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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 502 492 466
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -26
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 67 63 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 49
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £750 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.95% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36184 34070 37593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.46% 73.31% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22865 21114 22100
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1063 1001 1360
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 23 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 23 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 +4 40 £490 -2.00% 13
North West 0 7 £275 - 5
East Midlands +4 4 - -
South East -8 4 £325 -18.75% 6
South West -25 4 £438 - 7
West Midlands -14 3 £425 - 3
East of England -21 2 - - 4
North East -22 2 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Strategic Planning
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Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 43 (26.54%) Project Management
2 40 (24.69%) Degree
3 34 (20.99%) Finance
4 28 (17.28%) Security Cleared
5 24 (14.81%) MS Excel
5 24 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 24 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (14.81%) Information Management
6 23 (14.20%) Management Information System
7 21 (12.96%) Telecoms
7 21 (12.96%) SQL
7 21 (12.96%) SC Cleared
8 20 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 19 (11.73%) Business Analysis
9 19 (11.73%) MS Project
10 18 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 17 (10.49%) TOGAF
12 16 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (9.88%) Change Management
12 16 (9.88%) MS Office
13 15 (9.26%) Service Management
13 15 (9.26%) Marketing
14 13 (8.02%) Oracle
14 13 (8.02%) SQL Server
14 13 (8.02%) ITIL
14 13 (8.02%) Linux
14 13 (8.02%) Zachman Framework
15 12 (7.41%) Risk Management
15 12 (7.41%) Open Source
16 11 (6.79%) NHS

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.85%) GemFire
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.23%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
Applications
1 24 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.73%) MS Project
3 16 (9.88%) 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
6 1 (0.62%) DMZ
6 1 (0.62%) Firewall
6 1 (0.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.17%) RDBMS
2 10 (6.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.09%) MySQL
4 4 (2.47%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.85%) Big Data
5 3 (1.85%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.62%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 34 (20.99%) Finance
2 21 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.26%) Marketing
4 11 (6.79%) Banking
5 5 (3.09%) Publishing
6 4 (2.47%) Legal
6 4 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.85%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.85%) Games
8 2 (1.23%) Retail
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 39 (24.07%) Architect
2 23 (14.20%) Analyst
3 17 (10.49%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (8.64%) Project Manager
4 14 (8.64%) Enterprise Architect
5 11 (6.79%) Project Planner
6 8 (4.94%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.32%) Consultant
8 5 (3.09%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (3.09%) Test Manager
8 5 (3.09%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (3.09%) Technical Manager
8 5 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.47%) NHS Business Analyst
9 4 (2.47%) Designer
9 4 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.47%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.47%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) XML
2 4 (2.47%) Middleware
3 3 (1.85%) Memcached
4 2 (1.23%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.23%) .NET
4 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.62%) SOAP
5 1 (0.62%) Web Services
5 1 (0.62%) XSD
5 1 (0.62%) XSLT
5 1 (0.62%) WSDL
5 1 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.20%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.41%) Open Source
3 11 (6.79%) NHS
4 9 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.70%) Statistics
5 6 (3.70%) GIS
6 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.85%) Social Media
8 2 (1.23%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.23%) New Media
8 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.23%) CMDB
8 2 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.23%) Economics
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
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.02%) Linux
2 7 (4.32%) UNIX
3 6 (3.70%) 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 43 (26.54%) Project Management
2 24 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (14.81%) Information Management
3 20 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 19 (11.73%) Business Analysis
5 18 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 17 (10.49%) TOGAF
7 16 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (9.88%) Change Management
8 15 (9.26%) Service Management
9 13 (8.02%) ITIL
9 13 (8.02%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 11 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.17%) Critical Path Analysis
12 10 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.56%) Data Management
14 8 (4.94%) Configuration Management
14 8 (4.94%) Analytics
15 7 (4.32%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.96%) SQL
2 7 (4.32%) Python
2 7 (4.32%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.32%) Perl
3 5 (3.09%) Java
4 4 (2.47%) C
5 2 (1.23%) C#
5 2 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (24.69%) Degree
2 28 (17.28%) Security Cleared
3 21 (12.96%) 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 8 (4.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.62%) COBIT
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) vCloud
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) Puppet
2 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.02%) Oracle
3 6 (3.70%) Mapinfo
3 6 (3.70%) Google
4 5 (3.09%) Splunk
5 3 (1.85%) SAP
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco
6 2 (1.23%) IBM
6 2 (1.23%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.23%) CA
6 2 (1.23%) VMware
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe
7 1 (0.62%) HP
7 1 (0.62%) webMethods
7 1 (0.62%) Mercator
7 1 (0.62%) Sybase
7 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
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