The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Planning
Rank 70 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 0.23% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £511
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
736 595 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.51% 69.03% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 307 355
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.67 £59.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Planning across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Strategic Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Strategic Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Strategic Planning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Strategic Planning.

1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) PMP
3 6 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 6 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (50.00%) Nokia
3 6 (50.00%) Remedy
3 6 (50.00%) Workflow
3 6 (50.00%) Maya
3 6 (50.00%) Amdocs
3 6 (50.00%) Business Development
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (50.00%) Huawei
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (50.00%) Change Control
3 6 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) CMDB
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) ACCA
5 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 2 (16.67%) CIMA

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Strategic Planning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Strategic Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (50.00%) Maya
2 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Kiln
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Planning Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
5 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Workflow
3 6 (50.00%) Business Development
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (50.00%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Email Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
5 1 (8.33%) Online Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) PMP
1 6 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (16.67%) ACCA
2 2 (16.67%) CIMA
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 6 (50.00%) Nokia
1 6 (50.00%) Remedy
1 6 (50.00%) Amdocs
1 6 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft