The table below looks at the statistics for the Planning Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Planning Manager
Rank 588 530 558
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Planning Manager 26 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.091% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.098% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 26
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£443 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £280 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £692 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Planning Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Planning Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Planning Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Planning Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Planning Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Planning Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Planning Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Planning Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Planning Manager within the UK.

Planning Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Planning Manager
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Planning Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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 -40 25 £435 -13.00% 7
London +14 12 £488 -28.83% 2
South East -19 7 £350 -30.03% 1
Berkshire +9 4 £350 -30.00%
South West -30 2 £425 +51.78% 1
Surrey -6 1 £343 -34.76%
City of London - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £500 -
Guildford - 1 £343 -
Harrow - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Slough - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Planning Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (28.00%) MS Project
2 20 (26.67%) Finance
3 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
3 17 (22.67%) Project Planning
4 16 (21.33%) SAP
4 16 (21.33%) Project Management
5 11 (14.67%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (13.33%) Change Management
6 10 (13.33%) MS Office
6 10 (13.33%) MS Project Server
7 9 (12.00%) Coaching
7 9 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.67%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (10.67%) Marketing
9 7 (9.33%) Analytics
10 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.00%) Performance Management
10 6 (8.00%) Web Analytics
10 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.67%) Degree
11 5 (6.67%) Change Control
12 4 (5.33%) Marketing Strategy
12 4 (5.33%) 4G
12 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.33%) Network Architecture
12 4 (5.33%) Banking
12 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
12 4 (5.33%) 2G

Planning Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Project
2 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
3 10 (13.33%) MS Office
4 9 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Maximo
2 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) 3G
1 4 (5.33%) 2G
1 4 (5.33%) 4G
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Marketing
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) FMCG
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.33%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Project Planning
2 16 (21.33%) Project Management
3 11 (14.67%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (13.33%) Change Management
5 9 (12.00%) Coaching
6 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.67%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (9.33%) Analytics
8 6 (8.00%) Web Analytics
8 6 (8.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.67%) Change Control
10 4 (5.33%) Marketing Strategy
10 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.33%) ERP
10 4 (5.33%) Network Architecture
11 3 (4.00%) Financial Analysis
11 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) MBA
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMP
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) SAP
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Planview
3 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Primavera
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