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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 139 152 125
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Median daily rate £415 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - £14.50
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
2973 2997 2284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.25% 78.29% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1843 1787 1242
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 123 97
Median hourly rate £24.00 £38.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.54% +39.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 July 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 +7 12 £415 -12.63% 3
Cheshire - 2 £550 -
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (72.22%) Project Management
2 12 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 11 (61.11%) SOA
3 11 (61.11%) Data Mining
3 11 (61.11%) Data Management
3 11 (61.11%) Business Analysis
3 11 (61.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 10 (55.56%) TOGAF
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) ERP
4 10 (55.56%) Middleware
5 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Change Management
8 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
8 4 (22.22%) People Management
8 4 (22.22%) IaaS
8 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
9 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
9 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
9 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
9 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (16.67%) Coaching
9 3 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
9 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle

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:

Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Finance Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Finance Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) IT Finance Manager
4 3 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 3 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Finance Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.11%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Project Management
2 12 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 11 (61.11%) Business Analysis
3 11 (61.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 11 (61.11%) Data Management
3 11 (61.11%) SOA
4 10 (55.56%) ERP
4 10 (55.56%) TOGAF
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) People Management
5 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Hyperion
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle