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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planner
Rank 475 445 455
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 96 114 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 64 57
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£350 £320 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £235 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £408 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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
Top 23 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 28 January 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 -37 86 £350 +9.37% 11
London +8 29 £350 +8.94% 6
South East -16 17 £359 +4.89% 2
Hampshire -23 8 £375 -17.40% 1
Surrey +5 5 £275 -4.34%
West Midlands -9 5 £390 +11.42%
Yorkshire -12 4 £369 -7.81% 2
East Midlands +16 3 £113 -35.71%
City of London +8 3 £375 +11.52% 1
North West 0 2 £475 +43.39%
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire -1 1 - -
York - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Redhill - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 116 (56.31%) MS Project
2 74 (35.92%) Project Management
3 72 (34.95%) Project Planning
4 70 (33.98%) Microsoft
5 69 (33.50%) Security Cleared
6 64 (31.07%) MS Excel
7 61 (29.61%) PRINCE2
8 55 (26.70%) SC Cleared
9 39 (18.93%) Finance
10 32 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (11.65%) Primavera
11 24 (11.65%) Risk Management
12 23 (11.17%) SAP
13 20 (9.71%) MS Office
14 18 (8.74%) Change Management
14 18 (8.74%) MS PowerPoint
15 17 (8.25%) Change Control
15 17 (8.25%) SharePoint
16 16 (7.77%) PMI Certification
16 16 (7.77%) Programme Management
17 15 (7.28%) Resource Management
18 13 (6.31%) QA
18 13 (6.31%) PMP
19 12 (5.83%) Critical Path Analysis
20 10 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 10 (4.85%) Telecoms
20 10 (4.85%) MS Visio
20 10 (4.85%) Mentoring
20 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.91%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.49%) CMS
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 116 (56.31%) MS Project
2 64 (31.07%) MS Excel
3 20 (9.71%) MS Office
4 18 (8.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (4.85%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) CA Clarity
1 2 (0.97%) Agresso
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) WAN
2 1 (0.49%) LAN
2 1 (0.49%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
1 2 (0.97%) MS Access
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 39 (18.93%) Finance
2 10 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.37%) Banking
4 5 (2.43%) Retail
5 4 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Local Government
7 2 (0.97%) Automotive
7 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Military
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.91%) PMI
4 3 (1.46%) EPoS
5 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.97%) Economics
5 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.49%) GIS
6 1 (0.49%) NHS
6 1 (0.49%) Online Games
6 1 (0.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.97%) Windows
2 1 (0.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (35.92%) Project Management
2 72 (34.95%) Project Planning
3 61 (29.61%) PRINCE2
4 32 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (11.65%) Risk Management
6 18 (8.74%) Change Management
7 17 (8.25%) Change Control
8 16 (7.77%) Programme Management
9 15 (7.28%) Resource Management
10 12 (5.83%) Critical Path Analysis
11 10 (4.85%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.37%) Business Transformation
12 9 (4.37%) ERP
12 9 (4.37%) ITIL
13 8 (3.88%) Dependency Management
14 7 (3.40%) Migration
14 7 (3.40%) Portfolio Management
14 7 (3.40%) Waterfall
15 6 (2.91%) Earned Value Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.94%) C
2 2 (0.97%) VBA
3 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (33.50%) Security Cleared
2 55 (26.70%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.77%) PMI Certification
4 13 (6.31%) PMP
5 10 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (4.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.91%) APMP
7 6 (2.91%) Degree
8 2 (0.97%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.97%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.49%) HNC
9 1 (0.49%) HND
9 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.31%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) P3O
Vendors
1 70 (33.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.65%) Primavera
3 23 (11.17%) SAP
4 6 (2.91%) Planview
5 4 (1.94%) Oracle
6 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.97%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.97%) Siebel
8 1 (0.49%) IBM
8 1 (0.49%) CA
8 1 (0.49%) NEC
Yorkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day + Flexibility
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago