The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Planner role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planner
Rank 361 355 403
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 51 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 18
Average daily rate £400 £365 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £260 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £470 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-4.85% +3.70%
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Project Planner
England

Project Planner
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Project Planner Jobs Demand Trend in London

Project Planner
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Project Planner Daily Rate Trend in London

Project Planner
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planner across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Project Planner Daily Rate Histogram in London

Project Planner
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Project Planner Hourly Rate Trend in London

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 52 (63.41%) MS Project
2 31 (37.80%) MS Excel
2 31 (37.80%) Project Planning
3 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 24 (29.27%) Project Management
5 19 (23.17%) PRINCE2
6 17 (20.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
7 14 (17.07%) QA
8 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
9 12 (14.63%) MS Office
10 9 (10.98%) PMP
10 9 (10.98%) PMI Certification
10 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.98%) Programme Management
11 8 (9.76%) Finance
11 8 (9.76%) PRINCE
11 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.76%) ITIL
11 8 (9.76%) Change Control
12 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (8.54%) Strategic Planning
12 7 (8.54%) Service Management
13 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
13 6 (7.32%) MAPM
13 6 (7.32%) Dependency Management
14 5 (6.10%) Publishing
14 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
14 5 (6.10%) SAP
15 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.66%) Confluence
2 2 (2.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 52 (63.41%) MS Project
2 31 (37.80%) MS Excel
3 17 (20.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (14.63%) MS Office
5 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.44%) Open Workbench
7 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) JIRA
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Publishing
3 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.66%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (3.66%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (3.66%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (2.44%) PMI
4 1 (1.22%) NHS
4 1 (1.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Project Planning
2 24 (29.27%) Project Management
3 19 (23.17%) PRINCE2
4 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.98%) Programme Management
5 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.76%) ITIL
5 8 (9.76%) PRINCE
5 8 (9.76%) Change Control
6 7 (8.54%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (8.54%) Service Management
7 6 (7.32%) Dependency Management
8 4 (4.88%) Matrix Management
9 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.66%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.66%) Critical Path Analysis
9 3 (3.66%) ERP
10 2 (2.44%) CRM
11 1 (1.22%) OOD
11 1 (1.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) PMP
3 9 (10.98%) PMI Certification
4 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (7.32%) MAPM
6 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Degree
7 2 (2.44%) MCP
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) P3O
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) SAP
3 4 (4.88%) Primavera
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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