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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planner
Rank 226 217 241
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 22 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £299 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.94% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £226 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £395 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £21.50
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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
8556 8129 9031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.10% 92.93% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4294 4211
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Berkshire +13 11 £260 -
Hampshire -17 5 £288 -8.00%
Project Planner
England

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 23 (60.53%) MS Project
2 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 12 (31.58%) Project Planning
4 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
5 10 (26.32%) Project Management
6 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) Change Control
7 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
10 4 (10.53%) QA
10 4 (10.53%) SAP
10 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.89%) Oracle
11 3 (7.89%) ERP
11 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
11 3 (7.89%) MS Project Server
11 3 (7.89%) Earned Value Management
12 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (5.26%) Degree
12 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
12 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (5.26%) ITIL
12 2 (5.26%) Windows
12 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
12 2 (5.26%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (7.89%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (60.53%) MS Project
2 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) 4G
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.63%) NHS
1 1 (2.63%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Project Planning
2 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
3 10 (26.32%) Project Management
4 8 (21.05%) Change Control
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.89%) ERP
6 3 (7.89%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Critical Path Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.63%) Dependency Management
8 1 (2.63%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Epicor
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus
4 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.63%) IBM