The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 486 482 466
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 63 57 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 48
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £404 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £750 £673
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -35.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-29.76% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35491 33389 37029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 73.28% 70.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22455 20580 21661
Average daily rate £401 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1001 1322
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Strategic Planning
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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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -2 36 £488 -2.40% 18
North West -2 6 £275 - 5
South East -15 5 £325 -18.75% 6
South West -20 5 £438 - 3
East Midlands -1 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 £425 - 3
North East -15 2 - -
East of England -13 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Strategic Planning
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Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 44 (27.16%) Project Management
2 42 (25.93%) Degree
3 27 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 27 (16.67%) Finance
3 27 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 25 (15.43%) Microsoft
5 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
5 23 (14.20%) Information Management
6 22 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (13.58%) SQL
7 20 (12.35%) Telecoms
7 20 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 20 (12.35%) SC Cleared
8 19 (11.73%) Linux
9 18 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 18 (11.11%) Oracle
9 18 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 17 (10.49%) TOGAF
10 17 (10.49%) MS Project
11 16 (9.88%) ITIL
11 16 (9.88%) SQL Server
11 16 (9.88%) Service Management
11 16 (9.88%) Marketing
12 15 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (9.26%) MS Office
12 15 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (9.26%) SLA
13 14 (8.64%) RDBMS
13 14 (8.64%) Open Source
13 14 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 8 (4.94%) SAS
2 4 (2.47%) GemFire
3 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.23%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.49%) MS Project
3 15 (9.26%) MS Office
4 7 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.32%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.70%) SPSS
5 6 (3.70%) AutoCAD
5 6 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.09%) SSL
2 5 (3.09%) HTTP
2 5 (3.09%) Wireless
3 4 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.85%) SAN
5 2 (1.23%) LAN
5 2 (1.23%) WAN
5 2 (1.23%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) NAS
6 1 (0.62%) DMZ
6 1 (0.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.64%) RDBMS
2 14 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.56%) MySQL
4 6 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.47%) Big Data
5 4 (2.47%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.47%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.47%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.62%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 27 (16.67%) Finance
2 20 (12.35%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.88%) Marketing
4 7 (4.32%) Banking
5 5 (3.09%) Publishing
6 4 (2.47%) Legal
7 3 (1.85%) Games
7 3 (1.85%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.23%) Retail
9 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.62%) German Language
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (24.69%) Architect
2 23 (14.20%) Analyst
3 18 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (8.64%) Enterprise Architect
5 11 (6.79%) Project Planner
6 9 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.94%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.70%) Consultant
10 5 (3.09%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (3.09%) Test Manager
10 5 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.09%) Technical Manager
10 5 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.47%) Database Engineer
11 4 (2.47%) Designer
11 4 (2.47%) NHS Business Analyst
11 4 (2.47%) Network Engineer
11 4 (2.47%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) XML
2 4 (2.47%) .NET
2 4 (2.47%) Middleware
2 4 (2.47%) Memcached
3 2 (1.23%) XML Messaging
3 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) SOAP
4 1 (0.62%) Web Services
4 1 (0.62%) XSD
4 1 (0.62%) XSLT
4 1 (0.62%) WSDL
4 1 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.64%) Open Source
3 13 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.79%) NHS
5 6 (3.70%) GIS
5 6 (3.70%) Statistics
6 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.85%) Social Media
8 2 (1.23%) CMDB
8 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.23%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.23%) New Media
8 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.23%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.23%) Informatics
8 2 (1.23%) CESG
8 2 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.23%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.73%) Linux
2 11 (6.79%) UNIX
3 10 (6.17%) Windows
4 1 (0.62%) AIX
4 1 (0.62%) Solaris
4 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.62%) pSOS
4 1 (0.62%) VME
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.16%) Project Management
2 23 (14.20%) Information Management
3 22 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 18 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 17 (10.49%) TOGAF
7 16 (9.88%) ITIL
7 16 (9.88%) Service Management
8 15 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (8.02%) Data Management
10 13 (8.02%) Zachman Framework
11 12 (7.41%) Change Management
12 10 (6.17%) Analytics
13 9 (5.56%) Risk Management
14 8 (4.94%) Configuration Management
14 8 (4.94%) Critical Path Analysis
15 7 (4.32%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.58%) SQL
2 11 (6.79%) Python
2 11 (6.79%) Perl
3 10 (6.17%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.32%) Java
5 4 (2.47%) C
6 2 (1.23%) C#
6 2 (1.23%) PHP
6 2 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (25.93%) Degree
2 27 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (12.35%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.23%) PMP
6 2 (1.23%) CISSP
6 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.62%) CCNA
7 1 (0.62%) MBA
7 1 (0.62%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.23%) vCloud
2 2 (1.23%) KVM
3 1 (0.62%) vSphere
3 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) Puppet
2 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.11%) Oracle
3 7 (4.32%) Splunk
4 6 (3.70%) VMware
4 6 (3.70%) Google
4 6 (3.70%) Mapinfo
5 3 (1.85%) SAP
5 3 (1.85%) HP
6 2 (1.23%) Dell
6 2 (1.23%) CA
6 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco
6 2 (1.23%) IBM
6 2 (1.23%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.62%) webMethods
7 1 (0.62%) Mercator
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe
7 1 (0.62%) Sybase
7 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
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