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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 200 196 165
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 227 231 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.02% 1.02% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.31% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 166 183
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £581 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.69% -13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £46.15 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
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
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 67 £500 +23.83% 10
Croydon - 5 £410 - 1
Brentford 0 3 £500 +11.11%
Docklands, London -2 2 £363 -19.44%
Canary Wharf -9 2 £500 +11.11%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 199 (43.26%) Project Management
2 175 (38.04%) Finance
3 116 (25.22%) MS Project
4 114 (24.78%) PRINCE2
5 96 (20.87%) MS Excel
6 91 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 90 (19.57%) Microsoft
8 88 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (17.17%) Banking
10 61 (13.26%) MS Office
11 53 (11.52%) Change Management
12 48 (10.43%) Degree
13 47 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (9.78%) Change Control
14 45 (9.78%) Security Cleared
14 45 (9.78%) ITIL
15 44 (9.57%) Risk Management
15 44 (9.57%) Scrum
16 41 (8.91%) MS PowerPoint
17 40 (8.70%) Oracle
18 39 (8.48%) Programme Management
18 39 (8.48%) Investment Banking
19 38 (8.26%) Service Delivery
20 36 (7.83%) PMI Certification
21 35 (7.61%) Migration
22 34 (7.39%) SQL
23 33 (7.17%) SharePoint
24 31 (6.74%) SAP
25 30 (6.52%) QA
26 29 (6.30%) PMP

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.83%) MS Project Server
3 7 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.30%) CMS
4 6 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.30%) Lync
5 5 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.87%) SAS
6 4 (0.87%) Apache
7 3 (0.65%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.65%) JBoss
8 2 (0.43%) Mule
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.43%) Confluence
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 116 (25.22%) MS Project
2 96 (20.87%) MS Excel
3 61 (13.26%) MS Office
4 41 (8.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.83%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.09%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.09%) Primavera
3 5 (1.09%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.09%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.87%) Maximo
4 4 (0.87%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.43%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.22%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.52%) Office 365
1 7 (1.52%) PaaS
2 6 (1.30%) Yammer
3 4 (0.87%) SaaS
3 4 (0.87%) Force.com
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.74%) Intranet
1 8 (1.74%) Firewall
1 8 (1.74%) WAN
2 7 (1.52%) LAN
3 6 (1.30%) Internet
4 5 (1.09%) VPN
4 5 (1.09%) Wireless
5 4 (0.87%) VoIP
6 3 (0.65%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.65%) NX-OS
6 3 (0.65%) SSL
6 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.43%) LTE
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.43%) CDMA
7 2 (0.43%) GSM
7 2 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.74%) MS Access
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.43%) MySQL
8 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.22%) DataStage
9 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (1.96%) JIRA
2 6 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.65%) Maven
3 3 (0.65%) Subversion
3 3 (0.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) NCover
4 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.22%) Ant
4 1 (0.22%) JUnit
4 1 (0.22%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.22%) ERwin
4 1 (0.22%) NUnit
4 1 (0.22%) MorphX
General
1 175 (38.04%) Finance
2 79 (17.17%) Banking
3 39 (8.48%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.13%) Retail
5 18 (3.91%) Front Office
6 16 (3.48%) Law
7 13 (2.83%) Publishing
7 13 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.61%) Legal
9 11 (2.39%) Back Office
10 8 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.30%) Marketing
11 6 (1.30%) Spanish Language
11 6 (1.30%) Billing
12 5 (1.09%) General Ledger
12 5 (1.09%) Local Government
13 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 164 (35.65%) Project Manager
2 58 (12.61%) Analyst
3 24 (5.22%) Business Analyst
4 22 (4.78%) Project Planner
4 22 (4.78%) Consultant
4 22 (4.78%) Programme Planner
5 20 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 19 (4.13%) Architect
6 19 (4.13%) Senior Manager
7 16 (3.48%) Developer
8 14 (3.04%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (2.83%) IT Project Manager
9 13 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (2.61%) Data Manager
10 12 (2.61%) Support Analyst
11 11 (2.39%) Project Officer
12 10 (2.17%) Project Support Officer
13 9 (1.96%) Release Manager
13 9 (1.96%) Service Manager
13 9 (1.96%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.65%) .NET
2 20 (4.35%) XML
3 15 (3.26%) Middleware
4 14 (3.04%) HTML
5 13 (2.83%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.17%) Web Services
7 7 (1.52%) REST
7 7 (1.52%) SOAP
7 7 (1.52%) XSL
7 7 (1.52%) J2EE
8 6 (1.30%) Java EE
8 6 (1.30%) Ajax
9 5 (1.09%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.09%) Servlets
9 5 (1.09%) CSS
9 5 (1.09%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.87%) WCF
10 4 (0.87%) NHibernate
10 4 (0.87%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (0.87%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.65%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.57%) Derivative
4 13 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
5 12 (2.61%) PMI
6 10 (2.17%) Equities
7 7 (1.52%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.30%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.30%) FMCG
8 6 (1.30%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (1.09%) User Experience
9 5 (1.09%) NHS
9 5 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.09%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.65%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.65%) PKI
10 3 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.04%) Windows
2 13 (2.83%) UNIX
3 10 (2.17%) Linux
4 2 (0.43%) Android
4 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.43%) AIX
4 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (43.26%) Project Management
2 114 (24.78%) PRINCE2
3 91 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (11.52%) Change Management
6 45 (9.78%) Change Control
6 45 (9.78%) ITIL
7 44 (9.57%) Risk Management
7 44 (9.57%) Scrum
8 39 (8.48%) Programme Management
9 38 (8.26%) Service Delivery
10 35 (7.61%) Migration
11 28 (6.09%) Resource Management
12 26 (5.65%) Waterfall
13 24 (5.22%) Service Management
14 23 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 23 (5.00%) People Management
15 22 (4.78%) Data Modelling
16 21 (4.57%) Business Analysis
17 20 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.39%) SQL
2 18 (3.91%) Java
3 15 (3.26%) VB
4 11 (2.39%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.17%) VBA
5 10 (2.17%) C#
6 7 (1.52%) Python
7 6 (1.30%) Perl
8 5 (1.09%) C
9 4 (0.87%) Ruby
10 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.43%) C++
11 2 (0.43%) BeanShell
11 2 (0.43%) R
12 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.22%) X++
12 1 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 48 (10.43%) Degree
2 45 (9.78%) Security Cleared
3 36 (7.83%) PMI Certification
4 29 (6.30%) PMP
5 20 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 19 (4.13%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.30%) MCSE
11 5 (1.09%) APMP
11 5 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.87%) ISEB
13 3 (0.65%) CCNP
13 3 (0.65%) CCSE
14 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.43%) CAPM
14 2 (0.43%) CCVP
14 2 (0.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.52%) QA
2 6 (1.30%) FATCA
3 4 (0.87%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.65%) EMIR
4 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.43%) Basel II
5 2 (0.43%) SLA
5 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.43%) P3O
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.22%) XenApp
2 1 (0.22%) GridGain
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) NFS
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Ansible
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 90 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.70%) Oracle
3 31 (6.74%) SAP
4 17 (3.70%) IBM
5 11 (2.39%) Sybase
6 10 (2.17%) Cisco
7 9 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 9 (1.96%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.52%) Citrix
9 4 (0.87%) Wyse
9 4 (0.87%) Juniper
9 4 (0.87%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.65%) F5
10 3 (0.65%) Cognos
10 3 (0.65%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.65%) Calypso
10 3 (0.65%) HP
10 3 (0.65%) Sourcefire
10 3 (0.65%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.43%) Pega
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 16 days ago