The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Planner role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planner in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planner
Rank 197 189 217
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.14% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Average daily rate £400 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £343 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £32.50
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Project Planner
London

Project Planner
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planner in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Planner Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Project Planner
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planner across the City of London region.

Project Planner Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Planner
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planner across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Project Planner Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Project Planner
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planner across the City of London region.

Project Planner Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Project Planner in their job title 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 with Project Planner in their job title.

1 14 (63.64%) MS Project
2 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 11 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
5 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (18.18%) MS Office
8 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
8 4 (18.18%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) PMP
9 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
9 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (13.64%) MAPM
9 3 (13.64%) Dependency Management
10 2 (9.09%) Change Control
10 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
10 2 (9.09%) ERP
10 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
10 2 (9.09%) Service Management
10 2 (9.09%) Primavera
10 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
11 1 (4.55%) Workflow

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Project Planner in their job title 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 with Project Planner in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project Server
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) MS Project
2 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
1 1 (4.55%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) Dependency Management
7 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) OOD
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.55%) UML
8 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (4.55%) RUP
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) PMP
3 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
3 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (13.64%) MAPM
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Primavera
3 1 (4.55%) SAP