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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 181 178 215
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +37
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 263 287 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.18% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.55% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 188 156
Average daily rate
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£436 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £43.75 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.95 £20.35 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.55 £48.35 £53.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.09 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -16.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18130 18561 19511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.89% 76.53% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 12903 12947
Average daily rate £445 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
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 224 256 371
Average hourly rate £20.16 £27.50 £27.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.69% -1.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.70 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -15 61 £488 +2.63% 17
Canary Wharf +14 1 £450 +27.84%
Westminster - 1 £388 -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 (39.14%) Project Management
2 155 (31.76%) Finance
3 133 (27.25%) PRINCE2
4 110 (22.54%) MS Project
5 106 (21.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 94 (19.26%) Change Management
7 82 (16.80%) Banking
8 69 (14.14%) Risk Management
9 68 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (13.73%) Microsoft
11 57 (11.68%) MS Excel
12 49 (10.04%) Degree
13 47 (9.63%) Resource Management
13 47 (9.63%) Change Control
14 45 (9.22%) Scrum
15 44 (9.02%) Migration
16 42 (8.61%) Programme Management
16 42 (8.61%) SAP
16 42 (8.61%) QA
17 38 (7.79%) Management Information System
18 37 (7.58%) PRINCE
19 35 (7.17%) PMI Certification
19 35 (7.17%) ITIL
19 35 (7.17%) SQL
19 35 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
20 33 (6.76%) PMP
21 31 (6.35%) Investment Banking
21 31 (6.35%) Retail
22 30 (6.15%) MS Office
23 29 (5.94%) Security Cleared

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 27 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.92%) MS Project Server
3 12 (2.46%) CMS
4 7 (1.43%) Confluence
5 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.02%) SAS
6 4 (0.82%) Apache
7 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.41%) IIS
8 2 (0.41%) Lync
8 2 (0.41%) Drupal
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.20%) Documentum
9 1 (0.20%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 110 (22.54%) MS Project
2 57 (11.68%) MS Excel
3 35 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (6.15%) MS Office
5 16 (3.28%) MS Visio
6 11 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.61%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.61%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.41%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Agresso
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.20%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.43%) Google Apps
2 3 (0.61%) Office 365
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.46%) WAN
2 6 (1.23%) LAN
2 6 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.23%) Firewall
3 5 (1.02%) Intranet
3 5 (1.02%) InfiniBand
4 4 (0.82%) BGP
4 4 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.61%) SAN
5 3 (0.61%) MPLS
5 3 (0.61%) OSPF
5 3 (0.61%) Wireless
5 3 (0.61%) DSL
6 2 (0.41%) DNS
6 2 (0.41%) IPv6
6 2 (0.41%) VoIP
6 2 (0.41%) Multicast
6 2 (0.41%) Network Security
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.25%) MySQL
3 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.02%) MS Access
5 4 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.61%) Big Data
7 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.20%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (3.07%) JIRA
2 11 (2.25%) Subversion
3 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.61%) NUnit
5 2 (0.41%) NCover
6 1 (0.20%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 155 (31.76%) Finance
2 82 (16.80%) Banking
3 31 (6.35%) Retail
3 31 (6.35%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.69%) Marketing
5 17 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.28%) Back Office
7 15 (3.07%) Front Office
8 13 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (2.46%) Publishing
10 11 (2.25%) Legal
10 11 (2.25%) Manufacturing
11 10 (2.05%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.43%) Law
12 7 (1.43%) Local Government
13 6 (1.23%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.61%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.61%) Games
14 3 (0.61%) Electronics
15 2 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 174 (35.66%) Project Manager
2 76 (15.57%) Analyst
3 42 (8.61%) Project Planner
4 40 (8.20%) Business Analyst
5 24 (4.92%) PMO Manager
6 23 (4.71%) Developer
6 23 (4.71%) Technical Manager
7 21 (4.30%) Technical Project Manager
8 19 (3.89%) PMO Analyst
9 16 (3.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 16 (3.28%) Programme Manager
9 16 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (2.87%) SAP Manager
11 12 (2.46%) Planning Manager
11 12 (2.46%) Consultant
12 11 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (2.25%) Business Manager
12 11 (2.25%) Security Manager
12 11 (2.25%) Agile Project Manager
13 10 (2.05%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.66%) .NET
2 9 (1.84%) HTML
3 7 (1.43%) Android SDK
3 7 (1.43%) Velocity
4 6 (1.23%) CSS
4 6 (1.23%) Web Services
4 6 (1.23%) XML
5 5 (1.02%) Middleware
6 4 (0.82%) XSL
6 4 (0.82%) HTML5
7 3 (0.61%) WPF
7 3 (0.61%) Silverlight
7 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.41%) Ajax
8 2 (0.41%) FpML
8 2 (0.41%) LAMP
8 2 (0.41%) XSD
8 2 (0.41%) Symfony
8 2 (0.41%) Zend Framework
8 2 (0.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.25%) Derivative
3 9 (1.84%) PMI
4 8 (1.64%) Reference Data
5 7 (1.43%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.23%) Market Risk
6 6 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.23%) FMCG
6 6 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.23%) NHS
7 5 (1.02%) EPoS
7 5 (1.02%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.02%) Symmetrix DMX
7 5 (1.02%) Blog
7 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.82%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.61%) Clustering
9 3 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.89%) Linux
2 17 (3.48%) Windows
3 13 (2.66%) UNIX
4 8 (1.64%) Android
5 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.02%) pSOS
7 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) VMS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (39.14%) Project Management
2 133 (27.25%) PRINCE2
3 106 (21.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (19.26%) Change Management
5 69 (14.14%) Risk Management
6 68 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (9.63%) Resource Management
7 47 (9.63%) Change Control
8 45 (9.22%) Scrum
9 44 (9.02%) Migration
10 42 (8.61%) Programme Management
11 37 (7.58%) PRINCE
12 35 (7.17%) ITIL
13 25 (5.12%) Business Analysis
13 25 (5.12%) Time Management
14 23 (4.71%) Risk Assessment
15 20 (4.10%) Workflow
15 20 (4.10%) Dependency Management
16 19 (3.89%) Asset Management
16 19 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.17%) SQL
2 20 (4.10%) Java
3 13 (2.66%) C#
4 12 (2.46%) PHP
5 9 (1.84%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.64%) VBA
7 4 (0.82%) C
8 2 (0.41%) Python
8 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.41%) C++
9 1 (0.20%) Perl
9 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (10.04%) Degree
2 35 (7.17%) PMI Certification
3 33 (6.76%) PMP
4 29 (5.94%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (4.10%) SC Cleared
7 19 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.23%) MAPM
10 5 (1.02%) CISSP
11 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.82%) CCNP
11 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.61%) MCSE
12 3 (0.61%) CCIE
12 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.41%) CCNA
13 2 (0.41%) CAPM
14 1 (0.20%) CISA
14 1 (0.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.61%) QA
2 8 (1.64%) SLA
3 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.61%) P3O
5 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.41%) FATCA
5 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) CDISC
System Software
1 14 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.02%) GPFS
2 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.61%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) UAG
5 1 (0.20%) vCloud
5 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.20%) Control-M
2 1 (0.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 67 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.61%) SAP
3 28 (5.74%) Oracle
4 16 (3.28%) Cisco
4 16 (3.28%) VMware
5 10 (2.05%) IBM
6 9 (1.84%) Citrix
7 7 (1.43%) Google
8 6 (1.23%) Northgate
8 6 (1.23%) EMC
9 5 (1.02%) NetApp
9 5 (1.02%) Murex
9 5 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.02%) Isilon
10 3 (0.61%) Riverbed
10 3 (0.61%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.61%) Avaya
10 3 (0.61%) Informatica
10 3 (0.61%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.41%) Teradata
London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £999 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £400 to £450 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €700 per day
Posted: 26 days ago