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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Strategic Planning
Rank 131 136 135
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.099% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.13% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £431 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +93.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £416 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £446 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £438 £495
% change year-on-year
-5.14% -11.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 - £19.00
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2283 2369 2566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.08% 77.85% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 1525 1612
Median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 96 115
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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
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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Planning within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Bristol -2 2 £425 -1.44%
Wiltshire - 1 £525 -
Strategic Planning
England

Strategic Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Life Science
3 4 (44.44%) Use Case
3 4 (44.44%) IT Governance
3 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) ITSM
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management

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 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Principal Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Continuity Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Life Science
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) IT Governance
1 4 (44.44%) ITSM
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
1 4 (44.44%) Use Case
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto