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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Strategic Planning
England / North West
Rank 133 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £488 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £600
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -39.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -

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
2157 3105 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.17% 82.21% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1865 1521
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 142 114
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £49.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +10 3 £488 +56.00%
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Social Media
3 4 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 4 (25.00%) Content Management
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) User Experience
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) CMS
3 4 (25.00%) SEO
3 4 (25.00%) NHS
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Taxonomies
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer

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 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.25%) HDInsight
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Spark SQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Content Strategist
2 4 (25.00%) HR Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Strategist
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Communications Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Social Media
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) NHS
2 4 (25.00%) User Experience
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Content Management
2 4 (25.00%) SEO
2 4 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Information Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Process Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) McKesson
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle