The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 555 550 551
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 75 82 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 27
Median daily rate £438 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £745 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.50
Strategic Planning
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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
41114 42561 40203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.48% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27376 28207 25378
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 984 1150 1116
Median hourly rate £29.25 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.96% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Strategic Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in England

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in England

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Planning across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Histogram in England

Strategic Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Strategic Planning Hourly Rate Trend in England

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 33 £460 -19.12% 10
East of England +32 15 £260 - 1
South East -6 8 £525 +27.27% 5
South West +9 6 £494 +0.76% 6
Yorkshire +7 5 £675 +3.84%
West Midlands -24 4 £405 - 1
North West - 3 £550 - 1
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Strategic Planning
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Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 63 (37.95%) Finance
2 51 (30.72%) Project Management
3 42 (25.30%) MS Excel
3 42 (25.30%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (24.70%) Microsoft
5 33 (19.88%) Management Information System
6 32 (19.28%) Degree
7 27 (16.27%) Performance Management
8 23 (13.86%) Data Analysis
9 22 (13.25%) Business Analysis
10 21 (12.65%) MS PowerPoint
11 20 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (12.05%) NHS
11 20 (12.05%) LAN
11 20 (12.05%) WAN
12 19 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (10.84%) Data Mining
13 18 (10.84%) PRINCE2
13 18 (10.84%) SQL
14 16 (9.64%) Data Quality
15 15 (9.04%) Data Centre
15 15 (9.04%) WLAN
15 15 (9.04%) Active Directory
16 14 (8.43%) ITIL
17 13 (7.83%) SOA
17 13 (7.83%) Cisco
17 13 (7.83%) Middleware
17 13 (7.83%) Data Management
17 13 (7.83%) TOGAF
17 13 (7.83%) Process Improvement

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.60%) GemFire
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) JBoss
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.60%) SAS
3 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (25.30%) MS Excel
2 21 (12.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (7.23%) MS Office
4 7 (4.22%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (3.01%) MS Project
6 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.60%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) IaaS
2 4 (2.41%) Office 365
3 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.81%) SaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Google Drive
4 2 (1.20%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.05%) LAN
1 20 (12.05%) WAN
2 15 (9.04%) WLAN
3 11 (6.63%) Firewall
4 8 (4.82%) Internet
4 8 (4.82%) Wireless
5 6 (3.61%) Network Security
6 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) ADSL
7 1 (0.60%) BGP
7 1 (0.60%) DSL
7 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.60%) HTTP
7 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.60%) OSPF
7 1 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.84%) Data Mining
2 12 (7.23%) MS Access
2 12 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.81%) Big Data
6 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.60%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 63 (37.95%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Banking
2 9 (5.42%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (4.82%) Publishing
3 8 (4.82%) Retail
3 8 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.22%) Marketing
5 6 (3.61%) Advertising
6 4 (2.41%) Back Office
6 4 (2.41%) Law
7 3 (1.81%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) Local Government
9 1 (0.60%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 39 (23.49%) Analyst
2 33 (19.88%) Architect
3 11 (6.63%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (6.02%) IT Manager
5 9 (5.42%) Programme Manager
5 9 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (4.82%) Network Engineer
6 8 (4.82%) Security Specialist
7 7 (4.22%) Information Analyst
7 7 (4.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.61%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.01%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.01%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (3.01%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.01%) IT Services Manager
9 5 (3.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.41%) Service Continuity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.83%) Middleware
2 6 (3.61%) .NET
3 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.20%) HTML
4 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.60%) CSS
4 1 (0.60%) HTML5
4 1 (0.60%) Kendo UI
4 1 (0.60%) Memcached
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.60%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.30%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (19.88%) Management Information System
3 20 (12.05%) NHS
4 15 (9.04%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.42%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.82%) Life Science
7 7 (4.22%) Statistics
8 6 (3.61%) User Experience
8 6 (3.61%) Virtual Team
9 5 (3.01%) IVR
10 4 (2.41%) FMCG
10 4 (2.41%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.81%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (1.81%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
13 1 (0.60%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.82%) Unix
2 7 (4.22%) Windows
3 3 (1.81%) Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.72%) Project Management
2 27 (16.27%) Performance Management
3 23 (13.86%) Data Analysis
4 22 (13.25%) Business Analysis
5 20 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (10.84%) PRINCE2
8 14 (8.43%) ITIL
9 13 (7.83%) Data Management
9 13 (7.83%) Process Improvement
9 13 (7.83%) SOA
9 13 (7.83%) TOGAF
10 11 (6.63%) Business Process Mapping
10 11 (6.63%) ERP
10 11 (6.63%) Service Management
10 11 (6.63%) Use Case
11 10 (6.02%) Information Security
11 10 (6.02%) Programme Management
11 10 (6.02%) Supplier Management
12 9 (5.42%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.84%) SQL
2 5 (3.01%) C#
3 4 (2.41%) Java
4 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (0.60%) Scala
5 1 (0.60%) VB
5 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (19.28%) Degree
2 11 (6.63%) CCNA
2 11 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.82%) CISSP
4 8 (4.82%) MCP
5 7 (4.22%) CCA
5 7 (4.22%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (3.61%) MCSE
6 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.01%) CISM
7 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.81%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (1.81%) GCIH
9 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.20%) MBA
10 1 (0.60%) CISA
10 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.64%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.61%) SLA
4 5 (3.01%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.81%) QA
6 1 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.60%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.41%) XenServer
3 3 (1.81%) Firmware
3 3 (1.81%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.60%) Docker
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) KVM
5 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.60%) XenApp
5 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) QRadar
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (24.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.83%) Cisco
3 11 (6.63%) SAP
4 9 (5.42%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.01%) HP
5 5 (3.01%) Tableau
5 5 (3.01%) VMware
6 4 (2.41%) Citrix
6 4 (2.41%) Oracle
7 3 (1.81%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.81%) IBM
8 2 (1.20%) Google
8 2 (1.20%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.20%) Sage
8 2 (1.20%) webMethods
9 1 (0.60%) Apple
9 1 (0.60%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.60%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.60%) Planview
9 1 (0.60%) Telerik
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