The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Planner featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planner
Rank 559 549 498
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 92 97 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 62
Median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Median hourly rate £17.62 £95.65 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.57% +454.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.62 £95.65 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-81.57% +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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Project Planner
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Project Planner in the job title.

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 28 July 2016.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planner within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 84 £350 -8.49% 5
South West +21 28 £350 -0.70% 1
London -9 21 £363 -9.37%
Bristol +10 16 £350 -
West Midlands -37 9 £365 -8.75%
Scotland +2 8 £350 -0.35%
South East +5 7 £375 +7.14% 3
North West +5 6 £269 -35.82%
Manchester +3 6 £269 -40.27%
Glasgow +10 5 £390 -3.10%
Wiltshire +2 5 £400 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire 0 5 £290 -14.07%
Warwickshire -1 5 £365 -
Yorkshire -1 5 £290 -14.07% 1
Surrey -1 3 £375 -
Coventry -18 3 - -
Midlands - 3 £375 -
Somerset - 3 £233 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £365 -
City of London +49 2 £431 +11.29%
Edinburgh +1 2 £331 +10.41%
Hampshire -3 2 £308 -12.14% 2
East Midlands -4 2 £406 +146.21%
Devon - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £325 -
Warwick - 2 £375 -
Northampton - 2 £406 -
Bradford - 2 £254 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £406 -
East of England +20 1 £388 +80.23%

Project Planner Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Project Planner contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Project Planner in the job title.

1 86 (48.86%) MS Project
2 67 (38.07%) Project Management
3 61 (34.66%) Security Cleared
4 56 (31.82%) Project Planning
5 55 (31.25%) Finance
6 51 (28.98%) MS Excel
7 47 (26.70%) SC Cleared
8 42 (23.86%) Microsoft
9 26 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (14.77%) Risk Management
10 25 (14.20%) Primavera
10 25 (14.20%) PRINCE2
11 22 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (9.09%) MS Visio
12 16 (9.09%) QA
12 16 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
13 15 (8.52%) MS Office
14 14 (7.95%) SharePoint
15 13 (7.39%) Banking
15 13 (7.39%) Budgeting and Forecasting
16 12 (6.82%) Programme Management
17 11 (6.25%) Migration
17 11 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
17 11 (6.25%) Dependency Management
18 10 (5.68%) Change Control
18 10 (5.68%) Resource Management
18 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
19 9 (5.11%) ITIL
20 8 (4.55%) Scrum
20 8 (4.55%) Office 365

Project Planner Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) CMS
2 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 86 (48.86%) MS Project
2 51 (28.98%) MS Excel
3 16 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 15 (8.52%) MS Office
5 6 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.14%) Mingle
7 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (14.20%) Primavera
2 2 (1.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) Trello
3 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) LAN
1 4 (2.27%) WAN
2 1 (0.57%) Skype
2 1 (0.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.57%) NonStop SQL
General
1 55 (31.25%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Banking
3 10 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.84%) Retail
5 4 (2.27%) Legal
6 3 (1.70%) Electronics
6 3 (1.70%) Military
7 2 (1.14%) Law
7 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.57%) German Language
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.84%) PMI
3 4 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.14%) Statistics
5 1 (0.57%) Biology
5 1 (0.57%) CESG
5 1 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.57%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.57%) FMCG
5 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.14%) Windows
1 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.07%) Project Management
2 56 (31.82%) Project Planning
3 26 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.77%) Risk Management
4 25 (14.20%) PRINCE2
5 22 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
7 13 (7.39%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 12 (6.82%) Programme Management
9 11 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
9 11 (6.25%) Dependency Management
9 11 (6.25%) Migration
10 10 (5.68%) Change Control
10 10 (5.68%) Resource Management
11 9 (5.11%) ITIL
12 8 (4.55%) Scrum
13 7 (3.98%) Workflow
14 5 (2.84%) PRINCE
14 5 (2.84%) Waterfall
15 4 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.14%) C
2 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (34.66%) Security Cleared
2 47 (26.70%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.84%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.27%) Degree
5 3 (1.70%) PMP
5 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.14%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (0.57%) APMP
7 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.57%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) CLAS
7 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) EC-Council LPT
7 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.70%) SAP
3 2 (1.14%) Cadence
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle
4 1 (0.57%) Google