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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 140 148 149
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 56 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.06% 0.99% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.28% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 32
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £303 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
Project Planning
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
4136 4857 4561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.50% 77.65% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 3514 3520
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 44 (40.74%) Finance
2 40 (37.04%) Project Management
3 28 (25.93%) PRINCE2
4 27 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (23.15%) MS Project
6 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (17.59%) Banking
8 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 17 (15.74%) Change Control
10 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
12 12 (11.11%) ITIL
12 12 (11.11%) Scrum
13 10 (9.26%) SQL
13 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
14 9 (8.33%) MS Office
14 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
14 9 (8.33%) Programme Management
15 8 (7.41%) Investment Banking
15 8 (7.41%) .NET
15 8 (7.41%) XML
16 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET
16 7 (6.48%) Oracle
16 7 (6.48%) Service Management
16 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
16 7 (6.48%) Change Management
16 7 (6.48%) PMI Certification
16 7 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (6.48%) Migration
16 7 (6.48%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.63%) Lync
3 3 (2.78%) SAS
4 2 (1.85%) Confluence
4 2 (1.85%) JBoss
4 2 (1.85%) Apache
4 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.85%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (23.15%) MS Project
2 18 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (8.33%) MS Office
4 7 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.93%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Office 365
1 5 (4.63%) Yammer
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) LAN
1 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.78%) Internet
1 3 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (1.85%) VPN
2 2 (1.85%) SSL
2 2 (1.85%) SAN
2 2 (1.85%) WAN
2 2 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.93%) Broadband
3 1 (0.93%) DHCP
3 1 (0.93%) PBX
3 1 (0.93%) WLAN
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
3 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.93%) Subversion
2 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 44 (40.74%) Finance
2 19 (17.59%) Banking
3 8 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.48%) Retail
5 5 (4.63%) Publishing
6 4 (3.70%) Legal
7 3 (2.78%) Front Office
7 3 (2.78%) Advertising
7 3 (2.78%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.85%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.93%) Back Office
9 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.93%) Law
9 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 18 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.48%) Project Officer
5 6 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
5 6 (5.56%) Consultant
6 5 (4.63%) Architect
6 5 (4.63%) Release Manager
6 5 (4.63%) CRM Consultant
6 5 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 5 (4.63%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (3.70%) Portfolio Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Project Planner
7 4 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) .NET
1 8 (7.41%) XML
2 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.63%) HTML
3 5 (4.63%) Ajax
3 5 (4.63%) XSL
4 2 (1.85%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.85%) REST
4 2 (1.85%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (1.85%) NHibernate
4 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.85%) Java EE
4 2 (1.85%) Middleware
4 2 (1.85%) Web Services
4 2 (1.85%) Servlets
4 2 (1.85%) SOAP
4 2 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (0.93%) EJB
5 1 (0.93%) JSP
5 1 (0.93%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.78%) Derivative
3 3 (2.78%) PMI
4 2 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.85%) NHS
4 2 (1.85%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.85%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.85%) PKI
4 2 (1.85%) Kindle
5 1 (0.93%) New Media
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) UNIX
2 4 (3.70%) Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
4 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) Project Management
2 28 (25.93%) PRINCE2
3 27 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.74%) Change Control
6 12 (11.11%) Scrum
6 12 (11.11%) ITIL
7 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.48%) Migration
9 7 (6.48%) Service Management
9 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.48%) Change Management
9 7 (6.48%) People Management
10 6 (5.56%) CRM
11 5 (4.63%) Workflow
11 5 (4.63%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.63%) ITIL V3
12 4 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.26%) SQL
2 4 (3.70%) Java
3 3 (2.78%) Perl
3 3 (2.78%) Python
3 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) Korn
5 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.56%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.63%) PMP
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.78%) MCSE
5 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) CCSE
6 2 (1.85%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) ISEB
6 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CISSP
7 1 (0.93%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.85%) FATCA
3 1 (0.93%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) NFS
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.93%) Control-M
2 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) Cisco
3 5 (4.63%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.78%) Wyse
4 3 (2.78%) Citrix
4 3 (2.78%) Juniper
5 2 (1.85%) IBM
5 2 (1.85%) Sybase
5 2 (1.85%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.85%) Sourcefire
5 2 (1.85%) F5
6 1 (0.93%) Planview
6 1 (0.93%) Avaloq
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Cognos
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Peregrine
6 1 (0.93%) Avaya
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
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