The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Planner role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 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 South West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planner
Rank 140 104 129
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.098% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£458 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.27% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £365 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 - £21.50
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 1999 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.03% 93.89% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1236 1721
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 136 192
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.95
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 the South West

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

Project Planner Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Project Planner
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Project Planner Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Project Planner
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Project Planner Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Project Planner
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (82.35%) MS Project
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Change Management
4 7 (41.18%) Project Planning
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Retail
5 5 (29.41%) Critical Path Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (29.41%) Retail Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Niku
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
6 2 (11.76%) MS Project Server
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) ISO 14001
6 2 (11.76%) Summit
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.88%) P3O
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.88%) PMI
7 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Primavera
7 1 (5.88%) CMMI
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (11.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Project
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Summit
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
1 5 (29.41%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) Project Planning
3 5 (29.41%) Critical Path Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) CMMI
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.76%) ISO 14001
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) P3O
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Niku
3 1 (5.88%) Primavera
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