The first table below looks at the demand for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 126 119 132
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £531 £500 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +63.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £500 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £213 £325
% change year-on-year
+132.94% -34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +36.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Strategic Planning
South East

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Strategic Planning across the Berkshire region.

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Strategic Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Strategic Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 2 £563 -
Reading -4 1 £500 - 1
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Strategic Planning
South East

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Strategic Planning also 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 that cited Strategic Planning.

1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) KVM
2 2 (25.00%) Business Development
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (25.00%) Competitive Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Strategic Planning also 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 that cited Strategic Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Service Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Planning Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Content Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Development
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (25.00%) Competitive Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Polycom