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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 90 91 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £415 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +72.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £495
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £17.00
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
1474 1160 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.41% 75.13% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 638 469
Median daily rate £400 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Strategic Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 14 (87.50%) Project Management
2 11 (68.75%) PRINCE2
2 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (68.75%) Business Analysis
3 10 (62.50%) Data Management
3 10 (62.50%) Business Process Mapping
3 10 (62.50%) SOA
3 10 (62.50%) Data Mining
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) Middleware
4 9 (56.25%) TOGAF
4 9 (56.25%) ERP
5 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) IaaS
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
7 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Life Science
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (12.50%) MS Access
8 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) RDBMS

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Life Science
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Project Management
2 11 (68.75%) Business Analysis
2 11 (68.75%) PRINCE2
3 10 (62.50%) Business Process Mapping
3 10 (62.50%) Data Management
3 10 (62.50%) SOA
4 9 (56.25%) ERP
4 9 (56.25%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) People Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft