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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 481 479 447
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -32
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 96 93 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 58 38
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£500 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £550 £900
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £495 £213
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +132.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.66%
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
38743 37390 31855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.29% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 23724 19449
Average daily rate £423 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1119 1085 996
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.37 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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 28 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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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 43 £500 +17.64% 18
South East -5 19 £525 +10.52% 13
Yorkshire - 12 £343 - 1
North West -23 8 £588 +18.68% 4
East of England - 7 £200 - 2
South West +4 3 £431 +93.82% 2
East Midlands -1 2 £350 -
West Midlands -2 2 £400 -15.78% 3
Strategic Planning
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Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 42 (28.77%) Finance
2 27 (18.49%) Degree
3 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (17.81%) Project Management
4 23 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
6 21 (14.38%) SQL
7 19 (13.01%) Management Information System
8 18 (12.33%) ITIL
8 18 (12.33%) MS Excel
9 15 (10.27%) PRINCE2
9 15 (10.27%) Business Analysis
10 14 (9.59%) Marketing
10 14 (9.59%) CRM
10 14 (9.59%) Change Management
11 13 (8.90%) MS Project
11 13 (8.90%) MS Office
12 12 (8.22%) Java
12 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (8.22%) Analytics
13 11 (7.53%) Banking
13 11 (7.53%) Performance Management
14 10 (6.85%) Data Analysis
14 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
15 9 (6.16%) Open Source
15 9 (6.16%) Mentoring
15 9 (6.16%) Retail
15 9 (6.16%) Computer Science

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (4.11%) SAS
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.74%) Node.js
4 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.90%) MS Project
2 13 (8.90%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.68%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.68%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) Network Security
2 5 (3.42%) LAN
2 5 (3.42%) WAN
2 5 (3.42%) VPN
2 5 (3.42%) SSL
3 4 (2.74%) HTTP
3 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.05%) Internet
4 3 (2.05%) Firewall
5 2 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.37%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.37%) FirePass
5 2 (1.37%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.37%) Junos
5 2 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.37%) SAN
6 1 (0.68%) DNS
6 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.42%) MS Access
2 4 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.74%) Redis
2 4 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.74%) MariaDB
2 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.05%) Big Data
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) DataStage
4 1 (0.68%) QlikView
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) Kiln
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.68%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 42 (28.77%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Marketing
3 11 (7.53%) Banking
4 9 (6.16%) Retail
4 9 (6.16%) Advertising
5 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (4.11%) Legal
6 6 (4.11%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.74%) Front Office
8 3 (2.05%) Games
9 2 (1.37%) Local Government
9 2 (1.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.68%) Law
10 1 (0.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.68%) Billing
10 1 (0.68%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 33 (22.60%) Architect
2 29 (19.86%) Analyst
3 12 (8.22%) Business Manager
4 11 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.16%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.79%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.11%) Relationships Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Project Planner
9 5 (3.42%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.42%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Data Architect
10 4 (2.74%) Consultant
10 4 (2.74%) Performance Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.74%) MI Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Senior Architect
10 4 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) .NET
2 5 (3.42%) HTML
3 4 (2.74%) CSS
3 4 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.05%) Middleware
5 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.68%) XSLT
6 1 (0.68%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (0.68%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.68%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.68%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.01%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.16%) Open Source
4 6 (4.11%) Video on Demand
4 6 (4.11%) User Experience
4 6 (4.11%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.42%) Statistics
6 4 (2.74%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.74%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.05%) NHS
8 2 (1.37%) GIS
8 2 (1.37%) VLE
8 2 (1.37%) Social Media
9 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.68%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) DataPower
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
9 1 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.11%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Linux
3 4 (2.74%) UNIX
4 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.05%) MVS
4 3 (2.05%) VME
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.81%) Project Management
1 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (12.33%) ITIL
4 15 (10.27%) PRINCE2
4 15 (10.27%) Business Analysis
5 14 (9.59%) CRM
5 14 (9.59%) Change Management
6 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (8.22%) Analytics
7 11 (7.53%) Performance Management
8 10 (6.85%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.16%) Service Delivery
9 9 (6.16%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.48%) Time Management
10 8 (5.48%) Workflow
10 8 (5.48%) Service Management
10 8 (5.48%) IT Governance
11 7 (4.79%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.38%) SQL
2 12 (8.22%) Java
3 6 (4.11%) VB
4 4 (2.74%) C#
5 3 (2.05%) Scala
6 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.68%) C
6 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) Python
6 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (18.49%) Degree
2 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.79%) PMP
3 7 (4.79%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.74%) MCTS
5 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.05%) CISSP
6 3 (2.05%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.37%) MBA
8 1 (0.68%) CCSA
8 1 (0.68%) CCSE
8 1 (0.68%) CIPD
8 1 (0.68%) ACCA
8 1 (0.68%) CIMA
8 1 (0.68%) CCAB
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) BS15000
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) XenServer
2 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) Nagios
1 4 (2.74%) Puppet
1 4 (2.74%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.48%) SAP
3 7 (4.79%) Oracle
4 5 (3.42%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.42%) Mantas
4 5 (3.42%) Actimize
4 5 (3.42%) Norkom
5 4 (2.74%) Anaplan
5 4 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.74%) VMware
6 3 (2.05%) Citrix
6 3 (2.05%) IBM
7 2 (1.37%) F5
7 2 (1.37%) Nokia
7 2 (1.37%) Apple
7 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.37%) Siebel
7 2 (1.37%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) Ariba
8 1 (0.68%) Cadence
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