The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 121 127 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 132 102 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.43% 1.20% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.71% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 72
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £135.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.09 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -16.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6685 5980 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.66% 70.40% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3664 3192 3249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 260 315
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Planning
England

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 +22 31 £450 +10.76% 10
Surrey +11 29 £375 -16.66% 9
Buckinghamshire +2 28 £325 -16.12% 2
Hampshire -13 25 £342 -12.18% 6
Oxfordshire +1 11 £300 -28.35% 1
Middlesex -1 4 £425 +6.25%
Kent - 4 £250 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 132 (48.71%) Project Management
2 104 (38.38%) MS Project
3 100 (36.90%) PRINCE2
4 91 (33.58%) Finance
5 71 (26.20%) MS Excel
6 58 (21.40%) Security Cleared
7 48 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (16.61%) SC Cleared
9 42 (15.50%) Telecoms
10 38 (14.02%) Microsoft
11 35 (12.92%) PMI Certification
12 34 (12.55%) Risk Management
13 32 (11.81%) Change Management
14 28 (10.33%) Oracle
15 27 (9.96%) Degree
16 24 (8.86%) ITIL
16 24 (8.86%) Windows
17 23 (8.49%) PMP
18 21 (7.75%) PRINCE
19 20 (7.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 20 (7.38%) MS Office
19 20 (7.38%) Banking
20 19 (7.01%) Change Control
21 18 (6.64%) Financial Institution
22 16 (5.90%) MS PowerPoint
22 16 (5.90%) Windows 7
23 15 (5.54%) Matrix Management
23 15 (5.54%) Configuration Management
23 15 (5.54%) Java
24 14 (5.17%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.21%) Apache Pig
3 4 (1.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.11%) FileNet
4 3 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.11%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.74%) Drupal
5 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.37%) Documentum
6 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 104 (38.38%) MS Project
2 71 (26.20%) MS Excel
3 20 (7.38%) MS Office
4 16 (5.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (5.17%) MS Visio
6 9 (3.32%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.48%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) Office 365
2 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.95%) ATM
2 6 (2.21%) Ethernet
2 6 (2.21%) MPLS
3 5 (1.85%) LAN
3 5 (1.85%) WAN
4 4 (1.48%) Firewall
4 4 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.48%) Internet
4 4 (1.48%) NGN
5 3 (1.11%) 4G
5 3 (1.11%) DNS
6 2 (0.74%) 3G
6 2 (0.74%) HTTP
7 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.37%) FTP
7 1 (0.37%) SMTP
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) VoIP
7 1 (0.37%) OSPF
7 1 (0.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.21%) DB2
3 6 (2.21%) RapidMiner
3 6 (2.21%) HBase
3 6 (2.21%) Big Data
3 6 (2.21%) Couchbase
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.21%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.21%) Apache Hive
4 4 (1.48%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.37%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.37%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 91 (33.58%) Finance
2 42 (15.50%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.38%) Banking
4 18 (6.64%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.69%) Retail
6 9 (3.32%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.21%) Marketing
8 5 (1.85%) Advertising
8 5 (1.85%) Electronics
8 5 (1.85%) Legal
9 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.11%) Publishing
9 3 (1.11%) Games
9 3 (1.11%) Local Government
10 2 (0.74%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Military
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (44.65%) Project Manager
2 29 (10.70%) Analyst
3 18 (6.64%) Architect
4 16 (5.90%) Project Officer
5 15 (5.54%) Project Support Officer
6 14 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.43%) Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (4.06%) Coordinator
8 11 (4.06%) Project Planner
8 11 (4.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (2.95%) Programme Manager
9 8 (2.95%) Senior Manager
9 8 (2.95%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (2.58%) Technical Architect
10 7 (2.58%) Programme Planner
11 6 (2.21%) Project Analyst
11 6 (2.21%) Data Architect
11 6 (2.21%) Developer
11 6 (2.21%) Configuration Manager
12 5 (1.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.58%) .NET
2 6 (2.21%) MapReduce
3 5 (1.85%) HTML
3 5 (1.85%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (1.48%) CSS
5 3 (1.11%) HTML5
5 3 (1.11%) XML
6 2 (0.74%) DOM
6 2 (0.74%) XSLT
6 2 (0.74%) DHTML
6 2 (0.74%) J2EE
6 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.74%) jQuery
6 2 (0.74%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.74%) Ajax
7 1 (0.37%) Velocity
7 1 (0.37%) Web Services
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.37%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.43%) PMI
1 12 (4.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.06%) Economics
2 11 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.95%) Data Integration
3 8 (2.95%) Open Source
4 6 (2.21%) CMDB
5 5 (1.85%) FMCG
6 4 (1.48%) Social Media
6 4 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.11%) Xbox
7 3 (1.11%) DTV
7 3 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.11%) NHS
8 2 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.74%) PKI
8 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.37%) CUDA
9 1 (0.37%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.86%) Windows
2 16 (5.90%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.06%) Linux
4 4 (1.48%) Android
4 4 (1.48%) UNIX
5 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.37%) zOS
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (48.71%) Project Management
2 100 (36.90%) PRINCE2
3 48 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (12.55%) Risk Management
5 32 (11.81%) Change Management
6 24 (8.86%) ITIL
7 21 (7.75%) PRINCE
8 19 (7.01%) Change Control
9 15 (5.54%) Matrix Management
9 15 (5.54%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.17%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.43%) Programme Management
11 12 (4.43%) Supplier Management
12 11 (4.06%) Critical Path Analysis
13 10 (3.69%) Logistics
13 10 (3.69%) CRM
14 9 (3.32%) Budget Control
15 8 (2.95%) Analytics
15 8 (2.95%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.54%) Java
2 9 (3.32%) SQL
3 7 (2.58%) Perl
3 7 (2.58%) C
4 6 (2.21%) C++
4 6 (2.21%) Python
4 6 (2.21%) R
5 4 (1.48%) C#
5 4 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.74%) PHP
7 2 (0.74%) VBScript
7 2 (0.74%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (21.40%) Security Cleared
2 45 (16.61%) SC Cleared
3 35 (12.92%) PMI Certification
4 27 (9.96%) Degree
5 23 (8.49%) PMP
6 20 (7.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (4.43%) DV Cleared
8 11 (4.06%) ISEB
9 6 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.48%) APMP
10 4 (1.48%) MCP
11 1 (0.37%) HND
11 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.37%) ACCA
11 1 (0.37%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.32%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) P3O
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.11%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (5.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) SCOM
2 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.33%) Oracle
3 13 (4.80%) SAP
4 10 (3.69%) Planview
5 6 (2.21%) Tableau
5 6 (2.21%) Cloudera
5 6 (2.21%) Primavera
5 6 (2.21%) Sybase
5 6 (2.21%) HP
6 4 (1.48%) Cisco
6 4 (1.48%) Citrix
7 3 (1.11%) Alias
7 3 (1.11%) VMware
8 2 (0.74%) BT
8 2 (0.74%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.74%) McAfee
8 2 (0.74%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.74%) Juniper
8 2 (0.74%) IBM
8 2 (0.74%) Ericsson
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CRL
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hyphen
Rate: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago