The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 142 142 138
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £530 £678
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 £36.00 - £14.50
Strategic Planning
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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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2378 2473 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.99% 77.28% 77.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1661 1550
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 112 103
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.82 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £55.00 £42.50
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 South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for Strategic Planning.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Life Science
3 4 (40.00%) Use Case
3 4 (40.00%) IT Governance
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) NHS

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (40.00%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Principal Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Continuity Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Life Science
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto