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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 145 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 10 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% - 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Median daily rate £556 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 - £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
2953 3685 2402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.09% 81.96% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1879 2303 1381
Median daily rate £405 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 142 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Merseyside - 4 £225 -
Lancashire - 2 £594 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 £550 -
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 14 (60.87%) Project Management
1 14 (60.87%) Business Analysis
2 11 (47.83%) Data Management
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
2 11 (47.83%) SOA
2 11 (47.83%) Data Mining
2 11 (47.83%) Business Process Mapping
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) ERP
3 10 (43.48%) Middleware
3 10 (43.48%) TOGAF
4 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
5 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
8 4 (17.39%) User Experience
8 4 (17.39%) IaaS
8 4 (17.39%) SEO
8 4 (17.39%) CMS
8 4 (17.39%) NHS
8 4 (17.39%) Content Management
8 4 (17.39%) Marketing
8 4 (17.39%) Social Media
9 3 (13.04%) Information Architecture
9 3 (13.04%) Web Analytics
9 3 (13.04%) Taxonomies
9 3 (13.04%) Degree

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 (17.39%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Content Strategist
4 4 (17.39%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) HR Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Finance Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Finance Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Finance Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Finance Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) NHS
3 4 (17.39%) Social Media
3 4 (17.39%) User Experience
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) Taxonomies
5 2 (8.70%) Life Science
5 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Business Analysis
1 14 (60.87%) Project Management
2 11 (47.83%) Business Process Mapping
2 11 (47.83%) Data Management
2 11 (47.83%) PRINCE2
2 11 (47.83%) SOA
3 10 (43.48%) ERP
3 10 (43.48%) TOGAF
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Content Management
5 4 (17.39%) SEO
5 4 (17.39%) Wireframes
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Information Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Web Analytics
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) McKesson