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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planner
Rank 474 461 465
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 102 106 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 40
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£338 £326 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £263 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £320 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -9.21%
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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 27 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 February 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 -26 91 £330 +1.22% 9
London -22 30 £350 -6.66%
South East -27 24 £310 -4.90% 3
Hampshire -10 14 £310 -27.90% 2
South West -20 12 £325 +4.83% 2
West Midlands -7 11 £365 +26.95% 1
Wiltshire +3 7 £257 -42.91%
Surrey +4 5 £275 -4.34%
City of London +11 4 £325 -21.21%
East Midlands +4 4 £300 - 1
Yorkshire -11 3 £225 -8.16% 1
East of England -1 1 £373 -4.48%
Berkshire -7 1 £400 +22.69%
Leicestershire - 1 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £400 -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Luton - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Somerset - - - -

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 115 (53.74%) MS Project
2 85 (39.72%) Project Management
3 73 (34.11%) Project Planning
4 72 (33.64%) Microsoft
5 69 (32.24%) MS Excel
5 69 (32.24%) Security Cleared
6 62 (28.97%) PRINCE2
7 55 (25.70%) SC Cleared
8 53 (24.77%) Finance
9 43 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (14.49%) Risk Management
11 28 (13.08%) Primavera
11 28 (13.08%) SAP
12 24 (11.21%) Change Management
13 22 (10.28%) MS Office
14 21 (9.81%) SharePoint
15 19 (8.88%) Programme Management
15 19 (8.88%) QA
16 18 (8.41%) PMI Certification
17 17 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
18 16 (7.48%) PMP
19 14 (6.54%) Resource Management
20 13 (6.07%) Critical Path Analysis
21 12 (5.61%) ERP
21 12 (5.61%) Migration
21 12 (5.61%) Change Control
22 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
22 11 (5.14%) MS Visio
23 10 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (9.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.74%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.47%) Documentum
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 115 (53.74%) MS Project
2 69 (32.24%) MS Excel
3 22 (10.28%) MS Office
4 17 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (5.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.93%) Agresso
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 53 (24.77%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Banking
2 9 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.80%) Retail
4 3 (1.40%) Marketing
4 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.93%) Automotive
5 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Local Government
6 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Military
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.74%) PMI
2 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.40%) Economics
3 3 (1.40%) EPoS
4 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.93%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.47%) Life Science
5 1 (0.47%) NHS
5 1 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.72%) Project Management
2 73 (34.11%) Project Planning
3 62 (28.97%) PRINCE2
4 43 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (14.49%) Risk Management
5 31 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (11.21%) Change Management
7 19 (8.88%) Programme Management
8 14 (6.54%) Resource Management
9 13 (6.07%) Critical Path Analysis
10 12 (5.61%) Migration
10 12 (5.61%) ERP
10 12 (5.61%) Change Control
11 10 (4.67%) Waterfall
11 10 (4.67%) ITIL
12 9 (4.21%) Portfolio Management
12 9 (4.21%) Dependency Management
13 8 (3.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (3.74%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.27%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.80%) C
2 2 (0.93%) VBA
3 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (32.24%) Security Cleared
2 55 (25.70%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.41%) PMI Certification
4 16 (7.48%) PMP
5 10 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (4.67%) APMP
6 8 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.34%) Degree
8 4 (1.87%) VCP4
9 3 (1.40%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 3 (1.40%) PgMP
10 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.93%) HND
11 1 (0.47%) HNC
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.88%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) P3O
Vendors
1 72 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.08%) SAP
2 28 (13.08%) Primavera
3 6 (2.80%) Oracle
3 6 (2.80%) Planview
4 4 (1.87%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.40%) CA
5 3 (1.40%) NEC
6 2 (0.93%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.47%) Cadence
7 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.47%) Niku
7 1 (0.47%) Siebel
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) Ariba
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