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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 223 191 164
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -27
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 220 255 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 1.11% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.41% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 180 216
Average daily rate
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£431 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +65.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £25.22
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -28.61%
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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -12 59 £415 -4.04% 13
Croydon - 5 £425 -
Docklands, London -2 3 £363 -19.44%
Brentford -1 2 £500 +11.11%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £450 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £463 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 213 (46.10%) Project Management
2 170 (36.80%) Finance
3 130 (28.14%) MS Project
4 118 (25.54%) PRINCE2
5 96 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 96 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (20.13%) MS Excel
7 86 (18.61%) Microsoft
8 80 (17.32%) Banking
9 59 (12.77%) MS Office
10 54 (11.69%) Risk Management
11 52 (11.26%) Change Management
12 48 (10.39%) Scrum
13 46 (9.96%) MS PowerPoint
13 46 (9.96%) Degree
13 46 (9.96%) Change Control
14 44 (9.52%) Security Cleared
15 41 (8.87%) Migration
16 40 (8.66%) Programme Management
17 39 (8.44%) PMI Certification
17 39 (8.44%) ITIL
18 38 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (7.58%) Oracle
19 35 (7.58%) Investment Banking
20 34 (7.36%) SharePoint
20 34 (7.36%) PMP
21 32 (6.93%) .NET
21 32 (6.93%) Resource Management
21 32 (6.93%) QA
22 31 (6.71%) SQL

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.60%) MS Project Server
3 8 (1.73%) CMS
4 6 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.30%) MQSeries
4 6 (1.30%) Lync
4 6 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.87%) SAS
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.87%) Apache
5 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.65%) JBoss
7 2 (0.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.43%) Node.js
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.43%) Confluence
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 130 (28.14%) MS Project
2 93 (20.13%) MS Excel
3 59 (12.77%) MS Office
4 46 (9.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (3.46%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.30%) Primavera
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.87%) Maximo
4 4 (0.87%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.87%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.87%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.43%) Bankmaster
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 SD
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.73%) Office 365
2 7 (1.52%) PaaS
3 6 (1.30%) Yammer
4 5 (1.08%) SaaS
5 3 (0.65%) Force.com
6 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.60%) Intranet
2 10 (2.16%) Internet
2 10 (2.16%) Firewall
3 8 (1.73%) WAN
4 7 (1.52%) LAN
5 4 (0.87%) LDAP
5 4 (0.87%) VoIP
5 4 (0.87%) VPN
5 4 (0.87%) Wireless
6 3 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.65%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.65%) NX-OS
6 3 (0.65%) SSL
6 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.43%) SAN
7 2 (0.43%) CDMA
7 2 (0.43%) GSM
7 2 (0.43%) LTE
7 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.73%) MS Access
6 6 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.08%) MySQL
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.22%) QlikView
10 1 (0.22%) OLTP
10 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.22%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (2.60%) JIRA
2 7 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.08%) Subversion
4 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.65%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.65%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) Ant
6 1 (0.22%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.22%) ERwin
6 1 (0.22%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) MorphX
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
General
1 170 (36.80%) Finance
2 80 (17.32%) Banking
3 35 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 21 (4.55%) Retail
5 18 (3.90%) Front Office
6 16 (3.46%) Legal
7 14 (3.03%) Law
7 14 (3.03%) Back Office
8 12 (2.60%) Publishing
9 10 (2.16%) Marketing
10 9 (1.95%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.52%) Local Government
12 6 (1.30%) Spanish Language
13 5 (1.08%) Retail Banking
13 5 (1.08%) General Ledger
