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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planner
Rank 519 504 526
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 112 109 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 55 25
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £239 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £459 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.30 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -

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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 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 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 106 £388 +0.64% 6
London +10 45 £400 -5.88% 2
North West -20 17 £413 +17.85% 1
South East -37 15 £350 +27.27% 1
Lancashire - 13 £413 - 1
South West +4 12 £345 -25.88% 1
Bristol - 10 £335 -
Blackpool - 10 £419 - 1
Berkshire -5 8 £350 +34.61%
Tyne and Wear - 5 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £400 -
North East - 5 £400 -
West Midlands -7 4 £280 - 1
Yorkshire -34 4 £400 +33.33%
Reading - 4 £400 -
Hampshire -11 3 £425 +47.82% 1
Scotland -17 3 £403 +23.84%
Leeds -25 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire -33 3 £400 +6.66%
Preston - 3 £313 -
Wiltshire -3 2 £350 -24.81%
Surrey -5 2 £348 +71.60%
Milton Keynes -7 2 £325 +30.00%
East Midlands -8 2 £425 +30.76%
Wales -9 2 £338 -2.17%
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £325 +30.00%
South Wales - 2 £338 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
East of England +2 1 £110 -66.15%
Glasgow -1 1 £403 -

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 105 (54.12%) Project Management
2 101 (52.06%) MS Project
3 65 (33.51%) PRINCE2
4 54 (27.84%) Finance
5 53 (27.32%) Project Planning
6 46 (23.71%) MS Excel
7 42 (21.65%) Microsoft
8 41 (21.13%) Risk Management
9 40 (20.62%) Security Cleared
10 34 (17.53%) MS Office
11 33 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (17.01%) QA
12 28 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (11.34%) SC Cleared
13 22 (11.34%) APMP
14 20 (10.31%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (10.31%) Critical Path Analysis
15 18 (9.28%) Dependency Management
16 17 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (8.76%) SharePoint
17 16 (8.25%) Configuration Management
17 16 (8.25%) Change Control
18 14 (7.22%) P3O
18 14 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 14 (7.22%) PMI Certification
19 12 (6.19%) Primavera
20 11 (5.67%) Programme Management
20 11 (5.67%) Law
21 10 (5.15%) Practice Management
21 10 (5.15%) PMP

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.55%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 101 (52.06%) MS Project
2 46 (23.71%) MS Excel
3 34 (17.53%) MS Office
4 20 (10.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (5.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Primavera
2 1 (0.52%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) LAN
2 1 (0.52%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
General
1 54 (27.84%) Finance
2 11 (5.67%) Law
3 7 (3.61%) Banking
4 6 (3.09%) Retail
5 5 (2.58%) Military
5 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.06%) Electronics
6 4 (2.06%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Back Office
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.55%) JFC
2 2 (1.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.61%) NHS
3 6 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.58%) PMI
5 4 (2.06%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.03%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.03%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.12%) Project Management
2 65 (33.51%) PRINCE2
3 53 (27.32%) Project Planning
4 41 (21.13%) Risk Management
5 33 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.31%) Critical Path Analysis
8 18 (9.28%) Dependency Management
9 16 (8.25%) Change Control
9 16 (8.25%) Configuration Management
10 11 (5.67%) Programme Management
11 10 (5.15%) Practice Management
12 9 (4.64%) Change Management
13 7 (3.61%) CRM
13 7 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (3.09%) Strategic Planning
14 6 (3.09%) Resource Management
14 6 (3.09%) ITIL
15 4 (2.06%) Service Management
15 4 (2.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.03%) C
1 2 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (20.62%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.34%) APMP
2 22 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 14 (7.22%) PMI Certification
4 10 (5.15%) PMP
5 6 (3.09%) BC Cleared
6 4 (2.06%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CISA
8 1 (0.52%) MCTS
8 1 (0.52%) Degree
8 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.52%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.01%) QA
2 14 (7.22%) P3O
3 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 42 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.12%) SAP
3 4 (2.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle
Hounslow, Middlesex
Coal IT Services
Rate: £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £320 to £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 6 days ago