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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 191 213 179
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -34
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 241 233 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 1.00% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.28% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 163 158
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -5.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £586 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £46.15 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% +52.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £29.14 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £72.05 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
17601 18256 16725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.28% 78.22% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12320 13018 11607
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 £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 228 233
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 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
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 5 May 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 5 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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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 +9 66 £500 +25.00% 15
Brentford +2 6 £500 +11.11%
Croydon - 5 £475 -
Docklands, London -3 3 £363 -19.44%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 - -
Canary Wharf -4 2 £500 +11.11%
Paddington - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 195 (42.30%) Project Management
2 166 (36.01%) Finance
3 117 (25.38%) PRINCE2
4 113 (24.51%) MS Project
5 92 (19.96%) Microsoft
6 88 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (18.87%) MS Excel
7 87 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (16.27%) Banking
9 58 (12.58%) MS Office
10 51 (11.06%) Change Management
11 49 (10.63%) Security Cleared
12 47 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
12 47 (10.20%) Degree
13 44 (9.54%) Scrum
14 43 (9.33%) ITIL
15 42 (9.11%) Risk Management
15 42 (9.11%) Change Control
16 38 (8.24%) Investment Banking
17 37 (8.03%) MS PowerPoint
17 37 (8.03%) Service Delivery
18 36 (7.81%) PMI Certification
18 36 (7.81%) Programme Management
19 35 (7.59%) Migration
19 35 (7.59%) SharePoint
19 35 (7.59%) Oracle
20 33 (7.16%) SQL
21 30 (6.51%) SAP
21 30 (6.51%) PMP
22 28 (6.07%) Waterfall

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 35 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.60%) MS Project Server
3 9 (1.95%) CMS
4 7 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.30%) Lync
6 5 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.87%) SAS
8 3 (0.65%) JBoss
8 3 (0.65%) Apache
8 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.43%) Confluence
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.43%) Mule
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.43%) Node.js
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 113 (24.51%) MS Project
2 87 (18.87%) MS Excel
3 58 (12.58%) MS Office
4 37 (8.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (3.25%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.08%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.08%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.08%) Primavera
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.87%) Maximo
4 4 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.87%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.43%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.43%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.22%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.74%) Office 365
2 6 (1.30%) Yammer
2 6 (1.30%) PaaS
3 4 (0.87%) SaaS
3 4 (0.87%) Force.com
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.39%) Firewall
2 9 (1.95%) Intranet
3 8 (1.74%) LAN
3 8 (1.74%) WAN
4 7 (1.52%) Internet
5 6 (1.30%) Wireless
6 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.08%) VPN
7 4 (0.87%) SSL
7 4 (0.87%) SAN
7 4 (0.87%) VoIP
8 3 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.65%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.65%) NX-OS
9 2 (0.43%) LTE
9 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.43%) VLAN
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.17%) MS Access
3 10 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
8 1 (0.22%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (2.17%) JIRA
2 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.65%) Selenium
4 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.43%) NUnit
4 2 (0.43%) Subversion
4 2 (0.43%) Maven
4 2 (0.43%) NCover
5 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) JUnit
5 1 (0.22%) MorphX
5 1 (0.22%) ERwin
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 166 (36.01%) Finance
