The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planner
Rank 138 104 120
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Average daily rate
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£466 £363 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.41% +14.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.18% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 - £21.50
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2964 2072 2911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 92.83% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1912 1282 1706
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 157 234
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - - - -
Project Planner
England

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (83.33%) MS Project
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 8 (44.44%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
5 6 (33.33%) Change Management
6 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) Critical Path Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
7 4 (22.22%) Banking
7 4 (22.22%) Retail
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Niku
8 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (11.11%) ISO 14001
8 2 (11.11%) Summit
8 2 (11.11%) MS Project Server
8 2 (11.11%) QA
8 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (5.56%) P3O
9 1 (5.56%) ITIL
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (5.56%) PMI
9 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
9 1 (5.56%) Primavera
9 1 (5.56%) CMMI

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (83.33%) MS Project
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Summit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Critical Path Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) CMMI
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) P3O
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Niku
3 1 (5.56%) Primavera