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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 166 131 133
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 80 141 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 1.50% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.88% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 92 82
Median daily rate £350 £380 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £209 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £66.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £38.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-35.19% +86.77%
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
6201 7507 7562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.12% 79.65% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3674 4426 4223
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 312 288
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 29 £317 -27.40%
Oxfordshire -3 12 £409 +189.38% 1
Surrey +13 11 £198 -56.11% 1
Berkshire -13 11 £440 +17.33% 3
West Sussex +1 7 £450 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £392 +44.25%
Kent - 3 £380 -
Middlesex -7 1 £220 -29.03%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 75 (44.91%) Project Management
2 51 (30.54%) Finance
3 40 (23.95%) PRINCE2
4 39 (23.35%) MS Excel
5 35 (20.96%) Change Management
6 32 (19.16%) MS Project
6 32 (19.16%) Microsoft
7 26 (15.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (13.17%) Degree
9 21 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (12.57%) PMP
10 20 (11.98%) Oracle
11 17 (10.18%) MS Office
11 17 (10.18%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.98%) Coaching
12 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (8.98%) SQL
12 15 (8.98%) Migration
12 15 (8.98%) Telecoms
13 14 (8.38%) Risk Management
13 14 (8.38%) Java
14 13 (7.78%) Windows
14 13 (7.78%) PMI Certification
15 12 (7.19%) QA
15 12 (7.19%) Security Cleared
16 11 (6.59%) SC Cleared
16 11 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
16 11 (6.59%) Dependency Management
16 11 (6.59%) Change Control
17 10 (5.99%) Web Services

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.80%) Confluence
3 2 (1.20%) IIS
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.20%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (23.35%) MS Excel
2 32 (19.16%) MS Project
3 17 (10.18%) MS Office
4 11 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.80%) Primavera
2 3 (1.80%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.80%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.60%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.60%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.60%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) Office 365
2 6 (3.59%) SaaS
3 4 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.60%) Veeva
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) Internet
1 5 (2.99%) LAN
1 5 (2.99%) WAN
1 5 (2.99%) Wireless
2 4 (2.40%) SAN
2 4 (2.40%) Skype
2 4 (2.40%) Wireless Security
3 3 (1.80%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.20%) DNS
4 2 (1.20%) Firewall
4 2 (1.20%) MPLS
4 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.20%) VLAN
4 2 (1.20%) VPN
5 1 (0.60%) BGP
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.60%) NGN
5 1 (0.60%) OSPF
5 1 (0.60%) RFID
5 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.59%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.40%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.20%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.60%) DB2
5 1 (0.60%) GIS
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.80%) ClearQuest
2 3 (1.80%) JIRA
3 2 (1.20%) CA Gen
3 2 (1.20%) Gradle
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.60%) PowerDesigner
General
1 51 (30.54%) Finance
2 15 (8.98%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.39%) Retail
4 8 (4.79%) Publishing
5 6 (3.59%) German Language
5 6 (3.59%) Marketing
6 5 (2.99%) Back Office
7 4 (2.40%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.80%) Banking
9 2 (1.20%) French Language
9 2 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.20%) Military
10 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (37.13%) Project Manager
2 29 (17.37%) Analyst
3 11 (6.59%) Senior Manager
4 10 (5.99%) IT Manager
4 10 (5.99%) IT Project Manager
4 10 (5.99%) Senior Project Manager
5 9 (5.39%) Architect
5 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 9 (5.39%) Project Planner
5 9 (5.39%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.19%) Administrator
6 7 (4.19%) Coordinator
6 7 (4.19%) PMO Manager
6 7 (4.19%) Project Analyst
6 7 (4.19%) Security Manager
6 7 (4.19%) Security Project Manager
7 6 (3.59%) Consultant
7 6 (3.59%) Developer
7 6 (3.59%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.99%) Web Services
2 9 (5.39%) XML
3 7 (4.19%) .NET
3 7 (4.19%) HTML
4 6 (3.59%) XSLT
5 5 (2.99%) J2EE
6 4 (2.40%) CSS
7 3 (1.80%) RESTful
8 2 (1.20%) Grails
8 2 (1.20%) JPA
8 2 (1.20%) JSON
8 2 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.20%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.20%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.20%) XSD
8 2 (1.20%) XSL
9 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.60%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (0.60%) WCF
9 1 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.39%) Economics
4 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.99%) e-Learning
5 5 (2.99%) Social Media
6 4 (2.40%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.80%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.80%) PMI
7 3 (1.80%) User Experience
8 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.20%) Social Network
9 1 (0.60%) CMDB
9 1 (0.60%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.60%) Life Science
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.78%) Windows
2 8 (4.79%) Linux
2 8 (4.79%) Unix
3 4 (2.40%) AIX
3 4 (2.40%) Solaris
3 4 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (44.91%) Project Management
2 40 (23.95%) PRINCE2
3 35 (20.96%) Change Management
4 26 (15.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.18%) Mentoring
7 15 (8.98%) Coaching
7 15 (8.98%) Migration
8 14 (8.38%) Risk Management
9 11 (6.59%) Change Control
9 11 (6.59%) Dependency Management
10 10 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.99%) Process Improvement
11 9 (5.39%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (5.39%) Time Management
12 8 (4.79%) Scrum
12 8 (4.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (4.19%) Project Governance
13 7 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (4.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.98%) SQL
2 14 (8.38%) Java
3 7 (4.19%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.99%) Perl
4 5 (2.99%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.40%) C#
5 4 (2.40%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.20%) C++
7 1 (0.60%) ABAP
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) PHP
7 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.60%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) Ruby
7 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.60%) VB
7 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.17%) Degree
2 21 (12.57%) PMP
3 13 (7.78%) PMI Certification
4 12 (7.19%) Security Cleared
5 11 (6.59%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.99%) APMP
7 7 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.80%) ISEB
8 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.20%) CCNA
9 2 (1.20%) CCNP
9 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.20%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.60%) CCA
10 1 (0.60%) HND
10 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.19%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.60%) GxP
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) KVM
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.60%) SCCM
1 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.98%) Oracle
3 8 (4.79%) SAP
4 6 (3.59%) Cisco
4 6 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.40%) Marketo
6 3 (1.80%) Huawei
6 3 (1.80%) Infor
6 3 (1.80%) Informatica
6 3 (1.80%) webMethods
7 2 (1.20%) BEA
7 2 (1.20%) BroadSoft
7 2 (1.20%) BT
7 2 (1.20%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.20%) Nokia
7 2 (1.20%) Pega
7 2 (1.20%) Planview
7 2 (1.20%) Sun
8 1 (0.60%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.60%) Veeam