The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planner
Rank 516 467 518
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 108 127 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 61 40
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £344
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Average hourly rate £95.65 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+454.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £95.65 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+454.49% -

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
53473 51353 48123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.48% 92.45% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33986 31093 28245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2035 2149
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planner within the UK over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Project Planner Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Planner
Top 30 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 5 August 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 -14 100 £400 +14.28% 2
London +2 39 £400 -5.88%
South East -14 17 £350 +27.27% 1
West Midlands +5 13 £400 -
South West +2 9 £353 -24.27%
North West -22 9 £425 +41.66%
Berkshire +1 8 £350 +34.61%
Coventry - 8 £450 -
Lancashire +7 6 £425 +30.76%
Hampshire -2 6 £363 +26.08% 1
Bristol - 6 £350 -
Blackpool +2 5 £425 +30.76%
Leeds -20 5 £338 - 1
West Yorkshire -22 5 £338 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -26 5 £338 +12.50% 1
Scotland -10 4 £351 +8.07%
North East - 4 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £400 -
Reading - 4 £400 -
East of England +3 3 £215 -33.84%
Wales -3 3 £350 +1.44% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £300 -
South Wales - 3 £350 - 1
Wiltshire -1 2 £350 -24.81%
Surrey -4 2 £348 -
Cambridgeshire -4 2 - -
Guildford +2 1 £320 -
Warwickshire 0 1 - -
Milton Keynes 0 1 £325 +30.00%

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

1 106 (53.27%) MS Project
2 105 (52.76%) Project Management
3 70 (35.18%) PRINCE2
4 57 (28.64%) Project Planning
5 53 (26.63%) MS Excel
5 53 (26.63%) Microsoft
6 50 (25.13%) Finance
7 40 (20.10%) Security Cleared
8 36 (18.09%) MS Office
9 35 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (15.58%) QA
11 27 (13.57%) SC Cleared
11 27 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (13.57%) Risk Management
12 21 (10.55%) MS PowerPoint
12 21 (10.55%) Critical Path Analysis
13 18 (9.05%) APMP
14 17 (8.54%) Primavera
14 17 (8.54%) SharePoint
14 17 (8.54%) PMI Certification
15 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (6.53%) Dependency Management
16 13 (6.53%) Change Management
16 13 (6.53%) Programme Management
17 12 (6.03%) PMP
17 12 (6.03%) SAP
17 12 (6.03%) Change Control
18 11 (5.53%) Law
19 10 (5.03%) Practice Management
19 10 (5.03%) MS Visio

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 17 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.51%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 106 (53.27%) MS Project
2 53 (26.63%) MS Excel
3 36 (18.09%) MS Office
4 21 (10.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (5.03%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (8.54%) Primavera
2 2 (1.01%) CA PPM
2 2 (1.01%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) LAN
2 1 (0.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 50 (25.13%) Finance
2 11 (5.53%) Law
3 6 (3.02%) Retail
3 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.51%) Military
4 5 (2.51%) Banking
5 4 (2.01%) Electronics
5 4 (2.01%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.01%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.01%) CSS
1 2 (1.01%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.52%) PMI
3 6 (3.02%) NHS
4 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.01%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.50%) Economics
7 1 (0.50%) Life Science
7 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (52.76%) Project Management
2 70 (35.18%) PRINCE2
3 57 (28.64%) Project Planning
4 35 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (13.57%) Risk Management
6 21 (10.55%) Critical Path Analysis
7 13 (6.53%) Programme Management
7 13 (6.53%) Change Management
7 13 (6.53%) Dependency Management
8 12 (6.03%) Change Control
9 10 (5.03%) Practice Management
10 8 (4.02%) ITIL
10 8 (4.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (3.52%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.52%) Migration
12 6 (3.02%) CRM
12 6 (3.02%) Strategic Planning
12 6 (3.02%) Resource Management
13 5 (2.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.01%) C
2 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (20.10%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.57%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.05%) APMP
4 17 (8.54%) PMI Certification
5 12 (6.03%) PMP
6 9 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.01%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.01%) Degree
7 4 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.50%) PgMP
10 1 (0.50%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) HND
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.50%) CISA
10 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.58%) QA
2 9 (4.52%) P3O
3 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 53 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.03%) SAP
3 6 (3.02%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.51%) Oracle
5 2 (1.01%) NEC
6 1 (0.50%) Cadence
6 1 (0.50%) Niku
6 1 (0.50%) Ariba
6 1 (0.50%) CA
6 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
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