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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Management
Rank 579 560 574
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing Strategic Management 20 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.025% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.034% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £334 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £775 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £775 -
% change year-on-year
-43.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
41740 38461 41085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.13% 73.30% 70.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25873 23589 23801
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1035 1459
Average hourly rate £22.88 £27.80 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -11.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 23 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 21 August 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 -13 15 £410 -18.81% 6
South East +4 7 £325 -58.06% 1
London +7 5 £525 +40.00% 3
Wales - 4 £500 -
South Wales - 3 £500 -
Surrey -1 2 - -
East of England -24 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cumbria - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
City of London - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Staines - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Ipswich - - - -

Strategic Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (30.00%) Marketing
2 8 (26.67%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) Degree
3 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Legal
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.00%) Customer Insight
5 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (16.67%) QA
5 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) Java
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) ATL
7 3 (10.00%) B2B
7 3 (10.00%) SLA
7 3 (10.00%) Advertising
7 3 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (10.00%) Creative Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) Velocity
7 3 (10.00%) Social Media
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
8 2 (6.67%) C++
8 2 (6.67%) Sybase

Strategic Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) EDMS
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MSI
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (30.00%) Marketing
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Legal
3 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.00%) Advertising
5 2 (6.67%) Front Office
6 1 (3.33%) Publishing
6 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Coach
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing Executive
3 3 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.00%) Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Communications Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Data Entry Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) ATL
1 3 (10.00%) Velocity
2 2 (6.67%) Murex Flex
2 2 (6.67%) Spring Integration
2 2 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) XSLT
2 2 (6.67%) JMS
2 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.67%) Spring
2 2 (6.67%) JNI
2 2 (6.67%) Java SE
2 2 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Social Media
2 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.33%) Economics
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Project Management
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (10.00%) Creative Marketing
5 3 (10.00%) B2B
5 3 (10.00%) User Stories
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase
2 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Murex
2 2 (6.67%) Reuters
2 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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