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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Strategic Management
Rank 594 579 530
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -49
Contract jobs citing Strategic Management 15 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.023% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.030% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 10
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£425 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £423 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £170.00 - £17.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 - £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
42553 40275 36728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.55% 76.11% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27470 25080 22041
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1189 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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 16 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 6 July 2015. 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 -13 11 £400 +14.28% 4
South East -14 4 £425 +30.76%
South Wales - 4 £450 -
Wales - 4 £450 -
Newport - 4 £450 -
London +5 3 £488 +15.38%
Bristol - 3 £190 -
South West - 3 £190 -
Reading +1 2 £250 -23.07%
Berkshire 0 2 £250 -23.07%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £425 -
East of England 0 1 £400 -
Ipswich - 1 £400 -
Suffolk - 1 £400 -
City of London - 1 - -

Strategic Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) User Stories
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (17.39%) Velocity
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) Tableau

Strategic Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 4 (17.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Coach
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Junior
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Velocity
2 2 (8.70%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) User Stories
3 4 (17.39%) SOA
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Tableau
3 2 (8.70%) HP