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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Planning Manager
Rank 574 542 542
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Contract jobs requiring a Planning Manager 32 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.070% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.076% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 28
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£388 £445 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.92% -6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £276 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £635 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
-7.56% -15.78%
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
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 £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 27 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 29 August 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 -24 31 £381 -14.32% 9
London +18 12 £435 -27.50% 4
South East -17 10 £350 -30.00% 2
Berkshire +15 7 £388 -10.66%
North West -9 6 £365 +32.54%
Cheshire -1 2 - -
Surrey -2 1 £343 -34.76%
South West -42 1 £350 +25.00%
City of London - 1 £400 - 1
East of England - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Guildford - 1 £343 -
Harrow - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Slough - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 3

Planning Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 21 (27.27%) MS Project
3 17 (22.08%) Project Planning
4 16 (20.78%) SAP
4 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
5 14 (18.18%) Project Management
6 12 (15.58%) Change Management
7 11 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (12.99%) MS Office
8 10 (12.99%) MS Project Server
9 9 (11.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.39%) Marketing
10 8 (10.39%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (9.09%) Analytics
12 6 (7.79%) Change Control
12 6 (7.79%) Web Analytics
12 6 (7.79%) Performance Management
12 6 (7.79%) Programme Management
13 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.49%) Retail
13 5 (6.49%) ERP
13 5 (6.49%) Degree
14 4 (5.19%) Network Architecture
14 4 (5.19%) Marketing Strategy
14 4 (5.19%) 4G
14 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (5.19%) 3G
14 4 (5.19%) Banking
14 4 (5.19%) Telecoms

Planning Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.99%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (27.27%) MS Project
2 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
3 10 (12.99%) MS Office
4 9 (11.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Maximo
2 2 (2.60%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) 3G
1 4 (5.19%) 2G
1 4 (5.19%) 4G
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Marketing
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.90%) Publishing
6 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) FMCG
2 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.30%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Project Planning
2 14 (18.18%) Project Management
3 12 (15.58%) Change Management
4 11 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.39%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (9.09%) Analytics
8 6 (7.79%) Performance Management
8 6 (7.79%) Change Control
8 6 (7.79%) Web Analytics
8 6 (7.79%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.49%) ERP
9 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.19%) Marketing Strategy
10 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.19%) Network Architecture
11 3 (3.90%) Financial Analysis
11 3 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 3 (3.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) MBA
3 1 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PMP
3 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) SAP
2 2 (2.60%) Planview
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Primavera
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