2 75 (16.27%) Banking
3 38 (8.24%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.34%) Retail
5 16 (3.47%) Front Office
6 14 (3.04%) Law
6 14 (3.04%) Publishing
7 12 (2.60%) Legal
8 11 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.95%) Back Office
10 7 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.52%) Marketing
11 6 (1.30%) Billing
11 6 (1.30%) General Ledger
11 6 (1.30%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.30%) Spanish Language
12 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.87%) Local Government
14 2 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 174 (37.74%) Project Manager
2 56 (12.15%) Analyst
3 25 (5.42%) Business Analyst
4 22 (4.77%) Consultant
5 21 (4.56%) Project Planner
5 21 (4.56%) Programme Planner
6 20 (4.34%) Architect
7 17 (3.69%) Senior Manager
8 16 (3.47%) Programme Manager
9 14 (3.04%) Senior Project Manager
10 13 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (2.60%) IT Project Manager
11 12 (2.60%) Developer
12 11 (2.39%) Support Analyst
12 11 (2.39%) Project Officer
13 10 (2.17%) Coordinator
13 10 (2.17%) Project Support Officer
13 10 (2.17%) Project Coordinator
13 10 (2.17%) Service Manager
14 9 (1.95%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.86%) .NET
2 20 (4.34%) XML
3 15 (3.25%) ASP.NET
3 15 (3.25%) Middleware
3 15 (3.25%) Web Services
4 13 (2.82%) HTML
5 9 (1.95%) Ajax
6 8 (1.74%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.74%) REST
7 7 (1.52%) CSS
7 7 (1.52%) XSL
8 6 (1.30%) J2EE
8 6 (1.30%) Java EE
9 5 (1.08%) jQuery
9 5 (1.08%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.87%) NHibernate
10 4 (0.87%) WCF
10 4 (0.87%) SOAP
11 3 (0.65%) XSLT
11 3 (0.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.34%) Derivative
4 11 (2.39%) Equity Derivative
4 11 (2.39%) PMI
5 10 (2.17%) NHS
5 10 (2.17%) Equities
6 9 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.74%) User Experience
8 7 (1.52%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.30%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.30%) FMCG
9 6 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.08%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.65%) PKI
11 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.04%) Windows
2 12 (2.60%) UNIX
3 9 (1.95%) Linux
4 5 (1.08%) Android
5 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (42.30%) Project Management
2 117 (25.38%) PRINCE2
3 88 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (11.06%) Change Management
6 44 (9.54%) Scrum
7 43 (9.33%) ITIL
8 42 (9.11%) Risk Management
8 42 (9.11%) Change Control
9 37 (8.03%) Service Delivery
10 36 (7.81%) Programme Management
11 35 (7.59%) Migration
12 28 (6.07%) Waterfall
13 26 (5.64%) Resource Management
14 24 (5.21%) Service Management
15 23 (4.99%) People Management
16 22 (4.77%) Business Analysis
17 21 (4.56%) Workflow
18 20 (4.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 19 (4.12%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.16%) SQL
2 15 (3.25%) Java
3 12 (2.60%) C#
4 10 (2.17%) VB
5 9 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.52%) VBA
6 7 (1.52%) Python
7 6 (1.30%) Perl
8 4 (0.87%) Ruby
8 4 (0.87%) C
9 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.43%) R
11 1 (0.22%) Korn
11 1 (0.22%) X++
11 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.22%) C++
11 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 47 (10.20%) Degree
3 36 (7.81%) PMI Certification
4 30 (6.51%) PMP
5 22 (4.77%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.34%) DV Cleared
7 18 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.30%) MCSE
11 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.87%) ISEB
12 4 (0.87%) APMP
13 3 (0.65%) CCNP
13 3 (0.65%) CCSE
14 2 (0.43%) CCVP
14 2 (0.43%) CCNA
14 2 (0.43%) CAPM
14 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.77%) QA
2 6 (1.30%) FATCA
3 3 (0.65%) EMIR
3 3 (0.65%) PMBOK
3 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.43%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.43%) P3O
5 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) Basel II
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.65%) ProxySG
2 2 (0.43%) vSphere
3 1 (0.22%) GridGain
3 1 (0.22%) NFS
3 1 (0.22%) XenApp
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 92 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.59%) Oracle
3 30 (6.51%) SAP
4 14 (3.04%) IBM
5 12 (2.60%) Cisco
6 8 (1.74%) Sybase
6 8 (1.74%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.52%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.52%) Citrix
8 5 (1.08%) Juniper
9 4 (0.87%) Wyse
9 4 (0.87%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.65%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.65%) F5
10 3 (0.65%) Blue Coat
10 3 (0.65%) Sourcefire
10 3 (0.65%) Calypso
10 3 (0.65%) HP
10 3 (0.65%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.65%) Cognos
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago