The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planner
Rank 114 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £388 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £344 £320
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 - £21.50
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2540 2308 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.23% 93.90% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1121 1128
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 79 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (75.00%) Project Management
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Economics
3 4 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Primavera
4 2 (12.50%) MS Project
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (12.50%) MS Project
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Primavera
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft