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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Planner
Rank 522 540 521
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Planner 70 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.059% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.063% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 29
Average daily rate
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£431 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £340 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 10 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 24 December 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
England +8 62 £450 +12.50% 2
London +42 35 £475 -2.56% 1
South East -25 12 £388 +10.71%
Hampshire - 8 £388 -
Scotland - 6 £420 -
East of England - 5 £600 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
Portsmouth - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

Programme Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 64 (56.64%) MS Project
2 43 (38.05%) PRINCE2
3 41 (36.28%) MS Excel
4 33 (29.20%) Microsoft
4 33 (29.20%) Finance
5 23 (20.35%) Project Management
6 19 (16.81%) Project Planning
7 17 (15.04%) MS Visio
8 15 (13.27%) Banking
9 14 (12.39%) Primavera
9 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (11.50%) MS Office
11 11 (9.73%) Retail
11 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
12 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.96%) ITIL
12 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (7.96%) PMI Certification
13 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
14 7 (6.19%) Open Workbench
15 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (5.31%) Coaching
15 6 (5.31%) Critical Path Analysis
15 6 (5.31%) Programme Management
15 6 (5.31%) Oracle
15 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
16 5 (4.42%) PMI
16 5 (4.42%) Risk Management
16 5 (4.42%) Agile Software Development

Programme Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.54%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (56.64%) MS Project
2 41 (36.28%) MS Excel
3 17 (15.04%) MS Visio
4 13 (11.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (11.50%) MS Office
5 7 (6.19%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) JIRA
General
1 33 (29.20%) Finance
2 15 (13.27%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Retail
4 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.42%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) PMI
3 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.05%) PRINCE2
2 23 (20.35%) Project Management
3 19 (16.81%) Project Planning
4 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.96%) ITIL
6 6 (5.31%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.31%) Critical Path Analysis
6 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (5.31%) Coaching
7 5 (4.42%) Dependency Management
7 5 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.42%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.54%) Service Management
8 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.54%) ERP
8 4 (3.54%) Business Transformation
8 4 (3.54%) Supplier Management
9 3 (2.65%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (2.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.77%) C
2 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.96%) PMI Certification
2 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.54%) PMP
4 4 (3.54%) Degree
5 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) ISEB
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) P3O
Vendors
1 33 (29.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.39%) Primavera
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle
4 3 (2.65%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) Siebel
5 2 (1.77%) Progress
5 2 (1.77%) Planview
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