The table below looks at the statistics for the Planning Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Planning Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Planning Manager
Rank 84 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Planning Manager 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 0.081% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.085% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Planning Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1446 1171 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.39% 94.89% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 629 471
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 57 79
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Planning Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Planning Manager in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Planning Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Planning Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Planning Manager across the Manchester region.

Planning Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Planning Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Planning Manager 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 Planning Manager in their job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) MS Project
3 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) P3O
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Dependency Management
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) Credit Risk
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) SLA
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.69%) SEO
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching

Planning Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Planning Manager 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 Planning Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Programme Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Dependency Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) P3O
2 3 (23.08%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft