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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 190 212 204
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 284 237 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.15% 0.94% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.20% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 137 165
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 £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -39.06%
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
19071 19669 18770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.41% 77.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13778 13777 12793
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 231 331
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +9 57 £450 -5.26% 11
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £363 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £485 -
Wembley - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 210 (38.18%) Project Management
2 188 (34.18%) Finance
3 137 (24.91%) PRINCE2
4 129 (23.45%) MS Project
5 119 (21.64%) Banking
6 114 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 113 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (19.82%) Microsoft
9 87 (15.82%) Change Management
10 76 (13.82%) MS Excel
11 67 (12.18%) Risk Management
12 60 (10.91%) Investment Banking
13 53 (9.64%) MS Office
14 52 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (8.36%) Migration
16 40 (7.27%) SQL
17 39 (7.09%) QA
18 37 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
18 37 (6.73%) Change Control
19 35 (6.36%) SAP
19 35 (6.36%) Cisco
19 35 (6.36%) Resource Management
19 35 (6.36%) Degree
20 34 (6.18%) Scrum
20 34 (6.18%) Management Information System
21 33 (6.00%) Programme Management
22 32 (5.82%) Information Security
22 32 (5.82%) Oracle
22 32 (5.82%) Retail
23 31 (5.64%) Portfolio Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.36%) MS Project Server
3 11 (2.00%) CMS
4 7 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.73%) Confluence
6 4 (0.73%) SAS
7 3 (0.55%) Apache
8 2 (0.36%) Lync
8 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.36%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) Moodle
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 129 (23.45%) MS Project
2 76 (13.82%) MS Excel
3 53 (9.64%) MS Office
4 37 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (4.91%) MS Visio
6 16 (2.91%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.91%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.36%) CA Clarity
5 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.18%) Agresso
6 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.27%) Google Apps
2 5 (0.91%) SaaS
3 2 (0.36%) PaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.45%) Firewall
2 14 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.18%) WAN
3 12 (2.18%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (1.82%) Internet
5 9 (1.64%) VPN
5 9 (1.64%) SSL
5 9 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (1.45%) BGP
7 7 (1.27%) MPLS
8 6 (1.09%) DSL
8 6 (1.09%) Network Security
8 6 (1.09%) Intranet
8 6 (1.09%) LAN
9 5 (0.91%) InfiniBand
10 4 (0.73%) OSPF
10 4 (0.73%) 3G
10 4 (0.73%) DNS
11 3 (0.55%) IPv6
11 3 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.82%) MS Access
5 8 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.91%) Big Data
6 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.73%) MySQL
7 4 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.36%) OLTP
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.18%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (2.00%) JIRA
2 5 (0.91%) Subversion
2 5 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (0.55%) NUnit
3 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.36%) NCover
5 1 (0.18%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 188 (34.18%) Finance
2 119 (21.64%) Banking
3 60 (10.91%) Investment Banking
4 32 (5.82%) Retail
5 19 (3.45%) Publishing
5 19 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 18 (3.27%) Legal
7 17 (3.09%) Front Office
8 15 (2.73%) Back Office
9 14 (2.55%) Telecoms
10 12 (2.18%) Marketing
11 9 (1.64%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.45%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.27%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.91%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.91%) Law
15 4 (0.73%) Games
15 4 (0.73%) Local Government
16 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.36%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 203 (36.91%) Project Manager
2 74 (13.45%) Analyst
3 36 (6.55%) Developer
3 36 (6.55%) Project Planner
3 36 (6.55%) Business Analyst
4 22 (4.00%) Technical Manager
5 21 (3.82%) Security Manager
6 20 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
