The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills 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 Planning over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 143 137 141
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 57 72 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 1.06% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.37% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 46
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £328 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +57.30%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
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 City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Project Planning
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 Planning across the City of London region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Project Planning
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 Planning across the City of London region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 47 (43.12%) Finance
2 37 (33.94%) Project Management
3 31 (28.44%) Banking
4 26 (23.85%) PRINCE2
5 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
5 25 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (18.35%) MS Project
7 17 (15.60%) Risk Management
8 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (13.76%) Investment Banking
9 15 (13.76%) MS Excel
10 14 (12.84%) Change Control
11 13 (11.93%) Firewall
12 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.09%) Cyber Security
13 11 (10.09%) Cisco
13 11 (10.09%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (10.09%) Information Security
14 10 (9.17%) Juniper
14 10 (9.17%) MS Office
15 9 (8.26%) Change Management
15 9 (8.26%) Scrum
15 9 (8.26%) Publishing
15 9 (8.26%) Matrix Management
15 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
16 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
16 8 (7.34%) Windows
16 8 (7.34%) Linux
16 8 (7.34%) MS Visio
17 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (1.83%) Apache
1 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.92%) SAS
2 1 (0.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) CMS
2 1 (0.92%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.92%) Drupal
2 1 (0.92%) Confluence
2 1 (0.92%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (18.35%) MS Project
2 15 (13.76%) MS Excel
3 11 (10.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (9.17%) MS Office
5 8 (7.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.92%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Firewall
2 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.59%) VPN
3 5 (4.59%) SSL
3 5 (4.59%) Internet
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (4.59%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.67%) Broadband
5 3 (2.75%) LAN
5 3 (2.75%) WLAN
5 3 (2.75%) DNS
5 3 (2.75%) Wireless
5 3 (2.75%) DSL
5 3 (2.75%) BGP
6 2 (1.83%) DHCP
7 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.92%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.92%) Intranet
7 1 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
3 2 (1.83%) OLTP
4 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.92%) Subversion
2 1 (0.92%) NUnit
2 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.92%) NCover
General
1 47 (43.12%) Finance
2 31 (28.44%) Banking
3 15 (13.76%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.26%) Publishing
5 6 (5.50%) Retail
5 6 (5.50%) Legal
6 4 (3.67%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.75%) Front Office
7 3 (2.75%) Advertising
8 2 (1.83%) Marketing
8 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.92%) Law
9 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (35.78%) Project Manager
2 11 (10.09%) Analyst
3 8 (7.34%) Security Project Manager
3 8 (7.34%) Security Manager
3 8 (7.34%) Developer
4 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.59%) Architect
5 5 (4.59%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (4.59%) Change Manager
5 5 (4.59%) Security Engineer
5 5 (4.59%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (4.59%) Project Officer
6 4 (3.67%) Coordinator
6 4 (3.67%) Project Planner
6 4 (3.67%) Senior Manager
7 3 (2.75%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (2.75%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.75%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (2.75%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) Web Services
2 3 (2.75%) HTML
3 2 (1.83%) XML
3 2 (1.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.92%) XSD
4 1 (0.92%) XSL
4 1 (0.92%) WinForms
4 1 (0.92%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.92%) Symfony
4 1 (0.92%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.59%) PKI
4 4 (3.67%) Clustering
4 4 (3.67%) NHS
5 3 (2.75%) PMI
6 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.83%) Kindle
6 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.92%) Derivative
7 1 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.92%) Open Source
7 1 (0.92%) New Media
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Windows
1 8 (7.34%) Linux
2 5 (4.59%) UNIX
3 4 (3.67%) Solaris
4 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) Project Management
2 26 (23.85%) PRINCE2
3 25 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.60%) Risk Management
5 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.84%) Change Control
7 11 (10.09%) Cyber Security
7 11 (10.09%) Information Security
8 9 (8.26%) Change Management
8 9 (8.26%) Scrum
8 9 (8.26%) Matrix Management
8 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.42%) Workflow
10 6 (5.50%) Programme Management
10 6 (5.50%) ITIL
11 5 (4.59%) Migration
11 5 (4.59%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (4.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) SQL
2 5 (4.59%) VBA
3 4 (3.67%) C#
4 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.83%) Perl
4 2 (1.83%) Python
5 1 (0.92%) PHP
5 1 (0.92%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.92%) Scala
5 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.42%) Degree
3 4 (3.67%) CCSE
3 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.67%) CCNP
4 3 (2.75%) MCSE
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.75%) PMP
4 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.92%) CISSP
6 1 (0.92%) ISEB
6 1 (0.92%) MCSA
6 1 (0.92%) MCP
6 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.92%) APMP
6 1 (0.92%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.75%) QA
3 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.92%) NFS
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) Cisco
3 10 (9.17%) Juniper
4 7 (6.42%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.59%) Oracle
5 5 (4.59%) Blue Coat
5 5 (4.59%) Sourcefire
5 5 (4.59%) F5
6 4 (3.67%) SAP
7 2 (1.83%) VMware
7 2 (1.83%) Wyse
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix
8 1 (0.92%) HP
8 1 (0.92%) Niku
8 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.92%) BMC
8 1 (0.92%) NetApp
8 1 (0.92%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.92%) Planview
8 1 (0.92%) thinkFolio
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