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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 182 212 201
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 282 255 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.15% 1.01% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.31% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 146 155
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £278 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -39.06%
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 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 +10 52 £450 -5.26% 15
Canary Wharf +21 3 £375 -3.84%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £485 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Hayes - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 207 (38.69%) Project Management
2 190 (35.51%) Finance
3 140 (26.17%) PRINCE2
4 124 (23.18%) MS Project
5 115 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (21.12%) Banking
7 108 (20.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 94 (17.57%) Microsoft
9 89 (16.64%) Change Management
10 76 (14.21%) MS Excel
11 68 (12.71%) Risk Management
12 57 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (9.72%) Investment Banking
14 46 (8.60%) Degree
14 46 (8.60%) Migration
15 45 (8.41%) MS Office
16 44 (8.22%) Resource Management
17 42 (7.85%) Scrum
18 41 (7.66%) QA
19 39 (7.29%) SAP
20 38 (7.10%) MS PowerPoint
20 38 (7.10%) Change Control
21 37 (6.92%) Programme Management
22 36 (6.73%) Management Information System
22 36 (6.73%) PRINCE
23 35 (6.54%) SQL
24 34 (6.36%) Retail
25 32 (5.98%) Security Cleared
26 31 (5.79%) ITIL
27 30 (5.61%) Oracle

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.49%) MS Project Server
3 12 (2.24%) CMS
4 7 (1.31%) Confluence
5 6 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.75%) SAS
7 3 (0.56%) Apache
8 2 (0.37%) Lync
8 2 (0.37%) IIS
8 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Moodle
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 124 (23.18%) MS Project
2 76 (14.21%) MS Excel
3 45 (8.41%) MS Office
4 38 (7.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (5.23%) MS Visio
6 15 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.93%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.37%) CA Clarity
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.19%) Agresso
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.31%) Google Apps
2 4 (0.75%) SaaS
3 2 (0.37%) PaaS
3 2 (0.37%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.30%) Firewall
2 11 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.87%) WAN
3 10 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (1.50%) Internet
5 7 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (1.31%) VPN
5 7 (1.31%) SSL
5 7 (1.31%) DSL
6 6 (1.12%) Intranet
6 6 (1.12%) LAN
6 6 (1.12%) Network Security
7 5 (0.93%) BGP
7 5 (0.93%) InfiniBand
8 4 (0.75%) MPLS
8 4 (0.75%) DNS
8 4 (0.75%) SAN
9 3 (0.56%) IPv6
9 3 (0.56%) Broadband
9 3 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.50%) MySQL
5 7 (1.31%) MS Access
6 6 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.75%) Big Data
8 4 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.19%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.19%) OLTP
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 14 (2.62%) JIRA
2 8 (1.50%) Subversion
3 4 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.56%) NUnit
5 2 (0.37%) NCover
6 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 190 (35.51%) Finance
2 113 (21.12%) Banking
3 52 (9.72%) Investment Banking
4 34 (6.36%) Retail
5 18 (3.36%) Front Office
5 18 (3.36%) Back Office
5 18 (3.36%) Legal
5 18 (3.36%) Publishing
5 18 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 17 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.99%) Marketing
8 11 (2.06%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.50%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.50%) Local Government
11 5 (0.93%) Law
12 4 (0.75%) Games
13 3 (0.56%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 184 (34.39%) Project Manager
2 78 (14.58%) Analyst
3 42 (7.85%) Project Planner
4 38 (7.10%) Business Analyst
5 33 (6.17%) Developer
6 20 (3.74%) Technical Manager
7 19 (3.55%) PMO Analyst
8 18 (3.36%) Technical Project Manager
8 18 (3.36%) PMO Manager
9 14 (2.62%) Senior Manager
9 14 (2.62%) Security Manager
10 13 (2.43%) Consultant
11 12 (2.24%) Security Project Manager
11 12 (2.24%) Planning Manager
12 11 (2.06%) ScrumMaster
12 11 (2.06%) Programme Office Support
12 11 (2.06%) SAP Manager
12 11 (2.06%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (2.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 11 (2.06%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.49%) .NET
2 12 (2.24%) HTML
2 12 (2.24%) XML
3 8 (1.50%) Web Services
4 7 (1.31%) STL
4 7 (1.31%) CSS
5 6 (1.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (1.12%) Android SDK
5 6 (1.12%) Velocity
5 6 (1.12%) Silverlight
6 5 (0.93%) XSD
6 5 (0.93%) XSL
7 4 (0.75%) RESTful
7 4 (0.75%) Middleware
7 4 (0.75%) FpML
8 3 (0.56%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.56%) WPF
8 3 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.37%) Bottle
9 2 (0.37%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.73%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.99%) Derivative
4 9 (1.68%) Market Risk
4 9 (1.68%) Credit Risk
5 8 (1.50%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.31%) PKI
6 7 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.31%) PMI
6 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.12%) Grid Computing
7 6 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (0.93%) Blog
8 5 (0.93%) NHS
8 5 (0.93%) Clustering
9 4 (0.75%) User Experience
9 4 (0.75%) IVR
9 4 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.23%) Windows
2 21 (3.93%) Linux
3 10 (1.87%) UNIX
4 7 (1.31%) Android
4 7 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.93%) pSOS
7 3 (0.56%) Solaris
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.19%) VMS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (38.69%) Project Management
2 140 (26.17%) PRINCE2
3 115 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (20.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (16.64%) Change Management
6 68 (12.71%) Risk Management
7 46 (8.60%) Migration
8 44 (8.22%) Resource Management
9 42 (7.85%) Scrum
10 38 (7.10%) Change Control
11 37 (6.92%) Programme Management
12 36 (6.73%) PRINCE
13 31 (5.79%) ITIL
14 30 (5.61%) Time Management
15 29 (5.42%) Workflow
16 28 (5.23%) Business Analysis
17 27 (5.05%) Coaching
18 26 (4.86%) Portfolio Management
19 24 (4.49%) Analytics
20 21 (3.93%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.54%) SQL
2 22 (4.11%) C#
3 21 (3.93%) Java
4 9 (1.68%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.68%) Python
5 8 (1.50%) VBA
5 8 (1.50%) C++
6 7 (1.31%) PHP
7 4 (0.75%) Scala
8 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.37%) C
8 2 (0.37%) Perl
9 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (8.60%) Degree
2 32 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.23%) PMP
3 28 (5.23%) PMI Certification
4 21 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 21 (3.93%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.12%) APMP
7 6 (1.12%) ISEB
7 6 (1.12%) MAPM
8 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.93%) MCSE
9 4 (0.75%) CCNP
9 4 (0.75%) CISSP
9 4 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.56%) CAPM
10 3 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.66%) QA
2 11 (2.06%) P3O
3 6 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.75%) SLA
5 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.56%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.19%) CDISC
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.31%) ProxySG
3 5 (0.93%) GPFS
4 3 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) NFS
6 1 (0.19%) vCloud
6 1 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.19%) Control-M
2 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 94 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.29%) SAP
3 30 (5.61%) Oracle
4 29 (5.42%) Cisco
5 14 (2.62%) Juniper
6 13 (2.43%) VMware
6 13 (2.43%) CheckPoint
6 13 (2.43%) IBM
7 7 (1.31%) Google
7 7 (1.31%) Blue Coat
7 7 (1.31%) Sourcefire
7 7 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.31%) F5
8 6 (1.12%) Citrix
9 5 (0.93%) Murex
10 3 (0.56%) Planview
10 3 (0.56%) Informatica
10 3 (0.56%) NetApp
10 3 (0.56%) HP
10 3 (0.56%) EMC
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £440 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 540 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £416 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Endemol UK
Rate: Up to £25,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago