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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 182 184 182
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 7 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £449 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £709 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £528 £495 £213
% change year-on-year
+6.56% +132.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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
4022 4712 4495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.34% 77.67% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3121 3399 3467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015, 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 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Big Data
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) QA
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) IIS
4 2 (13.33%) MS Project
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) MS Project Server
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Games
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Engagement Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Lead .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Planning Manager
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
2 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) System Testing
3 2 (13.33%) UX Design
3 2 (13.33%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) AppSense
2 1 (6.67%) Omniture
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) SAP