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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 373 353 384
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +31
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 43 72 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.37% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 48 19
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£475 £455 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £349 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £708 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
19145 19259 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.65% 77.46% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13647 13495 12930
Average daily rate £450 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 227 356
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £13.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Croydon - 9 £481 - 1
City of London +5 5 £450 -3.22% 5
Hammersmith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 24 (27.59%) Project Management
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 22 (25.29%) Degree
3 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) Information Management
4 16 (18.39%) MS Project
4 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
5 15 (17.24%) MS Office
6 14 (16.09%) ITIL
6 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
7 13 (14.94%) Management Information System
7 13 (14.94%) PRINCE2
7 13 (14.94%) Banking
7 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
9 11 (12.64%) Critical Path Analysis
9 11 (12.64%) SQL
10 10 (11.49%) People Management
11 9 (10.34%) Investment Banking
11 9 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (9.20%) Analytics
12 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
12 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
12 8 (9.20%) Change Management
13 7 (8.05%) SAS
13 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
14 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.90%) Coaching
14 6 (6.90%) Marketing

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (8.05%) SAS
2 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 16 (18.39%) MS Project
1 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
2 15 (17.24%) MS Office
3 6 (6.90%) SPSS
4 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.60%) SSL
2 4 (4.60%) HTTP
2 4 (4.60%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.60%) Wireless
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) LAN
3 2 (2.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) DMZ
4 1 (1.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) DataStage
5 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Banking
3 9 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.90%) Marketing
4 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.60%) Publishing
6 3 (3.45%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.30%) Games
8 1 (1.15%) Advertising
8 1 (1.15%) Front Office
8 1 (1.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Architect
2 14 (16.09%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.20%) Analyst
4 5 (5.75%) Senior Manager
4 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.45%) Consultant
6 3 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.30%) NHS Performance Manager
7 2 (2.30%) QA Leader
7 2 (2.30%) Senior Architect
7 2 (2.30%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 2 (2.30%) Chief Technology Officer
7 2 (2.30%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.30%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) XML Messaging
1 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.15%) XML
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
1 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Management Information System
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Statistics
2 5 (5.75%) Open Source
3 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.30%) Social Media
4 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.30%) Health Informatics
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Informatics
4 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) CESG
4 2 (2.30%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.15%) CMDB
5 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.15%) Tandem
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Linux
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) UNIX
3 1 (1.15%) AIX
3 1 (1.15%) Solaris
3 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.15%) VME
3 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Project Management
2 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.39%) Information Management
4 14 (16.09%) ITIL
5 13 (14.94%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 11 (12.64%) Critical Path Analysis
8 10 (11.49%) People Management
9 9 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (9.20%) Analytics
10 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
10 8 (9.20%) Change Management
11 6 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.90%) Coaching
11 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.75%) Programme Management
12 5 (5.75%) Statistical Analysis
13 4 (4.60%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) Java
3 2 (2.30%) Scala
3 2 (2.30%) C
4 1 (1.15%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) Perl
4 1 (1.15%) Python
4 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) Degree
2 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (4.60%) MCTS
5 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.45%) CISSP
7 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.15%) CISM
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.15%) CEH
8 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Firmware
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Puppet
1 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) Tableau
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) VMware
3 1 (1.15%) Sybase
3 1 (1.15%) CA
3 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco
3 1 (1.15%) Facebook
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £220 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago