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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planner
Rank 499 459 475
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 101 140 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 68 52
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£350 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 2
Average hourly rate £95.65 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+431.38% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.17 £13.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.13 £21.45 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £95.65 £18.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+431.38% +71.42%

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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -42 89 £355 +1.42% 4
London -33 31 £406 +4.83% 3
South West +10 16 £350 -22.22%
South East -27 14 £330 +10.92%
West Midlands +4 13 £425 +30.76%
Bristol +4 13 £345 +165.38%
Hampshire -3 9 £320 -0.77%
Coventry - 9 £450 -
Leeds -12 7 £355 -
West Yorkshire -20 7 £355 -16.47%
Yorkshire -20 7 £355 +9.23%
Scotland -3 6 £300 -11.17%
East of England 0 4 £215 -33.84%
Edinburgh -1 4 £285 -
South Wales 0 3 £350 -0.14%
Wales -3 3 £350 -0.14%
North West -34 3 £356 +18.75% 1
Portsmouth +2 2 £293 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £350 +55.55%
Wiltshire 0 2 £350 -24.81%
Berkshire -1 2 £300 +33.33%
Milton Keynes -1 2 £350 +55.55%
Glasgow -4 2 £350 -0.14%
Cambridgeshire -5 2 - -
Manchester -26 2 £356 +18.75%
Bedfordshire - 2 £215 -
Lancashire +6 1 - -
Surrey -4 1 £375 +26.05%
Warwickshire -5 1 - -
Hook -6 1 £270 -24.96%

Project Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 119 (59.80%) MS Project
2 94 (47.24%) Project Management
3 70 (35.18%) PRINCE2
4 67 (33.67%) MS Excel
5 62 (31.16%) Project Planning
6 61 (30.65%) Microsoft
7 50 (25.13%) Finance
8 45 (22.61%) Security Cleared
9 38 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (18.59%) MS Office
11 31 (15.58%) SC Cleared
12 29 (14.57%) QA
13 28 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (12.06%) SharePoint
15 23 (11.56%) SAP
15 23 (11.56%) Risk Management
16 22 (11.06%) PMI Certification
16 22 (11.06%) MS PowerPoint
17 19 (9.55%) Critical Path Analysis
18 18 (9.05%) APMP
18 18 (9.05%) PMP
18 18 (9.05%) Change Management
19 16 (8.04%) Programme Management
19 16 (8.04%) Change Control
20 13 (6.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 12 (6.03%) Primavera
22 11 (5.53%) MS Visio
23 9 (4.52%) Law
23 9 (4.52%) PMI
23 9 (4.52%) ITIL

Project Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 24 (12.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.02%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 119 (59.80%) MS Project
2 67 (33.67%) MS Excel
3 37 (18.59%) MS Office
4 22 (11.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (5.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (6.03%) Primavera
2 4 (2.01%) CA PPM
3 3 (1.51%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.51%) LAN
2 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 50 (25.13%) Finance
2 9 (4.52%) Law
3 5 (2.51%) Military
3 5 (2.51%) Banking
3 5 (2.51%) Retail
3 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.01%) Electronics
5 3 (1.51%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Automotive
6 2 (1.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.01%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.01%) CSS
1 2 (1.01%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.52%) PMI
2 8 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.01%) Smart Meter
3 4 (2.01%) NHS
3 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.51%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.50%) Economics
5 1 (0.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (47.24%) Project Management
2 70 (35.18%) PRINCE2
3 62 (31.16%) Project Planning
4 38 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (11.56%) Risk Management
7 19 (9.55%) Critical Path Analysis
8 18 (9.05%) Change Management
9 16 (8.04%) Programme Management
9 16 (8.04%) Change Control
10 13 (6.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (4.52%) ITIL
12 8 (4.02%) ERP
12 8 (4.02%) Practice Management
12 8 (4.02%) Dependency Management
13 7 (3.52%) Migration
13 7 (3.52%) Resource Management
14 6 (3.02%) Strategic Planning
14 6 (3.02%) Waterfall
14 6 (3.02%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.01%) C
2 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (22.61%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.58%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.06%) PMI Certification
4 18 (9.05%) PMP
4 18 (9.05%) APMP
5 8 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.01%) Degree
7 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.51%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (1.01%) PgMP
10 1 (0.50%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) HND
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.50%) CISA
10 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.57%) QA
2 5 (2.51%) P3O
3 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 61 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.56%) SAP
3 8 (4.02%) CheckPoint
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle
5 2 (1.01%) CA
5 2 (1.01%) NEC
6 1 (0.50%) Cadence
6 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.50%) Niku
6 1 (0.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.50%) Ariba
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