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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 198 212 195
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 233 212 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.09% 0.95% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.21% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 140 122
Average daily rate
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£475 £430 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £303 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £80.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.56% +201.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.80 £22.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £140.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -28.57%
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
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
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 £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 +14 57 £525 +16.66% 18
Croydon - 5 £470 - 2
Canary Wharf +6 3 £500 +58.10%
Docklands, London +3 1 £155 -69.30%
Bermondsey - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 171 (37.17%) Project Management
2 159 (34.57%) Finance
3 108 (23.48%) PRINCE2
4 107 (23.26%) MS Project
5 91 (19.78%) Microsoft
5 91 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 84 (18.26%) MS Excel
8 78 (16.96%) Banking
9 53 (11.52%) Change Management
9 53 (11.52%) MS Office
10 48 (10.43%) Security Cleared
11 46 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 41 (8.91%) Oracle
12 41 (8.91%) Scrum
13 38 (8.26%) Investment Banking
13 38 (8.26%) Degree
13 38 (8.26%) Change Control
14 37 (8.04%) Risk Management
14 37 (8.04%) SQL
15 35 (7.61%) SharePoint
15 35 (7.61%) Migration
16 34 (7.39%) Programme Management
17 31 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
17 31 (6.74%) ITIL
17 31 (6.74%) .NET
18 30 (6.52%) PMI Certification
18 30 (6.52%) Service Delivery
19 29 (6.30%) Waterfall
20 25 (5.43%) PMP

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 35 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.70%) MS Project Server
3 7 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.30%) CMS
5 5 (1.09%) Lync
6 4 (0.87%) SAS
7 3 (0.65%) JBoss
7 3 (0.65%) Apache
7 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.43%) Mule
8 2 (0.43%) Confluence
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.43%) Node.js
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 107 (23.26%) MS Project
2 84 (18.26%) MS Excel
3 53 (11.52%) MS Office
4 31 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (4.13%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.65%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.65%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.43%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.22%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.52%) Office 365
2 5 (1.09%) SaaS
2 5 (1.09%) Yammer
3 4 (0.87%) Force.com
4 2 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.04%) Firewall
2 9 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.96%) WAN
3 8 (1.74%) LAN
4 7 (1.52%) Intranet
5 6 (1.30%) VPN
5 6 (1.30%) Wireless
5 6 (1.30%) Internet
6 5 (1.09%) SSL
7 4 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (0.87%) SAN
7 4 (0.87%) VoIP
7 4 (0.87%) MPLS
8 3 (0.65%) BGP
8 3 (0.65%) DHCP
8 3 (0.65%) DNS
9 2 (0.43%) LTE
9 2 (0.43%) VLAN
9 2 (0.43%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.39%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.17%) MS Access
4 8 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.22%) DataStage
8 1 (0.22%) OLTP
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.22%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (2.17%) JIRA
2 5 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.65%) Selenium
4 2 (0.43%) NCover
4 2 (0.43%) Subversion
4 2 (0.43%) NUnit
4 2 (0.43%) Maven
4 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.22%) ERwin
5 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.22%) JUnit
5 1 (0.22%) MorphX
5 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 159 (34.57%) Finance
2 78 (16.96%) Banking
3 38 (8.26%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.13%) Front Office
4 19 (4.13%) Retail
5 17 (3.70%) Publishing
6 15 (3.26%) Legal
7 12 (2.61%) Law
8 11 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.52%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.30%) Marketing
11 5 (1.09%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.09%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.87%) Back Office
13 3 (0.65%) Advertising
13 3 (0.65%) Billing
14 2 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 156 (33.91%) Project Manager
2 62 (13.48%) Analyst
3 28 (6.09%) Business Analyst
4 22 (4.78%) Project Planner
5 21 (4.57%) Consultant
6 20 (4.35%) Architect
7 19 (4.13%) Developer
8 16 (3.48%) Programme Planner
9 15 (3.26%) Programme Manager
10 14 (3.04%) Project Coordinator
10 14 (3.04%) Coordinator
11 13 (2.83%) Project Officer
12 12 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (2.61%) Senior Manager
13 11 (2.39%) Project Support Officer
14 10 (2.17%) Technical Manager
15 9 (1.96%) Release Manager
15 9 (1.96%) IT Project Manager
15 9 (1.96%) Service Manager
15 9 (1.96%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.74%) .NET
2 24 (5.22%) XML
3 15 (3.26%) Web Services
4 14 (3.04%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.83%) HTML
6 11 (2.39%) Middleware
7 8 (1.74%) REST
7 8 (1.74%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.74%) Ajax
8 6 (1.30%) Java EE
8 6 (1.30%) STL
8 6 (1.30%) XSL
8 6 (1.30%) CSS
8 6 (1.30%) J2EE
9 5 (1.09%) jQuery
9 5 (1.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (1.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (0.87%) WCF
10 4 (0.87%) NHibernate
10 4 (0.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.22%) Derivative
3 20 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.61%) NHS
5 11 (2.39%) Equity Derivative
6 10 (2.17%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.96%) PMI
7 9 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.52%) Equities
9 7 (1.52%) Grid Computing
9 7 (1.52%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.52%) User Experience
10 6 (1.30%) FMCG
10 6 (1.30%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (1.09%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.91%) Windows
2 12 (2.61%) UNIX
3 10 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.74%) Linux
5 4 (0.87%) Android
5 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.87%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (37.17%) Project Management
2 108 (23.48%) PRINCE2
3 91 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (11.52%) Change Management
6 41 (8.91%) Scrum
7 38 (8.26%) Change Control
8 37 (8.04%) Risk Management
9 35 (7.61%) Migration
10 34 (7.39%) Programme Management
11 31 (6.74%) ITIL
12 30 (6.52%) Service Delivery
13 29 (6.30%) Waterfall
14 22 (4.78%) Resource Management
14 22 (4.78%) Workflow
15 21 (4.57%) Service Management
16 20 (4.35%) People Management
17 19 (4.13%) Mentoring
18 18 (3.91%) Business Analysis
19 17 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.04%) SQL
2 18 (3.91%) C#
3 15 (3.26%) Java
4 13 (2.83%) Python
5 8 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.52%) Perl
7 6 (1.30%) C++
8 5 (1.09%) VB
8 5 (1.09%) VBA
9 4 (0.87%) Ruby
9 4 (0.87%) C
10 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.43%) R
12 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.22%) X++
12 1 (0.22%) Korn
12 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.26%) Degree
3 30 (6.52%) PMI Certification
4 25 (5.43%) PMP
5 20 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 20 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.48%) DV Cleared
7 15 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.52%) ISEB
9 7 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.09%) CCNP
10 5 (1.09%) MCSE
11 4 (0.87%) APMP
11 4 (0.87%) CAPM
11 4 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.87%) CCSE
12 3 (0.65%) CISSP
12 3 (0.65%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.78%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) P3O
2 7 (1.52%) FATCA
3 4 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.65%) EMIR
5 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.43%) MiFID
5 2 (0.43%) SLA
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) Basel II
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.87%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.22%) Control-M
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.91%) Oracle
3 24 (5.22%) SAP
4 16 (3.48%) Cisco
5 12 (2.61%) IBM
5 12 (2.61%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.74%) Sybase
7 7 (1.52%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.09%) Primavera
8 5 (1.09%) Juniper
8 5 (1.09%) Citrix
8 5 (1.09%) F5
9 4 (0.87%) Blue Coat
9 4 (0.87%) Sourcefire
9 4 (0.87%) HP
9 4 (0.87%) Cognos
9 4 (0.87%) VMware
10 3 (0.65%) Wyse
10 3 (0.65%) Calypso
10 3 (0.65%) Business Objects
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Central London
Allen Lane
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 24 days ago