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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 182 198 204
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 297 264 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 1.04% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.36% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 163 160
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £20.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.85% -33.87%
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
18458 19449 19685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.63% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12825 13607 13265
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 234 365
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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 +18 64 £500 +5.26% 13
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 - -
Canary Wharf +10 1 £450 +27.84%
Harrow - 1 - -
Hayes - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 198 (37.01%) Project Management
2 175 (32.71%) Finance
3 140 (26.17%) PRINCE2
4 122 (22.80%) MS Project
5 112 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 103 (19.25%) Banking
7 94 (17.57%) Change Management
8 79 (14.77%) Microsoft
9 73 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (12.90%) Risk Management
11 67 (12.52%) MS Excel
12 49 (9.16%) Scrum
12 49 (9.16%) Migration
12 49 (9.16%) Investment Banking
13 46 (8.60%) Resource Management
14 44 (8.22%) Degree
15 43 (8.04%) QA
16 41 (7.66%) Change Control
17 40 (7.48%) Programme Management
18 39 (7.29%) SAP
19 38 (7.10%) PRINCE
19 38 (7.10%) MS PowerPoint
20 37 (6.92%) Management Information System
20 37 (6.92%) MS Office
21 36 (6.73%) ITIL
22 34 (6.36%) SQL
23 32 (5.98%) PMI Certification
24 31 (5.79%) PMP
25 30 (5.61%) Oracle
26 29 (5.42%) Retail

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 26 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.55%) MS Project Server
3 13 (2.43%) CMS
4 7 (1.31%) Confluence
5 5 (0.93%) Apache
6 4 (0.75%) SAS
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.37%) IIS
8 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.37%) Lync
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.19%) Moodle
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Documentum
9 1 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 122 (22.80%) MS Project
2 67 (12.52%) MS Excel
3 38 (7.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (6.92%) MS Office
5 22 (4.11%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.43%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.37%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.93%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.19%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Agresso
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.31%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.37%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.36%) Firewall
2 14 (2.62%) WAN
3 12 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (1.68%) LAN
6 7 (1.31%) BGP
7 6 (1.12%) DSL
8 5 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (0.93%) Intranet
8 5 (0.93%) MPLS
8 5 (0.93%) OSPF
8 5 (0.93%) InfiniBand
9 4 (0.75%) Multicast
9 4 (0.75%) VPN
9 4 (0.75%) DNS
9 4 (0.75%) SSL
9 4 (0.75%) IPv6
9 4 (0.75%) SAN
9 4 (0.75%) Network Security
9 4 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.87%) MySQL
5 6 (1.12%) MS Access
6 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.56%) Big Data
8 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.19%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.19%) OLTP
10 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (2.80%) JIRA
2 10 (1.87%) Subversion
3 4 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.56%) NUnit
5 2 (0.37%) NCover
6 1 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 175 (32.71%) Finance
2 103 (19.25%) Banking
3 49 (9.16%) Investment Banking
4 29 (5.42%) Retail
5 20 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.36%) Publishing
6 18 (3.36%) Marketing
7 17 (3.18%) Front Office
8 16 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (2.80%) Back Office
10 13 (2.43%) Legal
11 11 (2.06%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.87%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.31%) Law
13 7 (1.31%) Local Government
14 6 (1.12%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.93%) Games
16 3 (0.56%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.56%) Electronics
17 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 185 (34.58%) Project Manager
2 76 (14.21%) Analyst
3 50 (9.35%) Project Planner
4 37 (6.92%) Business Analyst
5 29 (5.42%) Developer
6 20 (3.74%) Technical Manager
7 19 (3.55%) PMO Analyst
8 18 (3.36%) PMO Manager
8 18 (3.36%) Technical Project Manager
9 16 (2.99%) Security Manager
10 15 (2.80%) Senior Manager
10 15 (2.80%) Programme Manager
11 14 (2.62%) Security Project Manager
12 13 (2.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 13 (2.43%) Infrastructure Manager
13 12 (2.24%) Consultant
13 12 (2.24%) ScrumMaster
13 12 (2.24%) Planning Manager
14 11 (2.06%) SAP Manager
15 10 (1.87%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.74%) .NET
2 10 (1.87%) HTML
2 10 (1.87%) XML
3 8 (1.50%) CSS
3 8 (1.50%) Web Services
4 7 (1.31%) Android SDK
5 6 (1.12%) Velocity
5 6 (1.12%) Silverlight
5 6 (1.12%) XSL
5 6 (1.12%) Middleware
6 5 (0.93%) XSD
7 4 (0.75%) STL
7 4 (0.75%) RESTful
8 3 (0.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (0.56%) WPF
8 3 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.56%) FpML
9 2 (0.37%) XML Messaging
9 2 (0.37%) HTML5
10 1 (0.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.92%) Management Information System
2 12 (2.24%) Derivative
3 9 (1.68%) Market Risk
4 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.50%) Credit Risk
4 8 (1.50%) PMI
5 7 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.12%) NHS
6 6 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.93%) FMCG
7 5 (0.93%) Clustering
7 5 (0.93%) Blog
7 5 (0.93%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.75%) PKI
8 4 (0.75%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.56%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.56%) Symmetrix DMX
9 3 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.93%) Windows
2 20 (3.74%) Linux
3 12 (2.24%) UNIX
4 8 (1.50%) Android
5 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.93%) pSOS
7 4 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.56%) Solaris
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (37.01%) Project Management
2 140 (26.17%) PRINCE2
3 112 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (17.57%) Change Management
5 73 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 49 (9.16%) Scrum
7 49 (9.16%) Migration
8 46 (8.60%) Resource Management
9 41 (7.66%) Change Control
10 40 (7.48%) Programme Management
11 38 (7.10%) PRINCE
12 36 (6.73%) ITIL
13 27 (5.05%) Time Management
14 26 (4.86%) Business Analysis
15 24 (4.49%) Workflow
16 23 (4.30%) Information Security
16 23 (4.30%) Dependency Management
17 22 (4.11%) Analytics
17 22 (4.11%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.36%) SQL
2 23 (4.30%) Java
3 19 (3.55%) C#
4 10 (1.87%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.87%) PHP
5 7 (1.31%) VBA
6 5 (0.93%) Python
6 5 (0.93%) C++
7 4 (0.75%) Scala
8 3 (0.56%) C
9 2 (0.37%) Perl
9 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (8.22%) Degree
2 32 (5.98%) PMI Certification
3 31 (5.79%) PMP
4 29 (5.42%) Security Cleared
5 23 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (3.74%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.12%) MAPM
10 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.93%) MCSE
10 5 (0.93%) CCNP
10 5 (0.93%) CISSP
10 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.56%) CCIE
11 3 (0.56%) CAPM
12 2 (0.37%) CCNA
12 2 (0.37%) CISA
13 1 (0.19%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.04%) QA
2 6 (1.12%) SLA
3 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.75%) P3O
4 3 (0.56%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) CDISC
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) FATCA
System Software
1 12 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.93%) GPFS
3 4 (0.75%) ProxySG
3 4 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) UAG
5 1 (0.19%) vCloud
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.19%) Control-M
2 1 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 79 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.29%) SAP
3 30 (5.61%) Oracle
4 27 (5.05%) Cisco
5 15 (2.80%) VMware
6 10 (1.87%) IBM
7 9 (1.68%) Juniper
8 8 (1.50%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.50%) Citrix
9 7 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (1.31%) Google
10 6 (1.12%) Northgate
11 5 (0.93%) F5
11 5 (0.93%) Murex
12 4 (0.75%) EMC
12 4 (0.75%) NetApp
12 4 (0.75%) Blue Coat
12 4 (0.75%) Sourcefire
13 3 (0.56%) Isilon
13 3 (0.56%) Riverbed
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Rate: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
N T T Com Security
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago