The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 150 160 134
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.048% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.060% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £444
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -32.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.85 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 - -
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2696 3326 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.94% 79.44% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 2033 1489
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 129 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Planning across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Strategic Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning across the North West region.

Strategic Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 3 £488 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £216 -
Lancashire - 1 £400 - 1
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Content Management
3 4 (28.57%) Social Media
3 4 (28.57%) User Experience
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) NHS
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) SEO
3 4 (28.57%) CMS
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Taxonomies
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Process Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) HDInsight
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Spark SQL
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Content Strategist
2 4 (28.57%) HR Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Strategist
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Communications Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) NHS
1 4 (28.57%) Social Media
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Taxonomies
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Content Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) SEO
3 4 (28.57%) Wireframes
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) Scala
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) McKesson
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle