The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Planner role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planner
Rank 221 215 200
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 17 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Average daily rate
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£359 £342 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £305 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £550 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.98% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8534 7613 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.48% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 3962 3299
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 449 609
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Project Planner
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Project Planner Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Project Planner
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Project Planner Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Project Planner
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planner across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Project Planner Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Project Planner
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Project Planner Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Project Planner
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planner within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Hampshire -24 8 £375 -17.40% 1
Surrey 0 5 £275 -4.34%
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Project Planner
England

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (69.05%) MS Project
2 22 (52.38%) PRINCE2
3 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
6 11 (26.19%) Project Planning
7 9 (21.43%) Change Control
7 9 (21.43%) Primavera
7 9 (21.43%) Project Management
8 8 (19.05%) SAP
9 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (11.90%) PMI Certification
12 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
12 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (9.52%) Degree
12 4 (9.52%) APMP
12 4 (9.52%) PMP
12 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (7.14%) Time Management
13 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
13 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
13 3 (7.14%) ITIL
13 3 (7.14%) Finance
13 3 (7.14%) Change Management
14 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (69.05%) MS Project
2 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.76%) MS Office
4 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) PMI
3 1 (2.38%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) PRINCE2
2 11 (26.19%) Project Planning
3 9 (21.43%) Change Control
3 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Time Management
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) B2B
7 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.76%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (11.90%) PMI Certification
4 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 4 (9.52%) APMP
4 4 (9.52%) PMP
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (2.38%) HNC
5 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Primavera
3 8 (19.05%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle