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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 202 205 203
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 214 200 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.02% 0.91% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.17% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 117 123
Average daily rate
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£440 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £610 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £80.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.62% +240.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £18.80 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £140.00 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-41.87% -33.33%
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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 44 £450 - 10
Croydon - 7 £388 - 1
Canary Wharf +10 5 £450 +22.86%
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 187 (37.33%) Project Management
2 183 (36.53%) Finance
3 118 (23.55%) PRINCE2
4 111 (22.16%) Banking
5 110 (21.96%) Microsoft
6 106 (21.16%) MS Project
7 94 (18.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 92 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (16.77%) MS Excel
10 60 (11.98%) Investment Banking
11 58 (11.58%) Change Management
12 55 (10.98%) MS Office
13 49 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (8.78%) Risk Management
15 39 (7.78%) Security Cleared
16 37 (7.39%) MS PowerPoint
17 36 (7.19%) Oracle
18 35 (6.99%) Migration
19 33 (6.59%) Scrum
19 33 (6.59%) SQL
20 32 (6.39%) Degree
21 31 (6.19%) Programme Management
21 31 (6.19%) Cisco
21 31 (6.19%) Change Control
22 30 (5.99%) MS Visio
23 29 (5.79%) .NET
24 28 (5.59%) SharePoint
24 28 (5.59%) Windows
24 28 (5.59%) Firewall
25 27 (5.39%) Information Security

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.39%) MS Project Server
3 6 (1.20%) CMS
4 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.60%) Apache
5 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.40%) IIS
6 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.40%) SAS
6 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.20%) Mule
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.20%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 106 (21.16%) MS Project
2 84 (16.77%) MS Excel
3 55 (10.98%) MS Office
4 37 (7.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (5.99%) MS Visio
6 15 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.60%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.40%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.80%) SaaS
2 3 (0.60%) Office 365
3 2 (0.40%) PaaS
3 2 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.20%) Force.com
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.59%) Firewall
2 16 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.40%) Internet
4 11 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (2.20%) VPN
5 10 (2.00%) SSL
6 9 (1.80%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (1.40%) BGP
8 6 (1.20%) LAN
8 6 (1.20%) WAN
8 6 (1.20%) MPLS
9 5 (1.00%) Network Security
9 5 (1.00%) Wireless
9 5 (1.00%) DSL
9 5 (1.00%) DNS
10 4 (0.80%) DHCP
10 4 (0.80%) Intranet
11 3 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.60%) OSPF
11 3 (0.60%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.40%) MS Access
3 7 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.40%) Big Data
6 2 (0.40%) OLTP
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.20%) MySQL
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (0.60%) JIRA
2 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.40%) NCover
3 2 (0.40%) NUnit
3 2 (0.40%) Maven
4 1 (0.20%) MorphX
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.20%) JUnit
4 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 183 (36.53%) Finance
2 111 (22.16%) Banking
3 60 (11.98%) Investment Banking
4 20 (3.99%) Retail
4 20 (3.99%) Publishing
5 18 (3.59%) Front Office
6 17 (3.39%) Legal
7 12 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.40%) Marketing
10 6 (1.20%) Back Office
10 6 (1.20%) Spanish Language
11 5 (1.00%) Law
12 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.80%) Billing
13 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.60%) Advertising
13 3 (0.60%) Games
14 2 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 187 (37.33%) Project Manager
2 61 (12.18%) Analyst
3 32 (6.39%) Developer
4 23 (4.59%) Project Planner
5 21 (4.19%) Business Analyst
6 18 (3.59%) Security Manager
6 18 (3.59%) Security Project Manager
7 16 (3.19%) Senior Manager
7 16 (3.19%) Coordinator
8 15 (2.99%) PMO Analyst
9 14 (2.79%) Lead Developer
10 13 (2.59%) Consultant
10 13 (2.59%) Architect
10 13 (2.59%) Programme Manager
10 13 (2.59%) Project Coordinator
11 12 (2.40%) Technical Leader
12 11 (2.20%) Technical Manager
12 11 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
12 11 (2.20%) Programme Office Support
12 11 (2.20%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.79%) .NET
2 23 (4.59%) XML
3 15 (2.99%) HTML
3 15 (2.99%) Web Services
4 12 (2.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (2.40%) STL
5 9 (1.80%) CSS
6 6 (1.20%) REST
6 6 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.20%) Silverlight
7 5 (1.00%) XML Messaging
7 5 (1.00%) Middleware
7 5 (1.00%) XSD
7 5 (1.00%) XSL
8 4 (0.80%) SOAP
8 4 (0.80%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.80%) FpML
9 3 (0.60%) jQuery
9 3 (0.60%) WCF
9 3 (0.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.79%) Derivative
3 18 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.59%) Grid Computing
4 13 (2.59%) Fixed Income
5 12 (2.40%) NHS
5 12 (2.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 9 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.80%) PKI
7 7 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (1.40%) PMI
8 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.20%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.00%) User Experience
10 4 (0.80%) IVR
10 4 (0.80%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.60%) Clustering
12 2 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.59%) Windows
2 17 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 9 (1.80%) UNIX
3 9 (1.80%) Linux
4 5 (1.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.60%) Android
5 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.60%) Solaris
5 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (37.33%) Project Management
2 118 (23.55%) PRINCE2
3 94 (18.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (11.58%) Change Management
6 44 (8.78%) Risk Management
7 35 (6.99%) Migration
8 33 (6.59%) Scrum
9 31 (6.19%) Programme Management
9 31 (6.19%) Change Control
10 27 (5.39%) Information Security
10 27 (5.39%) Mentoring
11 23 (4.59%) ITIL
11 23 (4.59%) Workflow
12 21 (4.19%) Service Management
12 21 (4.19%) Resource Management
12 21 (4.19%) Matrix Management
12 21 (4.19%) Waterfall
13 20 (3.99%) Cyber Security
13 20 (3.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.59%) SQL
2 26 (5.19%) C#
3 20 (3.99%) Python
4 12 (2.40%) C++
5 9 (1.80%) Java
5 9 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.40%) VBA
7 6 (1.20%) Perl
8 4 (0.80%) Scala
8 4 (0.80%) VB
9 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.20%) X++
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.39%) Degree
3 20 (3.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (3.79%) PMI Certification
5 17 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (3.39%) PMP
6 14 (2.79%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (2.40%) ISEB
8 9 (1.80%) APMP
9 8 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.20%) CCNP
10 6 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (1.00%) CCSE
11 5 (1.00%) CISSP
12 4 (0.80%) MCSE
12 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.80%) CISM
13 3 (0.60%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.39%) QA
2 15 (2.99%) P3O
3 8 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.40%) FATCA
6 2 (0.40%) SLA
6 2 (0.40%) MiFID
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (1.80%) ProxySG
2 5 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.40%) vSphere
3 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.20%) NFS
4 1 (0.20%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 110 (21.96%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.19%) Oracle
3 31 (6.19%) Cisco
4 16 (3.19%) CheckPoint
4 16 (3.19%) SAP
5 15 (2.99%) Juniper
6 10 (2.00%) F5
7 9 (1.80%) Blue Coat
7 9 (1.80%) Sourcefire
8 8 (1.60%) IBM
9 7 (1.40%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.00%) VMware
10 5 (1.00%) Primavera
11 4 (0.80%) Sybase
11 4 (0.80%) HP
12 3 (0.60%) Citrix
12 3 (0.60%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.60%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (0.40%) Cognos
London
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day + Flexibility
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Volt
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £381 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 10 days ago