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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Planning Manager
Rank 546 542 515
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Planning Manager 41 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.047% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.051% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 4
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£475 £465 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +39.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £590 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.70 -
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
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 17 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 3 March 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 +13 41 £475 - 7
London +10 15 £463 -19.56% 1
North West - 12 £475 - 3
West Midlands +8 10 £513 +7.89%
City of London +13 5 £450 -7.69%
Manchester - 5 £488 -
South East -20 3 £375 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 2
Kent - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Newport - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

Planning Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (31.75%) MS Project
2 19 (30.16%) PRINCE2
2 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Project Management
4 14 (22.22%) Finance
5 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 11 (17.46%) Dependency Management
7 10 (15.87%) Project Planning
8 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.70%) PRINCE
9 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.52%) SAP
11 6 (9.52%) ITIL
11 6 (9.52%) MS Project Server
12 5 (7.94%) WFM
12 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
12 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
12 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.94%) Critical Path Analysis
13 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (6.35%) Banking
13 4 (6.35%) Retail
13 4 (6.35%) Change Management
13 4 (6.35%) P3O
13 4 (6.35%) Change Control
13 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (4.76%) People Management

Planning Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (9.52%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.17%) SAS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (31.75%) MS Project
2 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP APO
1 1 (1.59%) HFM
1 1 (1.59%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 1 (1.59%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.59%) Essbase
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) FMCG
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) PRINCE2
1 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Project Management
3 11 (17.46%) Dependency Management
4 10 (15.87%) Project Planning
5 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
5 8 (12.70%) PRINCE
6 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.52%) ITIL
8 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.94%) WFM
8 5 (7.94%) Critical Path Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Change Control
9 4 (6.35%) Change Management
10 3 (4.76%) Service Management
10 3 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (4.76%) Coaching
10 3 (4.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) VCP4
3 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) P3O
2 2 (3.17%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Verint
4 2 (3.17%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
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