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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 163 117 124
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 95 146 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 1.54% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.99% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 81 59
Average daily rate £384 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £463 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.85 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+64.11% -40.93%
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
6805 7324 6228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.53% 77.35% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 4011 3318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 240 261
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Hampshire +3 29 £380 -4.62% 5
Berkshire +1 22 £406 -4.41% 6
Buckinghamshire 0 18 £309 -5.00% 1
Surrey -12 12 £450 +4.65% 10
Oxfordshire +5 11 £313 -28.16%
West Sussex -2 2 £341 +17.67% 1
Middlesex -3 2 £200 -51.51%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (52.38%) Project Management
2 95 (37.70%) Finance
3 83 (32.94%) PRINCE2
4 71 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (24.60%) MS Project
6 42 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 39 (15.48%) MS Excel
7 39 (15.48%) Migration
8 38 (15.08%) Change Management
8 38 (15.08%) Change Control
9 35 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (12.70%) SC Cleared
11 26 (10.32%) ITIL
11 26 (10.32%) Risk Management
11 26 (10.32%) Telecoms
12 25 (9.92%) Oracle
12 25 (9.92%) Degree
13 24 (9.52%) Programme Management
14 23 (9.13%) Windows
14 23 (9.13%) PMI Certification
15 20 (7.94%) SDLC
16 18 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 18 (7.14%) PMP
16 18 (7.14%) Microsoft
17 17 (6.75%) SharePoint
18 16 (6.35%) Economics
18 16 (6.35%) Data Centre
19 15 (5.95%) Dependency Management
19 15 (5.95%) Line Management
19 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (6.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.98%) TPMS
3 4 (1.59%) IIS
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 62 (24.60%) MS Project
2 39 (15.48%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.56%) MS Office
4 6 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Primavera
2 3 (1.19%) SAP APO
2 3 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.79%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.78%) ATM
2 5 (1.98%) Internet
2 5 (1.98%) LAN
3 3 (1.19%) DHCP
3 3 (1.19%) DNS
3 3 (1.19%) Firewall
3 3 (1.19%) MPLS
3 3 (1.19%) WLAN
4 2 (0.79%) Broadband
4 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.79%) VPN
4 2 (0.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.40%) BGP
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.40%) OSPF
5 1 (0.40%) Packet Switching
5 1 (0.40%) SDH
5 1 (0.40%) VLAN
5 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.97%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.38%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.19%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.40%) DataStage
6 1 (0.40%) GIS
6 1 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.40%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 6 (2.38%) ClearCase
1 6 (2.38%) ClearQuest
1 6 (2.38%) JIRA
2 2 (0.79%) CA Gen
2 2 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 95 (37.70%) Finance
2 26 (10.32%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.17%) Automotive
4 7 (2.78%) Marketing
5 6 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.98%) Legal
6 5 (1.98%) Retail
7 3 (1.19%) Electronics
7 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.79%) Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (47.22%) Project Manager
2 29 (11.51%) Analyst
3 15 (5.95%) Coordinator
4 12 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 12 (4.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 11 (4.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 11 (4.37%) Technical Manager
6 10 (3.97%) Programme Manager
6 10 (3.97%) Project Officer
6 10 (3.97%) Technical Project Manager
7 9 (3.57%) Migration Manager
7 9 (3.57%) Migration Project Manager
7 9 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 9 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (3.17%) Developer
8 8 (3.17%) Junior
8 8 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
8 8 (3.17%) Project Analyst
9 7 (2.78%) Architect
9 7 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.38%) .NET
2 4 (1.59%) CSS
2 4 (1.59%) HTML
3 3 (1.19%) Ajax
3 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.19%) J2EE
3 3 (1.19%) jQuery
4 2 (0.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.35%) Data Centre
1 16 (6.35%) Economics
2 15 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.97%) PMI
4 9 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.38%) FMCG
6 3 (1.19%) CMDB
6 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.19%) Replication
6 3 (1.19%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.79%) Life Science
7 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.79%) Statistics
7 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.13%) Windows
2 11 (4.37%) Unix
3 7 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (52.38%) Project Management
2 83 (32.94%) PRINCE2
3 71 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (15.48%) Migration
5 38 (15.08%) Change Control
5 38 (15.08%) Change Management
6 35 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (10.32%) ITIL
7 26 (10.32%) Risk Management
8 24 (9.52%) Programme Management
9 20 (7.94%) SDLC
10 15 (5.95%) Dependency Management
10 15 (5.95%) Line Management
10 15 (5.95%) Process Improvement
10 15 (5.95%) Waterfall
11 14 (5.56%) Time Management
12 13 (5.16%) Business Transformation
12 13 (5.16%) Project Governance
13 11 (4.37%) CRM
14 10 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.95%) C
2 8 (3.17%) SQL
3 4 (1.59%) C#
3 4 (1.59%) Java
3 4 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.79%) Perl
5 2 (0.79%) VB
5 2 (0.79%) VBA
6 1 (0.40%) C++
6 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 32 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 25 (9.92%) Degree
4 23 (9.13%) PMI Certification
5 18 (7.14%) PMP
5 18 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (4.37%) APMP
7 8 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.38%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.98%) ISEB
10 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.40%) CBAP
11 1 (0.40%) CCIE
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.40%) HND
11 1 (0.40%) IIBA
11 1 (0.40%) MCSA
11 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.57%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.79%) GxP
3 2 (0.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) XenApp
2 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (9.92%) Oracle
2 18 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.16%) SAP
4 5 (1.98%) Informatica
4 5 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.59%) Callidus
5 4 (1.59%) Citrix
5 4 (1.59%) Concur
6 3 (1.19%) VMware
7 2 (0.79%) BEA
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco
7 2 (0.79%) Epicor
7 2 (0.79%) Pega
7 2 (0.79%) Talend
7 2 (0.79%) webMethods
8 1 (0.40%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (0.40%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) Sun
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