The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Planner role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Planner in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Planner
Rank 512 529 504
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Planner 64 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.074% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.080% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 26
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£420 £369 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.89% -3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £340 £385
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Programme Planner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Planner in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Planner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Programme Planner
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Planner within the UK.

Programme Planner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Planner
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Planner within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Programme Planner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Planner
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Planner within the UK.

Programme Planner Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Planner
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Planner within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England +4 57 £426 +13.66% 2
London +2 35 £413 -5.17% 2
South West -18 3 £550 +29.41%
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Halifax -1 1 £450 +4.65%
Yorkshire -11 1 £450 +4.65%
West Yorkshire -13 1 £450 +4.65%
Bath - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Coast - - - -

Programme Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Programme 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 Programme Planner in their job title.

1 68 (51.91%) MS Project
2 46 (35.11%) PRINCE2
3 44 (33.59%) MS Excel
4 42 (32.06%) Finance
5 34 (25.95%) Microsoft
6 30 (22.90%) Project Management
7 23 (17.56%) Banking
8 21 (16.03%) MS Office
9 20 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (12.98%) Primavera
11 15 (11.45%) Telecoms
11 15 (11.45%) Project Planning
12 14 (10.69%) MS Visio
13 13 (9.92%) PMI Certification
13 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
14 12 (9.16%) Retail
15 11 (8.40%) Programme Management
15 11 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
16 10 (7.63%) ITIL
16 10 (7.63%) Risk Management
16 10 (7.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
17 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (6.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 9 (6.87%) PMI
18 8 (6.11%) Critical Path Analysis
18 8 (6.11%) Change Management
18 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared

Programme Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Programme 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 Programme Planner in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.05%) MS Project Server
2 4 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (51.91%) MS Project
2 44 (33.59%) MS Excel
3 21 (16.03%) MS Office
4 14 (10.69%) MS Visio
5 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (5.34%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.76%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) WAN
1 1 (0.76%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 42 (32.06%) Finance
2 23 (17.56%) Banking
3 15 (11.45%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.16%) Retail
5 6 (4.58%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) PMI
1 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.53%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.76%) Windows
1 1 (0.76%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.11%) PRINCE2
2 30 (22.90%) Project Management
3 20 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (11.45%) Project Planning
5 11 (8.40%) Programme Management
5 11 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.63%) ITIL
6 10 (7.63%) Risk Management
6 10 (7.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (6.11%) Change Management
7 8 (6.11%) Critical Path Analysis
8 6 (4.58%) Service Management
8 6 (4.58%) ERP
8 6 (4.58%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.58%) Coaching
9 5 (3.82%) Dependency Management
9 5 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.05%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.53%) VBScript
1 2 (1.53%) VB
2 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
1 13 (9.92%) PMI Certification
2 9 (6.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.82%) PMP
6 3 (2.29%) Degree
7 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.53%) ISEB
7 2 (1.53%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.76%) PgMP
8 1 (0.76%) VCP4
8 1 (0.76%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) P3O
Vendors
1 34 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.98%) Primavera
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle
3 5 (3.82%) SAP
4 2 (1.53%) Planview
4 2 (1.53%) Progress
5 1 (0.76%) CA
5 1 (0.76%) Siebel
5 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago