The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 Planner
Rank 384 390 369
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 25 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 9
Average daily rate
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£394 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.04% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £550 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £326 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -34.21%
Project Planner
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planner within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 5 £388 +42.20%
Project Planner
England

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (60.71%) MS Project
2 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 21 (37.50%) Project Planning
4 20 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 19 (33.93%) Project Management
6 16 (28.57%) Finance
7 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 8 (14.29%) SAP
9 7 (12.50%) MS Office
9 7 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
10 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.71%) QA
11 5 (8.93%) Resource Management
11 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (8.93%) Banking
11 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
11 5 (8.93%) Change Management
11 5 (8.93%) Business Transformation
12 4 (7.14%) Dependency Management
12 4 (7.14%) Earned Value Management
12 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (7.14%) Coaching
12 4 (7.14%) Primavera
12 4 (7.14%) Migration
12 4 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (7.14%) Windows
13 3 (5.36%) ERP

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.36%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (60.71%) MS Project
2 21 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (12.50%) MS Office
4 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Agresso
2 1 (1.79%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) International Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) EPoS
2 2 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Online Games
3 1 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 20 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 19 (33.93%) Project Management
4 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Resource Management
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 5 (8.93%) Business Transformation
8 4 (7.14%) Dependency Management
8 4 (7.14%) Earned Value Management
8 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (7.14%) Coaching
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 3 (5.36%) ERP
9 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.36%) Change Control
10 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) VBA
2 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) PMP
3 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) SAP
3 4 (7.14%) Primavera
4 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.57%) Siebel
5 1 (1.79%) NEC
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