Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Planning Manager was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Planning Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 823 820 837
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Planning Manager 45 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.033% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.035% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 18
UK median daily rate £455 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.96% -9.94%
10th Percentile £350 £290 £339
90th Percentile £538 £611 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.93% -8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.57% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +68.57% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,342 91,100 101,599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,328 59,471 64,808
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,819 3,215 3,851
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.74%

Planning Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Planning Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Planning Manager in the UK

Planning Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Planning Manager.

Contractor daily rate trend for Planning Manager in the UK

Planning Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Planning Manager over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Planning Manager in the UK

Planning Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Planning Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Planning Manager in the UK

Planning Manager
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Planning Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 45 £455 +4.00% 6
UK excluding London +23 32 £455 +4.00% 4
London -34 13 £455 +11.93% 2
North of England +53 10 £455 +4.00% 3
South East -13 10 £467 +43.69%
North West +17 8 £455 +4.00%
South West +11 6 £388 -30.99%
Midlands +5 6 £423 +14.81% 1
East Midlands +4 4 £358 -
West Midlands +12 2 £488 +32.47% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 2

Planning Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Planning Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Planning Manager in the job title.

1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
3 12 (26.67%) Project Management
3 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
5 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (22.22%) Change Control
5 10 (22.22%) PMO
6 9 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (17.78%) SFIA
7 8 (17.78%) Workflow
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (13.33%) ITIL
9 6 (13.33%) PMP
9 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
10 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 5 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
10 5 (11.11%) Change Management
10 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
10 5 (11.11%) VBA
10 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Project

Planning Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (8.89%) Maya
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Primavera
2 2 (4.44%) HFM
2 2 (4.44%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.67%) Broadband
2 3 (6.67%) LTE
2 3 (6.67%) SMS
3 2 (4.44%) 2G
3 2 (4.44%) TETRA
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Essbase
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
4 3 (6.67%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Local Government
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) PMI
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
2 12 (26.67%) Project Management
2 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (22.22%) Change Control
3 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 9 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.78%) SFIA
5 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (17.78%) Workflow
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (11.11%) Change Management
7 5 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
7 5 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Business Development
8 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
2 6 (13.33%) PMP
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) PMO
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Amdocs
1 4 (8.89%) Ericsson
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.89%) Nokia
1 4 (8.89%) Remedy
2 2 (4.44%) Hyperion
2 2 (4.44%) Motorola
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) SAP