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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 224 215 193
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 224 252 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.99% 1.08% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.30% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 189 180
Median daily rate £435 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £580 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +108.33%
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
19475 19430 19928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.19% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13956 14107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 220 248
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 34 £425 +4.93% 6
Canary Wharf 0 4 £438 +25.00%
Brentford - 4 £500 - 1
Feltham -2 2 £440 +14.28%
Uxbridge +1 1 £420 -4.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 £335 -31.28%
Paddington - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Croydon - 1 £325 -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 195 (45.35%) Project Management
2 159 (36.98%) Finance
3 126 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (26.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (20.93%) MS Project
6 74 (17.21%) PRINCE2
7 65 (15.12%) MS Excel
8 63 (14.65%) Change Management
9 54 (12.56%) Risk Management
10 52 (12.09%) Banking
11 46 (10.70%) Migration
12 45 (10.47%) Microsoft
13 42 (9.77%) Waterfall
14 40 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
15 39 (9.07%) Programme Management
15 39 (9.07%) Degree
16 37 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
17 35 (8.14%) QA
17 35 (8.14%) Scrum
18 34 (7.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 31 (7.21%) .NET
20 28 (6.51%) MS Office
20 28 (6.51%) Information Security
20 28 (6.51%) Change Control
21 27 (6.28%) Java
22 26 (6.05%) Resource Management
22 26 (6.05%) Time Management
22 26 (6.05%) SDLC
22 26 (6.05%) Virtual Team
23 25 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.02%) Confluence
2 12 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.63%) CMS
4 5 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.70%) Apache
7 2 (0.47%) Drupal
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.47%) SAS
7 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.23%) GemFire
8 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 90 (20.93%) MS Project
2 65 (15.12%) MS Excel
3 37 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (6.51%) MS Office
5 23 (5.35%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.70%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.70%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.70%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.33%) Office 365
2 7 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.40%) SaaS
4 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.47%) IaaS
6 2 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) GitHub
7 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.23%) Trello
7 1 (0.23%) Veeva
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.79%) HTTP
2 11 (2.56%) FTP
3 9 (2.09%) LAN
3 9 (2.09%) WAN
4 6 (1.40%) Firewall
4 6 (1.40%) Network Security
5 4 (0.93%) Internet
5 4 (0.93%) SMS
6 3 (0.70%) LDAP
6 3 (0.70%) VPN
7 2 (0.47%) DMZ
7 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.47%) Extranet
7 2 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.47%) Intranet
7 2 (0.47%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.47%) Skype
7 2 (0.47%) VLAN
8 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.33%) Data Mining
2 5 (1.16%) Big Data
2 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.93%) MySQL
3 4 (0.93%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.70%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.47%) Essbase
5 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.23%) MS Access
6 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.23%) QlikView
6 1 (0.23%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 22 (5.12%) JIRA
2 5 (1.16%) Bitbucket
2 5 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.93%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.70%) Subversion
5 2 (0.47%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.47%) Maven
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.23%) Grunt
6 1 (0.23%) JUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Mockito
6 1 (0.23%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Selenium
6 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.23%) WiX
6 1 (0.23%) Xdebug
General
1 159 (36.98%) Finance
2 52 (12.09%) Banking
3 22 (5.12%) Marketing
4 20 (4.65%) Retail
5 18 (4.19%) Legal
6 10 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.09%) Law
8 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.40%) Publishing
10 5 (1.16%) Front Office
10 5 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.93%) Advertising
11 4 (0.93%) Back Office
12 3 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.70%) Local Government
13 2 (0.47%) Electronics
