The first table below looks at the demand for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 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 Edinburgh 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 75 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £431 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £213 £323
% change year-on-year
+132.94% -34.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +114.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
910 544 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.11% 69.21% 68.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 249 387
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +84.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Strategic Planning
Scotland

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) DSDM
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Blog
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Office Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM