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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 490 478 478
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 91 90 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 65 26
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £280 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £772 £550 £900
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £473 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.05% +11.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.33%
Strategic Planning
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
38204 36588 31531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.28% 75.56% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24825 23441 19307
Average daily rate £420 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1118 976
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the England region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
London -8 42 £500 +5.26% 13
South East +3 16 £425 +30.76% 10
North West -19 13 £575 +16.16% 9
Yorkshire - 10 £343 - 1
West Midlands -11 3 £400 -20.00% 2
East Midlands -6 2 £350 - 1
North East -9 2 £800 - 1
East of England - 2 £200 - 5
South West -3 1 - -
Strategic Planning
UK

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 41 (29.08%) Finance
2 29 (20.57%) Degree
3 27 (19.15%) Project Management
4 25 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (15.60%) SQL
6 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
6 20 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (13.48%) ITIL
7 19 (13.48%) Management Information System
8 16 (11.35%) Business Analysis
9 15 (10.64%) PRINCE2
9 15 (10.64%) CRM
10 14 (9.93%) MS Excel
11 13 (9.22%) Change Management
12 12 (8.51%) SAP
12 12 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (7.80%) MS Office
13 11 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (7.09%) Performance Management
14 10 (7.09%) PMI Certification
14 10 (7.09%) Oracle
14 10 (7.09%) Java
14 10 (7.09%) Retail
14 10 (7.09%) Marketing
15 9 (6.38%) Computer Science
15 9 (6.38%) Windows
15 9 (6.38%) MS Project
15 9 (6.38%) Service Management

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (4.26%) SAS
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.42%) Lync
4 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.42%) Node.js
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.80%) MS Office
3 9 (6.38%) MS Project
4 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Yammer
2 1 (0.71%) Veeva
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) Network Security
2 7 (4.96%) LAN
3 6 (4.26%) WAN
4 5 (3.55%) Firewall
4 5 (3.55%) VPN
5 3 (2.13%) DNS
5 3 (2.13%) SSL
5 3 (2.13%) DHCP
6 2 (1.42%) HTTP
6 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.42%) VoIP
6 2 (1.42%) WLAN
6 2 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.42%) Wireless
6 2 (1.42%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.42%) VLAN
6 2 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.42%) FirePass
6 2 (1.42%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (1.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (2.84%) MS Access
1 4 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (2.84%) NoSQL
1 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.42%) MariaDB
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.42%) Redis
2 2 (1.42%) QlikView
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.71%) DataStage
3 1 (0.71%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.71%) Kiln
2 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.71%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 41 (29.08%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Retail
2 10 (7.09%) Marketing
3 8 (5.67%) Legal
3 8 (5.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.67%) Banking
4 6 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.84%) Front Office
6 3 (2.13%) Games
7 2 (1.42%) Advertising
7 2 (1.42%) Back Office
7 2 (1.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (24.82%) Architect
2 19 (13.48%) Analyst
3 11 (7.80%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (7.80%) Business Manager
4 10 (7.09%) Programme Manager
5 6 (4.26%) Developer
5 6 (4.26%) Project Manager
5 6 (4.26%) Technical Architect
5 6 (4.26%) Relationships Manager
6 5 (3.55%) Project Planner
6 5 (3.55%) Data Analyst
7 4 (2.84%) Data Architect
7 4 (2.84%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (2.84%) MI Analyst
7 4 (2.84%) SAP Architect
7 4 (2.84%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (2.84%) Senior Architect
8 3 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.13%) Head of Service Management
8 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.26%) .NET
2 5 (3.55%) Middleware
2 5 (3.55%) HTML
3 4 (2.84%) CSS
4 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.42%) XMPP
4 2 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.71%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (0.71%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.71%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.71%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.48%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.96%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.26%) User Experience
6 5 (3.55%) Statistics
7 4 (2.84%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.84%) PMI
7 4 (2.84%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.42%) GIS
8 2 (1.42%) NHS
8 2 (1.42%) VLE
8 2 (1.42%) iPad
8 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.71%) New Media
9 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.38%) Windows
2 7 (4.96%) UNIX
3 6 (4.26%) Linux
4 4 (2.84%) MVS
4 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.13%) VME
5 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.42%) Android
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.15%) Project Management
2 25 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.48%) ITIL
5 16 (11.35%) Business Analysis
6 15 (10.64%) PRINCE2
6 15 (10.64%) CRM
7 13 (9.22%) Change Management
8 12 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.09%) Performance Management
11 9 (6.38%) Service Management
11 9 (6.38%) Analytics
12 8 (5.67%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.67%) Data Architecture
12 8 (5.67%) Service Delivery
12 8 (5.67%) Workflow
12 8 (5.67%) Data Analysis
13 7 (4.96%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.60%) SQL
2 10 (7.09%) Java
3 6 (4.26%) VB
4 4 (2.84%) C#
5 3 (2.13%) Scala
6 2 (1.42%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.71%) C
7 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.71%) Perl
7 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 29 (20.57%) Degree
2 10 (7.09%) PMI Certification
3 7 (4.96%) PMP
3 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.13%) CISSP
5 3 (2.13%) ISSAP
5 3 (2.13%) MCTS
5 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.42%) MBA
6 2 (1.42%) ACCA
6 2 (1.42%) CIMA
7 1 (0.71%) CCAB
7 1 (0.71%) CCSA
7 1 (0.71%) CCSE
7 1 (0.71%) CIPD
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.42%) XenServer
3 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Nagios
1 2 (1.42%) Puppet
1 2 (1.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.51%) SAP
3 10 (7.09%) Oracle
4 5 (3.55%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.55%) Mantas
4 5 (3.55%) Actimize
4 5 (3.55%) Norkom
5 4 (2.84%) VMware
5 4 (2.84%) Anaplan
5 4 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.84%) Cisco
6 3 (2.13%) IBM
6 3 (2.13%) Citrix
7 2 (1.42%) Siebel
7 2 (1.42%) Nokia
7 2 (1.42%) Apple
7 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.42%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.42%) F5
8 1 (0.71%) Tableau
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