13 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (39.07%) Project Manager
2 57 (13.26%) Analyst
3 31 (7.21%) Business Analyst
4 26 (6.05%) Architect
5 22 (5.12%) Security Manager
5 22 (5.12%) Security Project Manager
6 21 (4.88%) IT Manager
6 21 (4.88%) Project Planner
7 19 (4.42%) Programme Manager
8 17 (3.95%) Developer
8 17 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
9 15 (3.49%) Technical Manager
10 14 (3.26%) Technical Project Manager
11 13 (3.02%) Development Manager
12 12 (2.79%) PMO Analyst
13 11 (2.56%) PMO Planner
13 11 (2.56%) Senior Manager
14 10 (2.33%) Consultant
14 10 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
15 9 (2.09%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.21%) .NET
2 25 (5.81%) XML
3 24 (5.58%) HTML
4 17 (3.95%) CSS
5 12 (2.79%) Middleware
6 11 (2.56%) HTML5
7 9 (2.09%) J2EE
7 9 (2.09%) Web Services
7 9 (2.09%) XSLT
8 8 (1.86%) JSP
8 8 (1.86%) Natural Language Processing
9 6 (1.40%) jQuery
10 5 (1.16%) RESTful
11 4 (0.93%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.93%) Node.js
11 4 (0.93%) REST
12 3 (0.70%) IBM Integration Bus
12 3 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (0.70%) Silverlight
12 3 (0.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.05%) Virtual Team
3 23 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.49%) PMI
5 12 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.33%) FMCG
6 10 (2.33%) Tandem
7 9 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.09%) User Experience
8 7 (1.63%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.40%) Derivative
9 6 (1.40%) Digital TV
9 6 (1.40%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.16%) Equities
10 5 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.93%) DataPower
11 4 (0.93%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.81%) Windows
2 24 (5.58%) Unix
3 8 (1.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.16%) Linux
5 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.47%) Android
6 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.47%) Solaris
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) AIX
7 1 (0.23%) Debian
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) SUSE
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (45.35%) Project Management
2 126 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (26.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (17.21%) PRINCE2
5 63 (14.65%) Change Management
6 54 (12.56%) Risk Management
7 46 (10.70%) Migration
8 42 (9.77%) Waterfall
9 39 (9.07%) Programme Management
10 35 (8.14%) Scrum
11 34 (7.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 28 (6.51%) Change Control
12 28 (6.51%) Information Security
13 26 (6.05%) Resource Management
13 26 (6.05%) SDLC
13 26 (6.05%) Time Management
14 25 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (5.58%) CRM
16 23 (5.35%) ITIL
16 23 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.28%) Java
2 25 (5.81%) SQL
3 21 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.95%) C
5 16 (3.72%) C++
6 15 (3.49%) C#
7 13 (3.02%) PHP
8 5 (1.16%) Ruby
8 5 (1.16%) VB
8 5 (1.16%) VBA
9 3 (0.70%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (0.70%) Perl
10 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.23%) Python
11 1 (0.23%) Scala
11 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (9.07%) Degree
2 25 (5.81%) PMI Certification
2 25 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.35%) PMP
4 14 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.79%) APMP
6 7 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.16%) ISEB
8 4 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.70%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.70%) CAPM
9 3 (0.70%) CISSP
9 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.70%) MAPM
10 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.23%) APMG
11 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.14%) QA
2 5 (1.16%) MiFID
3 4 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.70%) EMIR
5 2 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) ISO15022
6 1 (0.23%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.23%) RMADS
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.70%) Docker
3 3 (0.70%) KVM
4 2 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) LXC
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.93%) Control-M
2 3 (0.70%) MOM
3 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.23%) Graphite
4 1 (0.23%) Oozie
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
4 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.65%) Oracle
3 16 (3.72%) SAP
4 12 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.63%) Cisco
6 6 (1.40%) Google
7 5 (1.16%) HP
7 5 (1.16%) VMware
8 4 (0.93%) BMC
8 4 (0.93%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.93%) Citrix
8 4 (0.93%) Informatica
8 4 (0.93%) Teradata
9 3 (0.70%) EMC
9 3 (0.70%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.70%) Microgen
10 2 (0.47%) F5
10 2 (0.47%) hybris
10 2 (0.47%) Palantir
10 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow
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