Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Planner was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Programme Planner
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 823 824
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Planner 81 68 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.065% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.068% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 51 44
UK median daily rate £420 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% -1.18%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £500 £525 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £381 £415
% change year-on-year +8.52% -8.13% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Programme Planner
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Programme Planner in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Planner in the UK

Programme Planner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Planner.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Planner in the UK

Programme Planner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Planner over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Planner in the UK

Programme Planner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Planner.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Planner in the UK

Programme Planner
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Planner within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 78 £420 -2.33%
UK excluding London +54 51 £414 +8.52%
London -22 29 £438 -5.41%
Midlands +39 24 £381 +3.04%
West Midlands +44 19 £375 +2.74%
South West +3 12 £463 +28.47%
South East +7 8 £421 -0.88%
North of England +61 5 £450 +4.35%
East Midlands -4 5 £425 -5.56%
Yorkshire +24 4 £450 -10.00%
Scotland 0 2 - -
North West +19 1 - -

Programme Planner Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Programme 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 Programme Planner in the job title.

1 52 (64.20%) Microsoft Project
2 31 (38.27%) PMO
3 20 (24.69%) Project Planning
4 19 (23.46%) PRINCE2
5 18 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (20.99%) Project Management
7 16 (19.75%) Finance
8 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
9 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.58%) ERP
11 10 (12.35%) MS Visio
11 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
13 8 (9.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
13 8 (9.88%) Change Control
13 8 (9.88%) Dependency Management
14 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
14 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
14 7 (8.64%) Contingency Planning
15 6 (7.41%) Resource Allocation
15 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
16 5 (6.17%) VB
16 5 (6.17%) Oracle
16 5 (6.17%) Retail
16 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
16 5 (6.17%) Earned Value Management
16 5 (6.17%) Coaching
16 5 (6.17%) Business Transformation

Programme Planner Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 52 (64.20%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (12.35%) MS Visio
4 8 (9.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.23%) Primavera
3 1 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) 2G
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) LTE
1 1 (1.23%) SMS
1 1 (1.23%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Billing
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.47%) PMI
2 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Project Planning
2 19 (23.46%) PRINCE2
3 18 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (20.99%) Project Management
5 11 (13.58%) ERP
6 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
8 8 (9.88%) Change Control
8 8 (9.88%) Dependency Management
9 7 (8.64%) Contingency Planning
9 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.41%) Resource Allocation
11 5 (6.17%) Business Transformation
11 5 (6.17%) Coaching
11 5 (6.17%) Earned Value Management
11 5 (6.17%) Programme Management
12 4 (4.94%) CRM
12 4 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (4.94%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) VB
2 4 (4.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.23%) APMP
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (38.27%) PMO
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.23%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.23%) Motorola
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) Workday