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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Planning Manager
Rank 611 525 542
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Planning Manager 18 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.11% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 22
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£428 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £680 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £500 £413
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +21.21%
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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 15 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 20 October 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 -65 16 £418 -16.50% 7
London -2 7 £418 -20.47% 3
South East -29 3 £335 -33.00% 1
City of London +23 1 £400 - 1
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
East of England - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Planning Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
3 16 (24.62%) MS Project
4 15 (23.08%) SAP
5 14 (21.54%) Project Planning
6 11 (16.92%) Project Management
7 10 (15.38%) Change Management
7 10 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (13.85%) MS Project Server
9 8 (12.31%) Marketing
9 8 (12.31%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (12.31%) Coaching
9 8 (12.31%) MS Office
10 7 (10.77%) Analytics
11 6 (9.23%) Performance Management
11 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.23%) Web Analytics
12 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
12 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.69%) Degree
13 4 (6.15%) Marketing Strategy
13 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.15%) ITIL
13 4 (6.15%) ERP
13 4 (6.15%) Banking
14 3 (4.62%) Retail
14 3 (4.62%) Publishing

Planning Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (13.85%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (24.62%) MS Project
3 10 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (12.31%) MS Office
5 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) 3G
1 1 (1.54%) 2G
1 1 (1.54%) 4G
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Marketing
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Publishing
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) FMCG
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.54%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Project Planning
2 11 (16.92%) Project Management
3 10 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (15.38%) Change Management
4 8 (12.31%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (12.31%) Coaching
5 7 (10.77%) Analytics
6 6 (9.23%) Performance Management
6 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.23%) Web Analytics
7 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.15%) ERP
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.15%) Marketing Strategy
9 3 (4.62%) Release Management
9 3 (4.62%) Change Control
9 3 (4.62%) Financial Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) MBA
3 1 (1.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) PMP
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Planview
3 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.54%) Primavera
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