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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 206 186 200
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 242 297 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.02% 1.24% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.57% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 188 160
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £31.25 £34.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £34.00 £20.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £34.00 £48.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+102.89% -15.85%
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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -11 48 £415 -17.00% 11
Kingston Upon Thames 0 5 £488 -
Uxbridge - 3 £438 -
Canary Wharf -8 2 £350 -22.22%
Croydon -20 2 £425 +6.25% 1
Docklands, London -6 1 £480 +37.14%
Feltham - 1 £385 -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 237 (51.75%) Project Management
2 186 (40.61%) Finance
3 137 (29.91%) MS Project
4 132 (28.82%) PRINCE2
5 107 (23.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 97 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (20.96%) Banking
8 95 (20.74%) Microsoft
9 91 (19.87%) MS Excel
10 56 (12.23%) Change Management
11 55 (12.01%) MS Office
11 55 (12.01%) MS PowerPoint
12 53 (11.57%) Risk Management
13 46 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (9.17%) Change Control
14 42 (9.17%) Investment Banking
14 42 (9.17%) Security Cleared
15 40 (8.73%) QA
15 40 (8.73%) Scrum
16 39 (8.52%) Programme Management
17 38 (8.30%) Migration
18 37 (8.08%) Degree
19 34 (7.42%) Windows
20 33 (7.21%) PMI Certification
21 32 (6.99%) Oracle
22 30 (6.55%) SQL
23 29 (6.33%) ITIL
23 29 (6.33%) PMP
24 28 (6.11%) MS Visio
25 27 (5.90%) Management Information System

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.40%) CMS
3 7 (1.53%) MS Project Server
4 6 (1.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.31%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.87%) Drupal
6 4 (0.87%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.66%) Apache
7 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.66%) Lync
8 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.44%) Confluence
8 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.44%) JBoss
8 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.44%) SAS
9 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 137 (29.91%) MS Project
2 91 (19.87%) MS Excel
3 55 (12.01%) MS Office
3 55 (12.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (6.11%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.18%) Primavera
2 4 (0.87%) Maximo
2 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.87%) Workday HCM
3 3 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.66%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.22%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.22%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.22%) Brady Trinity
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.75%) Office 365
2 6 (1.31%) PaaS
3 3 (0.66%) Yammer
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.40%) Firewall
2 10 (2.18%) Intranet
2 10 (2.18%) Internet
3 6 (1.31%) LDAP
4 4 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.66%) VPN
5 3 (0.66%) SSL
5 3 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.66%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.66%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.44%) WebEx
6 2 (0.44%) VoIP
6 2 (0.44%) WAN
6 2 (0.44%) HTTP
6 2 (0.44%) SAN
6 2 (0.44%) LAN
7 1 (0.22%) PBX
7 1 (0.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.37%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.40%) MySQL
4 8 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.31%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.87%) MS Access
7 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.44%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.53%) JIRA
1 7 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
2 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.66%) NUnit
3 3 (0.66%) Subversion
3 3 (0.66%) NCover
3 3 (0.66%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.22%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.22%) Maven
5 1 (0.22%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.22%) Selenium
5 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Ant
5 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
General
1 186 (40.61%) Finance
2 96 (20.96%) Banking
3 42 (9.17%) Investment Banking
4 22 (4.80%) Retail
5 19 (4.15%) Front Office
6 15 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.06%) Legal
8 13 (2.84%) Back Office
9 12 (2.62%) Law
10 11 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.97%) Marketing
12 8 (1.75%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.75%) Billing
13 6 (1.31%) Publishing
13 6 (1.31%) Retail Banking
14 5 (1.09%) Local Government
