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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 381 363 373
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 39 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 22
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£425 £460 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.71% -12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £343 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £728 £645
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
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 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
City of London +13 6 £443 -3.80% 4
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (29.21%) Project Management
2 25 (28.09%) Degree
3 24 (26.97%) Finance
4 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
4 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (19.10%) Information Management
5 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (16.85%) MS Office
7 14 (15.73%) MS Project
7 14 (15.73%) SQL
7 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
8 13 (14.61%) ITIL
8 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
8 13 (14.61%) Banking
9 12 (13.48%) Business Analysis
9 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.48%) People Management
10 10 (11.24%) Risk Management
11 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
11 9 (10.11%) Investment Banking
11 9 (10.11%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (8.99%) Critical Path Analysis
12 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
12 8 (8.99%) Analytics
12 8 (8.99%) Change Management
13 7 (7.87%) SAS
13 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
13 7 (7.87%) Marketing
14 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (6.74%) MS Visio

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.87%) SAS
2 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.12%) Confluence
3 1 (1.12%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.85%) MS Office
3 14 (15.73%) MS Project
4 6 (6.74%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.74%) SPSS
5 3 (3.37%) AutoCAD
5 3 (3.37%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.49%) SSL
2 4 (4.49%) HTTP
2 4 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.49%) Wireless
3 2 (2.25%) LAN
3 2 (2.25%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) DMZ
4 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) XMLSpy
1 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Banking
3 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.11%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.87%) Marketing
5 5 (5.62%) Publishing
6 4 (4.49%) Retail
7 3 (3.37%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.25%) Games
8 2 (2.25%) Advertising
9 1 (1.12%) Front Office
9 1 (1.12%) Law
9 1 (1.12%) Legal
9 1 (1.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Architect
2 14 (15.73%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (11.24%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.11%) Analyst
5 4 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (4.49%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.37%) Consultant
6 3 (3.37%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (3.37%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.37%) Designer
6 3 (3.37%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.25%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.25%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.25%) Performance Manager
7 2 (2.25%) Chief Technology Officer
7 2 (2.25%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (2.25%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) XML
1 2 (2.25%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.12%) XSD
2 1 (1.12%) XSLT
2 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.73%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) Open Source
3 5 (5.62%) Statistics
4 3 (3.37%) GIS
4 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.25%) Informatics
5 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.25%) Health Informatics
5 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 2 (2.25%) CESG
5 2 (2.25%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Firmware
6 1 (1.12%) Social Media
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Linux
2 5 (5.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) pSOS
3 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.12%) UNIX
3 1 (1.12%) AIX
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) VME
3 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) Project Management
2 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) Information Management
4 13 (14.61%) ITIL
4 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
5 12 (13.48%) Business Analysis
5 12 (13.48%) People Management
6 10 (11.24%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.11%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (8.99%) Critical Path Analysis
8 8 (8.99%) Analytics
8 8 (8.99%) Change Management
9 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.74%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.62%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.62%) Coaching
11 4 (4.49%) DevOps
11 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) Java
3 2 (2.25%) Scala
3 2 (2.25%) C
4 1 (1.12%) C#
4 1 (1.12%) Perl
4 1 (1.12%) Python
4 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.37%) CISSP
6 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.12%) CISM
7 1 (1.12%) PMP
7 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MAPM
7 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) MCTS
7 1 (1.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.49%) Puppet
2 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) Mapinfo
3 3 (3.37%) Google
4 2 (2.25%) Tableau
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) webMethods
5 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.12%) CA
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco
5 1 (1.12%) Sybase
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