The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 186 180 224
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +44
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 266 288 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.19% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.56% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 194 148
Average daily rate
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£435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-7.82% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.95 £20.16 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.55 £48.80 £55.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.09 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -14.21%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17633 18517 19420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.98% 76.39% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12356 12861 12842
Average daily rate £443 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 263 361
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Project Planning
England

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 22 July 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
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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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 -2 65 £465 -2.10% 12
Canary Wharf +8 1 £450 +27.84%
Westminster - 1 £388 -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 191 (39.22%) Project Management
2 154 (31.62%) Finance
3 133 (27.31%) PRINCE2
4 110 (22.59%) MS Project
5 105 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 94 (19.30%) Change Management
7 81 (16.63%) Banking
8 70 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (13.96%) Risk Management
9 68 (13.96%) Microsoft
10 59 (12.11%) MS Excel
11 49 (10.06%) Resource Management
12 48 (9.86%) Degree
13 47 (9.65%) Scrum
14 46 (9.45%) Migration
14 46 (9.45%) Change Control
15 43 (8.83%) QA
16 41 (8.42%) Programme Management
16 41 (8.42%) SAP
17 38 (7.80%) Management Information System
18 36 (7.39%) SQL
19 35 (7.19%) ITIL
19 35 (7.19%) PMI Certification
19 35 (7.19%) PRINCE
20 34 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
21 33 (6.78%) PMP
22 31 (6.37%) Retail
23 30 (6.16%) Investment Banking
23 30 (6.16%) MS Office
24 29 (5.95%) Security Cleared

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.93%) MS Project Server
3 11 (2.26%) CMS
4 7 (1.44%) Confluence
5 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.03%) SAS
6 4 (0.82%) Apache
7 3 (0.62%) Lync
7 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.41%) Drupal
8 2 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.21%) Documentum
9 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.21%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 110 (22.59%) MS Project
2 59 (12.11%) MS Excel
3 34 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (6.16%) MS Office
5 17 (3.49%) MS Visio
6 12 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.62%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.62%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.41%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.21%) Agresso
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.44%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.46%) WAN
2 6 (1.23%) Firewall
2 6 (1.23%) LAN
2 6 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.03%) InfiniBand
3 5 (1.03%) Intranet
4 4 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (0.82%) BGP
5 3 (0.62%) SAN
5 3 (0.62%) Wireless
5 3 (0.62%) MPLS
5 3 (0.62%) OSPF
5 3 (0.62%) DSL
6 2 (0.41%) Network Security
6 2 (0.41%) DNS
6 2 (0.41%) VoIP
6 2 (0.41%) IPv6
6 2 (0.41%) Multicast
7 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.26%) MySQL
3 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.03%) MS Access
4 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (0.62%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.62%) Big Data
6 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (3.08%) JIRA
2 11 (2.26%) Subversion
3 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.62%) NUnit
5 2 (0.41%) NCover
6 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 154 (31.62%) Finance
2 81 (16.63%) Banking
3 31 (6.37%) Retail
4 30 (6.16%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.70%) Marketing
6 17 (3.49%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.29%) Back Office
8 15 (3.08%) Front Office
9 13 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (2.46%) Publishing
11 11 (2.26%) Legal
11 11 (2.26%) Manufacturing
12 10 (2.05%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.44%) Law
14 6 (1.23%) Retail Banking
14 6 (1.23%) Local Government
15 3 (0.62%) Electronics
15 3 (0.62%) Games
15 3 (0.62%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 173 (35.52%) Project Manager
2 76 (15.61%) Analyst
3 42 (8.62%) Project Planner
4 40 (8.21%) Business Analyst
5 24 (4.93%) PMO Manager
6 23 (4.72%) Developer
7 21 (4.31%) Technical Manager
8 19 (3.90%) Technical Project Manager
8 19 (3.90%) PMO Analyst
9 18 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 18 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 15 (3.08%) Programme Manager
11 14 (2.87%) SAP Manager
12 12 (2.46%) Business Manager
12 12 (2.46%) Programme Planner
12 12 (2.46%) Consultant
12 12 (2.46%) Planning Manager
13 11 (2.26%) Agile Project Manager
13 11 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (2.05%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.67%) .NET
2 9 (1.85%) HTML
3 7 (1.44%) Android SDK
3 7 (1.44%) Velocity
4 6 (1.23%) Web Services
4 6 (1.23%) XML
4 6 (1.23%) CSS
5 5 (1.03%) Middleware
6 4 (0.82%) XSL
6 4 (0.82%) HTML5
7 3 (0.62%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.62%) WPF
7 3 (0.62%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.41%) Symfony
8 2 (0.41%) Zend Framework
8 2 (0.41%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.41%) jQuery
8 2 (0.41%) Ajax
8 2 (0.41%) FpML
8 2 (0.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.80%) Management Information System
2 12 (2.46%) Derivative
3 9 (1.85%) PMI
3 9 (1.85%) Reference Data
4 7 (1.44%) NHS
4 7 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.44%) Credit Risk
5 6 (1.23%) Market Risk
5 6 (1.23%) FMCG
5 6 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.03%) Symmetrix DMX
6 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.03%) EPoS
6 5 (1.03%) CLARiiON
6 5 (1.03%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.03%) Blog
7 4 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.82%) Equities
8 3 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.90%) Windows
1 19 (3.90%) Linux
2 14 (2.87%) UNIX
3 8 (1.64%) Android
4 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.03%) pSOS
6 2 (0.41%) Solaris
6 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) AIX
7 1 (0.21%) VMS
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (39.22%) Project Management
2 133 (27.31%) PRINCE2
3 105 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (19.30%) Change Management
5 70 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (13.96%) Risk Management
7 49 (10.06%) Resource Management
8 47 (9.65%) Scrum
9 46 (9.45%) Migration
9 46 (9.45%) Change Control
10 41 (8.42%) Programme Management
11 35 (7.19%) ITIL
11 35 (7.19%) PRINCE
12 27 (5.54%) Time Management
13 24 (4.93%) Risk Assessment
13 24 (4.93%) Business Analysis
14 20 (4.11%) Dependency Management
15 19 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (3.90%) Service Management
15 19 (3.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.39%) SQL
2 20 (4.11%) Java
3 13 (2.67%) C#
4 12 (2.46%) PHP
5 9 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.85%) VBA
6 4 (0.82%) C
7 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.41%) Python
7 2 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.21%) R
8 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (9.86%) Degree
2 35 (7.19%) PMI Certification
3 33 (6.78%) PMP
4 29 (5.95%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (4.11%) SC Cleared
7 18 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.23%) MAPM
10 5 (1.03%) CISSP
11 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.82%) CCNP
12 3 (0.62%) MCSE
12 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.62%) CCIE
13 2 (0.41%) CAPM
13 2 (0.41%) CCNA
14 1 (0.21%) APMP
14 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.83%) QA
2 8 (1.64%) SLA
3 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.62%) FATCA
4 3 (0.62%) P3O
5 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) CDISC
System Software
1 15 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.03%) GPFS
2 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.21%) UAG
5 1 (0.21%) vSphere
5 1 (0.21%) vCloud
5 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.21%) Control-M
2 1 (0.21%) SCCM
2 1 (0.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 68 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.42%) SAP
3 27 (5.54%) Oracle
4 17 (3.49%) VMware
5 16 (3.29%) Cisco
6 11 (2.26%) IBM
7 10 (2.05%) Citrix
8 7 (1.44%) Google
9 6 (1.23%) Northgate
9 6 (1.23%) EMC
10 5 (1.03%) Isilon
10 5 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.03%) Murex
10 5 (1.03%) NetApp
11 3 (0.62%) Riverbed
11 3 (0.62%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.62%) Avaya
11 3 (0.62%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.62%) Informatica
12 2 (0.41%) Zend
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £420 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Rate: £700 - 800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €700 per day
Posted: 19 days ago