13 5 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.87%) Billing
15 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 170 (36.80%) Project Manager
2 60 (12.99%) Analyst
3 28 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 26 (5.63%) Project Planner
5 20 (4.33%) Developer
5 20 (4.33%) Consultant
5 20 (4.33%) Programme Planner
6 18 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
7 17 (3.68%) Architect
7 17 (3.68%) Senior Manager
7 17 (3.68%) Delivery Manager
8 14 (3.03%) Technical Manager
9 13 (2.81%) Project Officer
9 13 (2.81%) Programme Manager
10 12 (2.60%) Project Support Officer
10 12 (2.60%) Data Manager
11 11 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (1.95%) .NET Developer
12 9 (1.95%) Support Analyst
13 8 (1.73%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.93%) .NET
2 24 (5.19%) HTML
3 22 (4.76%) XML
4 18 (3.90%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.68%) Middleware
6 11 (2.38%) CSS
7 9 (1.95%) SOAP
7 9 (1.95%) HTML5
8 7 (1.52%) Entity Framework
8 7 (1.52%) REST
8 7 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.52%) Servlets
8 7 (1.52%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.52%) J2EE
9 6 (1.30%) JSP
9 6 (1.30%) XSL
9 6 (1.30%) Ajax
9 6 (1.30%) Web Services
9 6 (1.30%) WCF
9 6 (1.30%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.68%) Derivative
4 14 (3.03%) PMI
5 10 (2.16%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (1.95%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.95%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.73%) Equities
7 8 (1.73%) User Experience
8 7 (1.52%) FMCG
8 7 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.30%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.08%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.08%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.65%) PKI
12 3 (0.65%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.76%) Windows
2 14 (3.03%) Linux
3 12 (2.60%) UNIX
4 7 (1.52%) AIX
5 5 (1.08%) Solaris
6 2 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (46.10%) Project Management
2 118 (25.54%) PRINCE2
3 96 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (11.69%) Risk Management
5 52 (11.26%) Change Management
6 48 (10.39%) Scrum
7 46 (9.96%) Change Control
8 41 (8.87%) Migration
9 40 (8.66%) Programme Management
10 39 (8.44%) ITIL
11 32 (6.93%) Resource Management
12 25 (5.41%) Service Delivery
13 24 (5.19%) Waterfall
14 22 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 22 (4.76%) Business Analysis
15 21 (4.55%) Line Management
16 20 (4.33%) People Management
16 20 (4.33%) SDLC
16 20 (4.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.71%) SQL
2 20 (4.33%) Java
2 20 (4.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.46%) C#
4 13 (2.81%) VB
5 12 (2.60%) VBA
6 9 (1.95%) C
7 4 (0.87%) BeanShell
8 3 (0.65%) Python
8 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.65%) Ruby
8 3 (0.65%) Perl
9 2 (0.43%) C++
9 2 (0.43%) Korn
10 1 (0.22%) X++
10 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (9.96%) Degree
2 44 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 39 (8.44%) PMI Certification
4 34 (7.36%) PMP
5 24 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 21 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 19 (4.11%) DV Cleared
8 14 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.73%) APMP
9 8 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.52%) MCSE
11 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.87%) ISEB
13 3 (0.65%) CCNP
13 3 (0.65%) CCSE
13 3 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.43%) CCVP
14 2 (0.43%) CAPM
14 2 (0.43%) CCNA
15 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.93%) QA
2 6 (1.30%) FATCA
3 5 (1.08%) P3O
3 5 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.65%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.65%) EMIR
4 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.43%) Basel II
5 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) ProxySG
2 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.22%) NFS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) XenApp
3 1 (0.22%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.22%) Control-M
2 1 (0.22%) Ansible
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 86 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.58%) Oracle
3 28 (6.06%) SAP
4 21 (4.55%) IBM
5 14 (3.03%) Cisco
6 13 (2.81%) CheckPoint
7 12 (2.60%) Sybase
8 9 (1.95%) Citrix
9 7 (1.52%) HP
9 7 (1.52%) Juniper
10 5 (1.08%) Wyse
11 4 (0.87%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.87%) Sun
11 4 (0.87%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.87%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.87%) WorldPay
12 3 (0.65%) Calypso
12 3 (0.65%) F5
12 3 (0.65%) Informatica
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £480 - £580 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 25 days ago