.07%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.07%) Brocade
10 2 (0.71%) Nokia
10 2 (0.71%) Siemens
10 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (0.71%) Ericsson
10 2 (0.71%) Siebel
10 2 (0.71%) Adobe
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £50.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - 600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago