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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planner
Rank 494 520 523
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 112 59 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 45
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£363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £257 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £428 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £21.50

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 2014.

Project Planner Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Planner
Top 22 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 29 August 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 +27 96 £386 +4.32% 3
London +43 38 £425 +3.03%
South East -9 22 £275 -7.94%
Berkshire +13 11 £260 -
City of London +24 10 £600 +41.17%
West Midlands -8 8 - -
Bracknell +10 7 - -
Hampshire -17 5 £288 -8.00%
East of England -22 5 £325 -
South West -36 4 £466 +28.41% 2
East Midlands - 2 £325 -
Southampton -11 1 £288 -33.13%
Leicestershire - 1 £325 -
Somerset - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Havant - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Hook - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 141 (60.78%) MS Project
2 110 (47.41%) Project Planning
3 88 (37.93%) Project Management
4 71 (30.60%) MS Excel
5 68 (29.31%) PRINCE2
6 60 (25.86%) Microsoft
7 52 (22.41%) Security Cleared
8 40 (17.24%) SC Cleared
9 30 (12.93%) MS PowerPoint
9 30 (12.93%) Finance
10 27 (11.64%) QA
11 22 (9.48%) Change Control
12 20 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (8.62%) ERP
13 17 (7.33%) SAP
14 16 (6.90%) PMI Certification
15 14 (6.03%) Primavera
15 14 (6.03%) MS Visio
16 13 (5.60%) Critical Path Analysis
16 13 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (5.17%) Retail
17 12 (5.17%) Programme Management
17 12 (5.17%) Strategic Planning
17 12 (5.17%) MS Office
17 12 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 12 (5.17%) PMP
18 11 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 11 (4.74%) Banking
19 10 (4.31%) JIRA
19 10 (4.31%) Management Information System

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.45%) Confluence
2 6 (2.59%) MS Project Server
3 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 141 (60.78%) MS Project
2 71 (30.60%) MS Excel
3 30 (12.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (6.03%) MS Visio
5 12 (5.17%) MS Office
6 4 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.43%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Agresso
2 2 (0.86%) Summit
3 1 (0.43%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) Internet
1 1 (0.43%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (0.43%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (4.31%) JIRA
General
1 30 (12.93%) Finance
2 12 (5.17%) Retail
3 11 (4.74%) Banking
4 8 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.59%) Publishing
6 5 (2.16%) Marketing
6 5 (2.16%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Automotive
7 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
8 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.31%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.02%) PMI
3 6 (2.59%) NHS
4 4 (1.72%) Economics
5 2 (0.86%) FMCG
6 1 (0.43%) DTV
6 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.59%) Windows
2 4 (1.72%) pSOS
3 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (47.41%) Project Planning
2 88 (37.93%) Project Management
3 68 (29.31%) PRINCE2
4 22 (9.48%) Change Control
5 20 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.62%) ERP
6 13 (5.60%) Critical Path Analysis
6 13 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.17%) Programme Management
7 12 (5.17%) Strategic Planning
8 10 (4.31%) Dependency Management
9 9 (3.88%) ITIL
10 8 (3.45%) Six Sigma
10 8 (3.45%) PRINCE
10 8 (3.45%) Change Management
11 7 (3.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (2.16%) Service Management
12 5 (2.16%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.16%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.16%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.86%) C
2 1 (0.43%) Java
2 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 40 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 12 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (5.17%) PMP
5 11 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (3.45%) Degree
7 7 (3.02%) MAPM
8 6 (2.59%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.64%) 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 60 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.33%) SAP
3 14 (6.03%) Primavera
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle
5 4 (1.72%) Niku
6 2 (0.86%) Planview
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) Siebel
7 1 (0.43%) HP
7 1 (0.43%) Citrix
7 1 (0.43%) Sage
7 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.43%) Epicor
7 1 (0.43%) Lotus
7 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
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