The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 88 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.087% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.12% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£388 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £439 £380
% change year-on-year
-11.68% +15.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Strategic Planning
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1000 855 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.17% 74.03% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 450 431
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 49
Average hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Planning across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Altrincham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Strategic Planning
North West

Strategic Planning
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix