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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 185 218 198
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -20
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 234 188 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 0.87% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.11% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 114 122
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £80.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.56% +247.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.93 £36.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-20.20% -30.95%
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
16501 16971 15029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.77% 78.66% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11685 11633 10573
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 232 228
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Histogram 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 March 2015. 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 +9 48 £525 +16.66% 19
Croydon - 8 £400 -
Canary Wharf +13 4 £513 +180.82%
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 186 (38.51%) Project Management
2 172 (35.61%) Finance
3 111 (22.98%) MS Project
4 107 (22.15%) PRINCE2
5 104 (21.53%) Microsoft
6 95 (19.67%) Banking
7 93 (19.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 89 (18.43%) MS Excel
9 88 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (13.04%) MS Office
11 52 (10.77%) Change Management
12 48 (9.94%) Risk Management
13 46 (9.52%) Investment Banking
14 45 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (9.11%) Security Cleared
16 42 (8.70%) Oracle
17 40 (8.28%) Degree
18 38 (7.87%) SQL
19 37 (7.66%) SharePoint
20 36 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
20 36 (7.45%) Change Control
21 35 (7.25%) Scrum
22 33 (6.83%) Programme Management
23 32 (6.63%) Migration
24 30 (6.21%) ITIL
24 30 (6.21%) .NET
25 29 (6.00%) PMI Certification
25 29 (6.00%) Service Delivery
26 26 (5.38%) MS Visio
27 25 (5.18%) Derivative

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 37 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.35%) MS Project Server
3 7 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.24%) CMS
5 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.83%) Lync
6 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.62%) SAS
7 2 (0.41%) IIS
7 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.41%) Mule
7 2 (0.41%) Confluence
7 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 111 (22.98%) MS Project
2 89 (18.43%) MS Excel
3 63 (13.04%) MS Office
4 36 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (5.38%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.62%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.41%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.41%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.21%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.24%) Office 365
2 5 (1.04%) SaaS
3 4 (0.83%) Force.com
3 4 (0.83%) Yammer
4 2 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.52%) Firewall
2 10 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.86%) Internet
4 8 (1.66%) WAN
5 7 (1.45%) Intranet
5 7 (1.45%) VPN
6 6 (1.24%) LAN
6 6 (1.24%) SSL
6 6 (1.24%) Wireless
7 5 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.83%) VoIP
8 4 (0.83%) MPLS
8 4 (0.83%) BGP
9 3 (0.62%) DHCP
9 3 (0.62%) DNS
9 3 (0.62%) SAN
10 2 (0.41%) CDMA
10 2 (0.41%) GSM
10 2 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.07%) MS Access
2 10 (2.07%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.66%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.41%) OLTP
7 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.21%) QlikView
8 1 (0.21%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (2.07%) JIRA
2 6 (1.24%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.62%) Subversion
5 2 (0.41%) NUnit
5 2 (0.41%) Maven
5 2 (0.41%) Selenium
5 2 (0.41%) NCover
6 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.21%) MorphX
6 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.21%) ERwin
6 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 172 (35.61%) Finance
2 95 (19.67%) Banking
3 46 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 24 (4.97%) Retail
5 20 (4.14%) Front Office
6 19 (3.93%) Legal
6 19 (3.93%) Publishing
7 10 (2.07%) Law
8 9 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.45%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.45%) Spanish Language
9 7 (1.45%) Back Office
10 6 (1.24%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.24%) Marketing
11 3 (0.62%) Billing
11 3 (0.62%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 174 (36.02%) Project Manager
2 67 (13.87%) Analyst
3 28 (5.80%) Business Analyst
4 25 (5.18%) Developer
5 20 (4.14%) Project Planner
6 19 (3.93%) Consultant
7 18 (3.73%) Architect
8 15 (3.11%) Coordinator
8 15 (3.11%) Programme Manager
9 14 (2.90%) Programme Planner
9 14 (2.90%) Technical Manager
10 13 (2.69%) Project Coordinator
10 13 (2.69%) PMO Analyst
11 12 (2.48%) Senior Manager
12 11 (2.28%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (2.07%) Lead Developer
13 10 (2.07%) Release Manager
13 10 (2.07%) IT Project Manager
13 10 (2.07%) Programme Office Support
14 9 (1.86%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.21%) .NET
2 24 (4.97%) XML
3 15 (3.11%) HTML
4 14 (2.90%) Web Services
5 9 (1.86%) STL
6 8 (1.66%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (1.45%) Ajax
7 7 (1.45%) Middleware
8 6 (1.24%) XSL
8 6 (1.24%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.24%) REST
9 5 (1.04%) CSS
10 4 (0.83%) J2EE
10 4 (0.83%) Java EE
11 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (0.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (0.62%) JSON
11 3 (0.62%) jQuery
11 3 (0.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.18%) Derivative
3 22 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.69%) Fixed Income
5 12 (2.48%) NHS
6 10 (2.07%) Grid Computing
6 10 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.86%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (1.66%) PMI
8 8 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 6 (1.24%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.04%) User Experience
10 5 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.04%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.04%) PKI
10 5 (1.04%) Equities
10 5 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.83%) IVR
11 4 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.55%) Windows
2 13 (2.69%) Windows 7
3 8 (1.66%) UNIX
4 6 (1.24%) Linux
5 4 (0.83%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.83%) Android
5 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (38.51%) Project Management
2 107 (22.15%) PRINCE2
3 93 (19.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (10.77%) Change Management
6 48 (9.94%) Risk Management
7 36 (7.45%) Change Control
8 35 (7.25%) Scrum
9 33 (6.83%) Programme Management
10 32 (6.63%) Migration
11 30 (6.21%) ITIL
12 29 (6.00%) Service Delivery
13 25 (5.18%) Waterfall
14 24 (4.97%) Mentoring
14 24 (4.97%) Resource Management
14 24 (4.97%) Workflow
15 22 (4.55%) Service Management
16 19 (3.93%) Business Analysis
17 18 (3.73%) Data Analysis
17 18 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.87%) SQL
2 19 (3.93%) C#
3 16 (3.31%) Python
4 11 (2.28%) Java
5 9 (1.86%) C++
6 8 (1.66%) VBA
7 6 (1.24%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.04%) Perl
8 5 (1.04%) VB
9 4 (0.83%) Ruby
10 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.62%) C
11 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.41%) R
12 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.21%) X++
12 1 (0.21%) Korn
12 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.28%) Degree
3 29 (6.00%) PMI Certification
4 24 (4.97%) PMP
4 24 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.48%) ISEB
6 12 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.07%) APMP
8 7 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.24%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (1.04%) CCNP
11 4 (0.83%) MCSE
11 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.83%) CISSP
11 4 (0.83%) CCSE
11 4 (0.83%) VCP4
12 3 (0.62%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.55%) QA
2 14 (2.90%) P3O
3 6 (1.24%) FATCA
4 5 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.62%) EMIR
6 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.41%) SLA
7 2 (0.41%) MiFID
7 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.04%) ProxySG
1 5 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.41%) vSphere
3 1 (0.21%) GridGain
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 104 (21.53%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.70%) Oracle
3 21 (4.35%) SAP
4 20 (4.14%) Cisco
5 14 (2.90%) CheckPoint
6 11 (2.28%) IBM
7 8 (1.66%) Sybase
7 8 (1.66%) Juniper
8 7 (1.45%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.24%) F5
10 5 (1.04%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.04%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.04%) Primavera
10 5 (1.04%) HP
11 4 (0.83%) Cognos
11 4 (0.83%) Citrix
11 4 (0.83%) VMware
12 3 (0.62%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.62%) Calypso
12 3 (0.62%) Business Objects
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Brentford, Middlesex
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
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Central London
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Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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