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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 513 449 504
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +55
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 69 96 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 66 52
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£414 £460 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
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 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -27 40 £425 -8.70% 17
North West - 9 £308 - 5
South West - 8 £500 - 2
East Midlands +2 6 £425 -16.87% 3
East of England -30 5 £250 +6.38% 2
West Midlands -9 4 £425 +6.25% 2
South East -15 4 £269 -43.47% 11
Yorkshire -1 1 £500 +70.21% 2
Strategic Planning
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Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 49 (32.67%) Project Management
2 43 (28.67%) Finance
3 33 (22.00%) Degree
4 29 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (18.67%) MS Excel
6 26 (17.33%) PRINCE2
6 26 (17.33%) Microsoft
7 24 (16.00%) Information Management
8 23 (15.33%) MS Project
9 22 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (14.00%) MS Office
11 18 (12.00%) Business Analysis
12 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (10.67%) Banking
13 16 (10.67%) SQL
13 16 (10.67%) ITIL
13 16 (10.67%) People Management
14 15 (10.00%) Management Information System
14 15 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
15 14 (9.33%) Change Management
16 13 (8.67%) Risk Management
16 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
17 12 (8.00%) Telecoms
17 12 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (7.33%) NHS
18 11 (7.33%) SC Cleared
19 10 (6.67%) Marketing
19 10 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
20 9 (6.00%) Investment Banking
21 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.33%) SAS
2 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 28 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 23 (15.33%) MS Project
3 21 (14.00%) MS Office
4 6 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.00%) SPSS
5 5 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (3.33%) Wireless
2 4 (2.67%) SSL
2 4 (2.67%) HTTP
2 4 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.00%) SAN
4 2 (1.33%) LAN
4 2 (1.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.67%) DMZ
5 1 (0.67%) DSL
5 1 (0.67%) Firewall
5 1 (0.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (0.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.67%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.67%) OLAP
5 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) XMLSpy
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 43 (28.67%) Finance
2 16 (10.67%) Banking
3 12 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.67%) Marketing
5 9 (6.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.00%) Retail
7 5 (3.33%) Publishing
8 3 (2.00%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.33%) Games
9 2 (1.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.67%) Advertising
10 1 (0.67%) Automotive
10 1 (0.67%) Law
10 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.67%) Front Office
10 1 (0.67%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (20.00%) Architect
2 26 (17.33%) Analyst
3 19 (12.67%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.67%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (8.67%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.00%) Project Planner
7 6 (4.00%) Consultant
7 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (3.33%) Senior Manager
9 4 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.67%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.67%) NHS Business Analyst
9 4 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.00%) Designer
10 3 (2.00%) Senior Architect
10 3 (2.00%) Security Manager
10 3 (2.00%) Service Manager
10 3 (2.00%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.00%) XML
1 3 (2.00%) Middleware
2 2 (1.33%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.67%) HTML5
3 1 (0.67%) CSS3
3 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.67%) XSD
3 1 (0.67%) XSLT
3 1 (0.67%) WSDL
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.67%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.33%) NHS
4 5 (3.33%) Statistics
4 5 (3.33%) Open Source
5 4 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.00%) Informatics
6 3 (2.00%) PMI
6 3 (2.00%) GIS
6 3 (2.00%) Health Informatics
7 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.33%) CESG
7 2 (1.33%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.33%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.67%) NPfIT
8 1 (0.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.67%) Linux
2 6 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (1.33%) UNIX
4 1 (0.67%) AIX
4 1 (0.67%) Solaris
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.67%) pSOS
4 1 (0.67%) VME
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.67%) Project Management
2 26 (17.33%) PRINCE2
3 24 (16.00%) Information Management
4 22 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.67%) ITIL
7 16 (10.67%) People Management
8 15 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
9 14 (9.33%) Change Management
10 13 (8.67%) Risk Management
11 12 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (5.33%) TOGAF
13 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery
13 8 (5.33%) Analytics
14 7 (4.67%) Market Research
15 6 (4.00%) Configuration Management
15 6 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.67%) SQL
2 4 (2.67%) Java
3 2 (1.33%) C
3 2 (1.33%) Scala
4 1 (0.67%) Python
4 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.67%) C#
4 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (22.00%) Degree
2 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.33%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.00%) CISSP
7 2 (1.33%) MCTS
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.33%) PMP
8 1 (0.67%) ACCA
8 1 (0.67%) CISM
8 1 (0.67%) CEH
8 1 (0.67%) CCNA
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.67%) MAPM
8 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.00%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) vSphere
2 1 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Puppet
1 4 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle
3 3 (2.00%) Mapinfo
3 3 (2.00%) Google
4 2 (1.33%) Tableau
4 2 (1.33%) VMware
4 2 (1.33%) Citrix
4 2 (1.33%) SAP
4 2 (1.33%) Cisco
5 1 (0.67%) IBM
5 1 (0.67%) Sybase
5 1 (0.67%) CA
5 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.67%) webMethods
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