15 4 (0.87%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.66%) Advertising
17 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 185 (40.39%) Project Manager
2 58 (12.66%) Analyst
3 30 (6.55%) Business Analyst
4 28 (6.11%) Project Planner
5 27 (5.90%) Developer
6 22 (4.80%) Consultant
6 22 (4.80%) Senior Manager
7 18 (3.93%) IT Project Manager
8 16 (3.49%) Programme Manager
8 16 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (3.28%) Programme Planner
9 15 (3.28%) Project Officer
9 15 (3.28%) PMO Analyst
9 15 (3.28%) PMO Manager
10 14 (3.06%) Architect
10 14 (3.06%) Project Support Officer
10 14 (3.06%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (2.62%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (2.40%) Data Manager
12 11 (2.40%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.90%) HTML
1 27 (5.90%) .NET
2 19 (4.15%) XML
3 17 (3.71%) ASP.NET
4 15 (3.28%) CSS
5 13 (2.84%) Middleware
6 11 (2.40%) SOAP
7 9 (1.97%) Servlets
7 9 (1.97%) NHibernate
7 9 (1.97%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.97%) HTML5
8 8 (1.75%) JSP
9 7 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.53%) REST
10 6 (1.31%) Entity Framework
10 6 (1.31%) SailPoint
10 6 (1.31%) SPML
11 5 (1.09%) WCF
11 5 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (1.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.90%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.93%) Derivative
4 13 (2.84%) PMI
5 10 (2.18%) User Experience
6 9 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.97%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.97%) Equities
6 9 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (1.75%) FMCG
8 6 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.87%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.87%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.66%) PKI
10 3 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.66%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.66%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.42%) Windows
2 22 (4.80%) Linux
3 16 (3.49%) UNIX
4 12 (2.62%) AIX
5 8 (1.75%) Solaris
6 2 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (51.75%) Project Management
2 132 (28.82%) PRINCE2
3 107 (23.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (12.23%) Change Management
6 53 (11.57%) Risk Management
7 42 (9.17%) Change Control
8 40 (8.73%) Scrum
9 39 (8.52%) Programme Management
10 38 (8.30%) Migration
11 29 (6.33%) ITIL
12 26 (5.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 25 (5.46%) Waterfall
13 25 (5.46%) Resource Management
14 24 (5.24%) SDLC
15 23 (5.02%) Business Analysis
16 21 (4.59%) People Management
17 19 (4.15%) UML
17 19 (4.15%) Portfolio Management
18 18 (3.93%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.55%) SQL
2 25 (5.46%) JavaScript
3 18 (3.93%) C#
4 15 (3.28%) Java
5 14 (3.06%) C
6 10 (2.18%) VB
6 10 (2.18%) VBA
7 6 (1.31%) BeanShell
8 5 (1.09%) PHP
9 3 (0.66%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (0.66%) Perl
10 2 (0.44%) Python
10 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.22%) Korn
11 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.08%) Degree
3 33 (7.21%) PMI Certification
4 29 (6.33%) PMP
5 22 (4.80%) SC Cleared
6 19 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (3.93%) DV Cleared
7 18 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.18%) APMP
9 8 (1.75%) ISEB
10 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.66%) MCSE
11 3 (0.66%) CCNP
11 3 (0.66%) CCSE
11 3 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.44%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.22%) MCP
13 1 (0.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.73%) QA
2 8 (1.75%) P3O
3 6 (1.31%) FATCA
4 4 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.87%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.44%) EMIR
5 2 (0.44%) Basel II
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) Basel III
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
System Software
1 5 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.66%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) XenApp
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.22%) Ansible
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Nagios
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 95 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.99%) Oracle
3 23 (5.02%) SAP
4 17 (3.71%) IBM
5 13 (2.84%) CheckPoint
6 12 (2.62%) Cisco
7 10 (2.18%) Sybase
8 8 (1.75%) HP
8 8 (1.75%) Juniper
9 7 (1.53%) Citrix
10 6 (1.31%) Sun
11 5 (1.09%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.09%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.87%) Informatica
13 3 (0.66%) Avaya
13 3 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.66%) Adobe
13 3 (0.66%) F5
13 3 (0.66%) Blue Coat
13 3 (0.66%) Sourcefire
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £470.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £42,000 per annum Pro Rata
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago