The table below looks at the statistics for Strategic Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Strategic Management over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Management
Rank 595 579 574
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Strategic Management 22 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.021% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.028% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £339 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £775 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £775 £428
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +81.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.23 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42151 38998 41410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.02% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26532 24183 24007
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1087 1536
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Strategic Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Strategic Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Strategic Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK.

Strategic Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Strategic Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Strategic Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Strategic Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK.

Strategic Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Strategic Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Strategic Management within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
England -12 17 £410 -18.00% 6
London +15 10 £420 -16.00% 1
South East -7 7 £400 -20.98% 2
Berkshire - 5 £400 -
Wales - 4 £500 - 1
South Wales - 3 £500 - 1
Surrey 0 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -

Strategic Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Strategic Management 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 Management.

1 11 (34.38%) Marketing
2 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 8 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) Legal
5 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.63%) Advertising
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Java
6 5 (15.63%) B2B
6 5 (15.63%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (15.63%) People Management
6 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (9.38%) Murex MxG2000
8 3 (9.38%) Murex
8 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (9.38%) Reuters
8 3 (9.38%) Bloomberg
8 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
8 3 (9.38%) Front Office
8 3 (9.38%) C++

Strategic Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Strategic Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) EDMS
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (34.38%) Marketing
2 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (18.75%) Legal
5 5 (15.63%) Advertising
6 3 (9.38%) Front Office
7 2 (6.25%) Publishing
8 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Commercial Manager
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Coach
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Front Office Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing Executive
4 2 (6.25%) Communications Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Data Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 1 (3.13%) ETL Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.38%) ATL
1 3 (9.38%) XML
1 3 (9.38%) XSLT
1 3 (9.38%) JMS
1 3 (9.38%) Spring
1 3 (9.38%) JNI
1 3 (9.38%) Java SE
1 3 (9.38%) Java EE
1 3 (9.38%) Velocity
1 3 (9.38%) Murex Flex
1 3 (9.38%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.38%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Customer Insight
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) B2B
4 5 (15.63%) Supply Chain Management
4 5 (15.63%) People Management
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Creative Marketing
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) CAD
8 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Murex
2 3 (9.38%) Reuters
2 3 (9.38%) Bloomberg
2 3 (9.38%) Sybase
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe
3 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft