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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 139 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 129 123 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 1.44% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.02% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 56 62
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +11.11%
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
7191 6084 5762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.11% 71.29% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3269 2871
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 229 355
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Hampshire +3 37 £383 +2.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 26 £338 -0.73% 1
Surrey -8 20 £375 -9.63% 5
Berkshire -12 17 £438 +4.47% 3
Oxfordshire -10 14 £375 +10.29% 3
West Sussex -13 4 £290 -31.76%
Kent -3 2 £350 -33.33%
Middlesex -3 1 - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 166 (59.71%) Project Management
2 85 (30.58%) MS Project
3 73 (26.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (25.90%) PRINCE2
5 66 (23.74%) Finance
6 61 (21.94%) Security Cleared
7 56 (20.14%) SC Cleared
8 51 (18.35%) Change Management
9 49 (17.63%) MS Excel
10 48 (17.27%) Telecoms
11 37 (13.31%) Degree
12 31 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (10.79%) Risk Management
13 30 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (10.43%) Microsoft
15 27 (9.71%) Supplier Management
16 25 (8.99%) Programme Management
17 24 (8.63%) Matrix Management
18 23 (8.27%) Economics
19 21 (7.55%) SAP
20 20 (7.19%) PRINCE
21 19 (6.83%) Dependency Management
22 18 (6.47%) MS Office
23 17 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 16 (5.76%) ITIL
24 16 (5.76%) Waterfall
25 15 (5.40%) PMI Certification
26 14 (5.04%) E-Commerce
26 14 (5.04%) Windows
26 14 (5.04%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.08%) Moodle
2 3 (1.08%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.72%) Drupal
3 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.72%) Lync
3 2 (0.72%) FileNet
3 2 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 85 (30.58%) MS Project
2 49 (17.63%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.47%) MS Office
4 10 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.16%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.08%) Open Workbench
6 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.72%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.36%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.52%) SaaS
2 3 (1.08%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) PaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.60%) 3G
2 9 (3.24%) 4G
3 7 (2.52%) Internet
3 7 (2.52%) MPLS
3 7 (2.52%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.08%) DVB
4 3 (1.08%) VoIP
4 3 (1.08%) LTE
4 3 (1.08%) Wireless
5 2 (0.72%) 2G
5 2 (0.72%) SAN
5 2 (0.72%) Firewall
5 2 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.72%) ATM
5 2 (0.72%) GSM
5 2 (0.72%) UMTS
6 1 (0.36%) Broadband
6 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.36%) EDMS
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) InstallShield
1 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) SAP CE
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (23.74%) Finance
2 48 (17.27%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.88%) Electronics
4 7 (2.52%) Legal
4 7 (2.52%) Publishing
4 7 (2.52%) Banking
5 6 (2.16%) Military
5 6 (2.16%) Marketing
5 6 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.80%) Advertising
6 5 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.80%) Back Office
6 5 (1.80%) German Language
7 4 (1.44%) Billing
7 4 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.72%) Automotive
8 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 156 (56.12%) Project Manager
2 25 (8.99%) Analyst
3 16 (5.76%) Coordinator
4 11 (3.96%) Project Officer
5 10 (3.60%) Business Analyst
5 10 (3.60%) Project Planner
6 9 (3.24%) Project Coordinator
6 9 (3.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (3.24%) Project Support Officer
7 8 (2.88%) Junior
8 7 (2.52%) Developer
9 6 (2.16%) Programme Manager
9 6 (2.16%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (2.16%) Senior Manager
9 6 (2.16%) Business Project Manager
9 6 (2.16%) Business Manager
9 6 (2.16%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (2.16%) Digital Project Manager
10 5 (1.80%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.88%) HTML
2 6 (2.16%) CSS
2 6 (2.16%) XML
2 6 (2.16%) HTML5
3 4 (1.44%) .NET
4 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.08%) jQuery
5 2 (0.72%) Ajax
5 2 (0.72%) DHTML
5 2 (0.72%) Web Services
5 2 (0.72%) DOM
5 2 (0.72%) XSLT
5 2 (0.72%) Flash
6 1 (0.36%) SAML
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.36%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.36%) SAP MI
6 1 (0.36%) J2EE
6 1 (0.36%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.27%) Economics
3 7 (2.52%) DTV
4 6 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.80%) E-Learning
5 5 (1.80%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.44%) PMI
7 3 (1.08%) Physics
7 3 (1.08%) IPTV
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.72%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.72%) Open Source
8 2 (0.72%) Interactive TV
8 2 (0.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.36%) Statistics
9 1 (0.36%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.04%) Windows
2 8 (2.88%) Linux
3 7 (2.52%) UNIX
3 7 (2.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.36%) AIX
4 1 (0.36%) zOS
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.36%) Android
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (59.71%) Project Management
2 73 (26.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (25.90%) PRINCE2
4 51 (18.35%) Change Management
5 31 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (10.79%) Risk Management
7 27 (9.71%) Supplier Management
8 25 (8.99%) Programme Management
9 24 (8.63%) Matrix Management
10 20 (7.19%) PRINCE
11 19 (6.83%) Dependency Management
12 16 (5.76%) Waterfall
12 16 (5.76%) ITIL
13 14 (5.04%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.04%) Change Control
14 12 (4.32%) Migration
15 11 (3.96%) Web Development
15 11 (3.96%) Budget Control
15 11 (3.96%) Demand Management
15 11 (3.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.52%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.16%) C++
3 5 (1.80%) C
3 5 (1.80%) SQL
4 3 (1.08%) Perl
4 3 (1.08%) C#
4 3 (1.08%) Java
5 2 (0.72%) PHP
5 2 (0.72%) VBScript
5 2 (0.72%) VB
5 2 (0.72%) Python
6 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (21.94%) Security Cleared
2 56 (20.14%) SC Cleared
3 37 (13.31%) Degree
4 17 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (5.40%) PMI Certification
6 11 (3.96%) PMP
7 8 (2.88%) ISEB
8 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.72%) MCP
10 1 (0.36%) ACCA
10 1 (0.36%) CIMA
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.96%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (0.72%) GxP
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) SCCM
1 4 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.55%) SAP
3 12 (4.32%) Oracle
4 9 (3.24%) Primavera
5 8 (2.88%) HP
6 6 (2.16%) Planview
7 4 (1.44%) VMware
7 4 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.08%) Citrix
8 3 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.08%) IBM
9 2 (0.72%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.72%) Huawei
9 2 (0.72%) Remedy
9 2 (0.72%) Perforce
9 2 (0.72%) Ericsson
9 2 (0.72%) JDA
9 2 (0.72%) Cognos
9 2 (0.72%) Cisco
10 1 (0.36%) Avaya
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