The first table below looks at the demand for the Project 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 Project Planner in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planner
Rank 460 498 504
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 120 71 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 51
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.25 £30.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.44% +41.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 - £21.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

Project Planner
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Planner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Planner
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Planner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Planner
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planner within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Project Planner Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Planner
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Planner Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Planner
Top 26 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 +29 101 £343 -2.14% 8
London +30 42 £413 +3.12% 3
North West +4 16 £300 -14.89% 2
City of London +38 15 £430 +8.51% 3
South East -11 15 £281 -1.31% 2
West Midlands -8 10 - -
Hampshire -19 8 £295 +3.50%
East of England - 4 £325 - 1
Berkshire -3 3 £260 - 1
Wales - 3 £345 -
East Midlands +3 2 £325 -3.70%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £250 -
Hook -1 1 £360 +84.52%
Southampton -9 1 £288 -33.13%
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £325 -
South Wales - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 137 (58.80%) MS Project
2 102 (43.78%) Project Planning
3 88 (37.77%) Project Management
4 68 (29.18%) MS Excel
5 63 (27.04%) Microsoft
6 56 (24.03%) PRINCE2
7 47 (20.17%) Security Cleared
8 40 (17.17%) Finance
9 36 (15.45%) SC Cleared
10 33 (14.16%) MS PowerPoint
11 30 (12.88%) QA
12 22 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (8.58%) ERP
14 18 (7.73%) MS Office
15 17 (7.30%) SAP
15 17 (7.30%) MS Visio
15 17 (7.30%) Change Control
16 16 (6.87%) Critical Path Analysis
17 15 (6.44%) Primavera
18 14 (6.01%) PMI Certification
18 14 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
19 13 (5.58%) Retail
19 13 (5.58%) Management Information System
20 12 (5.15%) PMP
20 12 (5.15%) Banking
20 12 (5.15%) Programme Management
21 11 (4.72%) Strategic Planning
22 10 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 10 (4.29%) Change Management
22 10 (4.29%) Dependency Management

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (3.43%) MS Project Server
1 8 (3.43%) Confluence
2 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 137 (58.80%) MS Project
2 68 (29.18%) MS Excel
3 33 (14.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (7.73%) MS Office
5 17 (7.30%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.72%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Agresso
2 3 (1.29%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.86%) Summit
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.43%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) Internet
1 1 (0.43%) 4G
Development Applications
1 9 (3.86%) JIRA
General
1 40 (17.17%) Finance
2 13 (5.58%) Retail
3 12 (5.15%) Banking
4 8 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.00%) Publishing
6 6 (2.58%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.15%) Marketing
8 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.86%) Automotive
10 2 (0.86%) Legal
11 1 (0.43%) Law
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) International Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.58%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.58%) NHS
3 5 (2.15%) PMI
4 4 (1.72%) Economics
5 2 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.86%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.43%) DTV
6 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.15%) Windows
2 4 (1.72%) pSOS
3 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (43.78%) Project Planning
2 88 (37.77%) Project Management
3 56 (24.03%) PRINCE2
4 22 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.58%) ERP
6 17 (7.30%) Change Control
7 16 (6.87%) Critical Path Analysis
8 14 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.15%) Programme Management
10 11 (4.72%) Strategic Planning
11 10 (4.29%) Dependency Management
11 10 (4.29%) Change Management
12 9 (3.86%) PRINCE
13 8 (3.43%) Six Sigma
14 7 (3.00%) ITIL
15 5 (2.15%) Service Delivery
15 5 (2.15%) Service Management
15 5 (2.15%) Migration
15 5 (2.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 4 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.72%) C
2 1 (0.43%) Java
2 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (20.17%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.45%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.01%) PMI Certification
4 12 (5.15%) PMP
5 10 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (3.00%) MAPM
7 7 (3.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 4 (1.72%) Degree
10 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.86%) MCP
10 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.88%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) P3O
3 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.86%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.30%) SAP
3 15 (6.44%) Primavera
4 6 (2.58%) Oracle
5 5 (2.15%) Niku
6 2 (0.86%) Planview
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) HP
7 1 (0.43%) Citrix
7 1 (0.43%) Epicor
7 1 (0.43%) Lotus
7 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.43%) Sage
7 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
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