The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Planning
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 150 131
Rank change year-on-year -22 -19  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 71 127 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 1.41% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.73% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 84 80
Median daily rate £430 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.96% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +2.53% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £26.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

Project Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7357 7524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.94% 81.95% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3744 4499 4351
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 269 254
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in the South East

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planning in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in the South East

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in the South East

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning 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 28 June 2017. 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 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 +6 21 £475 +35.71% 1
West Sussex +27 19 £390 -15.67% 1
Berkshire -5 11 £391 +28.27% 3
Surrey -16 7 £500 +28.61% 2
Kent 0 6 £450 -52.63%
Buckinghamshire -20 3 £453 +64.54% 1
Sussex +1 2 £450 -
East Sussex -5 2 £625 +4.16%
Oxfordshire -15 1 £270 -55.91% 2
Project Planning
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 57 (40.71%) Project Management
2 46 (32.86%) Finance
2 46 (32.86%) PMO
3 43 (30.71%) PRINCE2
4 30 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (17.14%) PMI Certification
7 24 (17.14%) Degree
8 19 (13.57%) Change Management
9 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
9 18 (12.86%) ITIL
10 17 (12.14%) PMP
10 17 (12.14%) Telecoms
11 15 (10.71%) Migration
11 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
12 14 (10.00%) QA
12 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
13 13 (9.29%) SAP
13 13 (9.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (9.29%) Matrix Organization
13 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (7.86%) Management Information System
14 11 (7.86%) PMI
15 10 (7.14%) Business Analysis
15 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (6.43%) SQL
16 9 (6.43%) Oracle
17 8 (5.71%) Back Office

Project Planning
Co-occurring 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.57%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.43%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
4 1 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Primavera
2 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.71%) BPCS
4 1 (0.71%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.71%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.43%) Office 365
3 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) LAN
2 3 (2.14%) Internet
2 3 (2.14%) MVNO
2 3 (2.14%) WAN
3 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) 4G
4 1 (0.71%) ATM
4 1 (0.71%) DHCP
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.71%) MPLS
4 1 (0.71%) PSTN
4 1 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.71%) VoIP
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.86%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.43%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.71%) DB2
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) JIRA
2 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (32.86%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.71%) Back Office
4 7 (5.00%) Retail
5 4 (2.86%) Legal
5 4 (2.86%) Marketing
6 2 (1.43%) Electronics
6 2 (1.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (44.29%) Project Manager
2 13 (9.29%) Senior Manager
2 13 (9.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 11 (7.86%) PMO Planner
4 9 (6.43%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (6.43%) Project Planner
5 8 (5.71%) Analyst
5 8 (5.71%) Coordinator
6 7 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 7 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (5.00%) PMO Coordinator
7 6 (4.29%) Change Manager
7 6 (4.29%) Planning Manager
7 6 (4.29%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (3.57%) Consultant
8 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Network Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Senior IT Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.86%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.86%) PMI
3 7 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.29%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.43%) CCTV
7 2 (1.43%) NHS
7 2 (1.43%) User Experience
7 2 (1.43%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.71%) BYOD
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) iSeries
8 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.71%) Windows
2 7 (5.00%) Linux
3 4 (2.86%) Unix
4 3 (2.14%) SUSE
5 2 (1.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Solaris
6 1 (0.71%) VMS
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.71%) Project Management
2 43 (30.71%) PRINCE2
3 27 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.57%) Change Management
6 18 (12.86%) ITIL
7 15 (10.71%) Migration
8 13 (9.29%) Matrix Organization
9 10 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.71%) Critical Path Analysis
11 8 (5.71%) Programme Management
11 8 (5.71%) Resource Management
11 8 (5.71%) Scrum
12 7 (5.00%) Change Control
12 7 (5.00%) CRM
12 7 (5.00%) Dependency Management
13 6 (4.29%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.29%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.43%) SQL
2 4 (2.86%) C
3 3 (2.14%) Python
4 1 (0.71%) C++
4 1 (0.71%) Java
4 1 (0.71%) PHP
4 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Degree
1 24 (17.14%) PMI Certification
2 17 (12.14%) PMP
3 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 13 (9.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.86%) APMP
8 3 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.43%) ISEB
9 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.71%) MCITP
10 1 (0.71%) MCP
10 1 (0.71%) MCSA
10 1 (0.71%) MCSE
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (32.86%) PMO
2 14 (10.00%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.43%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) Docker
2 2 (1.43%) KVM
2 2 (1.43%) Xen
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.71%) XenApp
3 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) SCCM
2 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) SAP
3 9 (6.43%) Oracle
4 8 (5.71%) Motorola
5 4 (2.86%) VMware
6 3 (2.14%) Sybase
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco
7 2 (1.43%) ComArch
7 2 (1.43%) Gemalto
7 2 (1.43%) Google
7 2 (1.43%) IBM
7 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.71%) Aastra
8 1 (0.71%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.71%) Demandware
8 1 (0.71%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.71%) Tableau
8 1 (0.71%) WorldPay
Berkshire
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
JM
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Rate: £36,592 Fixed Term Contract for 12 months
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago