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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planner
Rank 389 426 380
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 31 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.032% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.034% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £372 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £22.00
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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 +33 8 £600 +66.66% 1
Project Planner
England

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 53 (63.10%) MS Project
2 42 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 30 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
5 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (27.38%) Project Management
8 20 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 18 (21.43%) QA
10 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
11 11 (13.10%) JIRA
12 10 (11.90%) PMP
12 10 (11.90%) PMI Certification
12 10 (11.90%) SAP
12 10 (11.90%) Finance
13 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
13 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (9.52%) Confluence
15 7 (8.33%) Dependency Management
15 7 (8.33%) MAPM
15 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (7.14%) Change Control
17 5 (5.95%) Migration
17 5 (5.95%) Primavera
17 5 (5.95%) ERP
17 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
17 5 (5.95%) PRINCE
18 4 (4.76%) Agresso
18 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (9.52%) Confluence
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 53 (63.10%) MS Project
2 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.76%) MS Office
4 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Agresso
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.76%) Publishing
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) International Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) EPoS
3 2 (2.38%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (1.19%) Online Games
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) pSOS
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 30 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 27 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (27.38%) Project Management
5 7 (8.33%) Dependency Management
5 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.14%) Change Control
7 5 (5.95%) Migration
7 5 (5.95%) ERP
7 5 (5.95%) PRINCE
8 4 (4.76%) Business Transformation
8 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.57%) Change Management
10 2 (2.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) C
1 2 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.90%) PMP
3 10 (11.90%) PMI Certification
4 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (8.33%) MAPM
6 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.38%) Degree
6 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.43%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) P3O
Vendors
1 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) SAP
3 5 (5.95%) Primavera
4 2 (2.38%) Siebel
5 1 (1.19%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle