The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Management over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Management
Rank 576 565 504
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -61
Contract jobs citing Strategic Management 7 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.027% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
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£500 £240 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £240 £600
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Strategic Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38668 37231 31680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.53% 75.49% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24509 23298 19446
Average daily rate £425 £409 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1098 1049
Average hourly rate £28.50 £26.75 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% -15.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Strategic Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Strategic Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Strategic Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Strategic Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Strategic Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Strategic Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Strategic Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Management within the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -18 4 £450 +104.54% 1
London +6 3 £550 - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Strategic Management
UK

Strategic Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Strategic Management 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 Management.

1 11 (44.00%) NHS
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Programme Management
2 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (24.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (20.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (20.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.00%) Internet
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) Visualisation

Strategic Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Strategic Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Architect
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Programme Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Vendor Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Director
5 1 (4.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) NHS
2 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (8.00%) Informatics
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Programme Management
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (20.00%) SOA
2 5 (20.00%) Workflow
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) SEO
6 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.00%) BCP
6 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) HP