The first table below looks at the demand for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 134 109 127
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +18
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.046% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.065% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£438 - £453
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 - £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.95% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2141 1527 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.12% 70.76% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 989 1268
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 72 122
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.75 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.64% -41.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Planning across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Strategic Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Strategic Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Strategic Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 3 £425 - 3
Dorset - 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) MS Project
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) SAS
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Product Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Social Media
6 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Risk Management

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Project
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Project Planner
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Product Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
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