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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 381 373 372
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 33 58 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 23
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£450 £460 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £324 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £511 £410
% change year-on-year
-17.84% +24.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.95% -
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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
City of London +3 9 £450 -1.09% 9
Bromley - - - -
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 28 (33.33%) Degree
2 23 (27.38%) Finance
3 20 (23.81%) Project Management
4 17 (20.24%) Information Management
5 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 15 (17.86%) SQL
6 15 (17.86%) Management Information System
7 12 (14.29%) Banking
7 12 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 10 (11.90%) Analytics
8 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
8 10 (11.90%) Telecoms
8 10 (11.90%) MS Project
8 10 (11.90%) MS Office
9 9 (10.71%) ITIL
9 9 (10.71%) Investment Banking
9 9 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
10 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
10 8 (9.52%) Marketing
10 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.52%) MS Visio
10 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.52%) Change Management
11 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 7 (8.33%) SAS
12 6 (7.14%) Linux
12 6 (7.14%) Oracle
12 6 (7.14%) SPSS

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (8.33%) SAS
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.90%) MS Project
2 10 (11.90%) MS Office
3 8 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 6 (7.14%) SPSS
5 5 (5.95%) AutoCAD
5 5 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (5.95%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) SSL
2 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.76%) Wireless
2 4 (4.76%) HTTP
3 2 (2.38%) LAN
3 2 (2.38%) WAN
3 2 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (1.19%) DMZ
4 1 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) XMLSpy
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Banking
3 10 (11.90%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 8 (9.52%) Marketing
6 5 (5.95%) Publishing
7 3 (3.57%) Games
7 3 (3.57%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.38%) Advertising
9 1 (1.19%) Retail
9 1 (1.19%) Front Office
9 1 (1.19%) Law
9 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Architect
2 14 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.71%) Analyst
5 4 (4.76%) Consultant
5 4 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Project Planner
5 4 (4.76%) Designer
5 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Chief Technology Officer
6 3 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.57%) Technical Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Network Designer
7 2 (2.38%) Network Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Change Management Consultant
7 2 (2.38%) Management Consultant
7 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) XML
2 1 (1.19%) XSD
2 1 (1.19%) XSLT
2 1 (1.19%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.14%) Statistics
3 5 (5.95%) GIS
3 5 (5.95%) Open Source
4 4 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.38%) NHS
5 2 (2.38%) CESG
5 2 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.38%) Informatics
5 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.38%) CMDB
5 2 (2.38%) Health Informatics
5 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.19%) Social Media
6 1 (1.19%) iPad
6 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) AIX
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) UNIX
3 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.19%) pSOS
3 1 (1.19%) VME
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) Project Management
2 17 (20.24%) Information Management
3 12 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
4 10 (11.90%) Analytics
5 9 (10.71%) ITIL
5 9 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.52%) Change Management
7 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.95%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (5.95%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.95%) Data Entry
10 4 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) C
3 2 (2.38%) Scala
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) Python
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PMP
5 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.19%) CISM
5 1 (1.19%) MBA
5 1 (1.19%) CEH
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.19%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Puppet
1 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) Mapinfo
3 5 (5.95%) Google
4 2 (2.38%) Tableau
4 2 (2.38%) CA
5 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.19%) webMethods
5 1 (1.19%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) Sybase
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe
London
Royal College of General Practitioners
Rate: Up to £74,954 pro rata (17.5 hours a week)
Posted: 22 days ago