The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 368 348 345
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 35 58 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 28
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£510 £429 £553
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -22.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £870 £559 £900
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £495 £213
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +132.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.66%
Strategic Planning
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17518 18865 16683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.35% 78.15% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12260 13308 11632
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 238 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in London

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Strategic Planning across the London region.

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in London

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Planning across the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Strategic Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning across the London region.

Strategic Planning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
City of London +8 8 £425 -11.91% 6
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.37%) Degree
4 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (18.42%) Project Management
5 13 (17.11%) Marketing
6 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (14.47%) MS Project
7 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2
7 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.16%) Advertising
8 10 (13.16%) Analytics
9 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
9 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
9 9 (11.84%) ITIL
9 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.53%) Banking
10 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
10 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.21%) User Experience
11 7 (9.21%) Video on Demand
11 7 (9.21%) Java
12 6 (7.89%) SQL
12 6 (7.89%) CRM
12 6 (7.89%) SAS
12 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
12 6 (7.89%) Workflow
12 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
12 6 (7.89%) Critical Path Analysis

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (7.89%) SAS
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.26%) Node.js
4 3 (3.95%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Project
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.32%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) SSL
2 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.95%) Internet
4 2 (2.63%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.63%) FirePass
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (2.63%) Network Security
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.63%) Junos
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 4 (5.26%) Redis
1 4 (5.26%) MariaDB
2 3 (3.95%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
3 1 (1.32%) QlikView
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Marketing
3 10 (13.16%) Advertising
4 8 (10.53%) Banking
5 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.26%) Front Office
7 3 (3.95%) Legal
7 3 (3.95%) Retail
7 3 (3.95%) Games
8 2 (2.63%) Local Government
8 2 (2.63%) Law
9 1 (1.32%) Back Office
9 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Architect
3 8 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Project Planner
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Head of Service Management
7 3 (3.95%) SAP Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (3.95%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (1.32%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.32%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.32%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.21%) Video on Demand
4 7 (9.21%) User Experience
5 6 (7.89%) Digital Media
6 5 (6.58%) Statistics
6 5 (6.58%) Open Source
7 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.63%) NHS
9 1 (1.32%) GIS
9 1 (1.32%) PMI
9 1 (1.32%) Clustering
9 1 (1.32%) PKI
9 1 (1.32%) IPTV
9 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.32%) New Media
9 1 (1.32%) Social Media
9 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (18.42%) Project Management
3 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.16%) Analytics
5 9 (11.84%) ITIL
5 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
6 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.89%) Coaching
7 6 (7.89%) Critical Path Analysis
7 6 (7.89%) Business Development
7 6 (7.89%) Workflow
7 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.89%) CRM
8 5 (6.58%) Change Management
8 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.58%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.26%) Earned Value Management
9 4 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) Java
2 6 (7.89%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.63%) MBA
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) MCTS
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) PMP
5 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CCAB
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.32%) CCIE
6 1 (1.32%) CCSP
6 1 (1.32%) CCNP
6 1 (1.32%) CCDP
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CCSA
6 1 (1.32%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.32%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Nagios
1 4 (5.26%) Puppet
1 4 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) Mantas
2 5 (6.58%) Actimize
2 5 (6.58%) Norkom
3 4 (5.26%) VMware
3 4 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) Nokia
5 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.63%) F5
6 1 (1.32%) Tableau
6 1 (1.32%) Cadence
6 1 (1.32%) AppSense
6 1 (1.32%) Omniture
6 1 (1.32%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) Ariba
6 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
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