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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 504 467 436
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -31
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 52 82 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 37
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£525 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £270 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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
36399 34842 30332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.38% 73.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 21346 18415
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 1089 1114
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 March 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 March 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 -13 25 £510 +2.00% 9
South East -16 14 £600 +32.96% 6
East of England - 4 £500 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 - - 2
South West -13 3 £450 - 3
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Strategic Planning
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Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 32 (24.81%) Finance
2 29 (22.48%) Project Management
2 29 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (15.50%) MS Excel
5 19 (14.73%) ITIL
6 18 (13.95%) PRINCE2
6 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 18 (13.95%) Degree
7 16 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (12.40%) MS Project
7 16 (12.40%) MS Office
7 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.63%) Management Information System
8 15 (11.63%) Change Management
9 12 (9.30%) Retail
10 11 (8.53%) Critical Path Analysis
10 11 (8.53%) Business Analysis
10 11 (8.53%) Performance Management
10 11 (8.53%) SQL
11 10 (7.75%) Java
11 10 (7.75%) Telecoms
11 10 (7.75%) Marketing
12 9 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
12 9 (6.98%) Advertising
12 9 (6.98%) Migration
12 9 (6.98%) Windows
12 9 (6.98%) CRM
12 9 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (3.10%) Node.js
2 3 (2.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.78%) Confluence
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.40%) MS Project
2 16 (12.40%) MS Office
3 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.78%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) HTTP
1 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.10%) SSL
2 2 (1.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.78%) Network Security
3 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.78%) SAN
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.10%) Redis
1 4 (3.10%) MariaDB
2 3 (2.33%) Big Data
3 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.55%) DataStage
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.55%) OLAP
4 1 (0.78%) MS Access
4 1 (0.78%) QlikView
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 32 (24.81%) Finance
2 12 (9.30%) Retail
3 10 (7.75%) Marketing
3 10 (7.75%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.98%) Advertising
5 8 (6.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (5.43%) Banking
7 5 (3.88%) Legal
8 2 (1.55%) Local Government
8 2 (1.55%) Back Office
8 2 (1.55%) Publishing
8 2 (1.55%) Games
8 2 (1.55%) Law
9 1 (0.78%) Front Office
9 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.78%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.78%) Billing
9 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (24.03%) Analyst
2 20 (15.50%) Architect
3 16 (12.40%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.30%) Business Manager
5 10 (7.75%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.20%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (5.43%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.65%) Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Relationships Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.10%) MI Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.33%) Head of Service Management
10 3 (2.33%) Planning Manager
10 3 (2.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.10%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.33%) HTML
4 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.78%) XML
5 1 (0.78%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.78%) HTML5
5 1 (0.78%) CSS3
5 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.78%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.20%) User Experience
4 7 (5.43%) Video on Demand
5 6 (4.65%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.10%) Open Source
7 4 (3.10%) NHS
8 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.33%) Social Media
9 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.55%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.55%) DataPower
9 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.78%) NPfIT
10 1 (0.78%) GIS
10 1 (0.78%) VLE
10 1 (0.78%) IPTV
10 1 (0.78%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.78%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.98%) Windows
2 5 (3.88%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.55%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.48%) Project Management
1 29 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.73%) ITIL
3 18 (13.95%) PRINCE2
4 16 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (11.63%) Change Management
6 11 (8.53%) Critical Path Analysis
6 11 (8.53%) Business Analysis
6 11 (8.53%) Performance Management
7 9 (6.98%) Migration
7 9 (6.98%) CRM
7 9 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (6.20%) IT Governance
9 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (5.43%) Service Management
9 7 (5.43%) Time Management
9 7 (5.43%) Analytics
9 7 (5.43%) Coaching
10 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.53%) SQL
2 10 (7.75%) Java
3 4 (3.10%) C#
4 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.55%) VB
5 1 (0.78%) Python
5 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.88%) MCTS
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.10%) PMP
5 4 (3.10%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.55%) MBA
6 2 (1.55%) VCP4
6 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.78%) APMP
7 1 (0.78%) CITP
7 1 (0.78%) CCAB
7 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) BS15000
3 1 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) XenServer
2 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Nagios
1 4 (3.10%) Puppet
1 4 (3.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.88%) Business Objects
2 5 (3.88%) SAP
3 4 (3.10%) IBM
3 4 (3.10%) VMware
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle
5 2 (1.55%) Siebel
5 2 (1.55%) Citrix
5 2 (1.55%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) Huawei
6 1 (0.78%) Tableau
6 1 (0.78%) Facebook
6 1 (0.78%) Omniture
6 1 (0.78%) Endeca
6 1 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) Apple
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) ATG
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago