The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills 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 Planning over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 243 210 225
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 174 216 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 1.04% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.29% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 141 112
Average daily rate £425 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £80.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -78.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.05 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.85 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+64.11% -40.93%
Project Planning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in London

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in London

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Project Planning
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 Planning within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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 +21 24 £398 -22.43% 11
Brentford +6 3 - -
Feltham -5 2 £425 -3.40%
Hounslow +3 1 £370 +30.97%
Canary Wharf -5 1 £450 -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 169 (44.24%) Project Management
2 151 (39.53%) Finance
3 116 (30.37%) PRINCE2
4 107 (28.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 93 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (22.77%) MS Project
7 66 (17.28%) Banking
8 65 (17.02%) MS Excel
9 62 (16.23%) Microsoft
9 62 (16.23%) Migration
10 55 (14.40%) Change Management
11 38 (9.95%) Programme Management
12 35 (9.16%) MS Office
13 33 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
14 32 (8.38%) Security Cleared
14 32 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (8.12%) QA
15 31 (8.12%) Windows
16 30 (7.85%) Degree
16 30 (7.85%) Waterfall
17 28 (7.33%) ITIL
17 28 (7.33%) MS Visio
17 28 (7.33%) Oracle
17 28 (7.33%) PMI Certification
17 28 (7.33%) Risk Management
18 26 (6.81%) Scrum
19 25 (6.54%) People Management
20 24 (6.28%) SDLC
21 23 (6.02%) Management Information System
21 23 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.83%) CMS
3 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.31%) IIS
4 5 (1.31%) Node.js
4 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.05%) Apache
5 4 (1.05%) Drupal
5 4 (1.05%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.26%) CICS
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 87 (22.77%) MS Project
2 65 (17.02%) MS Excel
3 35 (9.16%) MS Office
4 33 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (7.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) ReMetrica
2 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.52%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.26%) Brady Trinity
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.26%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.26%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.31%) IaaS
2 5 (1.31%) Office 365
2 5 (1.31%) PaaS
3 2 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle CX
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.14%) Firewall
2 6 (1.57%) Extranet
3 4 (1.05%) DNS
3 4 (1.05%) HTTP
3 4 (1.05%) LAN
3 4 (1.05%) SMTP
4 3 (0.79%) Internet
4 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.52%) Intranet
5 2 (0.52%) LDAP
5 2 (0.52%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Broadband
6 1 (0.26%) CDMA
6 1 (0.26%) DSL
6 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.26%) POP3
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.40%) MySQL
2 8 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.83%) Big Data
3 7 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.52%) GIS
7 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.26%) DB2
8 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.26%) QlikView
8 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (2.36%) JIRA
2 6 (1.57%) Subversion
3 4 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.52%) EasyMock
5 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.52%) JUnit
5 2 (0.52%) NCover
5 2 (0.52%) NUnit
5 2 (0.52%) Toad
6 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.26%) QAComplete
6 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 151 (39.53%) Finance
2 66 (17.28%) Banking
3 22 (5.76%) Retail
4 16 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.14%) Marketing
6 11 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.88%) Legal
7 10 (2.62%) Front Office
7 10 (2.62%) Law
7 10 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.83%) Billing
9 5 (1.31%) Back Office
10 4 (1.05%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.79%) Electronics
11 3 (0.79%) Games
11 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 164 (42.93%) Project Manager
2 48 (12.57%) Analyst
3 25 (6.54%) Developer
4 24 (6.28%) Business Analyst
4 24 (6.28%) Programme Manager
5 22 (5.76%) Consultant
6 19 (4.97%) Project Planner
7 17 (4.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 17 (4.45%) IT Manager
7 17 (4.45%) Senior Manager
8 16 (4.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 15 (3.93%) IT Project Manager
10 13 (3.40%) Migration Manager
10 13 (3.40%) Migration Project Manager
10 13 (3.40%) PMO Analyst
10 13 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 13 (3.40%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (2.62%) Business Manager
13 9 (2.36%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.19%) CSS
2 14 (3.66%) HTML
3 11 (2.88%) .NET
4 7 (1.83%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.57%) jQuery
5 6 (1.57%) Symfony
6 5 (1.31%) Ajax
6 5 (1.31%) Web Services
7 4 (1.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.05%) XML
8 3 (0.79%) CSS3
8 3 (0.79%) HTML5
8 3 (0.79%) JSON
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.52%) DOM
9 2 (0.52%) NHibernate
9 2 (0.52%) Spring
9 2 (0.52%) XSD
9 2 (0.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.62%) Performance Metrics
5 9 (2.36%) PMI
6 8 (2.09%) Equities
6 8 (2.09%) NHS
6 8 (2.09%) User Experience
7 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.31%) Learning Management System
8 5 (1.31%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.05%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.05%) Derivative
9 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.05%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.79%) PKI
10 3 (0.79%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.52%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.52%) FMCG
11 2 (0.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.12%) Windows
2 18 (4.71%) Linux
3 11 (2.88%) Unix
4 8 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.57%) Solaris
6 3 (0.79%) AIX
7 2 (0.52%) pSOS
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (44.24%) Project Management
2 116 (30.37%) PRINCE2
3 107 (28.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (16.23%) Migration
6 55 (14.40%) Change Management
7 38 (9.95%) Programme Management
8 30 (7.85%) Waterfall
9 28 (7.33%) ITIL
9 28 (7.33%) Risk Management
10 26 (6.81%) Scrum
11 25 (6.54%) People Management
12 24 (6.28%) SDLC
13 21 (5.50%) Change Control
13 21 (5.50%) E-Commerce
13 21 (5.50%) Information Security
14 20 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (4.97%) Project Governance
16 17 (4.45%) Business Analysis
16 17 (4.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.24%) SQL
2 14 (3.66%) JavaScript
3 13 (3.40%) C
4 10 (2.62%) PHP
5 8 (2.09%) C#
6 6 (1.57%) Java
7 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.31%) VBA
8 4 (1.05%) C++
9 3 (0.79%) Perl
9 3 (0.79%) Python
10 2 (0.52%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (0.52%) COBOL
10 2 (0.52%) Groovy
10 2 (0.52%) Korn
11 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.26%) Ruby
11 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.26%) VB
11 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.85%) Degree
3 28 (7.33%) PMI Certification
4 23 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (5.76%) PMP
6 21 (5.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 21 (5.50%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.09%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.83%) ISEB
9 5 (1.31%) APMP
9 5 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.79%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.52%) ACCA
11 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.52%) CIMA
12 1 (0.26%) CCNP
12 1 (0.26%) CCSE
12 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.12%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.52%) COBIT
3 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.52%) P3O
4 1 (0.26%) Basel III
4 1 (0.26%) EMIR
4 1 (0.26%) FATCA
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.57%) Xen
3 5 (1.31%) Docker
4 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.26%) NFS
5 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.31%) Puppet
3 4 (1.05%) QRadar
4 2 (0.52%) Control-M
4 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.26%) Ansible
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.33%) Oracle
3 18 (4.71%) SAP
4 9 (2.36%) VMware
5 7 (1.83%) Sybase
6 5 (1.31%) HP
6 5 (1.31%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.05%) ArcSight
7 4 (1.05%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.79%) Citrix
8 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.79%) Splunk
9 2 (0.52%) Cisco
9 2 (0.52%) IBM
9 2 (0.52%) Informatica
9 2 (0.52%) Juniper
9 2 (0.52%) Mapinfo
10 1 (0.26%) BMC
10 1 (0.26%) Murex
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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Rate: Market Rate
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London
Lorien Resourcing
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Coded People
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Experis Ltd
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