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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 213 197 178
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 228 267 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.14% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.44% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 183 182
Average daily rate
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£400 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% -0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
- -3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -12.19%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
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 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 -14 57 £388 -20.30% 5
Croydon -15 4 £350 -
Uxbridge - 3 £438 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 2 £450 - 1
Docklands, London -5 1 £480 +37.14%
Brentford -7 1 £500 +14.28%
Canary Wharf -10 1 - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 237 (50.00%) Project Management
2 179 (37.76%) Finance
3 143 (30.17%) MS Project
4 131 (27.64%) PRINCE2
5 105 (22.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 100 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
7 99 (20.89%) MS Excel
8 96 (20.25%) Microsoft
9 86 (18.14%) Banking
10 64 (13.50%) MS Office
11 60 (12.66%) Risk Management
12 53 (11.18%) Change Management
13 50 (10.55%) MS PowerPoint
14 48 (10.13%) Scrum
14 48 (10.13%) Change Control
15 47 (9.92%) Degree
16 46 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
17 44 (9.28%) Security Cleared
18 42 (8.86%) PMI Certification
19 40 (8.44%) ITIL
20 38 (8.02%) Programme Management
21 37 (7.81%) Oracle
22 36 (7.59%) PMP
23 35 (7.38%) Migration
23 35 (7.38%) QA
23 35 (7.38%) Investment Banking
24 34 (7.17%) .NET
24 34 (7.17%) SQL
25 32 (6.75%) SharePoint
25 32 (6.75%) Resource Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 32 (6.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.11%) MS Project Server
3 9 (1.90%) CMS
4 7 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.27%) Lync
5 6 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.27%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.63%) Apache
8 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.63%) SAS
8 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.63%) Confluence
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.42%) Node.js
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 143 (30.17%) MS Project
2 99 (20.89%) MS Excel
3 64 (13.50%) MS Office
4 50 (10.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (4.85%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Primavera
2 7 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.84%) Maximo
3 4 (0.84%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.84%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.84%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.42%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.11%) Office 365
2 7 (1.48%) PaaS
3 6 (1.27%) Yammer
4 4 (0.84%) SaaS
5 3 (0.63%) Force.com
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.53%) Intranet
2 11 (2.32%) Firewall
3 9 (1.90%) Internet
4 6 (1.27%) WAN
5 5 (1.05%) LAN
5 5 (1.05%) LDAP
6 4 (0.84%) VoIP
7 3 (0.63%) NX-OS
7 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.63%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.63%) VPN
7 3 (0.63%) SSL
7 3 (0.63%) SAN
8 2 (0.42%) CDMA
8 2 (0.42%) GSM
8 2 (0.42%) HTTP
8 2 (0.42%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.32%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.69%) MS Access
5 7 (1.48%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.27%) MySQL
6 6 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.42%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.21%) QlikView
9 1 (0.21%) DataStage
9 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 14 (2.95%) JIRA
2 6 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.05%) Subversion
4 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.84%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.63%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.21%) Ant
6 1 (0.21%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.21%) ERwin
6 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.21%) Maven
6 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
General
1 179 (37.76%) Finance
2 86 (18.14%) Banking
3 35 (7.38%) Investment Banking
4 24 (5.06%) Retail
5 19 (4.01%) Front Office
6 17 (3.59%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.16%) Back Office
7 15 (3.16%) Legal
8 13 (2.74%) Law
9 11 (2.32%) Publishing
9 11 (2.32%) Marketing
10 10 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.27%) Billing
11 6 (1.27%) Local Government
11 6 (1.27%) Spanish Language
12 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.05%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 180 (37.97%) Project Manager
2 62 (13.08%) Analyst
3 31 (6.54%) Business Analyst
4 24 (5.06%) Project Planner
4 24 (5.06%) Consultant
5 22 (4.64%) Developer
6 20 (4.22%) Senior Manager
7 19 (4.01%) IT Project Manager
8 18 (3.80%) Programme Planner
9 17 (3.59%) Architect
9 17 (3.59%) Delivery Manager
9 17 (3.59%) Project Officer
10 16 (3.38%) Project Support Officer
11 14 (2.95%) Technical Manager
12 13 (2.74%) Senior Project Manager
12 13 (2.74%) Data Manager
12 13 (2.74%) PMO Manager
13 12 (2.53%) Programme Manager
13 12 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
14 10 (2.11%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.17%) .NET
2 25 (5.27%) HTML
2 25 (5.27%) XML
3 17 (3.59%) ASP.NET
3 17 (3.59%) Middleware
4 11 (2.32%) CSS
5 10 (2.11%) SOAP
6 9 (1.90%) HTML5
7 8 (1.69%) Servlets
8 7 (1.48%) JSP
8 7 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.48%) REST
9 6 (1.27%) Entity Framework
9 6 (1.27%) J2EE
9 6 (1.27%) XSL
9 6 (1.27%) Ajax
9 6 (1.27%) NHibernate
9 6 (1.27%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.05%) FpML
10 5 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.22%) Derivative
4 16 (3.38%) PMI
5 11 (2.32%) Equity Derivative
6 10 (2.11%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.11%) User Experience
7 9 (1.90%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.69%) Equities
8 8 (1.69%) FMCG
9 7 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.05%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.05%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.84%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.84%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.84%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.63%) PKI
13 3 (0.63%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.12%) Windows
2 17 (3.59%) Linux
3 16 (3.38%) UNIX
4 10 (2.11%) AIX
5 7 (1.48%) Solaris
6 3 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (50.00%) Project Management
2 131 (27.64%) PRINCE2
3 105 (22.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 100 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (12.66%) Risk Management
6 53 (11.18%) Change Management
7 48 (10.13%) Scrum
7 48 (10.13%) Change Control
8 40 (8.44%) ITIL
9 38 (8.02%) Programme Management
10 35 (7.38%) Migration
11 32 (6.75%) Resource Management
12 27 (5.70%) SDLC
13 25 (5.27%) Waterfall
14 24 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 23 (4.85%) Business Analysis
16 22 (4.64%) Service Delivery
16 22 (4.64%) People Management
17 19 (4.01%) Line Management
17 19 (4.01%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.17%) SQL
2 21 (4.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (4.22%) Java
4 16 (3.38%) C#
5 13 (2.74%) VBA
6 11 (2.32%) C
6 11 (2.32%) VB
7 5 (1.05%) BeanShell
8 3 (0.63%) Perl
8 3 (0.63%) Python
8 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.63%) Ruby
9 2 (0.42%) Korn
9 2 (0.42%) C++
10 1 (0.21%) PHP
10 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (9.92%) Degree
2 44 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 42 (8.86%) PMI Certification
4 36 (7.59%) PMP
5 23 (4.85%) SC Cleared
6 22 (4.64%) DV Cleared
7 19 (4.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (4.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (2.32%) APMP
9 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.27%) ISEB
11 5 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.05%) MCSE
12 3 (0.63%) CCNP
12 3 (0.63%) CCSE
12 3 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.42%) CAPM
13 2 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.42%) CCNA
14 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.38%) QA
2 8 (1.69%) P3O
3 6 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (1.27%) FATCA
4 4 (0.84%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.42%) EMIR
5 2 (0.42%) Basel II
5 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) Basel III
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.63%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.42%) XenApp
4 1 (0.21%) vSphere
4 1 (0.21%) NFS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (0.63%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.21%) Ansible
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.21%) Control-M
2 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 96 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.81%) Oracle
3 25 (5.27%) SAP
4 21 (4.43%) IBM
5 15 (3.16%) CheckPoint
6 13 (2.74%) Sybase
7 12 (2.53%) Cisco
8 9 (1.90%) Citrix
9 8 (1.69%) Juniper
9 8 (1.69%) HP
10 5 (1.05%) Sun
10 5 (1.05%) Wyse
10 5 (1.05%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.84%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.84%) WorldPay
12 3 (0.63%) F5
12 3 (0.63%) Blue Coat
12 3 (0.63%) Sourcefire
12 3 (0.63%) Avaya
12 3 (0.63%) Adobe
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 25 days ago