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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 131 160 164
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 68 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 0.96% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.27% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 51
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £305 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £21.71 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -32.25%
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
4340 5599 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.05% 76.01% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3227 4197 4466
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 87
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 53 (38.97%) Project Management
1 53 (38.97%) Finance
2 38 (27.94%) PRINCE2
3 34 (25.00%) MS Project
4 33 (24.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (24.26%) Banking
5 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
6 24 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 21 (15.44%) Change Management
8 18 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 15 (11.03%) Change Control
11 14 (10.29%) Resource Management
12 13 (9.56%) Investment Banking
12 13 (9.56%) Degree
13 12 (8.82%) Management Information System
13 12 (8.82%) Migration
13 12 (8.82%) Programme Management
14 11 (8.09%) PRINCE
14 11 (8.09%) ITIL
14 11 (8.09%) Windows
14 11 (8.09%) Linux
15 10 (7.35%) Scrum
15 10 (7.35%) QA
16 9 (6.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 9 (6.62%) SQL
17 8 (5.88%) Oracle
17 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
17 8 (5.88%) MS Office
17 8 (5.88%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.47%) IIS
2 2 (1.47%) Apache
2 2 (1.47%) Drupal
2 2 (1.47%) Confluence
2 2 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.74%) Lync
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (25.00%) MS Project
2 17 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.88%) MS Office
4 7 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.74%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.74%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) Firewall
2 4 (2.94%) DNS
3 3 (2.21%) SAN
3 3 (2.21%) Broadband
3 3 (2.21%) LAN
3 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.21%) Wireless
4 2 (1.47%) NAS
4 2 (1.47%) WLAN
4 2 (1.47%) DHCP
4 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.47%) BGP
4 2 (1.47%) DSL
5 1 (0.74%) SSL
5 1 (0.74%) Internet
5 1 (0.74%) 3G
5 1 (0.74%) MPLS
5 1 (0.74%) VPN
5 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.21%) MySQL
3 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.74%) OLTP
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) NUnit
1 2 (1.47%) Subversion
1 2 (1.47%) JIRA
1 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.47%) NCover
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (38.97%) Finance
2 33 (24.26%) Banking
3 13 (9.56%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.88%) Marketing
5 7 (5.15%) Retail
6 5 (3.68%) Local Government
6 5 (3.68%) Legal
7 4 (2.94%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.21%) Publishing
9 2 (1.47%) Front Office
10 1 (0.74%) Electronics
10 1 (0.74%) Law
10 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (32.35%) Project Manager
2 17 (12.50%) Project Planner
3 13 (9.56%) Analyst
4 9 (6.62%) PMO Manager
5 7 (5.15%) Developer
6 6 (4.41%) Security Manager
6 6 (4.41%) Security Project Manager
6 6 (4.41%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (3.68%) PMO Lead
7 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.68%) Architect
7 5 (3.68%) Senior Manager
8 4 (2.94%) Portfolio Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Project Support Officer
9 3 (2.21%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Business Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Change Manager
9 3 (2.21%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (1.47%) CSS
2 2 (1.47%) HTML
2 2 (1.47%) Symfony
2 2 (1.47%) Web Services
2 2 (1.47%) XML
2 2 (1.47%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.74%) WCF
3 1 (0.74%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) WinForms
3 1 (0.74%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.74%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.68%) Clustering
4 4 (2.94%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.94%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.47%) NHS
6 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.47%) PMI
6 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.47%) Derivative
7 1 (0.74%) Informatics
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) FMCG
7 1 (0.74%) Open Source
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.74%) DTV
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) Windows
1 11 (8.09%) Linux
2 5 (3.68%) UNIX
3 3 (2.21%) Solaris
4 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.47%) pSOS
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) AIX
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.97%) Project Management
2 38 (27.94%) PRINCE2
3 33 (24.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 21 (15.44%) Change Management
6 18 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.03%) Change Control
8 14 (10.29%) Resource Management
9 12 (8.82%) Programme Management
9 12 (8.82%) Migration
10 11 (8.09%) ITIL
10 11 (8.09%) PRINCE
11 10 (7.35%) Scrum
12 9 (6.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (5.88%) Information Security
14 7 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (5.15%) Time Management
15 6 (4.41%) Capacity Management
15 6 (4.41%) Business Transformation
15 6 (4.41%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.62%) SQL
2 6 (4.41%) VBA
3 3 (2.21%) C#
3 3 (2.21%) Java
4 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.47%) Perl
4 2 (1.47%) PHP
4 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.74%) Scala
5 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.74%) C++
5 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (9.56%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.15%) PMP
2 7 (5.15%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.94%) MCSE
3 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.47%) MAPM
5 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) NCDA
6 1 (0.74%) NCIE
6 1 (0.74%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) CCIE
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.74%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.74%) UAG
3 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.74%) Control-M
2 1 (0.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle
2 8 (5.88%) Cisco
3 6 (4.41%) SAP
4 5 (3.68%) Juniper
5 3 (2.21%) Citrix
5 3 (2.21%) VMware
6 2 (1.47%) Teradata
6 2 (1.47%) Northgate
6 2 (1.47%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.47%) Wyse
6 2 (1.47%) IBM
6 2 (1.47%) Sybase
6 2 (1.47%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.74%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.74%) Symantec
7 1 (0.74%) Cerner
7 1 (0.74%) NetApp
7 1 (0.74%) Nokia
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £501.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago