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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Planning Manager
Rank 563 543 508
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Planning Manager 44 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.074% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.080% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 18
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£475 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.09%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -21 41 £475 - 10
London -4 20 £513 +2.50% 5
North West -12 11 £450 - 2
Manchester -6 7 £463 - 1
West Midlands -9 4 £475 +5.55% 1
West Yorkshire -8 3 £375 -
Yorkshire -12 3 £375 -
Liverpool - 3 £450 -
Merseyside - 3 £450 -
Leeds -12 2 £350 -6.66%
Brentford - 2 £530 -
Coventry - 2 £463 -
East of England +8 1 £225 -59.09% 1
City of London +7 1 £450 -20.00%
Essex +3 1 £225 -59.09%
South East -21 1 £475 +18.01% 1
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
Halifax - 1 £407 -
Harlow - 1 £225 -
Blackpool - 1 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 £200 -

Planning Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (28.75%) MS Project
2 21 (26.25%) Project Management
3 17 (21.25%) Finance
3 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.75%) SAP
4 15 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
6 13 (16.25%) Project Planning
7 12 (15.00%) Dependency Management
8 11 (13.75%) MS Project Server
9 9 (11.25%) Banking
9 9 (11.25%) Change Management
9 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (10.00%) WFM
10 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.00%) Coaching
10 8 (10.00%) Programme Management
11 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
12 6 (7.50%) Hyperion Planning
12 6 (7.50%) Hyperion
12 6 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (7.50%) Retail
13 5 (6.25%) Migration
13 5 (6.25%) PRINCE
13 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
13 5 (6.25%) MS Office
13 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (6.25%) Verint
13 5 (6.25%) Essbase

Planning Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (13.75%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (28.75%) MS Project
2 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 9 (11.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.25%) MS Office
5 1 (1.25%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.25%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.25%) HFM
2 1 (1.25%) Hyperion Enterprise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Essbase
2 4 (5.00%) Hyperion Smart View
3 2 (2.50%) Base SAS
3 2 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.75%) Publishing
4 3 (3.75%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) FMCG
2 3 (3.75%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Project Management
2 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 13 (16.25%) Project Planning
5 12 (15.00%) Dependency Management
6 9 (11.25%) Change Management
6 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.00%) WFM
7 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.00%) Coaching
7 8 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (6.25%) Migration
9 5 (6.25%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.00%) Change Control
10 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.75%) CRM
11 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.75%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) PMP
4 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
1 4 (5.00%) P3O
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) SAP
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.50%) Hyperion
4 5 (6.25%) Verint
5 2 (2.50%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.25%) HP
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