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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planner
Rank 246 230 199
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 21 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.18% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.20% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 10
Average daily rate
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£310 £326 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.90% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -
Project Planner
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
9227 8947 7837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.70% 91.89% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5072 4916 3900
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 474 613
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.33 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +3 15 £310 -27.90% 1
Berkshire 0 1 £400 +6.66%
West Sussex - - - - 1
Project Planner
England

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (58.54%) MS Project
2 21 (51.22%) PRINCE2
3 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
4 16 (39.02%) Project Management
5 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
5 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
8 7 (17.07%) QA
8 7 (17.07%) Finance
9 6 (14.63%) Primavera
9 6 (14.63%) PMP
9 6 (14.63%) PMI Certification
10 5 (12.20%) SAP
10 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
11 4 (9.76%) Time Management
11 4 (9.76%) APMP
11 4 (9.76%) Change Control
11 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.76%) C
11 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
11 4 (9.76%) Change Management
12 3 (7.32%) MS Office
12 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (7.32%) Degree
12 3 (7.32%) Migration
12 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
13 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
13 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (58.54%) MS Project
2 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.32%) MS Office
4 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Primavera
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Military
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Economics
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) PRINCE2
2 16 (39.02%) Project Management
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
5 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.76%) Time Management
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Change Control
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.88%) Service Management
8 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Project Governance
8 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.44%) Earned Value Management
9 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) PMP
3 6 (14.63%) PMI Certification
4 4 (9.76%) APMP
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Ariba
3 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards