The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Planner
Rank 535 508 523
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Planner 52 36 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.082% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 32
Average daily rate £375 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £344 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 13 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -70 49 £375 - 9
South East -2 20 £365 -2.66% 8
London -16 19 £435 -3.33% 1
Hampshire - 10 £383 - 5
Milton Keynes -13 5 £340 -24.44% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 5 £340 -24.44% 1
Southampton - 5 £365 - 2
West Sussex -4 1 £375 +3.44% 1
West Yorkshire -23 1 £430 +28.35%
Yorkshire -24 1 £430 +28.35%
Crawley - 1 £375 - 1
Leeds - - - -
Winchester - - - -

Programme Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 61 (79.22%) MS Project
2 33 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 28 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
5 26 (33.77%) Project Planning
6 20 (25.97%) Finance
7 19 (24.68%) MS Visio
8 15 (19.48%) Project Management
9 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
9 8 (10.39%) Critical Path Analysis
10 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.09%) QA
10 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 7 (9.09%) PMP
11 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (7.79%) Programme Management
12 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
12 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (6.49%) MS Office
12 5 (6.49%) Change Control
13 4 (5.19%) P3O
13 4 (5.19%) ISEB
13 4 (5.19%) Open Workbench
13 4 (5.19%) Retail
14 3 (3.90%) Matrix Management
14 3 (3.90%) ERP
14 3 (3.90%) Primavera
14 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
14 3 (3.90%) FATCA
15 2 (2.60%) Demand Management

Programme Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (1.30%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 61 (79.22%) MS Project
2 33 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 19 (24.68%) MS Visio
4 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (6.49%) MS Office
6 4 (5.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) CA Clarity
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.30%) Life Science
1 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
1 1 (1.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 26 (33.77%) Project Planning
3 15 (19.48%) Project Management
4 8 (10.39%) Critical Path Analysis
5 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.79%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.49%) Change Control
8 3 (3.90%) Matrix Management
8 3 (3.90%) ERP
9 2 (2.60%) Demand Management
9 2 (2.60%) Scrum
9 2 (2.60%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.30%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (1.30%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.30%) Content Management
10 1 (1.30%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.30%) Workflow Management
10 1 (1.30%) Resource Management
10 1 (1.30%) Time Management
10 1 (1.30%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) C
2 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
2 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) PMP
3 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.19%) ISEB
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) P3O
3 3 (3.90%) FATCA
4 1 (1.30%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 27 (35.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Primavera
3 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Planview
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago