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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 200 229 208
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -21
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 237 201 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.04% 0.84% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.09% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 113 140
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -8.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +11.11%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -6 55 £415 -11.46% 8
Bromley +2 1 - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 192 (36.99%) Project Management
2 188 (36.22%) Finance
3 123 (23.70%) PRINCE2
4 121 (23.31%) MS Project
5 117 (22.54%) Microsoft
6 114 (21.97%) Banking
7 105 (20.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 97 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (16.18%) MS Excel
10 73 (14.07%) Change Management
11 59 (11.37%) Investment Banking
12 55 (10.60%) MS Office
13 54 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (9.83%) Risk Management
15 41 (7.90%) MS PowerPoint
16 39 (7.51%) SQL
17 37 (7.13%) Oracle
18 36 (6.94%) Security Cleared
19 34 (6.55%) Degree
19 34 (6.55%) Programme Management
19 34 (6.55%) .NET
20 33 (6.36%) Scrum
20 33 (6.36%) Change Control
21 32 (6.17%) Windows
21 32 (6.17%) MS Visio
22 30 (5.78%) Cisco
22 30 (5.78%) SAP
22 30 (5.78%) Firewall
23 29 (5.59%) C#
24 28 (5.39%) Information Security

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (5.20%) MS Project Server
2 26 (5.01%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.73%) CMS
4 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.58%) Apache
5 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.39%) IIS
6 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.19%) SAS
7 1 (0.19%) Moodle
7 1 (0.19%) Confluence
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.19%) Lync
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 121 (23.31%) MS Project
2 84 (16.18%) MS Excel
3 55 (10.60%) MS Office
4 41 (7.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (6.17%) MS Visio
6 15 (2.89%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.58%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.39%) CA Clarity
5 2 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) SaaS
2 3 (0.58%) Office 365
3 2 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Force.com
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.78%) Firewall
2 16 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.12%) Internet
3 11 (2.12%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (1.93%) SSL
5 9 (1.73%) VPN
5 9 (1.73%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (1.54%) BGP
7 7 (1.35%) Intranet
8 6 (1.16%) MPLS
8 6 (1.16%) DSL
9 5 (0.96%) Network Security
9 5 (0.96%) DNS
9 5 (0.96%) WAN
9 5 (0.96%) LAN
10 4 (0.77%) Broadband
10 4 (0.77%) DHCP
10 4 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.58%) Wireless
11 3 (0.58%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.35%) MS Access
4 7 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.39%) Big Data
6 2 (0.39%) MySQL
6 2 (0.39%) OLTP
6 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (0.58%) NUnit
2 3 (0.58%) JIRA
2 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.58%) NCover
3 2 (0.39%) Subversion
3 2 (0.39%) Maven
4 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.19%) JUnit
4 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 188 (36.22%) Finance
2 114 (21.97%) Banking
3 59 (11.37%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.20%) Retail
5 20 (3.85%) Front Office
6 18 (3.47%) Legal
6 18 (3.47%) Publishing
7 16 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (2.70%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.12%) Marketing
10 9 (1.73%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.73%) Back Office
10 9 (1.73%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.16%) Law
11 6 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.16%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.77%) Billing
12 4 (0.77%) Games
13 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 202 (38.92%) Project Manager
2 61 (11.75%) Analyst
3 36 (6.94%) Developer
4 25 (4.82%) Business Analyst
5 23 (4.43%) Project Planner
6 18 (3.47%) Senior Manager
6 18 (3.47%) Security Manager
6 18 (3.47%) Security Project Manager
7 16 (3.08%) Coordinator
7 16 (3.08%) PMO Analyst
8 15 (2.89%) Architect
8 15 (2.89%) Programme Manager
8 15 (2.89%) Technical Manager
9 14 (2.70%) Consultant
10 13 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
10 13 (2.50%) Lead Developer
10 13 (2.50%) Project Coordinator
11 12 (2.31%) IT Project Manager
11 12 (2.31%) Programme Office Support
11 12 (2.31%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.55%) .NET
2 23 (4.43%) XML
3 16 (3.08%) HTML
4 14 (2.70%) Web Services
5 12 (2.31%) STL
5 12 (2.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (1.93%) CSS
7 6 (1.16%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.16%) REST
8 5 (0.96%) Silverlight
8 5 (0.96%) XML Messaging
8 5 (0.96%) XSD
8 5 (0.96%) XSL
8 5 (0.96%) Middleware
9 4 (0.77%) SOAP
10 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.58%) FpML
10 3 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.58%) Ajax
10 3 (0.58%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.43%) Derivative
3 21 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.70%) NHS
5 13 (2.50%) Fixed Income
6 12 (2.31%) Grid Computing
6 12 (2.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 9 (1.73%) PMI
7 9 (1.73%) PKI
7 9 (1.73%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.16%) User Experience
9 6 (1.16%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.77%) IVR
10 4 (0.77%) Clustering
10 4 (0.77%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.58%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.17%) Windows
2 16 (3.08%) Windows 7
3 13 (2.50%) Linux
4 10 (1.93%) UNIX
5 4 (0.77%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.77%) Solaris
6 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.58%) Android
6 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (36.99%) Project Management
2 123 (23.70%) PRINCE2
3 105 (20.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (14.07%) Change Management
6 51 (9.83%) Risk Management
7 34 (6.55%) Programme Management
8 33 (6.36%) Change Control
8 33 (6.36%) Scrum
9 28 (5.39%) Information Security
10 27 (5.20%) Workflow
11 25 (4.82%) Resource Management
12 24 (4.62%) Migration
13 23 (4.43%) ITIL
13 23 (4.43%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.24%) Matrix Management
14 22 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (4.05%) Portfolio Management
15 21 (4.05%) Cyber Security
15 21 (4.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.51%) SQL
2 29 (5.59%) C#
3 20 (3.85%) Python
4 12 (2.31%) C++
4 12 (2.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.12%) Java
6 8 (1.54%) VBA
7 6 (1.16%) Perl
8 4 (0.77%) Scala
9 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.19%) C
10 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.19%) R
10 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
10 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.55%) Degree
3 21 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 21 (4.05%) PMI Certification
4 20 (3.85%) PMP
5 17 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.31%) ISEB
7 11 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.54%) APMP
9 6 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (1.16%) CISSP
9 6 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.16%) CCNP
10 5 (0.96%) CCSE
11 4 (0.77%) CISM
11 4 (0.77%) CAPM
12 3 (0.58%) CISA
13 2 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.20%) QA
2 16 (3.08%) P3O
3 8 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.77%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.58%) SLA
7 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.39%) MiFID
7 2 (0.39%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.73%) ProxySG
2 4 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) GPFS
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 117 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.13%) Oracle
3 30 (5.78%) SAP
3 30 (5.78%) Cisco
4 18 (3.47%) CheckPoint
5 16 (3.08%) Juniper
6 10 (1.93%) F5
7 9 (1.73%) Blue Coat
7 9 (1.73%) Sourcefire
8 8 (1.54%) IBM
9 6 (1.16%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.16%) VMware
10 4 (0.77%) Primavera
10 4 (0.77%) HP
11 3 (0.58%) Sybase
11 3 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.58%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.39%) Tableau
12 2 (0.39%) Mitel
12 2 (0.39%) Actimize
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