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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Planning Manager
Rank 578 537 557
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Planning Manager 22 44 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.085% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.092% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 7
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£450 £500 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +32.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £428 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £685 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £378
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +32.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.97 -
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
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 16 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 28 November 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 -71 21 £450 -10.00% 11
London -2 13 £463 -7.50% 2
North West - 4 £450 - 5
City of London +23 1 £700 +16.66% 2
South East -38 1 £350 -30.00% 2
Manchester - 1 £415 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £459 -
Yorkshire - 1 £459 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Planning Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (28.30%) MS Project
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
3 12 (22.64%) Project Management
3 12 (22.64%) Project Planning
4 10 (18.87%) SAP
5 8 (15.09%) Analytics
5 8 (15.09%) Marketing
5 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.21%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (13.21%) Change Management
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.32%) MS Project Server
7 6 (11.32%) Web Analytics
7 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.43%) ITIL
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.55%) Degree
9 4 (7.55%) Marketing Strategy
9 4 (7.55%) Coaching
9 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.55%) MS Office
9 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
10 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (5.66%) ERP
10 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence

Planning Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (11.32%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Project
2 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
3 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.55%) MS Office
5 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) FMCG
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.89%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Project Management
1 12 (22.64%) Project Planning
2 8 (15.09%) Analytics
2 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
3 7 (13.21%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (13.21%) Change Management
4 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.32%) Web Analytics
5 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.55%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (7.55%) Coaching
6 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.66%) ERP
7 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Planview
4 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
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