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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Planning Manager
Rank 594 585 551
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Planning Manager 31 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.056% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.060% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 22
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£425 £381 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -14.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £343 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £498 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.59% -8.87%
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 2015.

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 21 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 August 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 -11 31 £425 +13.33% 6
London +15 9 £525 +20.68% 2
South East -20 9 £362 +3.42% 1
Reading -3 6 - -
Berkshire -5 6 - -
East Midlands - 5 £413 - 1
East of England +6 4 £375 - 1
North West -32 4 £425 +16.91%
Northamptonshire - 4 £413 - 1
Liverpool -5 3 £425 +16.91%
Merseyside -9 3 £425 +16.91%
Northampton - 3 £413 - 1
Luton - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £362 +13.12% 1
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £375 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -

Planning Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (34.33%) Project Management
2 17 (25.37%) Finance
3 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
4 13 (19.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (17.91%) MS Office
5 12 (17.91%) SAP
5 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
6 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.93%) Migration
7 10 (14.93%) MS Project
7 10 (14.93%) Hyperion
7 10 (14.93%) Hyperion Planning
8 9 (13.43%) Essbase
8 9 (13.43%) Banking
9 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
9 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
9 8 (11.94%) Hyperion Smart View
9 8 (11.94%) Project Planning
9 8 (11.94%) Business Development
10 7 (10.45%) Strategic Planning
10 7 (10.45%) Coaching
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.45%) PMP
10 7 (10.45%) PMI Certification
10 7 (10.45%) Change Management
10 7 (10.45%) Publishing
11 6 (8.96%) Amdocs
11 6 (8.96%) Workflow
11 6 (8.96%) Maya
11 6 (8.96%) Ericsson

Planning Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (8.96%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (19.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (17.91%) MS Office
4 10 (14.93%) MS Project
5 6 (8.96%) Maya
6 1 (1.49%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) Essbase
2 8 (11.94%) Hyperion Smart View
3 2 (2.99%) MS Access
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.45%) Publishing
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.99%) Law
6 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
7 1 (1.49%) Back Office
7 1 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) FMCG
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Project Management
2 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
3 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.93%) Migration
5 8 (11.94%) Project Planning
5 8 (11.94%) Business Development
6 7 (10.45%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (10.45%) Change Management
6 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.45%) Coaching
7 6 (8.96%) Change Control
7 6 (8.96%) Workflow
7 6 (8.96%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.96%) WFM
8 5 (7.46%) Resource Management
8 5 (7.46%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) SQL
1 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) PMP
1 7 (10.45%) PMI Certification
2 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (1.49%) ACCA
4 1 (1.49%) CIMA
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) SAP
2 10 (14.93%) Hyperion
3 6 (8.96%) Nokia
3 6 (8.96%) Remedy
3 6 (8.96%) Amdocs
3 6 (8.96%) Huawei
3 6 (8.96%) Ericsson
4 3 (4.48%) Verint
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu
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