6 20 (3.64%) Security Project Manager
7 19 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
8 18 (3.27%) Consultant
9 17 (3.09%) Programme Office Support
10 13 (2.36%) Senior Manager
10 13 (2.36%) Lead Developer
11 12 (2.18%) Coordinator
12 11 (2.00%) IT Project Manager
12 11 (2.00%) PMO Manager
12 11 (2.00%) Planning Manager
13 9 (1.64%) Technical Developer
13 9 (1.64%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.45%) .NET
2 17 (3.09%) XML
3 14 (2.55%) HTML
4 11 (2.00%) STL
5 10 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (1.45%) Web Services
6 8 (1.45%) CSS
7 6 (1.09%) XSD
7 6 (1.09%) XSL
7 6 (1.09%) Silverlight
8 4 (0.73%) RESTful
8 4 (0.73%) Middleware
8 4 (0.73%) FpML
9 3 (0.55%) XML Messaging
9 3 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.55%) WPF
9 3 (0.55%) Velocity
9 3 (0.55%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.36%) CherryPy
10 2 (0.36%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.27%) Derivative
4 12 (2.18%) Fixed Income
5 10 (1.82%) Grid Computing
5 10 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 9 (1.64%) PMI
6 9 (1.64%) PKI
6 9 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.64%) Market Risk
7 7 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.91%) Blog
8 5 (0.91%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.91%) NHS
8 5 (0.91%) Clustering
8 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.73%) User Experience
9 4 (0.73%) IVR
10 3 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.27%) Windows
2 21 (3.82%) Linux
3 11 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.64%) UNIX
5 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.55%) Solaris
6 3 (0.55%) pSOS
6 3 (0.55%) Android
7 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (38.18%) Project Management
2 137 (24.91%) PRINCE2
3 114 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 113 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (15.82%) Change Management
6 67 (12.18%) Risk Management
7 46 (8.36%) Migration
8 37 (6.73%) Change Control
9 35 (6.36%) Resource Management
10 34 (6.18%) Scrum
11 33 (6.00%) Programme Management
12 32 (5.82%) Information Security
13 31 (5.64%) Portfolio Management
14 29 (5.27%) Analytics
15 28 (5.09%) Workflow
15 28 (5.09%) PRINCE
16 27 (4.91%) ITIL
17 24 (4.36%) Matrix Management
17 24 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
17 24 (4.36%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 40 (7.27%) SQL
2 26 (4.73%) C#
3 17 (3.09%) Java
4 14 (2.55%) Python
5 12 (2.18%) C++
6 10 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.64%) VBA
8 4 (0.73%) Scala
9 3 (0.55%) Perl
9 3 (0.55%) PHP
10 2 (0.36%) C
10 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (6.36%) Degree
2 29 (5.27%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.36%) PMP
3 24 (4.36%) PMI Certification
3 24 (4.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 20 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.00%) ISEB
7 10 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.64%) APMP
9 7 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.27%) CCNP
10 6 (1.09%) CISSP
10 6 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.91%) MCSE
11 5 (0.91%) CCSE
12 4 (0.73%) CAPM
13 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.55%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.09%) QA
2 18 (3.27%) P3O
3 8 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.55%) FATCA
6 2 (0.36%) MiFID
6 2 (0.36%) SLA
6 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) CDISC
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.64%) ProxySG
2 6 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.91%) GPFS
4 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.18%) NFS
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.18%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) Control-M
1 1 (0.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 109 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.36%) Cisco
2 35 (6.36%) SAP
3 32 (5.82%) Oracle
4 18 (3.27%) CheckPoint
5 16 (2.91%) Juniper
6 15 (2.73%) IBM
7 10 (1.82%) F5
8 9 (1.64%) Blue Coat
8 9 (1.64%) Sourcefire
8 9 (1.64%) VMware
9 7 (1.27%) Google
9 7 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.73%) Planview
11 3 (0.55%) Actimize
11 3 (0.55%) Sybase
11 3 (0.55%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.55%) HP
11 3 (0.55%) Citrix
11 3 (0.55%) Informatica
London
Premier Media
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Talent Spa
Rate: £700 - 750 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300 - 350
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Epsilium Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Insource
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Rate: 550+ per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago