The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 193 211 203
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £454 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Strategic Planning
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4512 5452 4917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.71% 76.83% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3522 4040 3704
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 76
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.50 £16.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £45.00 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) MS Project
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (18.75%) Critical Path Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
4 2 (12.50%) QA
4 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Project
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Publishing
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) QA Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Engagement Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planner
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) IT Director
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Critical Path Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) SEO
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CEH
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Omniture
2 1 (6.25%) Google