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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 535 519 491
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -28
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 91 92 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 66
Median daily rate £425 £456 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £305 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £779 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £495
% change year-on-year
+3.43% -19.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £17.00
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
40456 39044 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.11% 79.32% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27087 25129 24044
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 906 1122 1153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Planning across the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Strategic Planning Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 May 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 -8 36 £550 +10.00% 21
East Midlands +24 13 £275 -21.42% 1
North West -11 13 £414 -28.04%
South East -13 9 £488 +9.85% 10
South West 0 7 £425 - 1
West Midlands -5 5 £425 +6.25% 3
North East -43 5 - -
East of England +7 2 £800 +300.00% 3
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Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 53 (32.52%) Project Management
2 44 (26.99%) MS Excel
3 43 (26.38%) Finance
4 31 (19.02%) Performance Management
5 28 (17.18%) Management Information System
5 28 (17.18%) Degree
6 26 (15.95%) Microsoft
6 26 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (14.72%) Business Analysis
8 22 (13.50%) PRINCE2
8 22 (13.50%) Data Quality
9 21 (12.88%) MS PowerPoint
10 20 (12.27%) SQL
11 19 (11.66%) Data Analysis
11 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (11.04%) Data Centre
13 17 (10.43%) Relational Database
13 17 (10.43%) MS Access
14 16 (9.82%) Active Directory
14 16 (9.82%) Data Mining
14 16 (9.82%) Middleware
15 14 (8.59%) NHS
15 14 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (7.36%) E-Commerce
16 12 (7.36%) Data Management
16 12 (7.36%) Enterprise Architecture
16 12 (7.36%) Process Improvement
17 11 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (6.75%) Migration

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 2 (1.23%) CMS
1 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) GemFire
2 1 (0.61%) Magnolia
2 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.61%) SAS
2 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (26.99%) MS Excel
2 21 (12.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.29%) MS Project
3 7 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.61%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.23%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.23%) Google Drive
1 2 (1.23%) IaaS
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.23%) Office 365
1 2 (1.23%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.61%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) Firewall
2 6 (3.68%) Network Security
2 6 (3.68%) WAN
2 6 (3.68%) Wireless
3 5 (3.07%) LAN
4 2 (1.23%) VoIP
5 1 (0.61%) ADSL
5 1 (0.61%) BGP
5 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.61%) OSPF
5 1 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.43%) MS Access
1 17 (10.43%) Relational Database
2 16 (9.82%) Data Mining
3 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.68%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.45%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.84%) Big Data
7 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.61%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.61%) Power BI
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 43 (26.38%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Banking
2 10 (6.13%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.91%) Marketing
4 8 (4.91%) Retail
4 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.07%) Advertising
6 4 (2.45%) Back Office
7 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.84%) Law
7 3 (1.84%) Publishing
8 2 (1.23%) Front Office
8 2 (1.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
9 1 (0.61%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (25.77%) Analyst
2 34 (20.86%) Architect
3 11 (6.75%) IT Manager
3 11 (6.75%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.13%) Information Analyst
5 9 (5.52%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (4.91%) Lead Architect
6 8 (4.91%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.29%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.68%) Data Architect
8 6 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (3.07%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (3.07%) IT Services Manager
9 5 (3.07%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.45%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (2.45%) Security Architect
10 4 (2.45%) Service Continuity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.82%) Middleware
2 6 (3.68%) Web Services
3 3 (1.84%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.18%) Management Information System
2 26 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (11.04%) Data Centre
4 14 (8.59%) NHS
5 8 (4.91%) Life Science
6 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.29%) Statistics
7 6 (3.68%) User Experience
8 5 (3.07%) Data Integration
8 5 (3.07%) IVR
9 4 (2.45%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.84%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.84%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.23%) FMCG
11 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.23%) Social Media
12 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.61%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.13%) Windows
2 3 (1.84%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.23%) Linux
3 2 (1.23%) Unix
3 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.61%) VMS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.52%) Project Management
2 31 (19.02%) Performance Management
3 24 (14.72%) Business Analysis
4 22 (13.50%) PRINCE2
5 19 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (11.66%) Data Analysis
6 18 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.36%) Data Management
8 12 (7.36%) E-Commerce
8 12 (7.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (7.36%) Process Improvement
9 11 (6.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (6.75%) ITIL
9 11 (6.75%) Migration
10 10 (6.13%) Coaching
10 10 (6.13%) Programme Management
10 10 (6.13%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (6.13%) TOGAF
11 9 (5.52%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.27%) SQL
2 4 (2.45%) Java
2 4 (2.45%) VB
3 3 (1.84%) C#
4 2 (1.23%) Python
5 1 (0.61%) C
5 1 (0.61%) Scala
5 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (17.18%) Degree
2 9 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.68%) CISSP
4 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.84%) CCNA
5 3 (1.84%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (1.84%) CISA
5 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.84%) CISM
5 3 (1.84%) GCIH
5 3 (1.84%) MCITP
5 3 (1.84%) MCTS
5 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.84%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.84%) PMP
6 2 (1.23%) GIAC
6 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.50%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.52%) SLA
3 5 (3.07%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.23%) QA
5 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.61%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 16 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.45%) XenServer
3 3 (1.84%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.61%) Docker
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) KVM
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
5 1 (0.61%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) QRadar
2 1 (0.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.91%) Oracle
2 8 (4.91%) SAP
3 7 (4.29%) VMware
4 6 (3.68%) HP
4 6 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.07%) Tableau
6 4 (2.45%) Cisco
6 4 (2.45%) Citrix
7 3 (1.84%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.84%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.23%) Google
8 2 (1.23%) IBM
9 1 (0.61%) Adobe
9 1 (0.61%) Cognos
9 1 (0.61%) Dell
9 1 (0.61%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.61%) Juniper
9 1 (0.61%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.61%) LANDesk
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