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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planner
Rank 501 478 465
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 98 92 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 33
Average daily rate
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£348 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.40% -6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -7 89 £349 -7.00% 10
London -4 31 £350 -12.50% 1
South East -23 25 £348 -7.33% 4
Hampshire -2 16 £310 -36.73%
West Midlands -6 11 £321 +16.81% 1
South West -6 7 £257 -42.91%
Wiltshire +12 6 £255 -43.33%
East Midlands -4 5 £300 - 1
North West -10 5 £438 - 2
Surrey - 5 £275 -
City of London +12 4 £375 -7.06% 1
East of England +4 2 £349 -10.57%
Yorkshire -15 2 £225 +11.11% 1
Cheshire - 2 £400 - 2
Warrington - 2 £400 -
Birmingham -12 1 £313 -10.71% 1
Berkshire -15 1 £400 +14.12%
Suffolk - 1 £325 -
Ipswich - 1 £325 -
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
Leicestershire - 1 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Bath - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1
Hinckley - - - -

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 110 (57.59%) MS Project
2 70 (36.65%) Project Management
3 69 (36.13%) Microsoft
4 67 (35.08%) Project Planning
5 65 (34.03%) MS Excel
6 62 (32.46%) PRINCE2
7 51 (26.70%) Security Cleared
8 47 (24.61%) Finance
9 41 (21.47%) SC Cleared
10 33 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (12.57%) MS Office
13 23 (12.04%) SAP
13 23 (12.04%) Risk Management
13 23 (12.04%) Change Management
14 21 (10.99%) Primavera
15 20 (10.47%) PMI Certification
15 20 (10.47%) Programme Management
16 18 (9.42%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (9.42%) SharePoint
17 17 (8.90%) PMP
17 17 (8.90%) QA
18 14 (7.33%) Critical Path Analysis
19 13 (6.81%) Change Control
20 12 (6.28%) Resource Management
21 11 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 11 (5.76%) Waterfall
21 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
22 10 (5.24%) APMP
22 10 (5.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (9.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.71%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.52%) Documentum
Applications
1 110 (57.59%) MS Project
2 65 (34.03%) MS Excel
3 24 (12.57%) MS Office
4 18 (9.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (4.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) CA PPM
2 3 (1.57%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.05%) LAN
2 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
General
1 47 (24.61%) Finance
2 9 (4.71%) Banking
3 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.57%) Military
4 3 (1.57%) Retail
4 3 (1.57%) Electronics
5 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.05%) Automotive
5 2 (1.05%) Law
5 2 (1.05%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.71%) PMI
3 6 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.57%) NHS
5 2 (1.05%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.05%) Economics
5 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) Life Science
6 1 (0.52%) GIS
6 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.65%) Project Management
2 67 (35.08%) Project Planning
3 62 (32.46%) PRINCE2
4 33 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (12.04%) Change Management
6 23 (12.04%) Risk Management
7 20 (10.47%) Programme Management
8 14 (7.33%) Critical Path Analysis
9 13 (6.81%) Change Control
10 12 (6.28%) Resource Management
11 11 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (5.76%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.24%) ITIL
13 9 (4.71%) Migration
13 9 (4.71%) Dependency Management
13 9 (4.71%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.19%) Business Transformation
14 8 (4.19%) Portfolio Management
14 8 (4.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.66%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (26.70%) Security Cleared
2 41 (21.47%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.47%) PMI Certification
4 17 (8.90%) PMP
5 10 (5.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (5.24%) APMP
6 6 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.62%) Degree
8 4 (2.09%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.57%) PgMP
10 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.05%) HND
11 1 (0.52%) HNC
11 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.90%) QA
2 5 (2.62%) P3O
Vendors
1 69 (36.13%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.04%) SAP
3 21 (10.99%) Primavera
4 6 (3.14%) Oracle
4 6 (3.14%) CheckPoint
5 5 (2.62%) Planview
6 3 (1.57%) NEC
6 3 (1.57%) CA
7 2 (1.05%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.52%) Cadence
8 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.52%) Niku
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) Ariba
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