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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planner
Rank 409 393 381
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 30 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 30
Average daily rate £325 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £314 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £455 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +78.94%
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
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 393 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +46 5 £325 +6.99%
Brentford +9 1 - -
Project Planner
England

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 29 (64.44%) MS Project
2 25 (55.56%) Project Planning
3 15 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 12 (26.67%) Finance
5 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
6 10 (22.22%) Project Management
7 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
9 6 (13.33%) MS Office
9 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.33%) Banking
10 5 (11.11%) QA
10 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.11%) Change Management
11 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
11 4 (8.89%) ITIL
11 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.89%) Retail
11 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
12 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.67%) Logistics
12 3 (6.67%) Change Control
12 3 (6.67%) Dependency Management
12 3 (6.67%) CRM
12 3 (6.67%) PMI
12 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
12 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
13 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (64.44%) MS Project
2 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
3 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
4 6 (13.33%) MS Office
5 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Primavera
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) German Language
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) PMI
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) NHS
2 2 (4.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Project Planning
2 15 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
7 3 (6.67%) CRM
7 3 (6.67%) Dependency Management
7 3 (6.67%) Logistics
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.44%) Information Management
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.44%) PMP
5 1 (2.22%) APMP
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Murex