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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 528 502 495
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 69 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 37
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£450 £458 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £581 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.95%
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
40203 37761 34933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.79% 76.46% 75.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26653 23843 21631
Average daily rate £420 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.60%
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 £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1097 1040
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -10 30 £500 +2.24% 20
South East -4 15 £425 +30.76% 9
Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 1
South West +2 5 £450 +2.85%
North West -23 5 £500 +81.81% 3
West Midlands -2 2 - - 1
North East -25 2 £800 -
East of England -3 1 - - 2
East Midlands -5 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Strategic Planning
UK

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 49 (29.88%) Finance
2 44 (26.83%) Project Management
3 30 (18.29%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.07%) Degree
5 26 (15.85%) ITIL
6 25 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (14.02%) PRINCE2
9 22 (13.41%) SQL
10 21 (12.80%) MS Excel
10 21 (12.80%) Management Information System
10 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (11.59%) Oracle
12 18 (10.98%) MS Office
12 18 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (9.15%) Network Security
14 15 (9.15%) Data Centre
14 15 (9.15%) MS Project
15 14 (8.54%) SAP
16 13 (7.93%) PMI Certification
16 13 (7.93%) CRM
16 13 (7.93%) Business Analysis
16 13 (7.93%) Retail
16 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
17 12 (7.32%) Mentoring
18 11 (6.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 11 (6.71%) WAN
18 11 (6.71%) Cisco
19 10 (6.10%) LAN

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 8 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.05%) SAS
2 5 (3.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.83%) Lync
4 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) CMS
5 1 (0.61%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.98%) MS Office
3 15 (9.15%) MS Project
4 5 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.22%) Maya
6 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.61%) Primavera
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Yammer
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.61%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.15%) Network Security
2 11 (6.71%) WAN
3 10 (6.10%) LAN
3 10 (6.10%) Firewall
4 9 (5.49%) VPN
5 7 (4.27%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (3.05%) Wireless
7 5 (3.05%) SSL
8 4 (2.44%) DNS
8 4 (2.44%) DHCP
8 4 (2.44%) VoIP
8 4 (2.44%) WLAN
8 4 (2.44%) VLAN
8 4 (2.44%) NX-OS
9 3 (1.83%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.83%) LDAP
9 3 (1.83%) MPLS
10 2 (1.22%) H.323
10 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.44%) Big Data
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.44%) MS Access
3 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.22%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.61%) DataStage
5 1 (0.61%) QlikView
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.61%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.61%) Kiln
General
1 49 (29.88%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.93%) Retail
3 9 (5.49%) Marketing
4 7 (4.27%) Banking
4 7 (4.27%) Legal
5 6 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.83%) Games
6 3 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.83%) Front Office
7 2 (1.22%) Back Office
7 2 (1.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 40 (24.39%) Architect
2 18 (10.98%) Analyst
3 14 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (7.93%) Programme Manager
5 7 (4.27%) Project Manager
5 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (3.66%) Developer
6 6 (3.66%) Project Planner
6 6 (3.66%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.05%) Data Architect
7 5 (3.05%) Service Manager
7 5 (3.05%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.05%) Business Manager
7 5 (3.05%) SAP Architect
8 4 (2.44%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.44%) MI Analyst
8 4 (2.44%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (2.44%) Network Engineer
8 4 (2.44%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) .NET
2 5 (3.05%) Middleware
3 4 (2.44%) HTML
3 4 (2.44%) CSS
4 3 (1.83%) XMPP
5 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.61%) XSLT
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.61%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (0.61%) Kendo UI
6 1 (0.61%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.61%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.61%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.80%) Management Information System
1 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.15%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.66%) User Experience
3 6 (3.66%) NHS
3 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.05%) Statistics
4 5 (3.05%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.05%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.83%) PMI
5 3 (1.83%) iPad
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.22%) BYOD
6 2 (1.22%) VLE
6 2 (1.22%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) DataPower
7 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.10%) Windows
2 8 (4.88%) UNIX
3 6 (3.66%) Linux
4 4 (2.44%) MVS
4 4 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.83%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.83%) VME
5 3 (1.83%) Android
5 3 (1.83%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.83%) Project Management
2 26 (15.85%) ITIL
3 25 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (14.02%) PRINCE2
6 18 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (7.93%) Business Analysis
8 13 (7.93%) CRM
9 12 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.10%) Service Management
10 10 (6.10%) Workflow
10 10 (6.10%) Risk Management
11 9 (5.49%) Programme Management
11 9 (5.49%) Change Management
11 9 (5.49%) Performance Management
11 9 (5.49%) Analytics
12 8 (4.88%) Data Architecture
12 8 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.41%) SQL
2 5 (3.05%) Java
3 4 (2.44%) C#
3 4 (2.44%) VB
4 3 (1.83%) C
4 3 (1.83%) Scala
5 2 (1.22%) Perl
5 2 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 28 (17.07%) Degree
2 13 (7.93%) PMI Certification
3 11 (6.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (6.10%) PMP
5 7 (4.27%) CISSP
6 6 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.66%) CCNP
6 6 (3.66%) MCTS
7 4 (2.44%) CCSE
7 4 (2.44%) CCSP
7 4 (2.44%) CCDP
7 4 (2.44%) CCSA
8 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.83%) CCNA
8 3 (1.83%) CCIE
8 3 (1.83%) ISSAP
8 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.22%) CIPD
9 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.83%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) COSO
4 1 (0.61%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.44%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.22%) XenServer
4 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.59%) Oracle
3 14 (8.54%) SAP
4 11 (6.71%) Cisco
5 8 (4.88%) Nokia
6 7 (4.27%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.66%) Business Objects
7 6 (3.66%) F5
8 5 (3.05%) Norkom
8 5 (3.05%) Mantas
8 5 (3.05%) Actimize
9 4 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.44%) McAfee
9 4 (2.44%) VMware
9 4 (2.44%) Fortinet
9 4 (2.44%) TippingPoint
9 4 (2.44%) Tufin
9 4 (2.44%) Anaplan
9 4 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.44%) Citrix
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