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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 119 113 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 140 140 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.50% 1.56% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.18% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 75 51
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£400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £481 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.69% -13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £165.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.87% +340.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £165.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £165.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Berkshire +2 41 £400 +1.32% 11
Hampshire +11 35 £400 +18.52% 2
Buckinghamshire -15 28 £475 +71.17% 2
Oxfordshire -11 17 £540 +72.80% 2
Surrey -7 13 £350 -6.66% 8
Middlesex +8 2 £400 -
West Sussex -16 2 £438 +28.67% 4
Kent +1 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 £450 - 1
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 170 (57.43%) Project Management
2 101 (34.12%) MS Project
3 100 (33.78%) Finance
4 75 (25.34%) PRINCE2
5 69 (23.31%) MS Excel
6 62 (20.95%) Degree
7 61 (20.61%) Security Cleared
8 58 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (17.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (16.55%) Change Management
11 47 (15.88%) SC Cleared
12 42 (14.19%) Microsoft
13 38 (12.84%) MS Office
14 30 (10.14%) Telecoms
14 30 (10.14%) Change Control
15 27 (9.12%) Waterfall
16 25 (8.45%) Windows
16 25 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (8.11%) Oracle
17 24 (8.11%) Economics
18 22 (7.43%) Risk Management
18 22 (7.43%) ITIL
18 22 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 21 (7.09%) PMI Certification
20 20 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
21 19 (6.42%) Publishing
21 19 (6.42%) QA
22 17 (5.74%) Banking
22 17 (5.74%) PMP
22 17 (5.74%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.01%) Moodle
3 2 (0.68%) CMS
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.34%) Lync
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.34%) FileNet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 101 (34.12%) MS Project
2 69 (23.31%) MS Excel
3 38 (12.84%) MS Office
4 20 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (5.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Primavera
2 2 (0.68%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.07%) Internet
2 11 (3.72%) Firewall
3 8 (2.70%) ATM
4 7 (2.36%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.03%) MPLS
5 6 (2.03%) Wireless
5 6 (2.03%) VLAN
6 5 (1.69%) VPN
6 5 (1.69%) BGP
7 4 (1.35%) SAN
7 4 (1.35%) DNS
7 4 (1.35%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.35%) Broadband
7 4 (1.35%) WAN
7 4 (1.35%) LAN
7 4 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.35%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.01%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) UltraEdit
4 1 (0.34%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.34%) GCC
4 1 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.34%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 100 (33.78%) Finance
2 30 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.42%) Publishing
4 17 (5.74%) Banking
5 13 (4.39%) Retail
6 10 (3.38%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.38%) Automotive
7 7 (2.36%) Marketing
8 6 (2.03%) Legal
8 6 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.35%) Advertising
10 3 (1.01%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.68%) Billing
11 2 (0.68%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) German Language
12 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 167 (56.42%) Project Manager
2 26 (8.78%) Analyst
3 16 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
3 16 (5.41%) Senior Manager
4 12 (4.05%) PMO Analyst
5 9 (3.04%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (2.70%) Business Analyst
6 8 (2.70%) Architect
6 8 (2.70%) Junior
6 8 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (2.70%) Project Planner
6 8 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 8 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
7 7 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (2.36%) Junior Project Manager
7 7 (2.36%) Developer
8 6 (2.03%) Development Manager
8 6 (2.03%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (2.03%) Project Officer
8 6 (2.03%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.03%) SAML
1 6 (2.03%) Middleware
1 6 (2.03%) Web Services
1 6 (2.03%) XML
2 5 (1.69%) Velocity
3 4 (1.35%) ADO.NET
3 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.35%) CSS
3 4 (1.35%) HTML
3 4 (1.35%) .NET
3 4 (1.35%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.35%) jQuery
3 4 (1.35%) WCF
3 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.68%) SOAP
5 2 (0.68%) REST
6 1 (0.34%) Qt
6 1 (0.34%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.11%) Economics
3 13 (4.39%) PMI
4 8 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.69%) NHS
7 4 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.35%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.35%) Social Media
7 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.01%) FMCG
8 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.01%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.01%) Blog
8 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.45%) Windows
2 9 (3.04%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.70%) UNIX
4 7 (2.36%) Linux
5 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.68%) Solaris
8 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (57.43%) Project Management
2 75 (25.34%) PRINCE2
3 58 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (17.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (16.55%) Change Management
6 30 (10.14%) Change Control
7 27 (9.12%) Waterfall
8 22 (7.43%) Risk Management
8 22 (7.43%) ITIL
9 14 (4.73%) PRINCE
9 14 (4.73%) Migration
9 14 (4.73%) Logistics
10 13 (4.39%) Security Management
11 12 (4.05%) Programme Management
12 11 (3.72%) Matrix Management
12 11 (3.72%) Resource Management
12 11 (3.72%) Business Analysis
12 11 (3.72%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.38%) C
2 8 (2.70%) SQL
3 7 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.69%) C#
5 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.68%) Java
6 2 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 62 (20.95%) Degree
2 61 (20.61%) Security Cleared
3 47 (15.88%) SC Cleared
4 22 (7.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 21 (7.09%) PMI Certification
6 17 (5.74%) PMP
7 12 (4.05%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.03%) ISEB
9 4 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.01%) APMP
10 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.01%) CCNP
11 2 (0.68%) CCNA
11 2 (0.68%) CCDA
11 2 (0.68%) CCDP
11 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.34%) CCSE
12 1 (0.34%) CIMA
12 1 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.42%) QA
2 8 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.03%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.01%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.34%) XenApp
4 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.04%) SCCM
2 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.68%) Cacti
3 1 (0.34%) Icinga
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.11%) Oracle
3 17 (5.74%) Cisco
4 16 (5.41%) HP
5 9 (3.04%) Citrix
6 8 (2.70%) Juniper
7 7 (2.36%) VMware
8 6 (2.03%) Planview
9 5 (1.69%) SAP
9 5 (1.69%) Informatica
10 3 (1.01%) Brocade
10 3 (1.01%) Adobe
10 3 (1.01%) Remedy
11 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.68%) Nortel
11 2 (0.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (0.68%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.68%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.68%) Nokia
11 2 (0.68%) Siemens
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