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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Management
Rank 560 531 507
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -24
Contract jobs citing Strategic Management 19 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.043% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.057% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 24
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£400 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £360 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £584 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £525 £363
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +44.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Strategic Management
UK

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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014. 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
London +14 11 £391 -21.75% 2
South East -26 7 £400 -27.27%
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
Strategic Management
UK

Strategic Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (35.14%) NHS
1 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.62%) Programme Management
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) Java
6 5 (13.51%) B2B
6 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Advertising
6 5 (13.51%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (13.51%) Marketing
6 5 (13.51%) Customer Insight
6 5 (13.51%) People Management
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
7 4 (10.81%) Legal
8 3 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (8.11%) Front Office
8 3 (8.11%) Internet
8 3 (8.11%) Reuters
8 3 (8.11%) Bloomberg
8 3 (8.11%) Murex MxG2000
8 3 (8.11%) Murex
8 3 (8.11%) Adobe

Strategic Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Advertising
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
4 3 (8.11%) Front Office
5 2 (5.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Marketing Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Programme Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Developer
2 4 (10.81%) Commercial Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Front Office Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.11%) IT Programme Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Vendor Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Communications Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) XML
1 3 (8.11%) XSLT
1 3 (8.11%) JMS
1 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
1 3 (8.11%) Spring
1 3 (8.11%) JNI
1 3 (8.11%) Java SE
1 3 (8.11%) Java EE
1 3 (8.11%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (8.11%) Murex Flex
1 3 (8.11%) Spring Integration
2 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) NHS
2 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.41%) Informatics
4 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) FMCG
5 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (21.62%) Programme Management
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.51%) B2B
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.51%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (13.51%) Customer Insight
4 5 (13.51%) People Management
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Sybase
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe
2 3 (8.11%) Murex
2 3 (8.11%) Reuters
2 3 (8.11%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) HP