The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Planner role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planner in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planner
Rank 117 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £354 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -34.21%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2599 2243 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.23% 91.93% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1118 1078
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 68
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.72 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Project Planner
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planner in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Planner Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Project Planner
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planner across the Scotland region.

Project Planner Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Project Planner
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planner across the Scotland region.

Project Planner Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Project Planner
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Project Planner in their job title 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 with Project Planner in their job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
1 13 (68.42%) Project Planning
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) MS Project
4 6 (31.58%) Primavera
4 6 (31.58%) Change Control
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Line Management
5 5 (26.32%) Economics
6 4 (21.05%) Marketing
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) PMP
7 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
8 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.26%) Change Management
9 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
9 1 (5.26%) WAN
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL
9 1 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
9 1 (5.26%) FMCG
9 1 (5.26%) QA
9 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Project Planner in their job title 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 with Project Planner in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Economics
2 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
1 13 (68.42%) Project Planning
2 6 (31.58%) Change Control
3 5 (26.32%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) PMP
4 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Primavera
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft