The first table below looks at the demand for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Cheshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 61 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.95% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 563 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.16% 74.37% 63.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 243 306
Average daily rate £395 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Strategic Planning
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Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Strategic Planning
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (75.00%) Service Management
1 9 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
1 9 (75.00%) TOGAF
1 9 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) NHS

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Service Management
1 9 (75.00%) Zachman Framework
1 9 (75.00%) TOGAF
1 9 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality