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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 138 149 145
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 46 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.88% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.13% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 34
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £294 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £540 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-34.71% -33.33%
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
4056 4502 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.97% 77.61% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 3197 3336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £28.04 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -36.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.33 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 41 (41.00%) Finance
2 38 (38.00%) Project Management
3 27 (27.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (26.00%) PRINCE2
5 25 (25.00%) Banking
6 21 (21.00%) MS Project
7 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
10 13 (13.00%) Change Control
11 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (11.00%) ITIL
12 10 (10.00%) MS Office
13 9 (9.00%) Investment Banking
13 9 (9.00%) Scrum
13 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
14 8 (8.00%) Programme Management
14 8 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (8.00%) SQL
14 8 (8.00%) Risk Management
14 8 (8.00%) Firewall
15 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
15 7 (7.00%) Service Management
15 7 (7.00%) CheckPoint
15 7 (7.00%) Cisco
15 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
15 7 (7.00%) Matrix Management
15 7 (7.00%) Migration
15 7 (7.00%) Retail
16 6 (6.00%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.00%) Lync
3 2 (2.00%) SAS
3 2 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (21.00%) MS Project
2 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.00%) MS Office
4 8 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.00%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
1 3 (3.00%) Yammer
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Firewall
2 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.00%) VPN
3 4 (4.00%) SSL
3 4 (4.00%) Internet
3 4 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (1.00%) WLAN
5 1 (1.00%) WAN
5 1 (1.00%) DHCP
5 1 (1.00%) SAN
5 1 (1.00%) Intranet
5 1 (1.00%) DNS
5 1 (1.00%) BGP
5 1 (1.00%) DSL
5 1 (1.00%) NetScreen
5 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.00%) Wireless
5 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.00%) MS Access
2 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.00%) OLTP
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.00%) Maven
General
1 41 (41.00%) Finance
2 25 (25.00%) Banking
3 9 (9.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.00%) Retail
5 6 (6.00%) Legal
5 6 (6.00%) Publishing
6 4 (4.00%) Spanish Language
7 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.00%) Advertising
7 3 (3.00%) Front Office
8 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.00%) Law
9 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) Project Manager
2 13 (13.00%) Analyst
3 6 (6.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (5.00%) Architect
4 5 (5.00%) Release Manager
4 5 (5.00%) Project Support Officer
4 5 (5.00%) Project Officer
5 4 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 4 (4.00%) Change Manager
5 4 (4.00%) Coordinator
5 4 (4.00%) Developer
5 4 (4.00%) Consultant
6 3 (3.00%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.00%) Project Planner
6 3 (3.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.00%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (3.00%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (3.00%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (3.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) .NET
2 4 (4.00%) XML
2 4 (4.00%) HTML
3 3 (3.00%) Ajax
3 3 (3.00%) XSL
3 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (1.00%) JPA
5 1 (1.00%) REST
5 1 (1.00%) SOAP
5 1 (1.00%) STL
5 1 (1.00%) JMS
5 1 (1.00%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.00%) Spring
5 1 (1.00%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.00%) PKI
3 3 (3.00%) Derivative
3 3 (3.00%) PMI
3 3 (3.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.00%) Kindle
5 1 (1.00%) New Media
5 1 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.00%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.00%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) UNIX
2 2 (2.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) Project Management
2 27 (27.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (26.00%) PRINCE2
4 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.00%) Change Control
6 11 (11.00%) ITIL
7 9 (9.00%) Scrum
7 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 8 (8.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.00%) Service Management
9 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.00%) Migration
9 7 (7.00%) Matrix Management
10 6 (6.00%) Change Management
10 6 (6.00%) Workflow
10 6 (6.00%) People Management
11 5 (5.00%) Cyber Security
11 5 (5.00%) ITIL V3
11 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (1.00%) Perl
3 1 (1.00%) C#
3 1 (1.00%) C++
3 1 (1.00%) VB
3 1 (1.00%) VBA
3 1 (1.00%) Python
3 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.00%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) CCSE
4 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.00%) CCNP
4 4 (4.00%) PMP
5 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) MCSE
6 2 (2.00%) ISEB
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.00%) CISSP
7 1 (1.00%) VCP4
7 1 (1.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.00%) Control-M
2 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.00%) Cisco
2 7 (7.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (6.00%) Juniper
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle
4 4 (4.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (4.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (4.00%) F5
5 2 (2.00%) Wyse
5 2 (2.00%) Sybase
5 2 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (1.00%) HP
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) Cognos
6 1 (1.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.00%) Planview
6 1 (1.00%) Avaloq
6 1 (1.00%) BMC
6 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.00%) Niku
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